Cariel Brooks (born April 24, 1991) is a Canadian football cornerback for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at Adams State. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL).
|No. 26 – Hamilton Tiger-Cats|
|Born:||April 24, 1991|
Miami Gardens, Florida
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight:||200 lb (91 kg)|
|High school:||Miami Carol City (FL)|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Player stats at PFR|
|Player stats at CFL.ca|
High school careerEdit
Brooks then attended Pasadena City College in 2011 before transferring to Adams State University. As a sophomore in 2012, he appeared in eight games. He recorded 21 tackles (15 solo), one tackle-for-loss, two interceptions and seven passes defensed. In 2013, as a junior, he appeared in 11 games. He recorded 38 tackles and three interceptions. As a senior in 2014, he appeared in 10 games and recorded three interceptions.
|Height||Weight||40-yard dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert jump||Broad||BP|
|5 ft 8 in
|4.57 s||1.58 s||2.66 s||4.32 s||7.00 s||32 1⁄2 in
|9 ft 3 in
|All values from Colorado State pro day.|
After going unselected in the 2015 NFL Draft Brooks was signed by the Arizona Cardinals. He was released on September 5 and two days later he was signed to the Cardinals' practice squad. On October 14, 2015, he was promoted to the Cardinals' active roster. He appeared in three games for the Cardinals, recording one special teams tackle. On November 11, he was placed on injured reserve with an ankle injury. He was released from injured reserve on December 29. He signed a futures contract on January 27, 2016. On September 3, 2016, he was released by the Cardinals.
- "Cariel Brooks bio". ASUGrizzlies.com. Retrieved October 5, 2016.
- "Cariel Brooks Draft Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved October 5, 2016.
- "Cariel Brooks, DS #60 CB, Adams State". NFLDraftScout.com. Archived from the original on October 10, 2016. Retrieved October 5, 2016.
- Urban, Darren (May 5, 2015). "Cardinals Bring In 14 Undrafted Rookies". AZCardinals.com. Archived from the original on July 31, 2017.
- "Arizona Cardinals: Cariel Brooks". AZCardinals.com. Archived from the original on September 23, 2016. Retrieved October 5, 2016.
- Urban, Darren (September 3, 2016). "Final Cuts Take Cardinals to 53". AZCardinals.com. Archived from the original on August 18, 2017. Retrieved January 26, 2017.
- "SIGNING: ARGOS ADD BROOKS, JACOBS AND WILDER JR". argonauts.ca. March 14, 2017. Retrieved March 16, 2017.
- "CFL TRANSACTIONS". cfl.ca. Archived from the original on August 22, 2017. Retrieved August 22, 2017.
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