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- Selected by the Cardinals in the sixth round (202nd overall) of the 2020 NFL Draft out of the University of California.
- A consensus first-team All-American and Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year, Weaver posted a school-record 182 tackles as a senior in 2019. Led the nation at the FBS level in total tackles and solo tackles last season.
- Played at Arizona Stadium in Tucson, Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe and Chase Field in Phoenix (2018 Cheez-It Bowl) during his college career. Now with the Cardinals, he will add State Farm Stadium to that list.
Played in 49 of 50 possible games in four seasons at Cal, including 31 starts … started the final 26 games of his college career … posted career totals of 412 tackles, 23 tackles for loss, 8.5 sacks, two INTs (one returned for a TD), 13 passes defended, three forced fumbles and six QB hurries … finished fourth on Cal's all-time list for career tackles … a two-time first-team All-Pac-12 selection and 2019 Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year … had a career-long streak of 12 straight contests with double-digit tackles that included the final seven games of his junior season and first five contests of his senior campaign … led or co-led Cal in tackles 24 times during his career, including 12 times as a senior, 11 occasions as a junior as well as once as a sophomore in 2017 … one of only three FBS players since 2000 to have three career games of 20+ tackles … the only Pac-12 player since 2000 with multiple career games of 20+ tackles.
Weaver: 'Keep Playing Ball'
LB Evan Weaver talks about the linebacker core and fighting for playing time.
A Little Bit Of Football
Watch as QB Kyler Murray and rookies return to the Dignity Health Arizona Cardinals Training Center for walkthrough.
Weaver Signs Rookie Contract
Sixth-round pick Evan Weaver talks to owner Michael Bidwill over Zoom as he signs his first NFL contract.
'The Takeoff' With Evan Weaver
Lisa Matthews catches up with sixth-round draft pick Evan Weaver about how he impressed the Cardinals during the Senior Bowl, and what it meant to be named the Pat Tillman Defensive Player of the Year.
Weaver: 'I'm A Pretty Fiery Dude'
Sixth-round pick, LB Evan Weaver meets the media and talks about his draft day experience, and what he can bring to this defense.
Cover 2 Clips - Day Three Recap
Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki discuss the Cardinals' picks following day three of the 2020 NFL Draft.
Keim: All Players Selected 'Fit The Cardinal Way'
GM Steve Keim and Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury wrap up the final day of the NFL Draft and discuss all draft picks selected.
Evan Weaver: Hopes 'To Prove Himself'
LB Evan Weaver meets with the media after being drafted by the Cardinals in the sixth round.
Upgrades At Inside Linebacker Will Benefit Cardinals
Notes: Hopkins returns to practice; Gardeck shifts outside
Had Virus Come Sooner, Kyler Murray May Not Be Cardinals QB
Notes: Kingsbury watching Alford's progress; Kennard praises virtual walkthroughs
Isaiah Simmons, Cardinals Rookies Arrive At Team Facility
Contracts, agreed to earlier in the week, are finally signed
Cardinals Agree To Contracts With All Six Draft Picks
Rookies expect to sign deals as they arrive for training camp
Cardinals Position Overview 2020: Linebackers
Team adds Campbell, Simmons, Kennard to bolster unit
Evan Weaver Has Spent Life Preparing To Tackle NFL Career
Intense linebacker is "built for the position"