Chet Brooks
Born: (1966-01-01) January 1, 1966 (age 56)
Midland, Texas
Career information
CollegeTexas A&M
High schoolDallas Carter (Dallas, Texas)
NFL draft1988 / Round: 11 / Pick 303
Career history
As player
1988–1990San Francisco 49ers

Terrance Donnell Brooks (born January 1, 1966 in Midland, Texas) is a former safety who played 3 seasons for the San Francisco 49ers in the National Football League. He started in Super Bowl XXIV. During his college years, he coined the name "Wrecking Crew" for the Texas A&M University football team defense.[1]

Brooks suffered a career-ending injury during the 49ers' game vs. the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on November 4, 1990.


  1. ^ Griffin, Tim (2008-07-28). "Revisiting the 'Wrecking Crew' and 'Blackshirts'". ESPN. Archived from the original on 2008-09-20. Retrieved 2008-12-03.