Shannon Brooks joins the Massachusetts Pirates for his first season after a four-year stint with the University of Minnesota.
During his five seasons with the Gophers, Brooks totaled 2,290 yards over 431 attempts. Averaging 5.3 yards per attempt.
Brooks also flashed his receiving abilities as well as he totaled 313 yards and 2 touchdowns over 32 receptions. Averaging 9.8 yards per reception.
The twelfth-leading rusher in school history, Brooks was an All-Big Ten Honorable Mention in 2015.