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Player Bio

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Eugene Monroe
T #75
Height:
6-5
Weight:
306
College:
Virginia
Hometown:
Plainfield, N.J.
Experience:
5
Offensive Line
YearTeamGGS
TOTAL 76 73
2013 BAL 11 11
2013 JAC 4 4
2012 JAC 16 16
2011 JAC 15 14
2010 JAC 15 15
2009 JAC 15 13

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Biography

Fifth-year pro is regarded as one of the NFL’s top young tackles … Has started 58 games at LT since being selected with the eighth overall pick in 2009 … Paved the way for RB Maurice Jones-Drew who made three straight Pro Bowls … Did not miss a snap in 2012, starting all 16 games for the first time in his career ... Has had seven different starting guards play beside him ... Joined Eben Britton in 2009 as the first pair  of rookie tackles to start on opening day in the NFL since 1982 … Only the second offensive lineman chosen by the Jaguars in the first round in franchise history (Tony Boselli, 1995) … Became third OT from Virginia selected in the first round in a four-year span, joining D’Brickashaw Ferguson (N.Y. Jets, 2006) and Branden Albert  (Kansas City, 2008) … Third player drafted by the Jaguars from Virginia in franchise history (TE Chris Luzar, RB Alvin Pearman) ...

TRANSACTIONS: Originally drafted by Jacksonville in the first round (8th overall) of the 2009 draft.

PRO: Fifth-year pro is regarded as one of the NFL’s top young tackles … Has started 58 games at LT since being selected with the eighth overall pick in 2009 … Paved the way for RB Maurice Jones-Drew who made three straight Pro Bowls … Did not miss a snap in 2012, starting all 16 games for the first time in his career ... Has had seven different starting guards play beside him ... Joined Eben Britton in 2009 as the first pair  of rookie tackles to start on opening day in the NFL since 1982 … Only the second offensive lineman chosen by the Jaguars in the first round in franchise history (Tony Boselli, 1995) … Became third OT from Virginia selected in the first round in a four-year span, joining D’Brickashaw Ferguson (N.Y. Jets, 2006) and Branden Albert  (Kansas City, 2008) … Third player drafted by the Jaguars from Virginia in franchise history (TE Chris Luzar, RB Alvin Pearman) ...

2013: Updated stats

2012: Started all 16 games at LT for the first time in his career … Did not miss a snap, joining Brad Meester as the only offensive players to accomplish the feat … Part of an OL that helped club surpass 100-plus yards in five games including a season-high 185 on 32 rushes on 9/23 at IND … Blocked for a passing attack that had three 300-plus yard passing games including a season-high 372 on 11/18 at HOU

2011: Started 14 of 15 games at LT … Blocked for NFL rushing leader Maurice Jones-Drew who earned his third consecutive trip to the Pro Bowl … Jaguars ranked 12th in the NFL in rushing with 123.1 yards per game … Part of an offensive line that helped club produce 14 100-yard rushing games … Paved the way for 163 rushing yards in season-opener on 9/11 vs. TEN10/2 vs. NO: Saw time in two-TE formation. Did not start due to shoulder injury … 10/9 vs. CIN: Started at LT before leaving the game with a shoulder injury … Dressed but did not play on 10/16 at PIT with a shoulder injury … Part of offense that produced a season-high 325 yards on 12/11 vs. TB … Helped Jones-Drew rush for a season-high 169 yards on 1/1 vs. IND

2010: Started 15 games at LT … Was inactive on 11/28 at NYG with a concussion … Played major role on offense that ranked third in the NFL with 149.7 rushing yards per game, the second-highest average in franchise history … Offense set a franchise-record with four 200-yard rushing games including a record three straight … Helped Maurice Jones-Drew earn second consecutive trip to the Pro Bowl … Protected David Garrard who set a single-season franchise record with 23 TD passes … Paved the way for 216 rushing yards on 10/10 at BUF … Offense totaled a season-high 491 yards of offense on 11/14 vs. HOU, the fourth-most in team history … Offense rushed for 258 yards on a franchise-record 53 carries on 12/5 at TEN, the second-most rushing yards in franchise history … On 12/12 vs. OAK, he helped offense produce two 100-yard rushers (Rashad Jennings, 109; Maurice Jones-Drew, 101) for only the third time in franchise history …

2009: Started 13 of 15 games at LT as a rookie … 9/13 at IND: Started season-opener and joined Eben Britton as the first pair of rookie tackles to start on opening day in the NFL since 1982 when Luis Sharpe and Tootie Robbins started for the St. Louis Cardinals. The first OT to start on opening day for the Jaguars since 2001 (Maurice Williams) … 9/27 at HOU: Paved the way for 185 rushing yards and 399 yards of total offense in win … 10/4 vs. TEN: Was inactive (illness) … Saw limited action on 10/11 at SEA and 11/1 at TEN10/18 vs. STL: Part of offense that registered season-high 492 yards, the fourth-most in team history … 11/8 vs. KC: Offense produced 426 total yards including 173 on the ground.

COLLEGE: Regarded as the most dominating offensive lineman in college as a senior ... Four-year letterman and three-year starter who started 30 games … Unanimous All-ACC selection as a senior, starting all 12 games at LT … Recipient of Jacobs Blocking Trophy as a senior, given annually since 1953 to the player voted the most outstanding blocker in the ACC by a poll of the league’s head coaches and defensive coordinators … Registered a school-record 105 knockdowns and set an ACC single-season record with 16 TD resulting blocks … Started 11 games at LT as a junior and did not allow a sack on 428 pass plays … Selected honorable mention All-America and named first-team All-ACC by The NFL Draft Report … Delivered 55 knockdowns, including 15 that resulted in TDs … Started seven of 12 games as a sophomore at LT … Earned All-ACC honorable mention from The Gridiron Report …  Played in 12 games as a reserve at LT and RG as a freshman … Also saw action on special teams … Appeared briefly in two games at DT … Played behind 2006 NFL first round pick D’Brickashaw Ferguson at LT … Graduated May 17, 2009, with degree in sociology.

PERSONAL: Married (Nureya) with daughter, Farah … Resides in Jacksonville, FL. … Attended Plainfield High School … Named first-team All-America by USA Today, U.S. Army, Parade, EA Sports and Super Prep … Received a five-star prospect rating from both Scout.com and Rivals.com … Ranked second overall among high school seniors by College Football News … Was top-rated player on Super Prep’s Elite 50 list … Did not allow any sacks during his final three seasons as starter … One of 16 children (10 brothers, five sisters) of Stephanie Green and the late John Monroe ... Participated in 2009 Tropicana “Got Skills?” Rookie Day at EverBank Field … Participated both financially and in person at the 2009 Shop with a Jock event at Wal-Mart where more than 50 children from the Bridge of Northeast Florida and the MaliVai Washington Kids Foundation were treated to a shopping spree … Participated in 2010 Fishing for the Cure event to raise money for the David Garrard Foundation which benefits North Florida families impacted by breast cancer and Crohn’s disease … Partnered with The Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition in 2010 for the “Rounds at the Grounds” softball game.  Served as a celebrity coach for a game that included more than 26 physicians from Jacksonville to raise awareness for the organization … Distributed food and personal care items to 400 area families in partnership with Feed the Children in December 2010 … Twitter handle is @TheSeventyFifth … Full name: Eugene Christopher Monroe.

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