Ja'Corey Brooks: 5 things to know about the Alabama football wide receiver

Ja'Corey Brooks arrived at Alabama as a highly-touted recruit.

247Sports rated him a five-star player. Entering Alabama in the Class of 2021, it listed Brooks as the No. 2 wide receiver in the country, the No. 8 overall player in Florida, and the No. 27 player in the country.

ESPN ranked him the No. 6 receiver in the country and No. 52 overall player as a four-star rec

Here's some basic information about Ja'Corey Brooks:

Find out five more things to know about Alabama football wide receiver Ja'Corey Brooks.

Ja'Corey Brooks made game-tying touchdown catch vs. Auburn in 2021 Iron Bowl

Alabama wide receiver Ja'Corey Brooks made a 28-yard touchdown reception with 24 seconds left in regulation on a pass from Bryce Young against Auburn during the Iron Bowl on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021. With the Will Reichard extra point, Alabama tied the game 10-10 at that point to force overtime.

Alabama went on to defeat Auburn 24-22 in four overtimes.

Brooks finished the game with two receptions for 49 yards.

Ja'Corey Brooks blocked punt vs. Texas A&M for Alabama touchdown

With Texas A&M facing fourth down on its own 19-yard line, Ja'Corey Brooks blocked a punt by TAMU's Nik Constantinou with 8:18 left in the third quarter during their game on Oct. 9, 2019, in College Station, Texas.

Alabama's linebacker King Mwikuta recovered the ball in the end zone for a touchdown. It cut the Texas A&M lead to 24-17. Texas A&M went on to win the game 41-38.

In that game, Brooks had one punt return for 19 yards.

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Ja'Corey Brooks 40-yard dash time

Alabama wide receiver Ja'Corey Brooks (7) reacts to the Auburn crowd after he scored a touchdown on the final drive of regulation during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)
Alabama wide receiver Ja'Corey Brooks (7) reacts to the Auburn crowd after he scored a touchdown on the final drive of regulation during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)

Ja'Corey Brooks posted a 40-yard dash time of 4.83 seconds in February 2019, according to CBS.

At the same regional camp in 2019, Brooks posted a 32.8-inch vertical jump.

In high school, Brooks ran the 200 meters in 22.18 seconds, according to the Track and Field Results Reporting System.

Ja'Corey Brooks won a high school football state title

As a high school junior, Ja'Corey Brooks helped Booker T. Washington Senior High School win a Florida High School Athletic Association Class 4A state title in 2019. Booker T. Washington defeated Jacksonville Bolles 25-21 on Dec. 11, 2019.

Brooks scored two touchdowns in the state title game.

Over his junior season, Brooks had 18 touchdowns and 1,281 receiving yards, according to CBS.

Ja'Corey Brooks enjoyed high school track and field success

Sep 18, 2021; Gainesville, Florida, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide wide receivers Ja'Corey Brooks (7) and Jameson Williams (1) look on prior to a game at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
Sep 18, 2021; Gainesville, Florida, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide wide receivers Ja'Corey Brooks (7) and Jameson Williams (1) look on prior to a game at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Ja'Corey Brooks competed at the 2019 FHSAA State Track and Field Championships for a pair of Booker T. Washington relays as a sophomore. He was a member of the 4x100 and 4x400 meter relays, according to TFRRS. The meet took place at Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida.

Brooks and the 4x100 relay placed seventh at the state meet in 42.8 seconds. Brooks and the 4x400 relay took eighth place in 3 minutes, 22.42 seconds.

In his individual events, his best 200-meter time was 22.18 seconds, and he posted a long jump personal record of 19 feet, 2 1/2 inches.

Here's more Ja'Corey Brooks news:

Alabama wide receiver Ja'Corey Brooks (7) warms up before an NCAA college football game against Mercer, Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)
Alabama wide receiver Ja'Corey Brooks (7) warms up before an NCAA college football game against Mercer, Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)

Check out the Ja'Corey Brooks bio on the Alabama football website.

Erik Hall is the lead digital producer for sports with the USA Today Network. You can find him on Twitter @HallErik.

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