|No. 21 – Green Bay Packers|
|Born:||March 1, 1999|
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight:||194 lb (88 kg)|
|High school:||Eastside (Covington)|
|NFL Draft:||2021 / Round: 1 / Pick: 29|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2021|
|Player stats at NFL.com · PFR|
Eric Jamane Stokes (born March 1, 1999) is an American football cornerback for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Georgia and was drafted by the Packers in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft.
Stokes attended Eastside High School in Covington, Georgia, where he played football and ran track. He committed to play college football at the University of Georgia in 2017.
After redshirting his first year at Georgia in 2017, Stokes played in 13 of 14 games with three starts in 2018 and finished the season with 20 tackles. As a sophomore in 2019, he started 13 of 14 games, recording 38 tackles and one sack. He returned as a starter in 2020 where he recorded his first career interception, which he returned for a touchdown, in the opening game of the season. He finished the season with four interceptions and two touchdowns.
|Height||Weight||Arm length||Hand span||40-yard dash||10-yard split||20-yard split||20-yard shuttle||Three-cone drill||Vertical jump||Broad jump||Bench press|
|6 ft 0+5⁄8 in
|4.31 s||1.50 s||2.56 s||4.36 s||6.96 s||38.5 in
|10 ft 8 in
|All values from Pro Day|
Stokes was selected by the Green Bay Packers in the first round (29th overall) of the 2021 NFL Draft. He signed his four-year rookie contract on June 2, 2021, worth $11.93 million, including a $6.03 million signing bonus.
Stokes was named the third outside cornerback on the depth chart to start the season. Following continued struggles and injuries by starter Kevin King through the first two weeks of the season, Stokes was named the starter opposite cornerback Jaire Alexander ahead of the Packers' Week 3 game against the San Francisco 49ers. The following week, he recorded his first NFL interception off a pass from Ben Roethlisberger during a 27–17 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Starting from Week 5, and with exception of the Packers' Week 9 game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Stokes started every game for the Packers.
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