Texas Tech added another graduate transfer from an SEC power Monday by signing former LSU safety Eric Monroe.
Monroe joined the Red Raiders about a week after running back Chadarius Townsend came over from Alabama.
Monroe played in LSU's 42-25 victory over Clemson for the national championship last season and recorded a tackle in the 63-28 win over Oklahoma in the semifinals.
A highly rated high school recruit out of the Houston area, Monroe had 21 tackles over three seasons for the Tigers, most of them as a redshirt freshman in 2017. His sophomore season was derailed by injuries.
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Monroe has one year of eligibility remaining, while Townsend has two. They are set to join three other grad transfers in Michigan State linebacker Brandon Bouyer-Randle, offensive lineman Josh Burger of Wofford and Duke linebacker Jacob Morgenstern.