Jordyn Brooks Biography
Jordyn W. Brooks is a prominent American football player who is presently playing for the Seattle Seahawks as a linebacker in the National Football League (NFL). Jordyn was a college football player at Texas Tech and the Seahawks selected him in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft.
Jordyn Brooks Age
Jordyn Brooks was born in Dallas, Texas, United States on October 21, 1997, and presently he is 26 years old.
Jordyn Brooks Height
Brooks stands at a moderate stature of 6 feet 0 inches (Approximately 1.83 m).
Jordyn Brooks Family
He was born and brought up in Dallas, Texas, United States by his loving and protective parents. Jordyn’s mother is named Lynn Brooks while his father’s name is unknown. Jordyn was brought up together with his six adorable siblings and one of them is his twin sister.
Jordyn Brooks Wife
Brooks is assumed to be single though he has not publicized any information regarding his marital status in the limelight due to his mysterious nature thus these details will be updated as soon as Jordyn agrees to share it with the public eye.
Jordyn Brooks Education
He studied at Stratford High School. In his junior and senior seasons, he was named All-District 19-5A. Jordyn committed to play college football at Texas Tech University after rejecting offers from Washington, Missouri, Arkansas, and Houston.
Jordyn Brooks Salary
Jordyn will receive an annual base salary of $12,722,000.
Jordyn Brooks Net Worth
Brooks has an estimated net worth of $3 million US dollars.
Jordyn Brooks Career
24/7 Sports named Jordyn a freshman All-American and after leading Texas Tech with 86 tackles (five for loss) with a forced fumble and four passes broken up he was honorable mention All-Big 12 Conference. As a sophomore, he was again named honorable mention All-Big 12 and completed third on the team in tackles with 89 (0.5 for loss) with two passes broken up and an interception. After leading the Red Raiders with 7.5 tackles and 84 tackles for loss with an interception and three sacks Brooks was named honorable mention All-Big 12 for a third straight season.
ESPN analyst Mel Kiper named him the top inside linebacker prospect for the 2020 NFL Draft and was named to the Butkus Award watch list going to his senior season. Brooks was named the National Defensive Player of the Week and the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week by the Walter Camp Football Foundation (WCFF) and the Football Writers Association of America and on October 5, 2019, Jordyn made 19 tackles with three sacks in an upset win over #21 Oklahoma State.
After recording 108 tackles, including 20 tackles for loss and three sacks Jordyn was named first-team All-Big 12 and a consensus second-team All-American selection. Jordyn completed his collegiate career with 367 tackles (seventh-most in school history), 33 tackles for loss and seven sacks with three fumbles recovered, two interceptions, and two forced fumbles.
In the first round with the 27th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft Jordyn was selected by the Seattle Seahawks. Jordyn was named as the backup weakside linebacker to starter K. J. Wright to start the season. In the team’s Week 1 game against the Atlanta Falcons Jordyn ended up playing seven snaps where he recorded his first career NFL tackle.
The team disclosed that Jordyn would replace Irvin as the starter after the season-ending injury Bruce Irvin suffered after the team’s Week 2 victory over the New England Patriots. Brooks recorded 4 solo tackles and 6 assists in a Week 13 game against the New York Giants, the most he had all season. Jordyn was the co-leader in tackles that game, with Jamal Adams also completing with 10. Jordyn recorded 7 solo tackles and 1 assist in a Week 16 game against the Los Angeles Rams, leading the team with Adams and D. J. Reed. Brooks completed his rookie season with a total of 2 pass deflections and 57 total tackles.
It was disclosed that Jordyn had suffered a torn ACL after the Seahawks’ 23–6 victory over the New York Jets in Week 17 of the 2022 season and was placed on injured reserve. Jordyn completed the season with a team-high forced fumble, five passes defensed, 161 tackles, and one sack.