Mehcad Brooks continues to rise as one of Hollywood's most promising stars. Brooks was in USA's new drama Necessary Roughness , in which he portrayed Terrence "TK" King, the star wide receiver for the Hawks who is becoming notorious for his frequent fumbles -- not to mention his regular run-ins with the law. He is forced into counseling which becomes the key that unlocks his troubled past and helps him on the path to healing. The film, directed by James Gartner and written by Christopher Cleveland , tells the story of the college basketball team who was the first all-black starting line-up to win the NCAA national championship, and was led by Coach Don Haskins. Brooks portrays 'Harry Flournoy,' one of the star players of the team. Also starring is Josh Lucas as 'Coach Haskins. He was accepted into Yale University, but instead attended the University of Southern California to study at their prestigious School of Cinema-Television.
Check out the lineup of new movies and shows streaming on Netflix this month, including Season 5 of " Lucifer. See the full list. Get the Latest News. Sign In. Down this week. Mehcad Brooks continues to rise as one of Hollywood's most promising stars. Brooks was in USA's new drama Necessary Roughness , in which he portrayed Terrence "TK" King, the star wide receiver for the Hawks who is becoming notorious for his frequent fumbles -- not to mention his regular run-ins with the law. He is forced into counseling Filmography by Job Trailers and Videos. Everything That's New on Netflix in August.
Brooks was born and raised in Austin, Texas , where he attended L. Anderson High School. He then left to pursue an acting career. Brooks' early work includes being a Calvin Klein underwear model. He appeared in Glory Road , portraying Harry Flournoy , an athlete at Texas Western University when the five starting black players beat Kentucky for the national championship. He acted in the film In the Valley of Elah. He plays the "new boyfriend" in a recent State Farm Insurance television commercial alongside former The Game co-star Gabrielle Dennis. The show was canceled after only two episodes.
The actor-musician is departing on his own accord in order to focus on feature films and develop a cable series in which he would star. This has been a big week for Supergirl cast news. Former series regular Jeremy Jordan is returning for three episodes in the back half of the season, and TVLine reports that Andrea Brooks, who plays Eve Teschmacher, has been promoted to series regular. You can buy all five covers , or purchase your individual favorites featuring Arrow, The Flash , Supergirl , White Canary , and Batwoman. View Series. Supergirl star Mehcad Brooks is leaving in season 5. Save FB Tweet ellipsis More. Image zoom. TV Show. The CW.