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59 Days Until Purdue Football: Dave Monnot III

Will the 2nd year lineman make an impact after a redshirt season?

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Name: Dave Monnot III

Position & Size: Offensive Line, 6-6, 285 Pounds

Hometown: Joliet, Illinois

2019 Outcome: Redshirt

2020 Prediction: Depth on Offensive Line

Dave Monnot III, the towering offensive lineman and former 3 star recruit will try and break the rotation this season.

When we recruited him we knew he would be a bit of a project, as he came in as a lean, athletic offensive tackle. The question was if he could put the weight on once he got to campus.

Well, in just over a year, he has put on 30 pounds of good weight and is ready to contribute to an offensive line that is always looking for help after a below average season in 2019.

While I personally prefer to go with the veterans on the offensive line, if Dave is one of the top 5 players, we need to play him.

I see him as a reserve still though, as he will continue to work on his strength in 2020.

Here are some of his highlights from high school, just as a reminder of how well he can move.