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Brandon Brooks
G #79
Miami (Ohio)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Offensive Line
TOTAL 80 74
2017 PHI 16 16
2016 PHI 14 14
2015 HOU 14 14
2014 HOU 15 15
2013 HOU 15 15
2012 HOU 6 0

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TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans in the third round (76th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft...Signed by Texans on July 24, 2012.
TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans in the third round (76th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft...Signed by Texans on July 24, 2012.

Madden Most Valuable Protectors Award (Week 13, 2012)

Became the full-time starter at right guard in 2013 after finishing 2012 strong
Has played in 36 career games with 30 starts
Has blocked for two 1,000-yard rushers

2014 (Houston 15/15):
Started all 15 games he played in at right guard
Started at right guard vs. Washington (9/7), at Oakland (9/14), at New York Giants (9/21), vs. Buffalo (9/28) and at Dallas (10/5)
Inactive in Week 6
Started at right guard at Pittsburgh (10/20), at Tennessee (10/26), vs. Philadelphia (11/2), at Cleveland (11/16), vs. Cincinnati (11/23), vs. Tennessee (11/30), at Jacksonville (12/7), at Indianapolis (12/14), vs. Baltimore (12/21) and vs. Jacksonville (12/28)

2013 (Houston 15/15):
Started 15 games at right guard
Made his first career start and helped block for an offense that totaled 449 yards at San Diego (9/9) in Week 1
Helped pave the way for 172 yards on the ground vs. Tennessee (9/15) in Week 2
Was inactive due to a toe injury at San Francisco (10/6)
Blocked for an offense that produced a season-high 483 yards vs. Indianapolis (11/3) in Week 9
Helped pave the way for a ground game that produced a franchise-record four rushing touchdowns vs. New England (12/1) in Week 13

2012 (Houston 6/0, 2/0):
Saw action as a reserve guard in the final six games of his rookie season as well as two playoff games
Inactive for the first 10 games of the season
Made his NFL debut on special teams at Detroit (11/22)
Helped pave the way for Arian Foster to rush for 140 yards while not allowing Matt Schaub to be sacked in the AFC Wild Card Playoff vs. Cincinnati (1/5/13)

Started 41-of-45 games he played at Miami (Ohio), 15 at left guard, 14 at left tackle and 12 at right guard
Registered 287 knockdowns and 47 touchdown-resulting blocks
Had touchdown-resulting blocks on 35 of the Redhawks’ 40 rushing touchdowns in his career
Three-time All-Mid-American Conference second-team selection
Shifted to right guard for his senior campaign, starting all 12 games
Earned All-MAC second-team recognition as a junior, despite playing in only seven games
Started all 12 games at left tackle and earned All-MAC second-team honors as a sophomore as he was credited with 12 touchdown-resulting blocks
Named the RedHawks’ Freshman of the Year, starting all 12 games at left guard with 70 knockdowns
Redshirted as a freshman in 2007
Psychology major

Attended Riverside University High School (Milwaukee, Wis.) where he played both offense and defense
Named two-time team MVP and team captain as a senior in high school, leading the team to an 11-2 record and a berth in the state playoffs
Also lettered in basketball and baseball

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    (10:12) Posted May 20, 2015

    Right guard Brandon Brooks joined Texans Radio to discuss his offseason, 2015 and much more.

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    Right guard Brandon Brooks interned at a bank this offseason, and shared about his unique experience.

  • 1-on-1 with OL Brandon Brooks

    (4:59) Posted Jul 3, 2012

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  • Rookie Brooks on O-line reps, future

    (1:24) Posted Jun 10, 2012

    Third-round offensive lineman Brandon Brooks shared his thoughts on how he's progressed in OTA's, what it's been like with the first-team and who he emulated as a youngster.