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Jacob Monk



Experience: R

Height: 6-3

Age: 22

Weight: 308 lbs

College: Duke



DUKE CAREER: Lettered five seasons (2019-20-21-22-23) ... two-time team captain (2022-23) and three-time All-ACC recipient in 2021 (HM), 2022 (HM) and 2023 (second team) … National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society selection (2023) … saw action in 59 career games, 58 starts … started 44 consecutive contests along the offensive line to begin career ... played all three positions along the offensive line during collegiate career ... in 2019, became the first true freshman to start a season-opener along the offensive line since Bryan Morgan in 2007 … helped Duke to consecutive bowl games (2022 Military and 2023 Birmingham) … played 3,777 career snaps … represented Duke at the 2024 NFL combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind.

2023: Second team All-ACC selection ... team captain ... NFF Hampshire Honor Society selection … recipient of the team's K.D. Kennedy Iron Devil Award ... started all 13 games ... helped the offense accumulate 2,174 rushing and 2,351 passing yards as well as 26 rushing TDs, which was tied for the fifth-most in program history … anchored an offensive line that ranked third in the ACC and tied for 24th nationally in sacks allowed per game (1.31) and second in the league and tied for 31st nationally in TFL allowed per outing (4.77) … played a key role in Duke only losing 171 rushing yards on the year, the fewest in the ACC … selected the ACC Offensive Lineman of the Week after grading out at 93 percent and recorded seven knockdown blocks in a 24-3 win over NC State … on the field for 725 snaps.

2022: Honorable mention All-ACC selection ... team captain ... recipient of the team's Steve Brooks Captain Award ... saw action in 11 games, making 10 starts ... missed the Virginia Tech and Pittsburgh contests due to injury ... assisted the offense in accumulating 2,394 rushing and 3,010 passing yards ... helped Duke register 31 rushing TDs, which set the program record for a single-season ... anchored an offensive line unit that ranked first in the ACC in sacks allowed (17) and TFL allowed (51) ... created paths for four Blue Devils to rush for 400+ yards, a first in program history ... selected the ACC Co-Offensive Lineman of the Week, after playing both center and guard against Virginia, spearheading an offensive effort that produced 38 points, 26 first downs and 377 total yards, while committing zero turnovers, surrendering just one sack and converting on two-of-three fourth down attempts ... on the field for 641 snaps.

2021: Honorable mention All-ACC selection ... started all 12 games at right guard ... helped the offensive line finish sixth in the ACC in fewest sacks allowed with 27, while protecting an offense that accumulated 5,011 yards of total offense … also created paths for RB Mataeo Durant to rush for a program single-season record 1,241 yards … blocked for an aerial attack that threw for over 2,800+ yards for the 12th time in the last 13 seasons ... on the field for 777 snaps.

2020: Started all 11 games at right guard ... helped block for an attack that averaged 379.7 yards of total offense per game … created paths for RBs Durant and Deon Jackson to record four and two games with over 100+ rushing yards, respectively … helped the Duke offense register 33 total TDs, including 19 via the ground game … blocked for an aerial attack that threw for over 2,400+ yards ... on the field for 824 snaps.

2019: Started all 12 games at right tackle ... helped Duke's offensive line rank fifth in the ACC in sacks allowed and 15th nationally in TFL allowed ... blocked for an offense that averaged 329.7 yards per game and scored 37 TDs ... paved the way for the Duke offense to register 40+ points in three straight outings versus North Carolina A&T, Middle Tennessee and Virginia Tech ... became the first true freshman to start a season-opener along the offensive line since Bryan Morgan in 2007 ... on the field for 809 snaps ... enrolled at Duke in January, 2019.

PRIOR TO DUKE: Lettered three years at Corinth Holders under coach Adam Khavari ... consensus three-star prospect by, and ... rated by as the No. 6 center in the country ... ranked as the No. 26 offensive guard in the country by and No. 35 by ... three-year team captain ... as a senior, recorded 88 pancake blocks ... in junior campaign, posted 25 pancake blocks along with 15 TFL and seven sacks ... selected to play in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas ... invited to the Pro Football Hall of Fame World All-Star Bowl ... three-time all-conference selection and two-time Team MVP ... as a junior and senior, named to the USA Today American Family Insurance All-USA North Carolina Team ... also lettered in track & field.

PERSONAL: Born June 4, 2001 ... graduated from Duke in May 2023, with a African & African American studies and political science degree ... son of Stanley and Chareen Monk ... father was a four-year letterwinner (1984-85-86-87) as a running back at Duke, rushed 294 times for 1,149 yards and eight TDs with a pair of 100-yard rushing outings against N.C. State (21-104; 1985) and Rutgers (25-130; 1987) and signed with the NFL's Dallas Cowboys following collegiate career ... late uncle, Quincy Monk, earned four letters (1998-99-2000-01) as a linebacker at the University of North Carolina, was selected in the seventh round of the NFL Draft by the New York Giants in 2002 and played three professional seasons with the Giants (2002-03) and Houston Texans (2004).