November 2, 2006
Monroe delivers dominant performance
D.J. Monroe is used to being a dominant athlete in any sport he tries. Last spring as a sophomore, Monroe took home the 4A 100-meter state title, running 10.45. As a sophomore on the football field, the 5-8.5, 163-pound corner prospect earned all-district honors both ways making 86 tackles from his free safety position and making big plays at receiver.
Monroe has continued his sensational high school athletic career during the 2006 football season as the starting running back and free safety for the Wildcats.
Going into Friday's must-win game against Friendswood, Monroe had rushed for 712 yards and seven touchdowns as well as picking off two passes and registering over 45 tackles. After rushing for 316 yards on 32 carries in a district win over Dickinson, it is hard to imagine the junior putting together a more dominant performance.
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