Tahj Brooks is an American football running back for the Texas Tech Red Raiders.
As a true freshman at Texas Tech in 2020, he rushed for 255 yards on 69 carries with four touchdowns over 10 games. As a sophomore in 2021, he started four of nine games and led the team with 568 yards on 87 carries with seven touchdowns. He again finished as the team's leading rusher in 2022, finishing with 691 yards on 147 carries and seven touchdowns over 13 games and six starts.
Brooks returned as the starter his senior year in 2023. In the first half of the 2023 season, Brooks finished with 100-yards rushing in four consecutive games, becoming the first Texas Tech running back to do so in the 21st century. Brooks had his sixth 100-yard rushing game of the season against TCU, becoming the first Texas Tech running back to eclipse 1,000 yards since DeAndré Washington in 2015.