Brandon Monroe
Brandon  Monroe

Electra, TX

High School:
Electra HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 220


Played in all 12 games during the season, starting the first two games of season against Texas and SMU... Finished eighth on the team with 38 tackles... Had a season-high nine tackles versus Middle Tennessee... Had five tackles each against SMU and Louisiana- Monroe.

Battled a series of injuries, but still managed to start six games ... Ranked fourth on the team in total tackles with 67 ... Had back-to-back 10-tackle games against Troy and Florida International ... Proved his worth in pass coverage, finishing second on the team with a pair of interceptions ... Managed 2.5 tackles for loss, including a sack against Tulsa.

Making a big impression in only a short amount of time, the freshman was second on the team in tackles with 62 ... Started 10 of the team’s 11 games ... Tied with Adrian Awasom for the team lead in forced fumbles with two ... Integral part of the defense that allowed only 121.3 rushing yards per conference game ... Was named the team’s defensive player of the week for his performance against Baylor and Louisiana-Lafayette ... Had 3.5 tackles for loss on the season ... Had 11 total tackles at home against Florida Atlantic ... Led the team with eight tackles against Baylor and nine tackles and a tackle for loss against Utah State.

High School/Personal
A multi-purpose athlete who played both ways, Monroe played running back, fullback, and starred on special teams for the Tigers ... Named as the Defensive Most Valuable Player in district 7-2A ... Excelled at track and placed first in his district championship in the 100-meters ... Also participated in basketball and powerlifting ... Coached by Matthew Robinson ... Son of Michael and Sheron Gary ... Born August 12, 1985. To

North Texas Mean Green