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Brandon Brooks is actively planning for life after NFL

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18.12.2019

The Eagles’ Pro Bowl right guard is preparing for a career in finance.

PHILADELPHIA — The Eagles’ Brandon Brooks has always loved numbers.

“Numbers just always made sense to me,” Brooks said. “It’s very black and white. It can only be one answer. That’s the biggest thing.”

While he’ll always be fond of the number 52 — the Super Bowl in which the Eagles defeated the Patriots — Brooks is more into numbers that perhaps not enough NFL players learn about until it’s too late.

Sports Illustrated estimated that 78 percent of NFL players either go bankrupt or are under financial stress within three years of being out of the league. Brooks is determined it won’t happen to him.

Selected to the Pro Bowl on Tuesday night for the third straight season, Brooks is actively working on his financial future after football.

Brooks completed multiple finance-oriented internships in Houston — with Amegy Bank, Morgan Stanley and Kayne Anderson — while playing for the Texans, followed by additional internships in Philadelphia — at Susquehanna Bank and the City of Philadelphia Department of Revenue — since signing as a free agent with the Eagles in 2016.

After earning a bachelor’s in psychology at Miami of........

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