Linebacker Brandon Garner Has Nine Tackles, Breaks Up Four Passes In Spring Finale
North Texas Opened Week Two Of Spring Practices Monday
Keena Earns First Team Nod, McClain Second, While Seven Are Named Honorable Mention
Nate Brooks And Trevor Moore Each Earned Conference Recognition For The First Time
Morris, Brooks Lead Mean Green To 29-23 Win Over Southern Miss
• All-Conference USA Honorable Mention
• Recorded 57 total tackles (36 solo) with a team-high four interceptions, a sack, two forced fumbles, two tackles for loss and four pass break-ups in 13 appearances, all of which were starts at corner
• Made five tackles (two solo) on 12/27 vs. Army in the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl
• Posted four stops at UTEP on 11/26
• Earned C-USA Defensive Player of the Week honors when he intercepted a pair of passes, recorded six tackles (three solo), forced a fumble, had a pass break-up and a tackle for loss in the win on 11/19 vs. Southern Miss
• Made three tackles at WKU on 11/12
• Tied for the team-lead in tackles vs. La Tech on 11/5, with seven
• Had four stops on 10/29 at UTSA
• Made five tackles and intercepted his second pass of the season late in the fourth quarter at Army on 10/22
• Had four tackles in the win vs. Marshall on 10/8
• Posted three tackles on 10/1 vs. MTSU
• Had five tackles (two solo), his first career sack, and broke up a pass in the double OT win on 9/24 at Rice
• Led the team with tackles at No. 23 Florida with eight (seven solo), had his first career interception and forced a fumble on 9/17
• Posted two tackles vs. Bethune-Cookman on 9/10
• Made his season debut on 9/3 vs. SMU, starting at corner and making one tackle
• Played in 10 games for the Mean Green, starting each of the last seven games of the season, including his first career start against Western Kentucky
• Totaled 38 tackles, including 27 solo, with 3.5 tackles for loss, three pass break-ups and three passes defended
• Made his first career start against Western Kentucky, and along with fellow true freshman Ashton Preston, they became the first freshman duo to start at cornerback since 2006
• Totaled nine tackles, including 2.5 for loss, and broke up two passes vs. Western Kentucky
• Finished with a career-high and team-leading 11 tackles against UTSA
• Brooks was rated a three-star prospect by ESPN.com.
• Named to the 2014 ETSN.fm East Texas Football Super Team Second-Team.
• He played offense and defense his senior season and was a second-team All-District 16-5A selection at the utility position.
• He ran for 289 yards and six touchdowns while throwing for 751 yards and five touchdowns.
• On defense Brooks had 41 tackles, three interceptions, six PBSs and one defensive touchdown.
• On offense for the year Brooks had 1,040 yards of total offense.
• Was a team captain.
• As a junior, Brooks was a first-team All-District 16-4A selection at safety when he intercepted four passes and had 53 tackles.