Christopher Brooks
Running Back 2
Ht/Wt
6'
1"
|
230 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Oceanside, 
California
Last School
Cal / El Camino High School
Roster Years
2022


BYU Highlights

  • Joined BYU in January 2022 as a mid-year transfer after graduating from Cal-Berkeley.
  • Recorded his fifth-career 100-yard rushing game with 135 yards and a touchdown in BYU's 50-21 win at USF on Sept. 3, 2022.

Personal

  • Son of Raquel Brooks
  • He changed his last name from Brown to Brooks between the 2020 and 2021 seasons in honor of his mother by taking her maiden name
  • Has a personal best 275 in bowling

Before BYU

  • Cal's leading rusher in two of the past three seasons before coming to BYU
  • Played in 40 games for Cal from 2018 to 2021 and totaled 1,734 yards rushing with 14 touchdowns on the ground while adding 50 catches for 345 receiving yards and seven touchdowns as a receiver
  • Signed with the Golden Bears in 2018 after amassing 3,249 yards rushing and 34 scores with 25 receptions for 260 yards during his final three seasons at El Camino High School
  • Led Cal in rushing as a sophomore in 2019 when he played in all 13 games, including 12 starts, and ran for 914 yards and eight touchdowns while also catching 22 passes for 166 yards and four more scores
  • Averaged a 5.2 yards per carry in 2021 to total a team-leading 607 rushing yards with four touchdowns, while adding 19 receptions for 131 yards and three touchdowns as a receiver. Finished the season with 240 rushing yards over the final three games
  • Had four career 100-yard rushing games at Cal—against UC Davis (197), Illinois (120) and UCLA (111) in 2019 and a season-high 131 yards against Stanford in 2021
  • Appeared in all 13 games off the bench as a true freshman in 2018, contributing 148 rushing yards and 31 receiving yards
  • Slowed by injury, he played in just three games during the pandemic season of 2020 with 65 yards rushing

 

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year

Sophmore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year 2022

  • Joined BYU in January 2022 as a mid-year transfer after graduating from Cal-Berkeley
  • Recorded his fifth-career 100-yard rushing game with 135 yards and a touchdown in BYU's 50-21 win at USF on Sept. 3, 2022.
  • Named one of three candidates for the Doak Walker National Running Back of the Week (Sept. 7, 2022) 
  • Recorded third BYU rushing touchdown in the Cougars' 38-24 win over Wyoming on Sept. 24. 
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year



  • Chritopher Brooks carries the ball at fall camp on Aug. 4, 2022.

    Chritopher Brooks carries the ball at fall camp on Aug. 4, 2022.

  • Chris Brooks Aug 23

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  • Chris Brooks 2 Aug 23

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  • Chris Brooks takes the carry against Baylor on September 10, 2022

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  • Chris brooks at oregon

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