Michael Brockers was born on December 21st, 1990 in Houston, Texas. He is a defensive lineman in the NFL.
Brockers attended Chávez High School in Houston, Texas, where he was a two-sport athlete playing football and competed in track & field. Brockers was known for being a dominating defensive end and considered among the top prospects in the state of Texas for the Class of 2009. He was rated the 10th defensive end in the country and 23rd prospect in the state of Texas by Rivals.com. Brockers earned Super Prep All-American honors while leading the Lobos to the first round of the Texas Class 5A state playoffs in 2008, as he also earned first-team All-Region and All-State honors as a senior.
Earned Associated Press second-team All-Southeastern Conference honors...in two seasons at Louisiana State, Brockers appeared in 27 games, starting 15 contests at left defensive tackle. He totaled 79 tackles (34 solo), two sacks (16 yards), 11 stops for loss (33 yards) and five quarterback pressures, caused two fumbles, blocked one kick, intercepted one pass and deflected three others.
Michael Brockers was selected by the Rams in the first round with the 14th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft. He is an eighth-year pro has played in 107 career regular season games with 105 starts and started all four playoff games in his career, including Super Bowl LIII. Brockers recorded 462 career tackles (253 solo), with 20.0 sacks.He was named to the Pro Football Writers of America/Pro Football Weekly All-Rookie team in 2012, and voted a captain for the 2018 season by his teammates.
Brockers participated in numerous community events, including the Make-A-Wish Celebrity Server dinner, Motion for Kids Holiday Party Chair, Defensive Line Paintball Tournament to benefit St. Patrick Center and the All-Community Team Ticket program - Brockers’ Show Stoppers.
He was traded from the Los Angeles Rams to the Detroit Lions in 2021.