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Wagoner running back Lawrence Evitt working to draw interest, get ACT score up

SUPER 30 — No. 30 Lawrence Evitt of Wagoner was skyrocketing up recruiting lists, but that has changed. Considered by some to be undersized, Evitt also has another issue keeping colleges at bay: his academics.
by Jacob Unruh Published: June 29, 2013

Even with all of the issues, Evitt is simply too good to be ignored.

Condict compares Evitt's speed to former Wagoner standout and current Oklahoma State defensive back Kevin Peterson. Evitt was clocked in the 40-yard dash at 4.28 on the same handheld watch with which Peterson was clocked at 4.38.

That is why Condict believes Evitt will be successful at any level.

“He's the most explosive offensive player I've ever coached,” Condict said. “I've coached some good ones, but this one, as far as quickness, agility, speed, the combination of all of those things; he's really special.”

Rivals has Evitt rated as a two-star prospect but also lists interest from eight different schools. He also said schools like Central Oklahoma, Northeastern State and Pittsburg State have shown interest.

But getting there is going to take some work.

He is going to Tulsa's camp in July and also planning on attending some Rivals camps, but he's also working to get his test score up.

“Whenever I do get (qualified), I do feel like I'll be able to play at the next level,” Evitt said. “That's my dream and everybody wants to live their dream.”

by Jacob Unruh
Jacob Unruh is a graduate of Northeastern State University. He was born in Cherokee and raised near Vera where he attended Caney Valley High School.During his tenure at NSU, Unruh wrote for The Northeastern (NSU's student newspaper), the...
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The Oklahoman's Super 30

No. 30: Lawrence Evitt

School: Wagoner

Height: 5-foot-7

Weight: 165

Position: Running back

Recruited by: Central Oklahoma, Houston, Indiana, New Mexico, Northeastern State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Oregon, Oregon State, Pittsburg State, Texas Tech, Tulsa.


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