Corey Bradford

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Corey Bradford
No. 17, 85
Wide Receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1975-12-08) December 8, 1975 (age 38)
Place of birth: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Career information
College: Hinds CC
Jackson State
NFL Draft: 1998 / Round: 5 / Pick: 150
Debuted in 1998 for the Green Bay Packers
Last played in 2006 for the Detroit Lions
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Receptions 215
Receiving Yards 3,346
Total Touchdowns 25
Stats at NFL.com

Corey Lamon Bradford (born December 8, 1975) is a former American football wide receiver. He played for the Green Bay Packers, Houston Texans, and Detroit Lions.[1]

High school years[edit]

Bradford attended Clinton High School in Clinton, Louisiana, and was a four-year letterwinner in football, basketball, and track & field. In football, he won All-State honors at defensive back as a senior, and was the starting quarterback for two years. In basketball, he won All-District honors, and in track & field, he won the state long jump title as a junior.

Junior college years[edit]

Bradford attended Hinds Community College in Raymond, Mississippi for two years and garnered two varsity letters in track and field.

Jackson State University[edit]

Bradford attended Jackson State University, and played football his senior year.[2] He was named the Southwestern Athletic Conference "Newcomer of the Year", and was a first team All-SWAC selection. He finished his impressive season with 48 receptions for 937 yards (19.5 yards per rec. avg.)

Professional career[edit]

Bradford was drafted in the 5th round of the 1998 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers.[2] He played in Green Bay for four years before going to the Houston Texans in the expansion draft.[3] Corey has scored 20 receiving touchdowns in his career. On March 15, 2006, Bradford signed a four-year contract with the Detroit Lions,[3] which included a $2 million signing bonus; he was released on September 27, 2006 and resigned back with the team on November 16, 2006. On July 26, 2007 he signed with the Redskins and released on September 1, 2007.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Corey Bradford career stats, NFL.com, retrieved 20 January 2010
  2. ^ a b Corey Bradford, houstontexans.com, retrieved 20 January 2010
  3. ^ a b Bentley, Brooke "Where are they now: Corey Bradford", houstontexans.com, April 9, 2009, retrieved 20 January 2010