2006: Saw extensive action on special teams in the final 12 games after missing the opener ... recorded five tackles, primarily on punt and kickoff coverage ... made one tackle at Ohio State ... notched a stop vs. Miami (OH) ... made a tackle vs. Rutgers ... totaled two stops at Connecticut ... Topcat Honor Roll (Spring 2007).
2005: Moved from fullback to strong safety during preseason practice... a mainstay in 10 games on on the special teams... blocked a punt in the Syracuse victory... recorded a pair of tackles at Rutgers... earned his first letter... Bearcat Academic Honor Roll (Fall 2005).
2004: Recorded four carries for 14 yards vs. Memphis in his only game action.
2003: Redshirted... shared the Scout Team Offensive Player of the Year honors... Bearcat Academic Honor Roll (Fall 2003)... Topcat Scholar (Spring 2004).
Edgewood High School: Earned Butler County and Fort Ancient Valley Conference offensive player of the year honors as a senior... earned first team all-city and first team all-Southwest Ohio honors under the coaching of Steve Channel.
Evan T. Sparks: Born Oct. 17, 1984... son of Tom and Kathy Sparks... grandfather Bob Frith played on the Cincinnati basketball teams of 1949-51.
Academic Major: Mechanical Engineering.