Eric

Monroe

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#11

Safety
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 200lbs.
Class: Junior
City/State: Houston, Texas
High School: North Shore HS
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Experience: 1 Letter

Bio

Another valuable member of LSU’s defensive secondary … Has positioned himself to see more playing time, however nagging injuries have slowed his ability to get on the field … Played key role in LSU’s comeback win over Auburn in Tiger Stadium in 2017, getting his first career start in that contest … Considered one of the top safety prospects coming out of high school in 2016 … Has played in 17 games for his career with the one start against Auburn in 2017 … Recorded 14 tackles and a pair of pass breakups … Away from football, is active in many community service endeavors in Baton Rouge … Switched to No. 11 in 2019 after wearing No. 30 for his first two seasons.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2018)
Played in four games … Did not record any statistics … Slowed by nagging injuries … Saw action against Ole Miss, Rice, Texas A&M and in the Fiesta Bowl against UCF.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2017)
Saw action in all 13 games and made his first career start against Auburn, playing in place of an injured John Battle at safety … Finished the season with 14 tackles and a pair of pass breakups … Recorded career-high five tackles to go along with two pass breakups in win over Auburn … Had three tackles against Syracuse and two against both Florida and Ole Miss.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2016)
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2016 … Member of defensive scout squad and went against future NFL wide receiver DJ Chark in practice every day … Said having to defend Chark in practice every day made him a better player.

HIGH SCHOOL
One of the nation's top safety prospects in the 2016 class ... Possesses all of the characteristics necessary to be a game-changer at safety: great instincts, ball-hawk, tremendous closing speed, physical and good coverage skills ... Led North Shore to 2015 Texas 6A state title with a 21-14 win over Austin's Westlake ... Had three interceptions as a senior in 2015, including one in the state semifinal game ... Also scored on a 32-yard run in 6A semifinal win over Converse Judson ... Consensus four-star recruit per ESPN, Rivals, Scout, and 247Sports ... Graded as the 86th rated player overall and the nation's fifth-best safety according to ESPN ... Ranked as the No. 12 prospect in the state of Texas and the No. 6 safety according to Rivals ... Invited to The Opening, an all-star summer prospect camp held on the Nike Campus in Oregon ... Participated in the Under Armour All-America Game ... ... Listed as the fifth-best overall prospect in the Houston area by VYPE Magazine ... Coached by Jon Kay.

PERSONAL
Parents are Shari Shalow and Eric Monroe ... Born Oct. 14, 1996 ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

Eric Monroe’s Career Highs
Tackles: 5 vs. Auburn, 2017
Pass Breakups: 2 vs. Auburn, 2017

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