Some additional information on Donald Brooks. Donald Brooks, a wide receiver of Galveston O'Connell High School in Texas, is the Panthers' second verbal for the class of 2003. Donald is a 6-4, 185 pound speedster who can run the 40 in 4.4 seconds. Donald was a Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) class 3A First-team All-State selection as a junior. He caught 25 passes for 626 yards, an average of 25 yards per catch, and eight TDs last season.
Not only does Donald have great size, but he also has breakaway speed and is considered a big time deep threat, which is rare for a WR of that size. Of his eight TD catches last season, five were of 45 yards or longer! He had TD grabs of 53, 61, 59 and 52 yards and also had an 80-yard punt return for a TD.