AMES, Iowa (AP) Former Iowa State defensive back Deon Broomfield is returning to the Cyclones to coach the safeties, coach Matt Campbell announced Friday.
Broomfield was a defensive assistant with the Houston Texans last season. Before that, he coached cornerbacks at Indiana State for three years and at Western Illinois for one.
He replaces D.K. McDonald, who announced his departure from Iowa State on Thursday. He is set to become safeties coach for the Philadelphia Eagles, according to media reports.