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Eugene Monroe
Eugene Monroe

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
South Plainfield, N.J.

High School:
Plainfield H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 315

Position:
T

Experience:
1L



WORTH NOTING: One of four returning starters on the line ... largest member of the offensive line.

AT VIRGINIA: 2006-Played in all 12 games and started six times at left tackle where he shared time with Zak Stair ... earned his first letter. 2005--Appeared in every game ... played left tackle and right guard at various times during the season ... most of his playing time in the season's last month came as a lineman on the kick scoring team.

HIGH SCHOOL: Widely regarded as the top offensive lineman in the country ... starred for coach Clinton Jones at Plainfield HS ... SuperPrep All-American ... Parade All-American ... 1st-team All-USA by USA Today ... U.S. Army All-American ... first-team All-American by EA Sports ... 5-star player according to Rivals.com and Scout.com ... ranked 3rd on the Rivals100.com list of the top players nationally ... rated the 2nd-best player nationally by CollegeFootballNews.com and 3rd by Scout.com ... listed No. 1 on the SuperPrep Elite 50 list ... listed as the top offensive lineman in the country by SuperPrep, Student Sports, Scout.com, CollegeFootballNews.com ... SuperPrep Northeast Offensive Player of the Year ... 3rd on Scout.com's East Hot 100 list ... rated the top player in New Jersey by SuperPrep, Scout.com, and Rivals.com ... first-team all-state by the Newark Star-Ledger as a senior ... first-team All-State as a junior ... went the final 25 games of his career without allowing a sack.

PERSONAL: Eugene Christopher Monroe ... born on 4-18-87 in Plainfield, N.J. ...son of Stephanie Green and the late John Monroe ... one of 16 children, including 11 boys.