#89 Matt Brooks
At Santa Margarita: Speed Eagle, Iron Eagle, Power Eagle,
and 800 Pound club; will start at corner and rotate at receiver; was the
JV Special Teams MVP; and Varsity Defensive Rookie of the Year; has run
a 4.15 pro agility, a 4.56 in the 40; benches 235 and squats 355.
Matt was once again selected to the All-Sea View League Team for his work at cornerback. Brooks registered four tackles at Newport Harbor to raise his total to 24. He also has a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and seven passes broken up this year. two tackles, a pass broken up, and one reception for 19 yards against Katella. Against El Toro, Matt caught a season high two passes and added a tackle on defense as well. Brooks picked off his third pass and had two tackles vs. Woodbridge in Week 9. Matt had interceptions vs. Newport Harbor and Servite, and a career high six tackles at Fountain Valley. At Durango, Brooks was named Defensive Player of the Game. In Week 1, he registered a 93% grade on defense, collected three tackles, recovered a fumble, and added a 33-yard reception. Has six catches for 82 yards on the season.
In 1996, he caught 3 passes for 50 yards including a 28-yard Td vs. Servite. Matt collected 59 tackles, and added a team leading four forced fumbles to be named Defensive Rookie of the Year and All-Sea View League. Brooks has a 4.15 pro agility time and a 4.55 40-time.