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Jonathan Cox
Jonathan Cox

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill

High School:
De La Salle

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 190

Position:
Cornerback



AT TECH: Two-year starter at cornerback . . . Entered his senior season as Tech?s only returning starter in the secondary . . . Steady player whom coaches describe as a very good technican . . . Started every game the last two seasons as well five games as a freshman in 2000 . . . Career totals of 153 tackles, seven tackles for loss, two interceptions, three fumble recoveries and 19 pass breakups.

2003: Started every game and collected 60 tackles, with four tackles for loss . . . Had one interception and a team-leading six pass breakups . . . Made the the play of the game in Tech?s win over Maryland with his fumble recovery, which he returned 17 yards to the Terps 18-yard line to set up the game?s only touchdown . . . . Had an interception against Duke to set up a Tech touchdown . . . Season-high eight tackles and one pass breakup in win over Auburn.

2002: Started every game and made 51 tackles, with three tackles for loss and one sack . . . Had eight pass breakups and a fumble recovery . . . Made eight tackles, including one tackle for loss, and a pass deflection in Tech?s win over Virginia . . . Career-high nine tackles versus Georgia . . . Had tackles for loss against BYU, North Carolina and Virginia . . . Made four tackles and two pass breakups while blocking a field goal in Tech?s win over Duke; his blocked field goal was the first by a Yellow Jacket since 1996 . . . Had a sack and a fumble recovery to help Tech defeat North Carolina . . . Broke up two passes against Fresno State.

2001: Totalled 11 tackles on the season . . . Had three tackles and a pass breakup against the Navy . . . Season-high five tackles against the Citadel . . . Missed the final two games due to a concussion.

2000: Started five games as a true freshman and made 25 tackles on the season . . . Saw his first action in the secondary against Florida State and had three tackles, a pass breakup and a fumble recovery . . . Made an interception against NC State . . . Season-high six tackles with two pass breakups against Wake Forest.

HIGH SCHOOL: Honorable mention all-America by USA Today . . . Rated the No. 65 prospect in the Midwest by SuperPrep . . . Recorded 140 tackles as a senior with four interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown . . . Had a school-record 18 tackles in one game . . . Also played wide receiver and caught 18 passes for 250 yards and seven touchdowns . . . Made 72 tackles and three interceptions as a junior, along with 500 all-purpose yards and five touchdowns . . . Two-time all-conference selection and the conference MVP as a senior . . . Coached by Jim Grannon at De La Salle, which won the Catholic League championship in 1999 . . . Also lettered four years in track . . . Member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Full name is Jonathan Bond Cox . . . Parents are Lawrence and Beverly Cox . . . Born February 16, 1982 . . . Undecided major in the College of Sciences.

Game-by-game Statistics 2003 P-A-T TFL Sks FC FR Int PB BYU* 2-1-3 0 0 0 0 0 1 Auburn* 2-6-8 0 0 0 0 0 1 FSU* 4-2-6 1-1 0 0 0 0 0 Clemson* 4-2-6 1-2 0 0 0 0 2 Vandy* 2-1-3 1-0 0 0 0 0 1 NC State* 3-4-7 1-1 0 0 0 0 0 Wake* 1-0-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Maryland* 2-2-4 0 0 0 1-17 0 1 Duke* 2-4-6 0 0 0 0 1-4 0 UNC* 5-3-8 0 0 0 0 0 0 Virginia* 3-0-3 0 0 0 0 0 0 Georgia* 3-2-5 0 0 0 0 0 0 Tulsa* 6-0-6 0 0 1 0 0 0

2002 P-A-T TFL Sks FC FR Int PB Vandy? 2-0-2 0 0 0 0 0 0 UConn? 2-0-2 0 0 0 0 0 1 Clemson? 0-1-1 0 0 0 0 0 1 BYU? 3-3-6 1-1 0 0 0 0 0 UNC? 1-2-3 1-3 1-3 0 1-0 0 0 Wake? 4-2-6 0 0 0 0 0 0 Maryland? 6-1-7 0 0 0 0 0 0 Virginia? 6-2-8 1-0 0 0 0 0 1 NC State? 0-1-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 FSU? 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Duke? 3-1-4 0 0 0 0 0 2 Georgia? 7-2-9 0 0 0 0 0 1 Fres St.? 0-2-2 0 0 0 0 0 2

2001 P-A-T TFL Sks FC FR Int PB Syracuse 0-1-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Citadel 4-1-5 0 0 0 0 0 0 Navy 1-2-3 0 0 0 0 0 1 Clemson DNP Duke 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Maryland 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 NC State 0-1-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 UNC 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Virginia 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Wake 1-0-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Georgia 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 FSU DNP ? Injured Stanford DNP ? Injured

2000 P-A-T TFL Sks FC FR Int PB UCF 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 FSU 2-1-3 0 0 0 1 0 1 Navy? 5-0-5 0 0 0 0 0 0 NC State? 2-0-2 0 0 0 0 1-0 1 UNC? 2-1-3 0 0 0 0 0 0 Wake? 5-1-6 0 0 0 0 0 2 Duke? 4-1-5 0 0 0 0 0 0 Clemson 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Virginia 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Maryland 1-0-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Georgia 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 LSU# 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0

CAREER STATISTICS
Year	G-GS	P-A	Total	TFL	Sck	FC	FR	Int	PB
2000	11-5	21-4	25	0-0	0-0	0	1	1-0	4
2001	10-0	6-5	11	0-0	0-0	0	0	0-0	1
2002	13-13	34-17	51	3-4	1-3	0	1	0-0	8
2003	13-13	38-28	66	4-4	0-0	1	1-17	1-4	6
Total	47-31	99-54	153	7-8	1-3	1	3	2-4	19

CAREER HIGHS Tackles: 9 vs. Georgia, 2002 Interception: 1 vs. NC State, 2000; Duke, 2003 PB: 2 vs. Wake Forest, 2000; Duke, 2002; Fresno State, 2002; Clemson, 2003

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