A 2012 rookie minicamp tryout player, Brooks earned a spot on Bengals training camp roster, and later to a spot on Cincinnati practice squad ... Signed to team’s 2013 roster ... Played two seasons at Rutgers (2008-09), before transferring to Morgan State for remaining two seasons of eligibility (‘10-11).
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed with Bengals as college free agent on 5-14-12 ... Waived on 8-31-12, and signed 9-1-12 to Bengals practice squad ... Released from Bengals practice squad on 11-6-12 ... Signed to Bengals roster on 1-8-13.
2012 RECAP: Played in all four Bengals preseason games, rushing eight-for-18 with one TD and catching two passes for 13 yards ... Waived on Aug. 31, and signed Sept. 1 to Bengals practice squad ... Released from practice squad after Game 4.
COLLEGE: Rushed 160-for-798 (5.0 average) in two seasons (2008-09) at Rutgers, with 10 TDs ... As a sophomore, played in nine Rutgers games for squad that finished 9-4, rushing 60-for-282 with four TDs ... As a freshman, played in 11 games and was Rutgers’s second-leading rusher, logging 100 carries, 516 yards and six TDs ... In two seasons (2009-10) at Morgan State, rushed 154-for-459 (3.0) with two TDs.
PERSONAL: Hometown is Germantown, Md. ... Attended Seneca Valley High School.
The Bengals open OTAs Tuesday and all eyes are on guys like new veterans Brandon LaFell and draft picks like Nick Vigil. Andy Dalton says it seems like LaFell has been around forever and Vontaze Burfict likes Vigil enough to give him a Pro Bowl nickname.
The Marvin Lewis Golf Classic is a destination point for Bengals alumni north and south and here are a few notes on a napkin from Saturday night’s V.I.P. bash and Sunday’s post-round gathering under the tent at Shaker Run Golf Club in Lebanon, Ohio
A look at the winners of the Marvin Lewis Community Fund’s $20,000 college scholarships to be awarded at Sunday’s Marvin Lewis Golf Classic at Shaker Run Golf Club in Lebanon, Ohio
Bengals coaches, players, staff, alumni, and other celebrities participated in the Marvin Lewis Community Fund Golf Classic's Celebrity Shootout closest to the pin contest. This year's winner was former WR Isaac Curtis. The annual event is a major fundraiser for the MLCF and helps provide college scholarships to deserving youth in the community. This year eight $20,000 scholarships were awarded to students in the Greater Cincinnati area.
Former WR Isaac Curtis speaks to Bengals.com after winning the Celebrity Shootout Closest to the Pin contest at the 2016 Marvin Lewis Community Fund Golf Classic. The annual event is a major fundraiser for the MLCF and helps provide college scholarships to deserving youth in the community. This year eight $20,000 scholarships were awarded to students in the Greater Cincinnati area.