Harbor City, Calif.
St. John Bosco
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5-7 / 172
RS-JUNIOR (2012): Earned a varsity letter after appearing in seven games...rushed 12 times for 78 yards and one touchdown...caught seven passes for 22 yards...led team with seven punt returns for 74 yards...averaged 10.6 per-return...recorded a 17-yard punt return at BYU...had a 29-yard punt return against Eastern Washington...rushed six times for 35 yards and scored first career touchdown (3 yard rush) at UNLV...caught two passes for 15 yards against Colorado...had a three-yard rush and one four-yard reception against No. 2 Oregon in Seattle...had a career-long and team season-long 40-yard rush against California.
RS-SOPHOMORE (2011): Earned a varsity letter after appearing in nine games, serving as the primary punt returner...led the team with 12 punt returns for 46 yards...had three carries for 28 yards...totaled 74 all-purpose yards...had three punt returns and rushed three times for 28 yards, including a long of 16 in the win over Idaho State...named Cougars Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week against UNLV...had four punt returns for 24 yards against UNLV...had two punt returns for 12 yards at Colorado...missed three games due to a concussion...earned Cougar Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week against California.
RS-FRESHMAN (2010): Played in two games, at Oklahoma State and SMU...totaled four punt returns for 40 yards...had a 14-yard return in opener at Oklahoma State...had three punt returns at SMU.
FRESHMAN (2009): Redshirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Two-year letterwinner for head coach Kiki Mendoza...played running back, cornerback and returned punts and kickoffs...named specialist of the year as a senior...returned 13 kicks for a 44 yard average...set a record with a 99-yard kick return...helped team to a 7-3 record...was named a scholar athlete...also participated in track.
Leon Jay Brooks...parents Leon Sr. and Juanita...brother Dayle...sisters Jessica Williams and Daphne Brooks...father played football at Western Michigan.