2013: Moved from safety to running back in the spring of 2013 ... played in 12 games with one start against Memphis in the backfield ... seventh on the team in rushing with 20 attempts for 78 yards ... had his first career touchdown, a one-yard plunge, in the regular-season finale against SMU ... had career highs in rushing attempts (8) and rushing yards (33) against the Mustangs ... had one reception for six yards vs. USF ... had one kick return for 13 yards vs. SMU ... also had five special teams tackles on the year, all on kickoff cover.
2012: Played in 10 games with four starts, three at strong safety and one at free safety ... had 11-tackle games against East Carolina and Marshall ... forced fumbles against Texas State and North Texas while recovering a fumble against Texas State ... picked off third career pass against North Texas ... broke up passes against Texas State and UTEP.
2011: Played in 14 games, making nine starts ... Really finished his sophomore campaign with a push, recording a career-high tying 10 stops vs. Penn State in the 2012 TicketCity Bowl ... Also had 10 stops vs. East Carolina ... Broke up three passes and also forced and recovered a pair of fumbles ... Forced a critical fumble at Tulsa ... Led all defensive backs with 75 tackles, 39 of which were solo stops.
2010: Played in 10 games, starting one ... tied for game-high honors with 11 tackles, including three solo stops, against Texas State during the season opener... also forced a fumble and returned a kickoff seven yards against the Bobcats... assisted on two tackles against UTEP...made his first career interception against Memphis...returned the pick for 23 yards, also had 4 tackles, including one solo stop against the Tigers ... Posted six tackles at Southern Miss ... started the final game of the season and posted nine tackles and an interception.
High School: 3-star recruit by Rivals.com at Atascocita High... No. 72 safety by ESPN... Touchdown Club of Houston Defensive Player of the Year Finalist... Houston Chronicle First-Team All-Houston... Houston Chronicle First-Team All-District... Maxpreps.com First-Team All-District... TexasPrepInsider.com Greater Houston First-Team Defense... rushed for 546 yards and eight touchdowns and recorded two interceptions.
Personal:Majoring in sociology.
Kent Brooks' Career Bests
Rushing Attempts: 8, SMU (2013)
Rushing Yards:33, SMU (2013)
Rushing Touchdowns: 1, SMU (2013)
Long Rush:11, Vanderbilt (2013)
Receptions:1, USF (2913)
Receiving Yards:6, USF (2013)
Long Receptions:6, USF (2013)
PBU:1, 4x, last vs Texas State (2012)
Tackles: 11, 3x, last vs. Marshall (2012)
Tackles for loss: 0.5, Georgia State (2011)
Forced Fumbles: 1, 5x, last vs. North Texas (2012)
Fumbles Recovered: 1, 3x, last vs. Texas State (2012)
Interceptions: 1,3x, last vs. North Texas (2012)