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Eric Jenkins
Eric  Jenkins
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Orleans, LA

Last College:
LA Valley College

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 170

Position:
DB


07/07/2017

Top Moments of 2016: Mason Fine Runs Over Bethune-Cookman Safety

Freshman QB Mason Fine Made His First Career Start In Seth Littrell's First Win

06/30/2017

Top Moments of 2016: Eric Jenkins’ Pick Six at Army

Jenkins' Interception Return For A Touchdown Helped Lift Mean Green To Key Road Win

04/08/2017

Garner, Shanbour, Pearson Shine In Green-White Game

Linebacker Brandon Garner Has Nine Tackles, Breaks Up Four Passes In Spring Finale

12/06/2016

Keena, McClain Earn All-Conference Recognition

Keena Earns First Team Nod, McClain Second, While Seven Are Named Honorable Mention

11/19/2016

North Texas Recovers, Rallies For Clutch Victory

Morris, Brooks Lead Mean Green To 29-23 Win Over Southern Miss

10/22/2016

North Texas 35, Army 18

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

2016:
• 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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