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Broomfield Goes For Career Clean-Sweep

Broomfield Goes For Career Clean-Sweep

He'd just made a splendid play by any measure, reading a deep Tennessee throw and getting over for the interception. Corey Broomfield was justifiably pleased with himself for forcing the turnover. "And one fan yells ‘that was a good play, but won't ever beat that Egg Bowl your freshman year!' So it goes to show you they'll never forget that play."

Nor should they. Or we. Or anyone who recalls how Broomfield put an exclamation point on Mississippi State's 2009 upset of Ole Miss. It was the then-freshman's clever interception and 62-yard return that provided the final margin of 41-27 victory, in a watershed moment for both programs. Broomfield has picked a few more passes since then of course. And he's played his part in two more Egg Bowl...

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