Derrick Brooks is a retired linebacker for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2014 after retiring 6 years earlier.
He was born in Penascola, FL in 1973.
Brooks was one of the best defenders of his time. His stats show that clearly; at his retirement he had 24 career forced fumbles and 1,698 combined career tackles. He played his entire career for the Buccs.