Brooks is an 11-time Pro Bowl selection and spent his 14-year career with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He was the NFL's 2002 Defensive Player of the Year, and helped anchor a defense that led the Bucs to their Super Bowl victory that season.
Brooks retired after the 2008 season and was selected for induction in his first year of eligibility.
He is the third player who spent a majority of his career in Tampa Bay to be inducted. Brooks was introduced by his son, Decalon Brooks.