Corey Lemonier selected by 49ers at 88th overall.

(Photo Credit Auburn University)
(Photo Credit Auburn University)

 

Auburn Defensive end Corey Lemonier selected by the 49ers

Auburn Defensive end Corey Lemonier selected by the 49ers

NEW YORK, NY (WIAT) – The San Fransisco 49ers selected former Auburn defensive end Corey Lemonier with the 88th overall pick in Friday night’s 3rd round of the NFL Draft.   Lemonier was the second DE/LB the 49ers had taken in the first 3 rounds

Corey Lemonier Bio (via Auburn University):

2011 — Coaches First Team All-SEC … AP All-SEC Second Team … SEC Coaches Pre-Season Third Team … Phil Steele All-SEC First Team … Phil Steele Third-Team All-America … Phil Steele Midseason All-SEC First Team and Honorable Mention All-American … Sixth on team with 47 tackles, while leading team with 13.5 TFL (-79), 9.5 sacks (-66), and 15 quarterback hurries … Tied for fourth in the SEC and 16th nationally with 9.5 sacks … Tied for eighth in SEC with 13.5 TFL … Totaled three tackles in the opener with Utah State … Also added a pair of quarterback hurries … Five tackles and one sack against Mississippi State … Totaled two tackles for loss … Forced one fumble and also credited with a QB hurry against the Bulldogs … Team-high six tackles to go with one sack and two tackles for loss against Florida Atlantic … Registered a sack and blocked an extra point against South Carolina …. Four tackles, including one sack and two TFL at Arkansas … Also forced a fumble and credited with a QB hurry against the Razorbacks … Led Auburn defense with six tackles, including three TFL (-20), two sacks (-16) and four quarterback hurries against Florida … Named Rivals.com’s SEC Player of the Week and SEC Defensive Player of the Week for his efforts … Recorded at least one sack in four straight games, and eight total TFL in that stretch … First Auburn player to accomplish that feat since Antonio Coleman had at least one sack in six straight games from 10/24/09-1/1/10 … Totaled five tackles at LSU … Posted three tackles and half a sack against Ole Miss … Also picked up a fumble and returned it nine yards … Totaled six tackles and two sacks in loss at Georgia … Forced two fumbles in the first half, becoming the first Auburn player to accomplish the feat since Quentin Groves in 2006 at Alabama … Two QB hurries against Samford … Totaled four tackles and one sack against Alabama …. Forced a fumble on the lone sack that was recovered in the end zone for a touchdown … Three tackles in Chick-fil-A Bowl win over Virginia.

2010 — SEC Coaches’ All-Freshman Team … Appeared in 14 games with one start and totaled 17 tackles, 5 TFL, 2 sacks … In season opener vs. Arkansas State, recored a pair of QB hurries and one tackle in limited action … In SEC opener at Mississippi State, recorded first career forced fumble, which led to AU field goal and a 17-7 lead … Against South Carolina, recorded two tackles with first career sack (minus 8 yards) … Against ULM, recorded three tackles, two TFL (-8 yards) with a sack (-5) … Also had two QB hurries … Against Ole Miss, registered a TFL (-4) to go with a pair of solo tackles … Earned first start of career vs. UTC … Against Georgia, had one tackle and one QB hurry … Had one tackle vs. Alabama and helped hold Tide to 67 yards total offense in second half … In SEC Championship Game vs. South Carolina, had a pair of tackles, both solo stops … Against Oregon in BCS National Championship Game, totaled three tackles and a TFL (-3).

HIGH SCHOOL — High School Coach: Marc Berman … No. 35-ranked player in the nation, No. 3 weakside defensive end and No. 4 player in Florida by Rivals.com … Ranked 46th overall, No. 7 defensive end and No. 6 player in Florida by Scout.com … Ranked No. 94 on the ESPNU 150 … Ranked as the No. 9 defensive end in the nation by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. … Ranked No. 44 on the SuperPrep Elite 50 and the No. 11 defensive lineman and No. 4 player in Florida … PrepStar Dream Team as the No. 108-ranked player in the nation … Ranked No. 5 in the Orlando Sentinel’s Florida Top 100 … 2010 Under Armour All-American Game participant … No. 13 on the Mobile Press-Register’s 2010 Super Southeast 120 … Selected to compete in the “Team USA vs. The World” all-star game … Registered 50 tackles and 10 sacks as a junior.

PERSONAL — Born Nov. 19, 1991 … Son of Henry and Francoise Lemonier … Major: Public Administration.

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