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Corby Eason Athlete Profile

#25 Corby Eason

Position: Defensive Back Height: 5-8 Weight: 173 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2009-2011 Hometown: Columbus, GA Last School: Erie Community College

Personal

  • Parents are Edward and Teresa
  • Youngest of four children
  • Has one brother and two sisters
  • Majoring in psychology
  • Married Rebecca Mortensen in January 2011

Other College

  • Played at Erie Community College in Buffalo, N.Y. for Dennis Greene.

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Carver HS in Columbus, Ga., for Dell McGee and Wallace Davis


2009 | Sophomore Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a sophomore
  • Saw action in 12 games on the season
  • Academic All-MWC
  • Totaled two tackles on the season

2010 | Junior Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a junior
  • Played in every game, starting in one
  • Academic All-MWC
  • Had 22 tackles, 20 solo
  • Also had 5.5 tackles-for-loss, including 3.5 sacks, second-most on the team
  • Added three pass breakups, two forced fumbles and one quarterback hurry
  • Had a career-high seven tackles at Colorado State in addition to 1.5 tackles-for-loss and a forced fumble that was returned for a touchdown

2011 | Senior Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a senior
  • Started all 13 games
  • Named to Phil Steele All-Independent First Team, FBS All-Indepndent Team
  • Tied for 9th nationally with 14 pass breakups
  • Tied for 36th nationally in pass defended per game (1.08)
  • Recorded 46 tackles with 2 tackles for loss
  • Forced one fumble vs. UCF
  • Had a one tackle for loss vs. Idaho State and one at TCU
  • Had a season-high 4 pass breakups vs. San Jose State