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All-American Jeff Brooks Shines Amongst The Best of NFL Prospects for 2011 Rookie Class
All-American Jeff Brooks High Intensive Training, Great Footwork and Speed Allows Him The Opportunity To Demonstrate His Ability to Compete In The NFL
By: MRE & Associates
Media Relations and Event Management
Date: April 21, 2011
To: All Sports Media Outlets, Editors, Writers and Sports Bloggers
Re: All–American Jeff Brooks
Written by: Ric Saint Anthony
For decades, every spring much hype and anticipation surrounds former collegiate football players who have prepared to make the transition from amateur and athlete to that of professional, along with fans, await the selection of the next season’s class of rookies entering the National Football League via the NFL Draft.
The numbers show that amongst hundreds of schools, it is usually the highly touted players who attended large colleges and universities with high visibility that garner the spotlight. Yet in the midst of all of the hoopla, All-American Jeff Brooks who hails from Miami Florida, and played and graduated with honors from Fayetteville State University, a division II HBCU shines through.
With pro-day scores that are very much comparable with the high profile players that were invited to the NFL Combine and that are currently on the draft board, one can’t help but wonder if Jeff Brooks will end up being selected or signed based on his ability to compete in the NFL. Or, will he be overlooked because he played at a division II HBCU?
As a part of my research for my untitled documentary, I had the opportunity to catch up Jeff Brooks after he and some potential first-and second round picks, for whose names I won’t mention simply because they have garnered enough attention, completed a long day at the Miami Dolphins Complex.
When asked how the day transpired, here’s what Jeff Brooks had t say:
RSA: Jeff what can you tell me about what happen today?
JB: Well, let me first say that I thank God that my hard work, preparation and dedication, has paved way for this opportunity to present itself.
But to answer your question, I along with some very high profile players were first greeted by player personnel, we met the GM, we were introduced to coaches and took a tour of the facility, and we changed into workout gear and set out to do a host of drills. Everything was very organized.
RSA: How do you think that you faired during the drills and did you feel any intimidation around any of the other players, being that you were the only player who attended a division II school?
JB: I was very pleased with the skills that I showed today. Although I worked out with both groups, I spent most of my time with the defense. I feel as though I brought the same high intensity performance as I did on my pro-day. I showed great footwork, speed and toughness.
As far as the intimidation question goes, “Pure Point Blank” the answer is no, why should I, I’m just as prepared to be here.
RSA: How do you feel about flying under the NFL’s radar?
JB: It’s because of that fact that I stay on my workout regime, regardless of what the situation is I have to remain ready because anything can happen at any time.
When asked what’s next? Brooks responded by saying, “Once again, I’ll be preparing myself mentally and physically for the opportunity to play professional football”. My regimen has not changed. “Pure, Point, Blank.”
Questions regarding this release or Jeff Brooks may be directed towards Monica Emery at 661 202-5457 or via email at mremediaworks@