Terrence Brooks

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Terrence Brooks
A picture of Terrence Brooks
Brooks with the Jets in 2017
No. 25 – New England Patriots
Personal information
Born: (1992-03-02) March 2, 1992 (age 27)
Dunnellon, Florida
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school:Dunnellon (Dunnellon, Florida)
College:Florida State
NFL Draft:2014 / Round: 3 / Pick: 79
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles:55
Forced fumbles:4
Pass deflections:8
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Terrence Brooks (born March 2, 1992) is an American football safety for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the third round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Florida State.

High school career[edit]

A native of Dunnellon, Florida, Brooks attended Dunnellon High School where he rushed for 500 yards and recorded 53 tackles, six interceptions, and three pass breakups during his junior season.[1]

Considered a three-star recruit by ESPN.com, Brooks was listed as the No. 21 cornerback prospect of his class.[2] He accepted a scholarship offer from Florida State over offers from Mississippi and South Florida.[3]

College career[edit]

As a senior in 2013, Brooks was a first-team All-ACC selection and was an All-American by CBSSports.com.[4][5]

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
5 ft 11 in
(1.80 m)
198 lb
(90 kg)
31 in
(0.79 m)
9 in
(0.23 m)
4.37 s 7.35 s 38 in
(0.97 m)
9 ft 11 in
(3.02 m)
10 reps
All values from NFL Combine[6]

The Baltimore Ravens selected Brooks in the third round (79th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft.[7]

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

Brooks with the Baltimore Ravens in 2015

On May 30, 2014, he was signed by the Ravens to a four-year contract [8] On December 16, 2014, Brooks was placed on injured reserve, ending his rookie campaign. On September 3, 2016, he was released by the Ravens.[9]

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

On September 4, 2016, Brooks was claimed off waivers by the Philadelphia Eagles.[10]

New York Jets[edit]

On August 27, 2017, Brooks was traded to the New York Jets in exchange for cornerback Dexter McDougle.[11] In Week 3, Brooks recorded two interceptions, one off quarterback Jay Cutler and the other off Matt Haack, and three passes defensed, helping the Jets earn their first win in a 20–6 victory over the Miami Dolphins, earning him AFC Defensive Player of the Week.[12][13]

On March 14, 2018, Brooks signed a two-year contract extension with the Jets.[14]

On February 19, 2019, the Jets declined the option on Brooks' contract, making him a free agent at the start of the new league year.[15]

New England Patriots[edit]

On March 14, 2019, Brooks signed a two-year contract with the New England Patriots.[16]


  1. ^ Huber, Bill. "The book on: Terrence Brooks". Scout.com. Retrieved November 15, 2017.
  2. ^ Terrence Brooks - ESPN Recruiting Nation
  3. ^ Dunnellon Cornerback Terrence Brooks commits to Florida State
  4. ^ @theACCFootball: 2013 Coaches All-Conference Team Announced
  5. ^ Winston, Donald lead CBSSports.com College Football All-America team
  6. ^ http://www.nfl.com/combine/profiles/terrence-brooks?id=2543712
  7. ^ Round 3: Ravens Draft S Terrence Brooks
  8. ^ Ravens third-round pick Terrence Brooks signs contract
  9. ^ Downing, Garrett (September 3, 2016). "Ravens Trim 2016 Roster to 53 Players". BaltimoreRavens.com. Archived from the original on September 3, 2017.
  10. ^ "Eagles Claim Three Players Off Waivers". PhiladelphiaEagles.com. September 4, 2016.
  11. ^ Bergman, Jeremy (August 27, 2017). "Eagles acquire Dexter McDougle, trade Brooks to Jets". NFL.com.
  12. ^ Lam, Quang M. (September 27, 2017). "Tom Brady, Kirk Cousins among Players of the Week". NFL.com.
  13. ^ "Miami Dolphins at New York Jets - September 24th, 2017". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved November 14, 2017.
  14. ^ Smith, Michael David (March 14, 2018). "Terrence Brooks stays with Jets on two-year deal". ProFootballTalk.NBCSports.com.
  15. ^ Allen, Eric (February 19, 2019). "Jets Decline Options on LB Pierre-Louis, DT Pennel and S Brooks". NewYorkJets.com.
  16. ^ "Patriots sign Terrence Brooks". sports.yahoo.com. Retrieved March 14, 2019.

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