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Derrick Brooks: Hall of Fame facts and figures

• Derrick Brooks is the 24th linebacker inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the fourth player from Florida State, joining CB Deion Sanders, WR Fred Biletnikoff and fellow 2014 classmate T Walter Jones.
Updated: 6 mins ago
The greatest Buccaneer of all time

The greatest Buccaneer of all time

At his Tampa home, he still has all his notebooks from all those game weeks for all those seasons with the Buccaneers, from the first to the last, always the details, every line highlighted.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Sapp: You won’t find a better man than Brooks

Sapp: You won’t find a better man than Brooks

Editor’s note: Warren Sapp was Derrick Brooks’ teammate for nine seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2013, and is an analyst for the NFL Network.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Leaner MLB Foster adjusts to Bucs’ new defense

Leaner MLB Foster adjusts to Bucs’ new defense

TAMPA — An argument can be made that Lovie Smith’s initial rise through the NFL coaching ranks was due at least in some small part to the quality of the middle linebackers he worked with at each stop.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Video: Brooks’ ‘joy’ over learning of Hall induction

Video: Brooks’ ‘joy’ over learning of Hall induction

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Derrick Brooks will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame during a ceremony on Sat., Aug. 2, in Canton, Ohio. Recently, Brooks sat down for an interview with TBO Seen reporter Olivia Stacey and shared h...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Video: Brooks' legacy extends much farther than '55'

Video: Brooks' legacy extends much farther than '55'

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Derrick Brooks will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame during a ceremony on Sat., Aug. 2, in Canton, Ohio. Recently, Brooks sat down for an interview with TBO Seen reporter Olivia Stacey and shared h...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Video: Brooks part of history after joining Bucs

Video: Brooks part of history after joining Bucs

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Derrick Brooks will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame during a ceremony on Sat., Aug. 2, in Canton, Ohio. Recently, Brooks sat down for an interview with TBO Seen reporter Olivia Stacey and shared h...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Gruden: The bigger the game, the bigger Brooks played

Gruden: The bigger the game, the bigger Brooks played

Editor’s note: ESPN “Monday Night Football’’ analyst Jon Gruden coached Derrick Brooks for the final seven seasons of his 14-year career with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Dungy: Brooks has ability to lift others to greatness

Dungy: Brooks has ability to lift others to greatness

Editor’s note: Tony Dungy was Derrick Brooks’ head coach with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 1996 to 2001. Dungy, a Tampa resident who won Super Bowl XLI with the Colts in 2007, is a football analyst with NBC Sports.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Before Bucs, Brooks established Garnet and Gold Era

Before Bucs, Brooks established Garnet and Gold Era

TAMPA — There’s Deion, of course. There’s Charlie Ward, the program’s first Heisman Trophy winner. There’s probably Jameis Winston, too, even with a smaller sample size.
Updated: 6 hours ago
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