Derrick Brooks

Linebacker

Derrick Brooks

14 seasons
25 interceptions
6 All-Pro selections
11 Pro Bowls

14

seasons

25

interceptions

6

All-Pro selections

11

Pro Bowls
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"Character, teamwork, hard work, perseverance, greatness, success, failures, motivation, humility. Those are things that this game has really taught me.”

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(Florida State)...6'0'', 232...Derrick Dewan Brooks ... Selected by Buccaneers in 1st round (28th player overall) … Never missed game in career … Earned All-Rookie honors … Elected to 11 Pro Bowls … In 1997, led Bucs to first postseason appearance since 1981 ... NFL’s Defensive Player of the Year, 2002 … Helped Tampa Bay post top defense in NFL twice, NFC five times … Named All-Pro six times, All-NFC eight times … Selected to the NFL’s All-Decade Team of the 2000s … Born April 18, 1973 in Pensacola, Florida.