DeMatha’s (Maryland) Elijah Brooks heading to college football

Elijah Brooks says good bye to his players after resigning at Dematha. Twitter photo by @SherreeBurruss

After ten successful years as DeMatha’s head football coach, Elijah Brooks is leaving to become the University of Maryland’s running backs coach under newly hired head coach Michael Locksley.

Brooks led the Stags to four straight Washington Catholic Athletic Conference championships from 2013 to 2016. DeMatha is currently ranked No. 37 in the High School Football America 100 rankings.

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