Hometown: Lake Wales, Fla.
Previous School: Lake Wales
PRIOR TO VCU:
· Consensus three-star guard who brings a speedy, defensive presence to VCU's Havoc style of play.
· Dave Telep, ESPN's Director of Scouting, ranked Brooks' senior campaign 10th on his list of "Top 10 Under the Radar Seasons"
· During his senior year, Brooks paced a Highlanders squad that finished 22-8 and was ranked No.1 in the state of Florida for much of the season.
· At the City of Palms Tournament in December of 2012, Brooks helped his squad to two wins and averaged 23 points and 5.3 steals per game in three games at the prestigious tournament.
· In 2012, Brooks helped nationally ranked Lake Wales to a 28-4 record and a Florida Class 5A State Championship.
· Drew interest on the recruiting circuit from South Carolina, South Florida, Illinois State, Central Florida, Arkansas and others.
COACH SMART ON BROOKS:
"Doug is an extremely hungry, motivated young man who fits our profile on and off the court. Our fans will quickly develop an appreciation for his approach towards the game."