Derrick Brooks Named Tampa Citizen of the Year Former Nole and current Tampa resident Derrick Brooks was named Tampa's Outstanding Citizen of the Year by the Tampa Metro Civitan Club earlier this month. Brooks, who played football for FSU and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, was awarded for his long list of community work. According to the Tampa Bay Times: "Brooks, president of the Tampa Bay Storm Arena Football team and co-founder of Brooks-DeBartolo Collegiate High School, also founded Derrick Brooks Charities, Inc., which donates about $700,000 annually to help young people get educational opportunities." The Tampa Bay Seminole Club congratulates Derrick Brooks on his award of Tampa Citizen of the Year! Read more on Derrick Brooks' award here.