Rookie Scouting Profile: Jonathon Brooks

A thorough fantasy football break down for the 2024 NFL rookie class.

FullTime Fantasy Rookie Scouting Profile: Jonathon Brooks Jonathon Brooks (RB) Texas Ht. Wt. 40-Time NFL Draft Dynasty ADP NFL Comp 6-0 216 4.45* Round 2 2.01 Dalvin Cook *estimate College Production Jonathon Brooks starred in basketball and excelled as a […]

FullTime Fantasy Rookie Scouting Profile: Jonathon Brooks
Jonathon Brooks (RB) Texas
Ht. Wt. 40-Time NFL Draft Dynasty ADP NFL Comp
6-0 216 4.45* Round 2 2.01 Dalvin Cook
*estimate

College Production


Jonathon Brooks starred in basketball and excelled as a special teams returner and First-team All-State running back with 3,530 rushing yards and 62 touchdowns in 2020 with Hallettsville High in Texas. Stayed in the Lone Star State and red-shirted his freshman (2021) season as UT already had Bijan Robinson in the backfield. Backed up Robinson in 2022, averaging 6.6 yards per carry and scoring six touchdowns as a red-shirt sophomore. After Robinson left for the NFL, Brooks ascended to the starting role and earned Second-team All-Big-12 accolades after leading the Longhorns in rushing (1,139 yards) and scoring 11 TDs in 11 games. Brooks's season unfortunately ended in November after tearing his ACL against TCU.
Strengths
• Elusive runner with speed. Brooks posted an impressive 4.1 yards after contact per attempt at Texas. He also posted a top-10 PFF Elusive Rating (140.3) in 2023 and forced 63 missed tackles...  

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