Airport High School kicker and punter Paxton Brooks signs with Tennessee
Airport High School kicker and punter Paxton Brooks made it official Wednesday, signing his letter of intent to play football in the fall at the University of Tennessee.
Brooks, ranked as the nation’s fifth-best kicker by ESPN, was surrounded by Airport High coaches, teammates and teachers, along with family and friends to celebrate the achievement.
Brooks is graduating from Airport HIgh in December and will head to the University of Tennessee. He will play in the All-America Game Jan. 4 at Camping World Stadium.
Paxton is the son of Lexington Two educators Dr. Dixon Brooks, Busbee Creative Arts Academy principal, and Mary Brooks, Congaree-Wood Early Childhood Center assistant principal.