Michael Brooks (defensive tackle)

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Michael Brooks
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Brooks in the 2014 preseason.
No. 70
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-08-21) August 21, 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth: Durham, North Carolina
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 276 lb (125 kg)
Career information
High school: Yanceyville (NC) Bartlett Yancey
College: East Carolina
Undrafted in 2013
Debuted in 2013 for the Seattle Seahawks
Last played in 2013 for the Seattle Seahawks
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
Tackles 1
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Michael Brooks (born August 28, 1991) is an American football player who is currently a free agent. Brooks played college football at East Carolina University and attended Bartlett Yancey High School in Yanceyville, North Carolina. He was a member of the Seattle Seahawks team that won Super Bowl XLVIII.

Professional career[edit]

Detroit Lions[edit]

Brooks was signed by the Detroit Lions on May 2, 2013.[1] He was released by the Lions on May 28, 2013.[2]

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

The Seattle Seahawks claimed Brooks off waivers from the Detroit Lions on May 29, 2013.[3] He was released by the Seahawks on August 31, 2013 and resigned on September 2, 2013.[4][5] Brooks was released by the Seahawks on September 11, 2013 and signed to their practice squad on September 12, 2013.[6][7]

Brooks was signed to the active roster on November 9, 2013[8] He appeared in a game against the Atlanta Falcons on November 10, recording a tackle.[9] He was released on November 11.[10]

Brooks was resigned to the practice squad on December 19, 2013.[11] He was signed to a futures contract on February 5, 2014.[12] The Seahawks later won Super Bowl XLVIII against the Denver Broncos. The Seahawks waived/injured Brooks on August 26, 2014.[13]

He was released by the Seahawks on September 1, 2014.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lions, Nine UDFAs signed". kffl.com. May 2, 2013. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Lions, Michael Brooks cut". kffl.com. May 28, 2013. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Seahawks, Michael Brooks claimed". kffl.com. May 29, 2013. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  4. ^ "Seahawks, Make roster moves". kffl.com. August 31, 2013. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  5. ^ "Seahawks, Six added to practice squad". kffl.com. September 2, 2013. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  6. ^ "Seahawks, Roster moves". kffl.com. September 11, 2013. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  7. ^ "Seahawks, Roster moves". kffl.com. September 12, 2013. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  8. ^ "Seahawks, Two moves made". kffl.com. November 9, 2013. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  9. ^ "Michael Brooks". espn.go.com. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  10. ^ "Seahawks, Michael Brooks cut". kffl.com. November 11, 2013. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  11. ^ "Seahawks, Roster moves". kffl.com. December 19, 2013. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  12. ^ "Seahawks, Sign eight to futures deals". kffl.com. February 5, 2014. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  13. ^ Seahawks reach 75-man roster by making moves with injured players
  14. ^ "Michael Brooks". kffl.com. Retrieved September 15, 2014. 

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