|No. 79 – Kansas City Chiefs|
|Born:||September 2, 1996|
Warner Robins, Georgia
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||293 lb (133 kg)|
|High school:||Veterans (GA)|
|NFL Draft:||2019 / Round: 7 / Pick: 242|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 15, 2021|
|Player stats at NFL.com|
Cortez A. Broughton (born September 2, 1996) is an American football defensive tackle for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Cincinnati.
Broughton was drafted by the Los Angeles Chargers (242nd overall pick) in the seventh round of the 2019 NFL Draft. On November 15, 2019, Broughton was placed on the non-football illness list.
On August 31, 2021, Broughton was waived by the Chargers.
On September 3, 2021, Broughton was signed to the Kansas City Chiefs practice squad. He signed a reserve/future contract with the Chiefs on February 2, 2022.