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RedHawk alumnus Brandon Brooks retires from NFL

Miami University alumnus Brandon Brooks announced his retirement from the NFL on Wednesday. Brooks was drafted by Houston in the 3rd round of the 2012 NFL Draft, and he signed with the Philadelphia Eagles in free agency in 2017. 

Then-redshirt junior offensive lineman Tommy Doyle (No. 54) leads the RedHawks onto the Yager Stadium turf before Miami's Sept. 28 showdown with Buffalo.

RedHawks in the NFL

Six former RedHawk football players currently represent Miami University in the National Football League (NFL). Here’s a list of who they are and how they got there. 

Junior infielder Adriana Barlow gets ahold of a pitch during Wednesday's 15-2 win over Western Kentucky.

Redhawks mercy rule Colonels 15-2

After senior starting pitcher Taylor Rathe tossed a scoreless first frame, the Miami bats went to work. A hit by pitch, error and a walk loaded up the bases with no outs. The cleanup hitter, junior shortstop Adriana Barlow, stepped up to the plate. A quick flick of her wrists shot the ball into right field, where the strong winds carried it over the fence for a grand slam and a 4-0 lead.