|Born:||February 1, 1993|
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight:||200 lb (91 kg)|
|High school:||Jonesboro (AR)|
|NFL Draft:||2016 / Round: 7 / Pick: 247|
|Career NFL statistics|
Zac Brooks (born February 1, 1993) is a former American football running back who played in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the seventh round, 247th overall, of the 2016 NFL draft. He played college football at Clemson. He also spent time with the Kansas City Chiefs and Denver Broncos.
Brooks attended Jonesboro High School in Jonesboro, Arkansas where he completed high school early (December 2011) to attend college at Clemson University and returned to Jonesboro High School to graduate in 2012 with his senior class.
Brooks committed to the Clemson on June 20, 2011 and enrolled on January 20, 2012. Brooks was enrolled at Clemson for four year playing in the 2012, 2013 and 2015 seasons and redshirting the 2014 due to a foot injury. In his college career Brooks played in 33 games with 115 carries for 599 yards and 8 total rushing and receiving touchdowns.
On April 30, 2016, Brooks was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the seventh round of the 2016 NFL Draft. On May 9, 2016, the Seahawks announced that they had signed Brooks to his rookie contract. On August 30, 2016, he was waived by the Seahawks. He was signed to the practice squad on September 27, 2016. He was released by the Seahawks on October 25, 2016.
Kansas City Chiefs
Seattle Seahawks (second stint)
On April 20, 2017, Brooks announced his retirement from the NFL after just one season without playing in a regular-season game.
When Zac Brooks' football career is complete he has aspirations to become an interior designer.
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- "Chiefs Sign RB Zac Brooks To Practice Squad, Cut LB Earl Okine". October 28, 2016. http://nfltraderumors.co/chiefs-sign-rb-zac-brooks-practice-squad-cut-lb-earl-okine/.
- Conner, Matt (November 8, 2016). "Chiefs add QB Joel Stave, others to practice squad". http://www.arrowheadpride.com/2016/11/8/13568786/chiefs-add-qb-joel-stave-others-to-practice-squad.
- Boyle, John (November 23, 2016). "Seahawks Promote Running Back George Farmer From Practice Squad". https://web.archive.org/web/20170924230526/http://www.seahawks.com/news/2016/11/23/seahawks-promote-running-back-george-farmer-practice-squad.
- Boyle, John (November 29, 2016). "Seahawks Make Practice Squad Roster Moves, Bring Back Former University of Washington Wide Receiver Kevin Smith". https://web.archive.org/web/20170510101115/http://www.seahawks.com/news/2016/11/29/seahawks-make-practice-squad-roster-moves-bring-back-former-university-washington.
- Swanson, Ben (December 14, 2016). "Broncos sign RB Zac Brooks, released Terrell Watson from practice squad". Archived from the original on January 16, 2018. https://web.archive.org/web/20180116141413/http://www.denverbroncos.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Broncos-sign-RB-Zac-Brooks-released-Terrell-Watson-from-practice-squad/3c595b46-7762-46f7-9ec4-0d1ee61f3682.
- "Broncos sign 11 players to future contracts". January 2, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20180128093028/http://www.denverbroncos.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Broncos-sign-11-players-to-future-contracts/1a1be5de-6e71-44a1-b1cf-740f071481b4.
- Schlosser, Jon (April 20, 2017). "Denver Broncos RB Zac Brooks retires at age 23". https://www.all22.com/denver-broncos/denver-broncos-rb-zac-brooks-retires-age-23. Retrieved April 23, 2017.
- Calkins, Matt (August 18, 2016). "Seahawks running back Zac Brooks designed my living room". Seattle Times. http://www.seattletimes.com/sports/seahawks/seahawks-running-back-zac-brooks-designed-my-living-room. Retrieved August 18, 2016.