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Joe Brooks
Joe Brooks

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Milwaukee, Wis.

High School:
Marquette

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 315

Position:
OG

Birthdate:
02/28/1981

Experience:
SQ


Ticketed for back-up duty at left guard in 2003, behind veteran Joe Tate . . AS A JUNIOR: Appeared in the first five games of the 2002 season and played 22 minutes...graded out 90 percent or better in three games...scored 97 percent vs. Eastern Michigan in the season opener, tying his career best...played nine minutes against the Eagles and produced three pancakes...logged a career-high 9.5 minutes vs. Rice...slowed by a knee injury during the second half of the season...AS A SOPHOMORE: Saw action in two games (vs. Wisconsin and Missouri) in 2001 and played seven minutes...worked behind William Whitticker at right guard...graded out 97 percent in a 6.5-minute stint in the regular-season finale vs. Missouri...former walk-on awarded a scholarship prior to the 2001 season...AS A FRESHMAN: Did not see game action in 2000...made the switch from defensive tackle to offensive tackle during the season...had three tackles (1 solo, 2 assists) in the 2000 Green-White spring game...1999 SEASON: Redshirted...HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Two-year letterman for Coach Dick Basham at Marquette High School in Milwaukee, playing both defensive and offensive tackle...played in only three games in 1998 before being sidelined for the remainder of the season with a broken leg...won state heavyweight wrestling title as a junior, posting an 11-1 record...son of Joseph and Mary Brooks...born Feb. 22, 1981...majoring in merchandise management.

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