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Michael Brockers
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Brockers (#90) during the 2011 LSU vs. Alabama football game
No. 90     St. Louis Rams
Defensive Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-12-21) December 21, 1990 (age 28)
Place of birth: Houston, Texas
High School: Houston (TX) Chávez
Career information
College: Louisiana State
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 1 / Pick: 14
Debuted in 2012 for the St. Louis Rams
Career history
*St. Louis Rams ( 2012–present)
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • All-SEC Second Team (2011)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Tackles     31
Sacks     4.0
Forced Fumbles     1

Michael Seth Brockers (born December 21, 1990) is an American football defensive tackle for the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at LSU. He was considered, by many, to be the best defensive tackle prospect in the 2012 NFL Draft.[1] He was drafted in the 1st round, 14th overall, by the St. Louis Rams in 2012.[2]

Early yearsEdit

Brockers attended Chávez High School in Houston, Texas.

Considered a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, he was rated as the No.10 strongside defensive end prospect in the nation.[3] He accepted a scholarship offer from LSU over other offers from Texas A&M and Texas Tech.

College careerEdit

Brockers attended Louisiana State University from 2009 to 2011. After redshirting his initial year at LSU, Brockers saw action in all 13 games of the 2010 season, as backing up Lazarius Levingston at left defensive tackle. He made his first career start against Alabama and picked up four tackles in the win over the Crimson Tide. As a sophomore in 2011, he started all 13 games and was third on the team with 9.5 tackles for a loss. He earned a second team All-SEC selection by the Associated Press.[4]

On January 12, 2012, Brockers announced that he would forgo his final two years of eligibility and enter 2012 NFL Draft.[5]

Professional careerEdit

2012 NFL DraftEdit

Brockers was drafted 14th overall in the NFL draft by the Saint Louis Rams.

On June 7, 2012, Brockers signed a 4 year contract with the Rams worth $9.5 million[6]

Pre-draft measureables
Ht WtArm lengthHand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 5 in 322 lb35 in9⅛ in 5.36 s 4.81 s 7.46 s 26½ in 8 ft 9 in 19 reps
"Think about the defensive tackles in St. Louis. They've been beat up inside at that position. Their defensive ends are solid, but they need some help inside. Brockers will step in immediately in the inside."
-Mike Mayock, former NFL safety and current NFL Network analyst

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