#32 Evan Wilmes
Hometown: Maryville, Mo.
Played in all 15 games and made 14 starts … finished seventh on the team with 46 tackles … had 2.5 tackles-for-loss … assisted on a sack vs. Pittsburg State (10/4) … had a career-high seven tackles in the national championship vs. Minnesota-Duluth (12/13) ... MIAA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll member
ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Second-Team ... MIAA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll member ... played in 14 games with 13 starts at weak side linebacker ... tied for ninth on the team with 45 tackles ... posted a career-best six stops in the season opener at Nebraska-Omaha (9/8) and vs. Missouri Southern (11/10) ... forced a fumble vs. Grand Valley State (12/8) ... assisted on a sack vs. Washburn (10/27)
Appeared in all 15 games, posting a season-best three tackles at Southwest Baptist (11/11) … posted at least one tackle in seven of nine MIAA games.
Maryville High School
Selected to the Coaches All-State First Team and Media All-State Second Team ... also recognized with first-team all-district and all-conference honors ... graduated in 2005.
Son of Gerald and Robin Wilmes ... born Dec. 29, 1986