Jaquan Monte Brisker is an American football safety for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Lackawanna College and Penn State prior to being selected by the Bears 48th overall in the 2022 NFL Draft.
Brisker was drafted by the Chicago Bears with the 48th overall pick in the second round of the 2022 NFL Draft. To obtain the pick, the Chicago Bears traded Khalil Mack to the Los Angeles Chargers, while also receiving a future sixth round pick.
In his professional debut, during a 19–10 win over the San Francisco 49ers, Brisker recorded four tackles and recovered a fumble. On October 24, against the New England Patriots, Brisker got his first career interception, off of Patriots quarterback Mac Jones. On November 20, facing off against Atlanta Falcons Brisker went to tackle quarterback Marcus Mariota and got his head slammed into tight end MyCole Pruitt's back. Slow to get up Brisker was helped off the field. He missed just one snap on defense before returning to the game. In the third quarter, Brisker assisted a tackle on former Bears' return specialist Cordarrelle Patterson ending in him hitting the turf while grabbing his head.
He returned to the next series and finished the game. The next day, Brisker was diagnosed with a concussion and missed the next two games. Brisker finished the season with 104 combined tackles, four sacks, two pass deflections, a forced fumble, and recovery, as well as an interception. Following the regular season, Pro Football Focus named Brisker to the 2022 All-Rookie Team. He was also voted as the Bears' Rookie of the Year by CBS Sports Chicago.