Michael Brockers, DT

School: LSU  |  Conference: SEC
College Experience: Sophomore  |  Hometown: Houston, TX
Height/Weight: 6-6 / 322 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
2011 Season
Started all 13 games at left defensive tackle ... Third on the team with 9.5 tackles for a loss ... Imposed his will on the interior of the line all season ... Set a career high with six total tackles, all solo, in the SEC Championship Game against Georgia and added two TFLs, one forced fumble and one pass breakup ... Registered his second sack of the season at Ole Miss and posted two solo stops ... Paced the defense at Mississippi State with four solo tackles, a career-high 3.0 tackles for a loss and his first career sack ... Recorded his first career interception on a stellar diving play against Northwestern State.
2010 Season
Saw action in 13 games with one start ... Racked up a season-best five tackles and one forced fumble that Lavar Edwards returned for a TD against Louisiana-Monroe ... Made his first career start against Alabama and picked up four tackles in the win over the Crimson Tide ... Credited with a QB hurry against Tennessee ... Saw significant playing time against North Carolina and made two tackles, one for a loss, in his first career appearance.
2009 Season
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2009.
High School
A dominating defensive end that was considered among the top prospects in the state of Texas for the Class of 2009 ... A SuperPrep All-American in 2008 ... A four-star prospect according to Rivals.com and Scout.com ... A member of the Rivals 250 ... Ranked as the No. 20 recruit in the state by SuperPrep ... Also ranked No. 23 statewide according to Rivals.com ... Enjoyed an outstanding senior season in which he led Chavez High School to the first round of the Texas Class 5A state playoffs ... Earned first-team all-region and all-state honors as a senior ... Established himself as one of the state's up-and-coming defenders after finishing his junior season with 59 tackles and 10 sacks in 2007 ... Also terrorized opponents on special teams as he recorded one blocked punt and one blocked field goal ... Coached at Chavez High School by Michael Jackson.
Full name is Michael Seth Brockers ... Goes by Michael ... Born on Dec. 21, 1990, in Houston, Texas ... Mom is Tiffany Brockers ... Has four siblings - Ashton, Nicholas, Harrison and Jessica ... Majoring in general studies.
Latest News
04/30/2012 - He's going to play. He's a good football player." With free-agent additions on the line like defensive tackles Kendall Langford and Trevor Law, and end William Hayes along with returning ends Chris Long, Robert Quinn and Eugene Sims, and returning tackle Darell Scott, general manager Les Snead said, "Not only do we get one of the players we wanted, but we made the defensive line unit one of our strongest units on the team." Fisher also said Brockers was in a group of players being considered if the Rams had been forced to stay at six and pick. Said Fisher, "We had Michael up there with No.-6 value and he was one of our considerations. We had other players up there with that No.-6 pick value, so when you have a number of players up there and the guy that you have interest in is no longer there, it makes sense to go. We talked about our needs and to be able to get pick No. 45 from Dallas was a deal we couldn't refuse." - The Sports Xchange

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