Tag: Ahmad Brooks

UVA defensive back Quin Blanding named FWAA Freshman All-American

UVA football player Quin Blanding earned his seventh Freshman All-America honor when the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) included the safety on its postseason list today.


UVA safety Quin Blanding earns another Freshman All-America honor

UVA football player Quin Blanding earned his third Freshman All-America honor when ESPN.com included the free safety on its postseason list today.


Next man up: We just witnessed the end of the RG3 era with the Redskins

It ends on a sack. Robert Griffin III lost a fumble on a third-down sack by San Francisco linebacker Ahmad Brooks in the final minute of the Washington Redskins 17-13 loss on Sunday.


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Video: We’ve seen Ahmad Brooks do this before

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks made this leap of faith in the Niners’ 23-10 win over the Carolina Panthers in the NFC Divisional Playoffs on Sunday. It seemed like we’d seen Brooks do this before, and we had. This clip is from the 2004 Virginia-Virginia Tech game, and shows Brooks leaping over the line to sack Tech QB Bryan Randall.