|Hometown:||Mount Vernon , Mo.|
|High School:||Mt. Vernon HS|
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