Jimmy Brooks

Jimmy  Brooks


Ripley, Miss.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 270




2005: Played in all 11 games, starting six ... Finished with five receptions for 25 yards ... Earned fourth letter ... vs. Wyoming (9/24): Hauled in a career high two passes for three yards ... vs. Kentucky (10/22): Recorded one catch for five yards ... vs. LSU (11/19): Made one reception for seven yards ... Spring 2005: After starting two games at tight end last season, ended spring No. 1 at the spot ... Caught one pass for 12 yards in Red-Blue game.

2004: Appeared in all 11 games, drawing two starts at tight end when the Rebels opened in a two, tight-end set against Vanderbilt (9/18) and Arkansas State (10/2) ... Was awarded his third letter ... vs. Vanderbilt (9/18): Started at tight end as Ole Miss opened in a two, tight-end set ... Helped pave the way for junior RB Vashon Pearson's 111-yard rushing effort ... at Wyoming (9/25): Ole Miss generated a season-high 567 yards of total offense ... The Rebels recorded 221 yards rushing, including 139 yards by Pearson in what was his second straight 100-yard rushing performance ... vs. Arkansas State (10/2): Helped Pearson record his third consecutive 100-yard rushing game, netting 129 yards on 24 carries ... vs. Mississippi State (11/27): As a blocker, helped Ole Miss record a season-high 283 yards rushing in the 20-3 win.

2003: Appeared in all 13 games, drawing four starts at tight end ... Drew his first career start in the season opener ... Caught two passes for 13 yards ... Earned his second letter ... vs. Louisiana-Monroe (9/13): Helped Ole Miss total 225 yards rushing as the Rebels gained 612 yards of total offense in the 59-14 win over the Indians ... vs. Texas Tech (9/27): Caught his first career pass on a five-yard reception from Eli Manning in the third quarter ... at Florida (10/4): Ole Miss recorded 485 yards in the 20-17 win over the No. 24 Gators ... Helped the Rebels generate 223 yards rushing, including 107 by Ronald McClendon to give Ole Miss its first 100-yard rusher in 16 games ... vs. Arkansas State (10/11): Helped the offense post the eighth-highest single-game output in school history with 582 yards of total offense in the 55-0 win ... vs. Alabama (10/18): Ole Miss recorded 216 yards rushing to post its third game this season with over 200 yards on the ground ... vs. Arkansas (10/25): Caught one pass for a season-long eight yards ... vs. South Carolina (11/1): Helped the Rebels total 538 yards of total offense in the 43-40 win, marking the fourth time this season Ole Miss has recorded over 500 yards of offense in a game ... The 43 points was also the Rebels' fifth game of 40 or more points to set a school single-season record for 40-point games ... Cotton Bowl (1/2): Helped pave the way for Ole Miss to total 190 rushing yards, including 133 by Tremaine Turner ... Spring 2003: Caught 17-yard TD pass from Eli Manning in Red-Blue spring game.

2002: Appeared in 4-of-13 games, seeing action versus UL-Monroe (8/31), Memphis (9/7), Arkansas State (10/12) and in the MainStay Independence Bowl versus Nebraska (12/27) ... Earned his first letter ... Credited with a half-sack (-2 yards) versus Memphis (9/7) ... Had one tackle for -4 yards and recovered a fumble in the Red-Blue Game.

2001: Did not see action and was redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned second team All-State and first team All-Division honors during senior season as Ripley finished 13-2, losing in Class 3A state championship game ... Named to The Clarion-Ledger's Top 40 List ... PrepStar magazine rated him as the Southeast's No. 16 defensive line prospect ... Selected to play in the 2001 Bernard Blackwell Classic, the Mississippi High School All-Star Game ... Was credited with 130 tackles, two interceptions, two fumble recoveries, four pass deflections, and five QB sacks as a senior ... Averaged seven tackles per game during junior season ... Coached in high school by Terry Allen ... Earned four letters in football as a defensive end-middle linebacker, starting all four years ... Played defensive end first three years before moving to middle linebacker when Ripley switched to 4-3.

PERSONAL: Son of Marilyn Collier and Jimmy Brooks ... Full name is Jimmy Ray Brooks Jr. ... Born: February 6, 1983 ... Majoring in Criminal Justice.


Year G-S Rec Yds TD Lg Avg.
2003 13-3 2 13 0 8 6.5
2005 11-6 5 25 0 10 5.0
TOTALS 39-9 7 38 0 10 5.4


2002 4-0 0 1 1 0.5-2 0.5-2 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 28-4 0 1 1 0.5-2 0.5-2 0 0 0 0 0 0

RECEPTIONS: 2, vs. Wyoming (9/24/05) RECEIVING YARDS: 10, at Mississippi State (11/26/05)
LONG RECEPTION: 10, at Mississippi State (11/26/05)
TACKLES: 1, vs. Memphis (9/7/02)
TFLs: 0.5, vs. Memphis (9/7/02)
QB SACKS: 0.5, vs. Memphis (9/7/02)

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