#9 Greg Brooks Jr.

DB | So | 5-11 | 185 | Harvey, La. | West Jefferson HS

2020 (SOPHOMORE): Recorded Arkansas’ first interception return for a touchdown since 2016, picking off Mississippi State QB K.J. Costello and returning it 69-yards for a touchdown on the game’s first drive in the win at No. 16 Mississippi State (Oct. 3) … Made his second interception of the season and recorded seven total tackles with a career-high 1.5 tackles for loss in the win over Ole Miss (Oct. 17) … Notched 0.5 tackles for loss at No. 8 Texas A&M, making a stop behind the line of the scrimmage for the second straight week … Registered three tackles with a pass broken up in the win over Tennessee (Nov. 7) … Made a season-high five solo tackles at Missouri (Dec. 5).

2019 (FRESHMAN): Started all 12 games at nickel back for the Razorbacks in 2019 … Played in 515 snaps in his debut season, the most of any freshman at Arkansas in 2019 … Recorded 25 total tackles, 13 solo, with three pass breakups, a quarterback hurry and an interception … Notched his first collegiate tackle at Ole Miss on Sept. 7 as part of a four-tackle night … It would be one of two times he tallied three solo stops, also doing so against Western Kentucky on Nov. 9 … Racked up five tackles in the game against WKU, matching a season-high set earlier in the year vs. San Jose State (Sept. 21) … Had at least one tackle in five of the last six games … Did not record a stop against Missouri, but picked off the first pass of the second half against the Tigers on Nov. 29 in Little Rock for his first career interception … Earned a coverage grade of 81.6 from Pro Football Focus vs. Missouri.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-star prospect by Rivals and ESPN … Rated as the No. 35 cornerback in the nation and 18th overall in the state of Louisiana by ESPN … Four-year varsity letterwinner at West Jefferson High School in Harvey, Louisiana … Racked up 55 tackles and five interceptions as a junior in 2017 for the Buccaneers … Father Greg Brooks Sr. played collegiate football as a defensive back for one year at Michigan and three seasons at Southern Miss before being drafted in the sixth round of the 2004 NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals … CHOSE ARKANSAS OVER: Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Missouri, Vanderbilt and others.

PERSONAL: Born Aug. 30, 2001 … Son of Pim Barnes and Gregory Brooks Sr. … Has four siblings, Ava, London, Jada and Paris.