Donald Evans

Inducted: 2023
  • A standout at Winston-Salem State University, playing both tailback and linebacker
  • He was a second-round draft choice of the Los Angeles Rams in 1987. Although he played little in his first two pro years,
  • Signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers, starting in 62 of 64 games over four years for Chuck Noll and then Bill Cowher.
  • A member of the Winston-Salem State Hall of Fame and the CIAA Hall of Fame, and also was an HBCU Living Legends honoree.
  • His philanthropy in his post-football career has benefited several historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs).