04/17/2013 - 2013 NFL DRAFT: 124 FBS PROGRAMS, 124 POSSIBLE UNDRAFTED ROOKIE FREE AGENTS: EAST CAROLINA: DT Michael Brooks (6-2, 294, 4.99)...Despite average production, Brooks has an intriguing blend of size, strength and speed for the position and plays with the determination to get better and win. - Dane Brugler, NFLDraftScout.com
12/13/2012 - 2012 ALL-CONFERENCE USA SECOND TEAM (COACHES): DL-Michael Brooks, Sr., East Carolina, has been selected Second Team All-Conference USA (Coaches selection) for the 2012 college football season. Brooks, despite being limited to 10 games because of injury, still ranks second among all Pirate defensive linemen with 34 tackles. He has also recorded 3.5 tackles for lost yardage, a pair of sacks, three quarterback hurries and an interception.
Brooks began his season as the starting nose tackle, but has recently contributed as the starting defensive end in five of the last six games. He finished strong in recording six tackles and a sack against both Tulane and Marshall over the final two games, while also netting his second career interception off a tipped pass. - East Carolina football
11/25/2012 - DL Michael Brooks picked off a pass in the first quarter against Marshall. It's the second pick of his college career, with the first also coming at home against the Thundering Herd when the two teams last met there in 2010.
09/23/2012 - DE Michael Brooks was back in the starting lineup after missing the previous two games with a left knee injury.
09/17/2012 - NT Michael Brooks missed his second game in a row with a left knee injury suffered in the season opener against Appalachian State.
09/06/2012 - NT Michael Brooks left the Appalachian State game with an apparent left knee injury and did not return. His status won't be clear until later in the week. NT Terrell Stanley won praise from the coaching staff for his performance in his collegiate debut against Appalachian State. That's a good thing, considering that he'll get the start this week if Michael Brooks is unable to play because of his knee injury. - The Sports Xchange
09/02/2012 - NT Michael Brooks left the Appalachian State game with an apparent left knee injury and did not return.
07/24/2012 - 2012 PRESEASON ALL-CONFERENCE USA TEAM (COACHES): DL Michael Brooks, Sr., East Carolina...Brooks concluded his junior campaign topping all Pirate linemen with 55 tackles, 18 solo hits and 37 assists in 12 starts. He was credited with five or more stops in six contests (eight/Virginia Tech, six/North Carolina, five/Navy, five/UTEP, seven/UCF, five/Marshall) and tied for the squad lead, and set a single-season career best, with 5.5 tackles for lost yardage (-19 yards). Of Brooks' overall 55 stops, 50 came on rushing plays. - East Carolina football