Awards and Honors
Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll (S04, F04, S05, F05, S06, F06, S07) ... Dean’s List (S05, S06) ... first-team academic all-Big 12.
Started the last seven games at defensive end ... made 17 tackles, with 2 1/2 tackles behind the line of scrimmage ... made four tackles at Kansas State and against Nebraska.
Played in three games with one tackle.
Named defensive scout team MVP.
Redshirted initial collegiate season.
All-district junior and senior seasons in Class 2A ... captain of football and basketball teams ... coached by Darrel Sneiderman.
Born March 3, 1985, in Sheldon, Iowa ... son of Terry and Jannette Braaksma ... brother Brent was a Cyclone football letterwinner ... majoring in biology ... last name is pronounced BROCKS-mah.