Brent played seven seasons in the NFL. He was with the Chicago Bears in 1988 and the Minnesota Vikings from 1989-1994. As one of 4 Jewish NFL players, he is a member of the Chicago Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Active in many charities and organizations, Brent serves as the Treasurer for the NFL Players Association Former Players Chicago Chapter. He is also the Treasurer of B’nai B’rith Sports Lodge and the Chair for their scholarship program. Brent joined Project Max to help fight racism, antisemitism and intolerance through sports.