01/04/2018 11:41 PM -
GREENSBORO – Evan Hailes (6’2, 300) was a highly recruited defensive lineman that came to Penn State to begin his collegiate career. As a redshirt sophomore, he played in the last two games of the 2011 season landing two tackles as a defensive tackle for Nittany Lions. Prior to the 2011 season, his career at Penn State was cut short due to a severe blood clot. Hailes remained on the team as a graduate assistant. After graduating from Penn State Hailes returned to Oscar F. Smith High School, where he spent his high school career and became the Assistant Head Coach of the football team.