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Junior who was a primary backup in 2013 as one of the team’s most physical running backs ... has 365 yards on 74 carries and two touchdowns along with nine receptions for 92 yards and one touchdown in 204 snaps over 18 games in his career.

2014: Redshirted ... suffered a foot injury in the preseason and missed the season.

2013: Had 246 yards on 48 carries and two touchdowns along with six receptions for 83 yards and one touchdown in 139 snaps over 10 games ... had 20 yards on three carries and a 31-yard receiving touchdown against No. 5 Georgia on Aug. 31; it was his first career touchdown ... had 31 yards on six carries against SC State on Sept. 7 ... had 17 yards on five carries at NC State on Sept. 19 ... had 24 yards and a touchdown on five carries and a six-yard reception against Wake Forest on Sept. 28 ... had a team-high 46 yards and a touchdown on nine carries along with a 24-yard reception at Syracuse on Oct. 5 ... had 42 yards on six carries and a 14-yard reception against Boston College on Oct. 12 ... had 18 yards on six carries and two receptions for eight yards against No. 5 Florida State on Oct. 19 ... had 36 carries on seven carries at Maryland on Oct. 26 ... had 51 yards on six carries in the Spring Game.

2012: Had 119 yards on 26 carries and three receptions for nine yards in 65 snaps over eight games ... had nine yards on seven carries and a two-yard reception against Ball State on Sept. 8; it was his first career game ... had 47 yards on six carries against Furman on Sept. 15 ... had 62 yards on 12 carries and two receptions for seven yards at Duke on Nov. 3 ... enrolled in January.

Before Clemson: Rated as the No. 129 player in the nation by Tom Lemming ... No. 15 athlete in the nation by Rivals.com ... No. 15 running back in the nation and No. 1 player in Arkansas by Rivals.com ... No. 22 athlete in the nation and No. 3 player in Arkansas by 247Sports.com ... No. 35 wide receiver in the nation and No. 3 player in Arkansas by ESPN ... No. 42 wide receiver in the nation by Scout.com ... No. 1 player in Arkansas by SuperPrep ... played at Jonesboro Senior High School, where he was a running back and wideout ... had an injury-plagued senior season, but still had 650 rushing yards and nine touchdowns along with five receiving touchdowns ... had 28 receptions as a senior ... had 1,358 yards on 180 carries and 15 touchdowns along with 33 receptions for 211 yards as a junior ... had 38 receptions for 769 yards and five touchdowns as a sophomore ... first Tiger from the state of Arkansas since 1976 (Steve Carr); Carr did not play in a game, therefore Brooks became the first Tiger from Arkansas on record to play in a game ... coached by Randy Coleman at Jonesboro Senior High School ... recruited by Chad Morris.

Personal: Majoring in sociology ... born Feb. 1, 1993.


*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

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