The Houston Texans have signed third-round draft pick Brandon Brooks.
The 6-foot-5, 346-pound guard is the eighth and final draft pick to sign a contract with Houston heading into the start of training camp on Saturday.
Brooks the 76th overall pick out of Miami (Ohio). He started 41 of 45 games for the Redhawks on the offensive line.
Brooks was named to the Mid-American Conference...
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July 24, 2012
HOUSTON These things are rarely straightforward. No number of mock drafts or educated guesses could prepare even the most ardent Texans fans for the maneuvers executed on Day 2 of the NFL Draft.
After making the obvious play in the first round Thursday in selecting Illinois defensive end Whitney Mercilus 26th overall, the Texans traded out of the second round on Friday, acquiring...
The Houston Texans have filled another need, picking offensive lineman Brandon Brooks out of Miami, Ohio.
The 6-foot-4,353-pound Brooks started 41 of 45 games for the Redhawks and split time at guard and tackle.
Houston cut right tackle Eric Winston and lost right guard Mike Brisiel in free agency. Antoine Caldwell is tabbed as the new starter at right guard, and Rashad Butler...
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April 27, 2012
Miami Ohio Guard Brandon Brooks will be making a pre draft visit to Pittsburgh. Brooks’ name has been muttered a lot during draft season. He seems to be a guy who is really on the Steelers radar. The Steelers worked him out at his Pro Day and now are having him in for a visit.
Brooks is a mammoth of a man. He is 6’5 and 345 pounds. He does not look like a 345 pound...