Barrett Brooks
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Personal information
Born: (1972-05-05) May 5, 1972 (age 50)
St. Louis, Missouri
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:325 lb (147 kg)
Career information
High school:Florissant (MO) McCluer North
College:Kansas State
NFL Draft:1995 / Round: 2 / Pick: 58
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games Played:118
Games Started:62
Fumble Recoveries:3

Barrett Charles Brooks[1] (born May 5, 1972 in St. Louis, Missouri) is a former American football offensive tackle. He recently played for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. He was part of their Super Bowl XL win against the Seattle Seahawks. He attended and played college football at Kansas State University.

High school years

Brooks attended McCluer North High School in Florissant, Missouri and was a student and a letterman in football and basketball. In football, he was an All-State Honorable Mention selection.[citation needed]

College years

Barrett attended Kansas State University[2] and became a member of Omega Psi Phi fraternity, Delta Delta chapter.[citation needed]

Professional career

Philadelphia Eagles

Brooks played his first four years in the NFL with the Philadelphia Eagles, starting for the first three of those years.

Detroit Lions

Brooks then went to the Detroit Lions in 1999.

New York Giants

He played the 2002 season for the New York Giants.

Pittsburgh Steelers

Brooks reached his final destination when he played for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Brooks suffered a quad injury during the final preseason game of 2006. He was placed on the injured reserve and missed the season as a result.

Personal life

He is married to his wife, Sonji. They have five children: Jasmine Johnson, Romel Brooks, Asia Johnson, Izreal Brooks, and Chyna Brooks. He and his family reside in Voorhees Township, New Jersey.[3]


  1. ^ "Brooks on Pro-Football-Reference". Archived from the original on 2013-02-01. Retrieved 2007-12-17.
  2. ^ "Barrett Brooks". The Youth Alliance. The Youth Alliance. Retrieved 4 January 2018.
  3. ^ Staff. "Former Eagle Brooks in super situation with Steelers", Philadelphia Daily News, February 3, 2006. Accessed March 17, 2011. "Brooks still lives in the Philadelphia area. He and his family live in Voorhees N.J."