Carlos Brooks played at Bowling Green State University from 1989 - 1992. He was a defensive back with 12 interceptions and 1 touch down. He then played in the Arena League in 1994. He played in the NFL for the Arizona Cardinals in 1995. In 1997, he played in the European league. He played in the Arena League in 1998. One more stint in the NFL European League in 1998. He played for the Arena League from 1999 - 2002.