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Mike Cox biography

Date of birth : 1985-07-11
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Lewisberry, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-09-14
Credited as : Football player NFL, fullback for the Kansas City Chiefs, Super Bowl

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Micheal Lawrence Cox (born July 11, 1985 in Lewisberry, Pennsylvania) is an American football fullback who attended Georgia Institute of Technology and played college football for the Yellow Jackets. He was undrafted in the 2008 NFL Draft, but signed as a free agent with the Kansas City Chiefs. Cox graduated from Red Land High School in 2004.

Cox' Career


Pro Career: Third-year fullback returns to the Chiefs in 2010 ... Made the club’s Opening Day roster in 2008 after joining the team as a rookie free agent ... A solid blocker who is also a sure-handed receiver ... Can also contribute on special teams ... Has played in 32 games (15 starts), notching four carries for three yards with a TD and 18 catches for 98 yards (5.4 avg.), in addition to a catch on a two-point conversion ... Recorded two special teams tackles and has five kickoff returns for 20 yards (4.0 avg.).

Transactions: Signed with Kansas City (3/25/10) ... Signed as a rookie free agent with Kansas City (5/2/08).

2009: Played in 16 games with 10 starts at fullback ... Had three carries for five yards (1.7 avg.) with one TD and 10 catches for 79 yards (7.9 avg.) ... Also had two kickoff returns for nine yards ... Caught one pass for 16 yards vs. Oakland (9/20) ... Rushed one time for two yards at Washington (10/18) ... Returned two kickoffs for nine yards vs. San Diego (10/25) ... Recorded a career-long 19-yard reception vs. Pittsburgh (11/22) ... Caught two passes for 11 yards at San Diego (11/29) ... Caught one pass for two yards vs. Buffalo (12/13) ... Had one catch for eight yards vs. Cleveland (12/20) ... Tallied two receptions for 14 yards at Cincinnati (12/27) ... Rushed two times for three yards at Denver (1/3/10), registering his first career score on a one-yard TD run to go with a 13-yard reception.

2008: Played in 16 games (five starts), rushing one time for a two-yard loss and catching eight passes for 19 yards ... Also had a two-point conversion reception and two special teams tackles ... Had three kickoff returns for 11 yards ... Produced two catches for six yards in his first career NFL start at New England (9/7) ... Caught a pass for a two-point conversion from QB Tyler Thigpen vs. Oakland (9/14) ... Caught two passes for four yards vs. Denver (9/28) ... Rushed one time for a two-yard loss at San Diego (11/9) ... Caught one pass for five yards and returned two kickoffs for three yards vs. Buffalo (11/23).

College: Saw action in 47 games (33 starts) at Georgia Tech, registering 10 carries for 63 yards ... Also caught 30 passes for 217 yards with a TD and added five special teams tackles ... Played in 13 games (10 starts) as a senior in 2007, logging six carries for 48 yards and 12 receptions for 82 yards ... Also tallied two special teams tackles ... Served as the lead blocker in a Yellow Jackets rushing attack that paced the Atlantic Coast Conference at 199.3 ypg ... Started all 13 contests at fullback as a junior in 2006, recording five receptions for 53 yards and a TD ... Was named the ACC’s best blocking back by The Sporting News ... Saw duty in 12 games (10 starts) as a sophomore in 2005, catching 13 passes for 72 yards ... Played in nine games as a true freshman in 2004, carrying the ball four times for 15 yards ... Majored in Management at Georgia Tech.

Personal


• Three-year letterwinner rushed for 1,326 yards with 18 TDs and caught 20 passes for 415 yards at Red Land High School in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.
• Was also a starter at linebacker, recording 125 tackles and three INTs.
• Full name: Michael Lawrence Cox.
• Married, wife Dana.

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