Out of all the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Derrick Brooks was one guy who never complained and did his job season after season. It's no wonder he made it on his first try on the ballot. Brooks combined great speed with the ability to make plays when it counted.
Brooks played on a great defense that won a Super Bowl and he was a big reason they won. Brooks will be remembered as a classy guy who put team first. Off the field he was just as classy doing many good things in his community. Derrick Brooks was a great choice for the Pro Football Hall Of Fame.