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Derrick Brooks Speaker Profile

Former Linebacker for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

  • Derrick Brooks Speaker
Football Celebrities, Hall of Famers
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Corporate Appearances, Speaking Engagements, Autograph Signings, Endorsements, Meet & Greets and Keynote Speeches
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Derrick Brooks Biography

NFL veteran linebacker, Derrick Brooks was born April 18, 1973 in Pensacola, Florida. He was drafted by the Buccaneers 28th overall in the 1995 NFL Draft. He played college football at Florida State.

An 11-time Pro Bowl selection and nine-time All-Pro, Brooks was named AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 2002. He earned a Super Bowl ring with the Buccaneers in Super Bowl XXXVII.

Brooks has long been considered one of the premier linebackers in the NFL, as respected off the field as he is feared on it. He was selected to the Pro Bowl every year from 1997 to 2006, but his 10-year streak ended in 2007, as he did not make the 2007 Pro Bowl. He was selected to the 2009 Pro Bowl, his eleventh selection. Brooks is one of 5 players in history to be voted to 10 Pro Bowls, named Defensive Player of the Year, and be a Super Bowl Champion. The other 4 are Mike Singletary, Reggie White, Lawrence Taylor, and Ray Lewis. He has also been named All-Pro 9 times. Brooks currently leads all defensive players in consecutive starts, surpassing the 200 start mark late in the 2007 season.

Brooks also was named NFL Defensive Player of the Year by the Associated Press in 2002. That year, Brooks returned three interceptions for touchdowns in the regular season, an NFL record for linebackers, and also returned a fumble for a score, for a total of an NFL record 4 defensive touchdowns at the OLB position. In Super Bowl XXXVII, his 44-yard interception return for a touchdown ensured a victory for the Buccaneers.

Brooks earned 2006 Pro Bowl MVP honors by returning a Trent Green pass 59 yards for a touchdown, leading the NFC to a win. He has also won the Bart Starr Award in 2004 for his off the field accomplishments in the Tampa Bay community.

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Former NFL Player Derrick Brooks was the Guest Speaker at the Southern League All Star Luncheon

Posted on 7 July 2017 | 2:08 pm

derrick-brooksFormer Tampa Bay Buccaneers star Derrick Brooks was the guest speaker at the Southern League All-Star Luncheon that happened on June 20 in Pensacola, Florida. The event took place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Skopelos as New World and tickets to get in were going for a price of $50 per person. Brooks was thrilled to be asked to be a part of this special event and to return to his...[Read More]

Derrick Brooks Named Speaker at 4th Annual “Leadership in Action” Speaker Series Event

Posted on 22 January 2015 | 5:28 pm

Derrick Brooks Speaking FeePro Football Hall of Famer Derrick Brooks has been named the keynote speaker for the 4th Annual Leadership in Action Speaker Series Event, which will be held at the Margarete Heye Great Room in Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, Florida on January 21, 2015. The event will take place from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m., and will feature a variety of speakers, with Brooks serving as the...[Read More]

Bucs Legend Derrick Brooks Delivers Keynote at the Annual Equal Opportunity Day Gala

Posted on 26 September 2014 | 4:43 pm

Derrick Brooks SpeakingTampa Bay Buccaneers legend Derrick Brooks was the keynote speaker at the Pinellas County Urban League's annual Equal Opportunity Day gala on September 18, 2014. During his speech the newly inducted Pro Football Hall of Famer encouraged the sold out crowd of over 500 to actively participate in making their community better and invest their time to enhance the lives of...[Read More]

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