Eric Rowe

Eric Rowe
No. 25New England Patriots
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1992-10-03) October 3, 1992
Place of birth: Cleveland, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school: Klein (TX)
College: Utah
NFL Draft: 2015 / Round: 2 / Pick: 47
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 12, 2016
Total tackles: 48
Pass deflections: 9
Interceptions: 1
Player stats at

Nelson Eric Rowe Jr. (born October 3, 1992) is an American football cornerback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Utah.

Early years

Some schools Rowe attended were Doerre Intermediate in Spring, Texas and Klein High School in Klein, Texas.[1] During his career he had 207 tackles and nine interceptions. He was rated by as a three-star recruit and was ranked as the 39th best safety in his class.[2] He committed to the University of Utah to play college football. Rowe also played basketball and ran track in high school.

College career

Rowe attended Utah from 2011 to 2014. He became a starter at safety his freshman year.[3] He started all 13 games, recording 69 tackles, an interception and a sack.[4] As a sophomore, Rowe started 10 games, missing two due to injury. He had 64 tackles and one interception. As a junior he again started all 12 games, finishing with 69 tackles and a half a sack. Prior to his senior season, Rowe was moved from safety to cornerback.[5][6] He started 10 of 12 games and had 59 tackles and one interception. For his career, Rowe started 45 of 47 games and had 261 tackles, three interceptions and 1.5 sacks.

Professional career

Philadelphia Eagles

Rowe was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles with the 47th overall pick in the 2nd round of the 2015 NFL Draft.[7] He signed a 4-year contract on May 7, 2015.[8]

New England Patriots

On September 7, 2016, Rowe was traded to the Patriots for a conditional draft pick.[9]


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