Ahmad Brooks has 4.5 of the 49ers 9 sacks this postseason, tied for the most sacks by a 49ers player in a single postseason since sacks have kept officially since 1982. He had 0 sacks in his final 5 regular season games.
Brooks entered the NFL Supplemental Draft following his junior season at Virginia and was selected by the Bengals in the third round on July 13, 2006. He made his NFL debut September 24 at Pittsburgh. As a rookie, he played in 11 contests (Games 3-9, 11-12, and 16), with starts at Middle Linebacker in Games 5-9. He had 46 tackles, with one sack, 2 passes defended, and one special teams tackle.
Brooks has been quite the surprise for the Niners this year and earned his first ever Pro Bowl selection.