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Harvey, La.
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West Jefferson HS
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Served as an inspiration for the Tigers in 2023 after he was diagnosed with a brain tumor in September after appearing in 2 games … Voted by teammates as a permanent team captain in August, the week of LSU’s season-opener vs. Florida State … Missed the final 10 games of the season after undergoing treatment for brain tumor at St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in Memphis … LSU helmets displayed a No. 3 decal for Greg the week of the Mississippi State game and it remained on the helmets for the rest of the season … LSU also painted the No. 3 on the field in Tiger Stadium to honor Greg … Transferred to LSU for the 2022 season after spending first 3 years at Arkansas … Capped career appearing in 50 games, starting 45 times (14 at LSU, 31 at Arkansas) … Totaled 186 tackles, 17 pass breakups, 6 interceptions, 9.5 tackles for loss, and a sack … Prepped at West Jefferson High School just outside of New Orleans … Helped turnaround an Arkansas program that didn’t win a conference game in 2019 to winning nine games, including a victory over Penn State in the Outback Bowl, in 2021 … Helped the Tigers to a 10-win season and a win over Purdue in the Citrus Bowl in his first year at LSU in 2022.

Appeared in 2 games with 1 start … Diagnosed with a brain tumor in September and missed the remainder of the season … Transported to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in September where he underwent surgery to remove tumor and began treatment … Started season-opener vs. Florida State and played the following week vs. Grambling … Had 8 total tackles and a pair of pass breakups.

Started 13 of the 14 games he appeared in … Ranked fifth on team in total tackles with 66 … Added 3.0 tackles for loss (-11), 3 pass breakups, 2 interceptions and a sack (-3) … Recorded career-high 10 tackles, including a tackle for a 7-yard loss vs. Tennessee … Other high-tackle games came against Texas A&M (8) and Georgia in the SEC Championship Game (7) … Closed out season with 5 tackles, a tackle for a 1-yard loss and an interception in Citrus Bowl win over Purdue … Had 4 tackles, his first career sack (-3) and a pair of pass breakups in win over New Mexico … In 21-17 win over Auburn, returned an interception 30 yards in the fourth quarter to seal the LSU win … The interception came on what turned out to be Auburn’s final possession of the game as LSU was able to run out the clock on its ensuing possession … Had 5 tackles in LSU’s overtime win over Alabama in Tiger Stadium … Started season-opener against Florida State and recorded 5 tackles.

JUNIOR SEASON (2021 at Arkansas)
Played in 13 games with 11 starts in 2021 … Finished year with 48 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss and an interception … Capped season with 4 tackles and an interception in Outback Bowl win over Penn State … Had 4 tackles in win over Texas A&M … Recorded season-high 7 tackles in consecutive games against Georgia and Ole Miss.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2020 at Arkansas)
Played in nine games, making eight starts at nickel back … Logged 39 tackles (22 solo), sixth-most on the team and fourth-most by a defensive back … Also added 3.0 tackles for loss, two interceptions, one pass broken up and two quarterback hurries … Recorded a team-best 79 interception return yards … Recorded Arkansas’ first interception return for a touchdown since 2016, picking off QB K.J. Costello and returning it 69 yards for a touchdown on the game’s first drive in the win at Mississippi State (Oct. 3) … According to Pro Football Focus, played 584 defensive and 115 special teams snaps … Tallied a 58.7 defensive grade and a single-game high grade of 67.9 against Missouri.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2019 at Arkansas)
Started all 12 games at nickel back for the Razorbacks in 2019 … Played in 515 snaps in his debut season, the most of any freshman at Arkansas in 2019 … Recorded 25 total tackles, 13 solo, with three pass breakups, a quarterback hurry and an interception … Earned a coverage grade of 81.6 from Pro Football Focus vs. Missouri … Intercepted first career pass in season-finale against Missouri.

Four-star prospect by Rivals and ESPN at West Jefferson High School … Rated as the No. 35 cornerback in the nation and 18th overall in the state of Louisiana by ESPN … Four-year varsity letterwinner at West Jefferson High School in Harvey, Louisiana … Racked up 55 tackles and five interceptions as a junior in 2017 for the Buccaneers … Father Greg Brooks Sr. played collegiate football as a defensive back for one year at Michigan and three seasons at Southern Miss before being drafted in the sixth round of the 2004 NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals.

Greg Brooks Jr. Career Highs
Tackles: 10 vs. Tennessee, 2022 (at LSU)
Tackles for loss: 1.5 vs. Ole Miss, 2020 (at Arkansas)
Sacks: 1 vs. New Mexico, 2022 (at LSU)
Interceptions: 1, 6x (Last: 1 vs. Purdue, 2023 Citrus Bowl) (at LSU)

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