Brooks, a native of Maryville, Tennessee, spent the last three seasons at SMU as a strength coach after three seasons at Clemson (2012-14).
In 2014, Brooks served as an offensive player development assistant, and in his three seasons at Clemson, the Tigers went 31-7 with two top-10 national finishes.
The son of former Clemson defensive line coach Dan Brooks, he also spent two years as a graduate assistant at UNLV, where he worked with the defense.
Brooks played at Murray State, where he was a center from 2005-08 and earned his bachelor’s degree in health and physical education in 2009.
He his married to the former Caitlin Holcomb.