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Broomfield Prepping For Home-State Foe

Broomfield Prepping For Home-State Foe

He isn't the only Florida native on the Bulldog roster; Corey Broomfield has seven compatriots from the Sunshine State currently playing for Mississippi State. But the redshirt freshman cornerback has maybe the most special interest in this weekend's festivities at Scott Field. "Personally, it's real big for me," said Broomfield about matching up with the Gators.

See, Corey's father Allen does lawn services in their home city of Palm Bay on the Atlantic coast. "Growing up in Brevard County, a lot of people he cut lawns for were alumni of Florida," Corey explains. "So I grew up a Florida fan, and a lot of times when the alumni couldn't go to games they'd give my Dad tickets and we'd go." Go, and cheer, and think of the day he'd be lining up in the Florida...

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