2018 Football Roster

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Nate Brooks

9 Nate Brooks

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  • Hometown
    Whitehouse, TX
  • Highschool
    Whitehouse HS


• Was a semifinalist for the Paycom Jim Thorpe Award
• Tied for the team lead with five interceptions (ranks seventh in FBS), has posted 61 tackles and nine pass break-ups in 12 appearances, all starts
• Posted seven stops in the regular season finale, a win at UTSA on 11/24
• Equaled a season high with eight tackles and added his fifth interception of the season in the win vs. Florida Atlantic on 11/15
• Had a season-high eight tackles, one of which was for loss on 11/10 at Old Dominion
• Recorded seven stops, one tackle for loss and a pair of pass break-ups in the win vs. Rice on 10/27
• Posted four stops, forced and recovered a fumble on 10/20 at UAB
• Had three tackles, a pass break-up and a tackle for loss in the win on 10/13 vs. Southern Miss
• Recorded his fourth interception on the season, a pass break-up and added six stops in the win at UTEP on 10/6
• Posted three pass break-ups and five tackles on 9/29 vs. Louisiana Tech
• Had three tackles in the win at Liberty on 9/22
• Tied his career high with two interceptions in the win at Arkansas on 9/15, while also adding six tackles and a pass break-up
• Recorded his first interception of the season, and first since 11/19/16 vs. Southern Miss, and added two tackles in the win vs. Incarnate Word on 9/8
• Got the start at CB in the win vs. SMU on 9/1, recording a pair of tackles

• Finished with 31 tackles (24 solo), 0.5 for loss with two pass break-ups in 12 appearances, eight of which were starts at corner
• Made two tackles in the Conference USA Championship Game at Florida Atlantic
• Made one tackle on 11/25 in the win at Rice
• Made five tackles in the win vs. Army West Point on 11/18
• Made a season-high eight stops on 11/11 in the win vs. UTEP
• Made one tackle at La Tech in the win on 11/4
• Had a pass break-up at Florida Atlantic on 10/21
• Made four tackles in the win over UAB on 9/23
• Made a season-high six tackles on 9/16 at Iowa
• Made three total tackles and had a pass breakup at SMU on 9/9
• Posted one tackle (0.5 TFL) in a start on 9/2 vs. Lamar

• Preseason All-Conference USA selection

• All-Conference USA Honorable Mention
• Recorded 57 total tackles (36 solo) with a team-high four interceptions, a sack, two forced fumbles, two tackles for loss and four pass break-ups in 13 appearances, all of which were starts at corner
• Made five tackles (two solo) on 12/27 vs. Army in the Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl
• Posted four stops at UTEP on 11/26
• Earned C-USA Defensive Player of the Week honors when he intercepted a pair of passes, recorded six tackles (three solo), forced a fumble, had a pass break-up and a tackle for loss in the win on 11/19 vs. Southern Miss
• Made three tackles at WKU on 11/12
• Tied for the team-lead in tackles vs. La Tech on 11/5, with seven
• Had four stops on 10/29 at UTSA
• Made five tackles and intercepted his second pass of the season late in the fourth quarter at Army on 10/22
• Had four tackles in the win vs. Marshall on 10/8
• Posted three tackles on 10/1 vs. MTSU
• Had five tackles (two solo), his first career sack, and broke up a pass in the double OT win on 9/24 at Rice
• Led the team with tackles at No. 23 Florida with eight (seven solo), had his first career interception and forced a fumble on 9/17
• Posted two tackles vs. Bethune-Cookman on 9/10
• Made his season debut on 9/3 vs. SMU, starting at corner and making one tackle

• Played in 10 games for the Mean Green, starting each of the last seven games of the season, including his first career start against WKU
• Totaled 38 tackles, including 27 solo, with 3.5 tackles for loss, three pass break-ups and three passes defended
• Made his first career start against WKU, and along with fellow true freshman Ashton Preston, they became the first freshman duo to start at cornerback since 2006
• Totaled nine tackles, including 2.5 for loss, and broke up two passes vs. WKU
• Finished with a career-high and team-leading 11 tackles against UTSA

High School:
• Was rated a three-star prospect by ESPN.com.
• Named to the 2014 ETSN.fm East Texas Football Super Team Second-Team
• Played offense and defense his senior season and was a second-team all-district 16-5A selection at the utility position
• Ran for 289 yards and six touchdowns while throwing for 751 yards and five touchdowns
• On defense Brooks had 41 tackles, three interceptions, six PBUs and one defensive touchdown
• On offense for the year Brooks had 1,040 yards of total offense
• Was a team captain
• As a junior, Brooks was a first-team all-district 16-4A selection at safety when he intercepted four passes and had 53 tackles


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