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Corey Webster

Corey Webster
Corey Webster

Corey Webster during Training Camp with the New York Giants. (COREY SIPKIN/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS)

Corey Webster Website

Corey Webster

Born: March 2, 1982 in Vacherie, Louisiana

College: LSU

NFL Draft: 2005, Round 2, Pick 43 overall by the Giants

NFL Teams: Giants (2005-2013)

Career Stats: 371 tackles, 20 interceptions, 2 sacks, 7 forced fumbles, 3 fumble recoveries

NFL Awards/Honors: Super Bowl Champion (XLII and XLVI)

Spin: Webster started 12 games over his first two years, and only 3 in 2007, but he had one of the biggest plays in Giants history in the 2007 NFC Championship Game in Green Bay where he picked off Brett Favre in overtime to set up a Lawrence Tynes game winning field goal. From 2008-2012, he played at least 13 games every year with the best season of his career coming in 2011, where he had 43 tackles, 6 interceptions, and one forced fumble.

Corey Webster had a tremendous college career at LSU: Awards courtesy of LSUSports.net

2004 First-Team All-America (American Football Coaches Assocation, Sporting News)
2004 Second-Team All-America (Walter Camp)
2004 First-Team All-SEC (AP)
2004 Second-Team All-SEC (SEC Coaches)
2004 Thorpe Award Semifinalist
2004 SEC Defensive Player of the Week (vs. Mississippi State)
2003 First-Team All-America (America Football Coaches Association)
2003 Second-Team All-America (Associated Press, Sports Illustrated, Collegefootballnews.com)
2003 First-Team All-SEC (AP, Coaches, ESPN.com, Collegefootballnews.com)
2003 SEC Defensive Player of the Week (vs. Georgia)
2003 Thorpe Award Semifinalist
2002 First-Team All-SEC (AP, Coaches, Sporting News)
2002 National Defensive Player of the Week (vs. Florida)
2002 SEC Defensive Player of the Week (vs. Florida)

 

Corey Webster was often ridiculed by Giants fans throughout his career, as many wanted him to be an All-Pro caliber cornerback, which just was never in the cards. Webster was a very solid CB that showed a ton of toughness and make a bunch of big time highlight Interceptions during his career. Post NFL Career, Corey Webster runs the Corey Webster Foundation. Their mission is to provide support and signature programming through community outreach initiatives that motivate, inspire, and empower the next generation of leaders and volunteers.