Ahmad Brooks

Ahmad Brooks
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Brooks with the San Francisco 49ers in 2012
No. -- Green Bay Packers
Position:Outside Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth:(1984-03-14) March 14, 1984 (age 33)
Place of birth:Fairfax, Virginia
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:259 lb (117 kg)
Career information
High school:C. D. Hylton High School
Supplemental draft:2006 / Round: 3
Career history
  • Cincinnati Bengals (2006-2008)
  • San Francisco 49ers (2008-2016)
  • Green Bay Packers (2017-present)
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Pro Bowl (2013)
  • 2ח Second-team All-Pro (2012, 2013)
  • First-team All-American (2004)
  • First-team All-ACC (2004)
  • ACC Defensive Freshman of the Year (2003)
  • USA Today High School Defensive Player of the Year (2001)
  • USA Today High School All-American (2001)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2016
Total tackles:370
Quarterback sacks:53.5
Forced fumbles:12
Player stats at NFL.com


Ahmad Kadar Brooks (given birth to March 14, 1984) can be an American soccer outdoors linebacker for the Green Bay Packers from the Country wide Football Little league (NFL). He performed college soccer for the University or college of Virginia, and gained All-American honors. He was drafted from the Cincinnati Bengals in the 3rd round from the 2006 NFL Supplemental Draft, and in addition has performed for the SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA 49ers.

Early years and personal

Brooks attended C. D. Hylton SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL in Woodbridge, Virginia, which he helped result in two VHSL condition championships during his three-year tenure (1999–2001). Brooks battled accidental injuries throughout his senior high school profession, but he previously a very effective 12 months in 2001—he previously 207 tackles (144 solos), including 34 for reduction, and he also rushed for 848 back yards and 10 touchdowns while averaging 12.6 yards per bring. The semifinal reduction to Thomas Dale SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL of Chester, Virginia in 2001 was the just Hylton reduction in 3 years where he performed. He was called as USA Today's Country wide Defensive Participant of the entire year following the 2001 time of year. He participated in the 2002 U.S. Military All-American Bowl video game.Regarded as a five-star recruit by Rivals.com, Brooks was listed while the Zero. 1 outside linebacker in the country in 2002.His dad, former Washington Redskins defensive deal with Perry Brooks, died in March 2010.

College career

Following senior high school, Brooks spent twelve months at Hargrave Armed service Academy in Chatham, Virginia a armed service post-graduate college before searching for the University or college of Virginia in nov 2003, where he performed for the Virginia Cavaliers soccer team. He gained a starting placement like a freshman and completed the year having a career-high and team-leading 117 tackles. He also experienced four sacks, six goes by defensed, 10 tackles-for-loss and 15 QB stresses. He previously a career-high 12 tackles vs. Pittsburgh in the Continental Car tire Bowl, including an integral prevent early in the competition to full a goal-line stand.During his sophomore year on the University of Virginia he was among three Butkus Prize finalists, which would go to the very best linebacker in the united states. He performed in 12 video games, getting All-America honors after totaling a team-leading 90 tackles, with eight sacks, two interceptions, 11 QB stresses and 10 tackles-for-loss. Received Atlantic Coast Meeting Defensive Lineman from the Week honors for his efficiency against the Maryland Terrapins.He played in 6 games being a junior, with 27 tackles (10 single), including 1 sack, plus 4 goes by defensed and five QB stresses. He missed video games 1-3 while rehabbing from leg surgery performed pursuing his sophomore marketing campaign. He missed additional games because of various injuries through the entire 2005 time of year. He was involved with several off-field complications and was ultimately dismissed from your team following a season.

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables Ht Wt 40‑yd dash 10-yd divide 20-yd divide 20‑ss 3‑cone Vert leap Broad 6 foot 3 ⁄ 8  in (1.93 m) 249 lb (113 kg) 4.64 s All beliefs from NFL combine

Cincinnati Bengals (2006–2007)

Brooks entered the NFL Supplemental Draft following his junior time of year in Virginia and was selected from the Bengals in the 3rd circular on July 13, 2006. He produced his NFL debut Sept 24 at Pittsburgh (no figures). Like a first year, he performed in 11 contests (Video games 3-9, 11-12, and 16), with begins at Middle Linebacker in Video games 5-9. He previously 46 tackles, with one sack, 2 goes by defended, and one unique teams tackle.In the 2007 season opener on Monday Evening Football against the Baltimore Ravens, Brooks was the starter. Brooks finished the overall game with six tackles, a sack, and a compelled fumble. In the initial series of the overall game against the Cleveland Browns in week 2, Brooks tore his groin muscle tissue, which finished his period. He was positioned on wounded reserve on November 7, 2007.Brooks was waived with the Bengals on August 30, 2008 during last cuts.

San Francisco 49ers (2008–2016)

On August 31, 2008, Brooks was claimed off waivers from the SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA 49ers. The group released linebacker Dontarrious Thomas to create space for Brooks. The 49ers waived Brooks on November 29 to create space for wide recipient Chris Hannon, but re-signed Brooks on Dec 2 after Hannon was waived. On Dec 2, 2009, SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA 49ers head trainer Mike Singletary pointed out that Brooks will be used progressively during pass hurrying circumstances. In week 14, Brooks documented single-game career-highs of 3 sacks and 2 pressured fumbles against the Az Cardinals.Brooks recorded profession highs in both tackles (50) and sacks (7) through the 2011 Regular Time of year. He led the 49ers in to the postseason where they might lose to the brand new York Giants in the NFC Tournament.On Feb 28, 2012, Brooks authorized a six-year agreement extension well worth $44.5 million, with $17.5 million guaranteed. Through the 2012 time of year, Brooks experienced 35 tackles, 2 pressured fumbles, an interception, 6.5 sacks, and 6 goes by defended in 16 games began. He once again led the 49ers in to the postseason which time, Super Dish XLVII however the group lost the overall game towards the Baltimore Ravens 31-34.On November 20, 2013, Brooks was fined $15,750 from the NFL for any roughing passer charges where Brooks struck the neck of SAINTS quarterback Drew Brees, the same quarterback he scored his 1st touchdown from. This good was later on overturned.On Dec 12, 2015, throughout a game using the Cleveland Browns, Brooks was taken off the overall game because of excessive aggression and blatant personal fouls against the additional players.Brooks premiered with the 49ers on August 25, 2017.

Green Bay Packers (2017–present)

On August 30, 2017, Brooks signed a one-year cope with the Green Bay Packers.