This Derrick Brooks autograph is boldly signed in black Sharpie pen on this Florida State mini helmet and has been authenticated by the world's premier autograph authentication service - JSA. This item comes with matching JSA Certificate.
Derrick Brooks is an American former football linebacker who played in the National Football League (NFL) for fourteen seasons. He played college football for Florida State University, and was twice recognized as a consensus All-American. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the first round of the 1995 NFL Draft, where he played his entire professional career. An eleven-time Pro Bowl selection and nine-time All-Pro, Brooks was named AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 2002, and earned a championship ring with the Buccaneers in Super Bowl XXXVII. Later, he was elected to the 2000s all decade defensive team. He was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2014.
Career highlights and awards
Super Bowl champion (XXXVII)
11× Pro Bowl (1997–2006, 2008)
5× First-team All-Pro (1999, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005)
4× Second-team All-Pro (1997, 1998, 2001, 2003)
Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year (2000)
NFL Defensive Player of the Year (2002)
NFL 2000s All-Decade Team
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ring of Honor
Tampa Bay Buccaneers No. 55 retired
2× Consensus All-American (1993, 1994)
Bowl Coalition national champion (1993)
Florida State Seminoles No. 10 retired
USA Today High School All-American (1990)