TULANE: A three-year letterwinner and two-year starter who has started 19 of 35 games played... career defensive stats include 155 tackles (70 solo), 11.5 stops for lost yardage, three sacks, three forced and one fumble recovery and one interception... slated as the backup at middle linebacker entering fall camp.
2007 (JUNIOR): An honorable mention All-Conference USA performer... started all 12 games and led the team in tackles with 99 (48 solo)... finished ninth among C-USA players in total tackles... ranked fourth on the team in tackles for lost yardage (8-31) and also notched two sacks and a PBU... registered three games with double digit tackles, including 13 vs. No. 2 LSU, 12 vs. Houston and 10 vs. Tulsa... recorded nine tackles vs. Mississippi State and Memphis and came up with eight stops each against Southeastern Louisiana, SMU and East Carolina... recorded a sack vs. No. 2 LSU and UTEP... 2006 (SOPHOMORE): Started seven of 12 games and made 45 tackles (19 solo), including 3.5 stops for lost yardage, one quarterback sack, one forced fumble and one interception... earned honorable mention all-C-USA merits... notched nine stops and one tackle for lost yardage at UTEP... logged eight stops and forced a fumble at No. 8 Auburn... finished with seven tackles at Tulsa, and had six stops against both Marshall and UCF... picked off his first career interception at Marshall and forced one fumble vs. the Golden Knights... 2005 (FRESHMAN): Played in 11 games as a true freshman, seeing action on special teams and at linebacker... recorded 11 tackles (three solo), including a career-high seven takedowns and two solo stops against Rice in his first extended playing time at linebacker... recorded one tackle in the Southeastern Louisiana, Navy, Rice and Southern Miss contests.
HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year starter at linebacker for Palmetto High who collected more than 400 tackles during his high school career... also picked off three passes... named to the all-Dade County 6A team as a senior and earned first team all-district recognition... established a single season high of 126 tackles as a senior... the Panthers advanced to the playoffs three times... served as a team captain during his junior and senior seasons and was the team MVP his senior year.
PERSONAL: Majoring in humanities... born Evan Jamal Lee on September 20, 1986, in Miami, Fla.... the son of Barbara and Elton Lee.
Lee's Career Defensive Stats