Texans Top 20 of 2013: #8 Brandon Brooks

In this series, we look at the top 20 Houston Texans of the 2013 season.    #8 In his first full season as a starter, offensive guard Brandon Brooks did not disappoint for the Houston Texans. The 6-5 and 335 lbs. second year player out of Miami (OH) worked on dropping his weight because when he arrived his rookie season to Houston he was pushing 350 lbs. With an impressive off...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

SOTT Talks to Brandon Brooks

We caught up with rookie offensive guard Brandon Brooks took some time out to talk about his early impressions of camp, the influence of the veterans and his relationship with Rashad Butler and Derek Newton.   Listen to the exclusive interview with Brooks here.   You can follow Patrick on Twitter.  He is the Editor of State of the Texans and is a draft analyst on Sideline Scouting.
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August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Worth the weight

HOUSTON The sweets have been eliminated and the carbohydrates intake dramatically reduced. In their place are rational rations of proteins and vegetables, staples for anyone considered body conscious. Texans rookie guard Brandon Brooks needed to make dietary adjustments. Texans coach Gary Kubiak called him to the carpet earlier this summer for being overweight, and before the narrative...
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August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Ink G Brandon Brooks, Final Unsigned Rookie

Shortly after draft mate WR DeVier Posey signed with the Houston Texans last night, the team finally wrapped up rookie contract negotiations by coming to terms with third round offensive guard Brandon Brooks. Similar to Posey, Brooks signed a four-year deal worth $2.8 million that includes a signing bonus of just over $617K, as was first reported by Mark Berman of Fox 26. Brooks’...
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July 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Rookie Brandon Brooks Signs with Texans

Per source: Texans reach contract agreement with guard Brandon Brooks, 3rd round pick from Miami (Ohio) — Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) July 24, 2012         According to Houston Fox Sports, Mark Berman, the Houston Texans have agreed with their 3rd round draft pick (76th overall) offensive guard, Brandon Brooks to his rookie deal. It will be a 4-year deal for the rookie...
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July 23, 2012  |  Discuss

To the Penny: Brooks and Posey Contract Situations

With rookies reporting to training camp in 5 days, the Houston Texans are working hard to bring in their last two unsigned rookie 3rd round draft picks, DeVier Posey (68th overall) and Brandon Brooks (76th overall). The other Texans rookies are all signed and ready to go for camp, but if there were any two that don’t need to take it to the last hour it would be both Posey and...
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July 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Texans disappointed with Brandon Brooks’ weight at minicamp

The Texans drafted Brandon Brooks in the 3rd round of the 2012 NFL Draft with the intention of having him compete with career backup Antoine Caldwell to replace Mike Brisiel at right guard. Brooks is not the prototypical zone offensive lineman because of his large size (340 pounds or so), but he ran a sub 5 40 at his Pro Day and the Texans took him anyway, acknowledging that they’re...
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June 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Brooks a big presence for the Texans O-Line

By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) -- Listed at 346 pounds, Houston rookie guard Brandon Brooks outweighs anyone else on the team and is the heaviest player to ever suit up for the Texans. Houston normally favors offensive linemen who are a bit smaller than the third-round pick, though they have said they don't see his size as a hindrance and insist he can do everything...
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June 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Rookie Brooks a big presence on Houston o-line

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer Listed at 346 pounds Houston rookie guard Brandon Brooks outweighs anyone else on the team and is the heaviest player to ever suit up for the Texans. Houston normally favors offensive linemen who are a bit smaller than the third-round pick, but they don't see his size as a hindrance and insist...
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June 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Brandon Brooks will be given an opportunity to start for Texans

The Texans have had one of the best and most underrated offensive lines in the league over the past few years, propelling Arian Foster and Ben Tate to form the league’s most deadly running back duo, and helping protect Matt Schaub. Their scheme is a big part of the reason why, but also the continuity and how well the players fit the scheme is huge. Duane Brown, Wade Smith, Chris...
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May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

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