August 21, 2006

Irish rank among leaders for Brooks

Ron Brooks has spent the past several months preparing for his senior year of high school football. After finishing two-a-days last week, the start of the season is just around the corner.

"We had our last two-a-day on Friday," he said. "Sept. 8 is the first game. Everything is going good so far. I'll be playing quarterback, wide receiver and cornerback this year."

Brooks, a 6-foot, 170-pound athlete from Irving, Texas, has been working hard off the field too. He hopes to improve his academic resume to attract even more attention from college coaches.

"I'm just trying to keep my academics up so I can get more scholarships," he said. "I'm taking my SAT for the first time and I'm going to try and take it a couple more times."

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