13 Kellen Cox
13 Kellen Cox
Height: 5'10
Weight: 160
Year: So.
Hometown: Mount Vernon , Mo.
High School: Mt. Vernon HS
Position: WR

2009 – Saw action in eight games, serving as the Lions’ punt returner … returned seven punts for 30 yards on the season.

In 2008: Redshirted.

In high school: Cox played for coach Joy Mayberry at Mt. Vernon HS … Helped the Mountaineers to an 8-4 record this year and a trip to the second round of the Missouri State Playoffs  … Mt. Vernon was a four-time district champ and a four time quarterfinal participant during his tenure …  Cox played both quarterback and receiver, as well as defensive back at Mt. Vernon …  This past season, Cox rushed for 1,340 yards, passed for 1,610 yards, had 54 tackles and seven interceptions … Had 16 rushing touchdowns and 19 passing TD’s … A first team All-Conference, All Area, All District and All-State selection at quarterback and defensive back, Cox was the Southwest Missouri Football Coaches Association Offensive Player of the Year …  A member of the National Honor Society and the honor roll at Mt. Vernon, he was the Student Body President

Personal: Cox was born on July 8, 1989 …  Cox is the son of Tom and Cindi Cox …  His father, Tom is a former football player at Southern and a member of the Missouri Southern Hall of Fame …  His sister, Piper, was a four-year letterwinner in Volleyball at Southwest Baptist …  Cox major is undecided. … Favorite music group: Shane and Shane … Interesting hobbies: Play harmonica, ping-pong, FCA