Friday, January 18, 2013
As he prepares for NFL playoff action Sunday, Brooks' sister and a former coach remember his high school days.
Now that the 49ers have made the NFL playoffs, the friends and family of 49ers linebacker and former C. D. Hylton High School student Ahmad Brooks hope the Woodbridge native makes it to the Super Bowl. "Everybody's pulling for him, that the hometown boy does good," Brooks' high school coach Bill Brown said. Brown coached at Hylton for the school's first 11 years. Football runs in Brooks' family. Brooks' dad, Perry Brooks Sr., played for the Washington Redskins, and his older brother, Perry Brooks Jr., also played for Hylton's football team. "Perry told me about Ahmad, and said, 'He's really good,'" Brown said. "I asked, 'Is he as good as you?' 'No,' Perry said. 'He's better than me.'" Brooks played for Brown all four years at Hylton. He …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
It's playoffs season for the NFL, and football players from Virginia will take the field for the Baltimore Ravens, New England Patriots, San Francisco 49ers and the Atlanta Falcons Sunday afternoon.
A former C. D. Hylton High School student is in this weekend’s NFL playoffs, and there are several from elsewhere in Virginia and Washington, D.C. The San Francisco 49ers will play the Atlanta Falcons at 3 p.m. this Sunday, Jan. 20, on FOX in the first of two NFL Conference Championship games. The Baltimore Ravens will play the New England Patriots at 6:30 p.m. on CBS. The winner of each game will go play in the NF: Championship game (better known as the Superbowl) on Feb. 3. Here’s who you might see on the field this Sunday from Virginia: San Francisco 49ers Ahmad Brooks is a linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers who had 50 tackles in 2011 and is on track to beat that this year. He went to the University of Virginia and went to C.D. …
Saturday, October 13, 2012
The parade made its way down Lindendale.
C. D. Hylton High School kicked its homecoming festivities into high gear with last night's parade, which made its way down Lindendale between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. The school's marching band and JROTC led the way, followed by Principal Dave Cassady, Prince William County School Board Chairman-at-Large Milton Johns, Supervisor John Jenkins, and others. Each class featured a prince and princess. Also present were such student groups as the C. D. Hylton Latin Club and Muslim Student Association. Hylton's Homecoming continues today with the homecoming dance at 8 p.m. Check out the full homecoming schedule. Did you take any pictures at yesterday's parade? Add them to the gallery.