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Derrick Brooks elected to NFL HALL OF FAME
Some exciting news for a local athlete.
Pensacola native and Washington High graduate Derrick Brooks was elected to the NFL Hall Of Fame.
Four years ago Emmitt Smith became Pensacola's 1st member of the Pro Football Hall Of Fame.
Now he's got company! Derrick Brooks reaching the pinnacle of the sport.
The Washington High grad is part of the newest Pro Football Hall Of Fame class.
Derrick making it in his first year of eligibility.
Pretty much a no brainer, after an amazing 14 year career, all with Tampa Bay.
He won the NFL Defensive Player of the year in 2002 and helped lead the Bucs to a Super Bowl win that same season.
Now a Hall Of Famer and he will be inducted in August at the Pro Football Hall in Canton Ohio.