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Darion Monroe

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Reserve, La.

High School:
East St. John

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 197

Position:
Safety

Birthdate:
12/12/1993

Experience:
2L

Major:
Undecided

Darion Monroe

12/22/2013

Notes Following Tulane's Loss in the 2013 R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

10/26/2013

Football Wins Fourth Straight With 14-7 C-USA Victory Over Tulsa

Green Wave become bowl eligible for first time since 2002; improve to 6-2 overall and 4-0 in C-USA

10/12/2013

Football Wins Triple-Overtime Thriller Over East Carolina, 36-33

Santos ties record with five field goals, including a 42-yard game winner as the Wave improve to 3-0 in C-USA

10/05/2013

Big Returns, Late Field Goal Lift Football Past North Texas, 24-21

Green Wave earn Homecoming victory to improve to 4-2 on the year and 2-0 in Conference USA play

09/12/2013

Football Defeats Louisiana Tech In C-USA Opener, 24-15

Green Wave score 17-straight second-half points to improve to 2-1 on the young season

10/26/2013

Tulane vs. Tulsa - Oct. 26, 2013

Tulane vs. Tulsa - Oct. 26, 2013 - Mercedes-Benz Superdome

10/27/2012

Tulane vs. UAB- Oct. 27, 2012

Tulane vs. UAB on Oct. 27, 2012 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

2012: Started all 12 games - 10 at free safety and two at cornerback - as a true freshman...named honorable-mention Freshman All-American by College Football News and claimed a spot on the Conference USA All-Freshman Team after leading the team with 96 tackles (60 solo, 36 assists) and in fumble recoveries (3) while sitting second in punt returns (3) and punt return yards (63), and tied for eighth on the squad in tackles for loss (2.5)...finished tied for the C-USA lead in fumble recoveries per game (0.25) and tied for 13th in tackles per outing (8.0)...ranked tied for 85th nationally in tackles per game...posted double-digit tackle totals five times, including a career-best 13 (10 solo, 3 assists) vs SMU (10/13)...had 12 tackles twice - all solo vs Ole Miss (9/22) and six solo, 6 assists to go with a career-high 1.5 tackles for loss at Houston (11/24) - and 10 stops (3 solo, 7 assists) in addition to a fumble recovery at UTEP (10/20)...recovered a pair of fumbles, including one returned 54 yards for a touchdown, and nine tackles (5 solo, 4 assists) at Memphis (11/10)...added a tackle for loss at Tulsa (9/8)...returned two punts for 63 yards, including a career-long 57-yarder, vs UAB (10/27)...off the field, was a member of Tulane's 3.0 Club.

High School: Four-year letterman at East St. John High for coaches Phillip Banko and Larry Dauterive...rated a four-star recruit by Rivals.com and ESPN.com while garnering three-star status by Scout.com and 247Sports.com...tabbed No. 5 recruit in Louisiana by ESPN.com, No. 11 by Rivals.com and No. 20 by 247Sports.com...listed as No. 19 athlete in the country by ESPN.com while sitting No. 23 cornerback by Rivals.com, No. 29 corner by Scout.com and No. 38 corner by 247Sports.com...received an 88 Sports Rating from 247Sports.com and an 80 Scout Grade by ESPN.com...helped lead the Wildcats to a combined 28-16-1 record and three playoff appearances as a prepster, including d a District 6-5A co-championship as a senior...for his career, completed 204-of-381 passes (.538) for 3,617 yards and 41 touchdowns while running 248 times for 1,139 yards (4.6 avg.) and 27 scores...as a senior, named first-team all-state, all-district and all-metro while earning District 8-5A and Metro Offensive Player of the Year honors after throwing for 1,882 yards and 14 touchdowns to go with 402 rushing yards and 12 scores on offense while tallying eight interceptions on defense...tabbed a Times-Picayune Blue Chip Prospect and twice received River Parish Athlete of the Week distinction as a senior...passed for 1,655 yards and 23 touchdowns while running for 7-1 yards and 20 scores as a junior en route to earning first-team all-district honors...had 18 tackles (13 solo, 5 assists), three interceptions and seven pass break-ups while playing cornerback as a sophomore.

Personal: Born Darion Anthony Monroe on Dec. 12, 1993, in Reserve, La...son of Antonio and Richonda Monroe...undecided on major.

Monroe's Career Defensive Statistics

Year GP-GS UT-AT-TT TFL-Yds SACK-Yds FF FR-Yds PBU INT-Yds Blk
2012 12-12 60-36-96 2.5-4 0.0-0 0 3-92 0 0-0 0

Monroe's Career Return Statistics

Year GP-GS PR Yds Avg. TD Long KOR Yds Avg. TD Long
2012 12-12 3 63 21.0 0 57 0 0 0.0 0 0

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