(Entering 2012) Starting cornerback has shown knack for intercepting passes . . . Has picked off nine career passes, tied for 11th all-time at Mississippi State . . . Leads all active FBS players along with teammate Johnthan Banks and six others with three interception returns for touchdowns, which is tied for the school record and is two shy of the national record.
Saw action in all 13 games, starting in 12 . . . Amassed 59 tackles, with 5.0 coming behind the line of scrimmage, as well as five pass breakups . . . Notched his first tackle for loss of the season in the 2011 season sebut at Memphis . . . Recorded five tackles and two pass breakups in the SEC opener at Auburn . . . Had eight solo tackles (10 total), including 1.0 for loss, at home vs. No. 3 LSU . . . Came back the next week and registered seven tackles in the overtime win against Louisiana Tech . . . Picked up a tackle at Georgia and two at UAB before nabbing 1.0 tackles for loss vs. No. 13 South Carolina . . . Had three tackles in the SEC road win at Kentucky . . . Registered five tackles and two pass breakups in the homecoming win over UT Martin . . . Tallied a career-best 12 tackles along with a pass breakup at home vs. No. 3 Alabama . . . Credited for one tackle in the Egg Bowl victory over Ole Miss . . . Recorded a career-high nine solo tackles, including a career-high 2.0 for loss (including a sack), against Wake Forest in the Music City Bowl.
Started all 13 games at his right cornerback position . . . Intercepted three passes on the year, including a pair against Houston . . . Returned one of those two picks for a game-sealing touchdown against the Cougars . . . Recorded 22 tackles over a three-week stretch against Florida, UAB and Kentucky . . . Added his third interception of the season in the Egg Bowl victory against Ole Miss . . . Credited with six pass breakups on the year . . . Posted his first career sack in win over Alcorn State . . . Posted four tackles with 1.5 behind the line of scrimmage in the Bulldogs? win over Michigan in the Gator Bowl.
Earned Freshman All-America and Freshman All-SEC honors after intercepting six passes during his redshirt season . . . Played in all 12 games and recorded 19 tackles on the season . . . Earned three starts, coming against Middle Tennessee, Florida and Ole Miss . . . Tied a school record held by five others with six picks on the year . . . Also tied a school record (along with fellow teammate Johnthan Banks) with two interceptions returned for touchdowns on the year . . . Got off to a fast start with an interception and 43-yard return for a touchdown against Jackson State in his first career game . . . Picked off a pair of passes and posted five tackles against Middle Tennessee . . . Earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors for his efforts against the Blue Raiders . . . Picked off a pair of passes against Arkansas quarterback Ryan Mallet in Week 11 . . . Sealed the victory in the Egg Bowl with a 64-yard interception return for touchdown in the season finale.
Sat out his true freshman season.
Rated the No. 56 cornerback prospect in the nation by ESPN.com in its postseason listing of the top signees available . . . Ran a 4.53-second 40-yard dash at the Miami Scout.com combine prior to his senior season . . . Also recorded a 34.1-inch vertical jump at that session . . . Named first-team All-Space Coast at defensive back by Florida Today newspaper . . . Earned third-team, all-state recognition . . . Intercepted five passes for 160 yards, a 33.3-yard average per return and two touchdowns as a senior for Head Coach Mike Davis at Bayside High School in Palm Bay, Fla... . On offense, had 13 catches for 374 yards, a 28.8-yard average, and two touchdowns . . . Also returned nine punts for 315 yards, a 35-yard average per return, and two touchdowns during his final prep season . . . Registered 70 tackles during his junior season at Bayside . . . Blocked five kicks and intercepted two passes during his junior campaign . . . Also started as a sophomore . . . Solid in the classroom on the high school level with a 3.1 grade point average . . . Other top scholarship offers: Iowa State and Cincinnati . . . Committed to MSU in July 2007.
Born Corey R. Broomfield on Aug. 31, 1990 . . . Son of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Broomfield.