Class of 2016

Born: December 28, 1957 in Warner Robins, Georgia

Category: Football

Brooks played collegiately at Auburn; selected All-SEC first team in 1980. He set school records for kickoff return yards (1,726) and all-purpose yards (5,596). He was a first-round draft choice of the San Diego Chargers and played 12 seasons with four different teams (Chargers, Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns and Tampa Bay Buccaneers). He was a four-time Pro Bowl Selection all with the Bengals and was a member of the Bengals 40th Anniversary Team. For his career, he had 7,967 rushing yards, 383 receptions for 3,621 receiving yards, 565 punt return yards and 2,762 kickoff return yards. He scored 79 touchdowns and played in Super Bowl XXIII.