Derrick Brooks's Career Highlights

All-Pro: 1999 (AP, PFWA, SN)  •  2000 (AP, PFWA, SN)  •  2002 (AP, PFWA, SN)  •  2003 (SN)  •  2004 (AP, PFWA)  •  2005 (AP)

All-Pro Second Team: 1997 (AP)  •  1998 (AP)  •  2001 (AP)

All-NFC: 1997 (PW)  •  1998 (PW)  •  1999 (PW)  •  2000 (PW)  •  2001 (PW)  •  2002 (PW)  •  2004 (PW)  •  2005 (PW)

(11) – 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002*, 2003, 2004*, 2005*, 2006, 2007, 2009*

*Did not play

(at time of his retirement following 2008 season)

• [Tied for 2nd] Most Interceptions Returned for Touchdown, Season – 3 (2002)

Super Bowl Records

• [Tied for 2nd] Most Interceptions Returned for Touchdown, Game – 1 (Super Bowl XXXVII)

Pro Bowl Records

• [Tied for 1st] Most Interceptions Returned for Touchdown, Career – 2
• [Tied for 1st] Most Interceptions Returned for Touchdown, Game – 1 (2000, 2006)

 

 

Buccaneers records held by Brooks
(Records through the 2008 season, Brooks’ final season with Tampa Bay)

• [1st] Most Tackles, Game – 23 (at Minnesota, Sept. 30, 2001)
• [1st] Most Defensive Touchdowns, Season – 4 (2002)
• [1st] Most Games Played, Career – 224
• [1st] Most Games Started, Career – 221
• [1st] Most Tackles, Career – 2,196
• [Tied for 1st] Most Interception Returns for a Touchdown, Season – 3 (2002)
• [2nd] Most Interception Return Yards, Season – 218 (2002)
• [2nd] Most Defensive Touchdowns, Career – 7
• [2nd] Most Total Touchdowns by a Defensive Player, Career – 7
• [2nd] Longest Interception Return – 97t (at Baltimore, Sept. 15, 2002)
• [Tied for 2nd] Most Tackles, Game – 22 (vs. Buffalo, Nov. 26, 2000) 

Postseason Records

• [1st] Most Games, Career – 11
• [1st] Most Tackles, Game – 18 (vs. Washington, Jan. 15, 2000)
• [Tied for 2nd] Most Defensive Touchdowns, Game – 1 (Super Bowl XXXVII) 

Team Statistical Championships
Interception Titles: 2006
Tackle Titles: 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006

• NFL All-Decade Team of 2000s
• 2006 Pro Bowl MVP
• 2003 Byron “Whizzer” White Man of the Year Award
• 2003 Bart Starr Man of the Year Award
• 2002 Defensive Player of the Year (AP)
• 2000 Walter Payton/NFL Man of the Year 

Year Team W L T Division Finish
1995 Tampa Bay 7 9 0 (5th)
1996 Tampa Bay 6 10 0 (4th)
1997 Tampa Bay 10 6 0 (2nd)
1998 Tampa Bay 8 8 0 (3rd)
1999 Tampa Bay 11 5 0 (2nd)
2000 Tampa Bay 10 6 0 (2nd)
2001 Tampa Bay 9 7 0 (3rd)
2002 Tampa Bay 12 4 0 (1st)
2003 Tampa Bay 7 9 0 (3rd)
2004 Tampa Bay 5 11 0 (4th)
2005 Tampa Bay 11 5 0 (1st)
2006 Tampa Bay 4 12 0 (4th)
2007 Tampa Bay 9 7 0 (1st)
2008 Tampa Bay 9 7 0 (3rd)

 

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