Cory Trice

American football player (born 2000)

American football player
Cory Trice Jr.
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Trice with Purdue in 2019
No. 27 – Pittsburgh Steelers
Position:Cornerback
Personal information
Born: (2000-05-30) May 30, 2000 (age 23)
Hopkinsville, Kentucky, U.S.
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:206 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school:Christian County (Christian County, Kentucky)
College:Purdue (2018–2022)
NFL draft:2023 / Round: 7 / Pick: 241
Career history
  • Pittsburgh Steelers (2023–present)
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2023
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Cory Carlisle Trice Jr. (born May 30, 2000) is an American football cornerback for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Purdue.

Early years

Trice attended Christian County High School in Christian County, Kentucky. As a senior, he was the Southern Pennyrile Football Athlete of the Year.[1] He committed to Purdue University to play college football.[2][3]

College career

Trice played at Purdue from 2018 to 2022.[4] After starting his career as a safety, he was moved to cornerback in 2019.[5][6] Trice played in only two games in 2021 due to a knee injury. During his college career, he had 106 tackles, five interceptions and two touchdowns.[7]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 3+38 in
(1.91 m)
206 lb
(93 kg)
32+38 in
(0.82 m)
9+34 in
(0.25 m)
4.47 s 1.56 s 2.65 s 4.06 s 6.70 s 35.5 in
(0.90 m)
11 ft 0 in
(3.35 m)
17 reps
Sources:[8][9]

Trice was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the seventh round with the 241st overall pick in the 2023 NFL draft[10] and on May 12, 2023, he signed his rookie contract.[11][12] He was placed on injured reserve on August 2, 2023.[13]

References

  1. ^ Dixon, Tyler (November 28, 2017). "Football Athlete of the Year: Cory Trice". Kentucky New Era.
  2. ^ "Kentucky defensive back commits to Purdue football". Journal and Courier.
  3. ^ Jung, Chris (June 21, 2017). "County football's Cory Trice commits to Purdue". Kentucky New Era.
  4. ^ Tracking Purdue's defense | Cornerback Cory Trice
  5. ^ "Purdue's Cory Trice looking to make a name at safety". Journal and Courier.
  6. ^ "Cory Trice's move to cornerback benefiting Purdue". Journal and Courier.
  7. ^ Fezler, D. J. (December 15, 2022). "Purdue Cornerback Cory Trice Opts Out of Citrus Bowl, Declares for NFL Draft". Sports Illustrated Purdue Boilermakers News, Analysis and More.
  8. ^ "Cory Trice Jr. Draft and Combine Prospect Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved April 26, 2023.
  9. ^ "2023 NFL Draft Scout Cory Trice College Football Profile". DraftScout.com. Retrieved April 26, 2023.
  10. ^ "2023 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved May 6, 2023.
  11. ^ Bryan, Dave (May 11, 2023). "Steelers Sign 7th Round Pick CB Cory Trice Jr. To Four-Year Deal". SteelersDepot.com. Retrieved May 13, 2023.
  12. ^ Kozora, Alex (May 12, 2023). "Steelers Sign 3rd-Round Pick TE Darnell Washington To Four-Year Deal". SteelersDepot.com. Retrieved May 13, 2023.
  13. ^ Varley, Teresa (August 2, 2023). "Steelers sign two, place Trice on IR". Steelers.com. Retrieved August 2, 2023.

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