Cortez Broughton
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Broughton with the Cincinnati Bearcats
No. 79 – Kansas City Chiefs
Position:Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1996-09-02) September 2, 1996 (age 25)
Warner Robins, Georgia
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:293 lb (133 kg)
Career information
High school:Veterans (GA)
College:Cincinnati
NFL Draft:2019 / Round: 7 / Pick: 242
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-AAC (2018)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 15, 2021
Total tackles:9
Pass deflections:1
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).[1] He played college football at Cincinnati.[2]

Professional career

Los Angeles Chargers

Broughton was drafted by the Los Angeles Chargers (242nd overall pick) in the seventh round of the 2019 NFL Draft.[3] On November 15, 2019, Broughton was placed on the non-football illness list.[4]

On August 31, 2021, Broughton was waived by the Chargers.[5]

Kansas City Chiefs

On September 3, 2021, Broughton was signed to the Kansas City Chiefs practice squad.[6] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Chiefs on February 2, 2022.[7]

References

  1. ^ "Cortez Broughton (DT): Bio, News, Stats & more". Kansas City Chiefs. Retrieved May 2, 2022.
  2. ^ "Cortez Broughton - Football". University of Cincinnati Athletics. Retrieved April 28, 2019.
  3. ^ "Reactions: Cortez Broughton of Cincinnati Bearcats selected in seventh round of NFL Draft". Cincinnati.com. Retrieved April 28, 2019.
  4. ^ "Chargers sign LS Matt Overton, place Cortez Broughton on NFI". Chargers Wire. USA Today. November 15, 2019.
  5. ^ "Chargers Reduce Roster to 53". Chargers.com. August 31, 2021.
  6. ^ "Chiefs sign 3 players to practice squad, waive DT Tyler Clark". Chiefs Wire. USA Today. September 3, 2021.
  7. ^ "Chiefs sign 13 players to reserve/future contracts". Chiefs Wire. USA Today. February 2, 2022.