Bucky Brooks

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Bucky Brooks
No. 22, 45, 33, 81
Cornerback, Return Specialist, Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1971-01-22) January 22, 1971 (age 44)
Place of birth: Raleigh, North Carolina
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 192 lb (87 kg)
Career information
High school: Raleigh (NC) Millbrook
College: North Carolina
NFL Draft: 1994 / Round: 2 / Pick: 48
Debuted in 1994 for the Buffalo Bills
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Kick Returns 26
Kick Return Yards 574
Kick Return Average 22.1
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

William Eldridge (Bucky) Brooks, Jr. (born January 22, 1971 in Raleigh, North Carolina) is a sportswriter covering the National Football League for Sports Illustrated[1] and a former professional football player.[2] He played for 5 NFL teams in a 5-year career, primarily as a kick returner.[3]

Brooks is in his second season as an analyst for NFL Network and NFL.com. He contributes weekly columns, as well as video features including ‘Scout’s Take’ and ‘On the Beat’ on NFL.com, and offers interactive analysis on the latest NFL topics and headlines with weekly live online chats. For the 2010 season, Brooks returned as an analyst for Thursday Night Football, NFL.com’s in-game coverage of the Network’s eight live, regular season game broadcasts. NFL.com/LIVE: Thursday Night Football presents a live show throughout the game including “live look ins” of the game, reports from the field and highlights.


  1. ^ Javier Serna (August 19, 2008). "Wake Forest coach a builder". The News & Observer. Archived from the original on 2008-08-22. Retrieved 2008-09-19. 
  2. ^ "Bucky Brooks". databasefootball.com. Retrieved 2008-09-19. 
  3. ^ "Bucky Brooks". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved 2008-09-19. 

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