Rogersville football player JT Brooks shows improvement while recovering from paralysis

ROGERSVILLE (WJHL) – A Hawkins County football player paralyzed after a scrimmaged revealed a huge improvement in his recovery Tuesday night.

JT Brooks revealed on his twitter page @Jater5 that he was able to move his left big toe.

The tweet reads, “Update: I moved my left big toe today.”


Brooks was injured during a scrimmage at Cherokee High School in Rogersville back in May.

He was paralyzed from the chest down.

He’s currently receiving treatment in Atlanta.

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