William McKinley Brooks III (born July 22, 1953) is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals 11th overall in the 1976 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oklahoma. Brooks also played for the San Diego Chargers and Houston Oilers.

Billy Brooks
No. 82
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1953-07-22) July 22, 1953 (age 66)
Austin, Texas
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:204 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school:Austin (TX) Johnston
NFL Draft:1976 / Round: 1 / Pick: 11
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Receiving yards:1,720
Player stats at NFL.com

Personal lifeEdit

Brooks has twin sons, both actors Mehcad Brooks, Billy Brooks Jr., with Austin American-Statesman editorial writer Alberta Phillips.