Brandon Brooks (American football)
Brooks with the Houston Texans
|No. 79 Philadelphia Eagles|
|Date of birth:||August 19, 1989|
|Place of birth:||Milwaukee, Wisconsin|
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight:||335 lb (152 kg)|
|High school:||Milwaukee (WI) Riverside University|
|NFL Draft:||2012 / Round: 3 / Pick: 76|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 7, 2016|
Brandon Brooks (born August 19, 1989) is an American football guard for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Miami (Ohio). A native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Brooks attended Riverside University High School. He was drafted in the third round (76th overall) by the Houston Texans after not being invited to the NFL Combine.
In his first season, he was inactive for the first 10 games before being used as a reserve for the final six games as well as two playoff games. In 2013 he became a starter and remained there throughout his Texans tenure.
On March 9, 2016, Brooks signed a five-year, $40 million contract with the Philadelphia Eagles.
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