First Look at D.J. Monroe

Angleton High School in Angleton, Texas, is home to one of the most versatile athletes in the Houston area. D.J. Monroe can do it all. During his junior season, he made one big play after another from both sides of the ball. Head Coach Finis Vanover raved about the future of his star junior prospect.

D.J. Monroe is a weapon in every sense of the word. He put up some incredible numbers at running back and free safety during his junior campaign.

"He rushed for 1,291 yards and scored 15 touchdowns on 167 carries. He caught four touchdown passes. He averaged 26 yards per catch on nine catches," Vanover said. "He had five interceptions and was the second leader tackler on the team with 67 tackles from the free safety spot."

Coach Vanover spoke very highly about what lies ahead of Monroe in the upcoming years.

"He can do anything he wants to on the football field. He has a great attitude and personality. He has a 3.4 GPA. He has everything in front of him," Vanover said.

The 5-foot-9, 185-pound Monroe has blazing speed. On top of football, he is also a track star at Angleton where he won the state championship in the 100-meter relay as a sophomore.

Monroe is already hearing from just about every major program across the nation.

"Everybody in America is (showing interest)," Vanover said.

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