Eric Jenkins
Eric  Jenkins

New Orleans, LA

Last College:
LA Valley College

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 170



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USATSI Gallery - UAB @ North Texas

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North Texas 35, Army 18

Photos from North Texas @ Army on October 22, 2016.

• Appeared in all 14 games, six of which were starts, and finished with 51 tackles (39 solo), with a team-best-tying two interceptions and seven pass break-ups
• Recorded a career-high nine tackles in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl vs. Troy on 12/16 in his hometown
• Made five tackles in the C-USA Championship Game at Florida Atlantic on 12/2
• Had one stop and his second interception of the season in the win at Rice on 11/25
• Posted one tackle on 11/11 in the win vs. UTEP
• Made five stops and broke up two passes on 11/4 in the win at La Tech
• Equaled his season-high in tackles (seven) and intercepted his first pass of the season in the win vs. Old Dominion on 10/28
• Made six tackles at Florida Atlantic on 10/21
• Had a season-high seven stops and a pair of pass break-ups in the win vs. UT San Antonio on 10/14
• Made his first start of the season in the win at Southern Miss on 9/30, posting three tackles and a pass break-up
• Had two tackles and two pass break-ups in the win vs. UAB on 9/23
• Posted one tackle at Iowa on 9/16
Made his season debut on 9/2 vs. Lamar with four tackles (three solo) and also returned four punts

• C-USA All-Conference honorable mention selection
• Made 11 appearances (five starts) for the Mean Green, totaling 18 tackles (13 solo), with three interceptions (two of which were returned for touchdowns), a forced fumble and a team-high 10 pass break-ups
• Posted two tackles on 12/27 vs. Army at the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl
• Recorded two tackles and added his team-high 10th pass break-up of the season at UTEP on 11/26
• Broke up a pass vs. La Tech on 11/5
• Had one tackle and broke up a pair of passes at UTSA on 10/29
• Named C-USA Defensive Player of the Week after his two-interception performance (one was returned 34 yards for a score) with a forced fumble and two tackles to go along with two pass break-ups at Army on 10/22
• Made four tackles (all solo), and intercepted the first pass of his career, returning it 52 yards for a touchdown in the win vs. Marshall on 10/8
• Had three tackles vs. MTSU on 10/1 with a pass break-up

• Made one tackle and broke up a pass at No. 23 Florida on 9/17
• Made his North Texas debut on 9/10 vs. Bethune-Cookman with three tackles

Junior College:

• No. 9 ranked JC CB by 247Sports
• Had 27 tackles, 4.5 tackles for a loss and six interceptions as a sophomore
• Had 27 tackles, five tackles for a loss, seven pass break ups and three interceptions as a JC freshman
• Helped lead LA Valley to a 9-2 record and win the 2015 Golden State Bowl game over San Bernardino Valley 42-27
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