Brooks was a two-time All-American

durant_brooks_1Birthday: April 15, 1985 (Macon, Ga.)

High School: Tattnall Square Academy (Macon, Ga.); helped lead team to Georgia Independent Schools Association title in 2001.

Height/Weight: 6-foot, 204 pounds

Dorm Days: Posted 45.3 yards per punt in his final year at Georgia Military College before moving on to Georgia Tech; Sixty-eight of his 144 total punts at Georgia Tech landed inside the 20-yard line; Third place in Ray Guy Award standings as a junior; Ranked fourth in the nation in punting average as a senior, as just 19 of his 65 punts were returned; He is a two-time All-American second-teamer.

Go Figure: 57. Brooks racked up 57 punts of 50-plus yards in 2007.

NFL Career: Undrafted. Brooks punted in six games apiece for Green Bay and Washington in 2008, averaging 39.6 yards per punt.

Extra Points: Ray Guy is a friend of the family’s; fellow Ray Guy Award winner Ryan Plackemeier won the punting job over Brooks with the Washington Redskins in 2008.

Brooks’ 76-yard punt

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