A big, strong back who is one of Tech's best blocking backs... expected to begin the fall at his more natural B-back position... started at A-back in 2008 and was a back-up at Aback in 2009... is difficult to tackle... a solid receiver out of the backfield... sat out the 2007 season after transferring from Connecticut.... the brother of former Yellow Jacket and current Kansas City Chief fullback Mike Cox.
Was a top back-up at A-back... saw action in every game... had nine rushing attempts for 31 yards (3.4 ypa)... had a pair of carries for six yards at Miami... rushed six times for 23 yards in the season opener vs. Jacksonville State (Sept. 5).
A starter at A-back and a back-up at B-back... a good blocker and hard-nosed runner... had 26 carries for 200 yards -- an average of 7.7 yards per attempt -- and had three rushing touchdowns... all three of his touchdowns came in the final four games of the regular season... had three receptions for 57 yards... had six plays of 20 yards or more... had a two-yard touchdown run at 13th-ranked Georgia (Nov. 29)... rushed eight times for a career-high 78 yards and a touchdown, and had one reception for 22 yards -- a total of 100 all-purpose yards -- vs. No. 23 Miami (Nov. 20)... rushed for his first career touchdown and had three rushing attempts vs. Florida State (Nov. 1)... rushed five times for 63 yards, including a key 36-yard run, at Virginia Tech (Sept. 13)... was also on the receiving end of a pass from Josh Nesbitt for a game-tying two-point conversion against the Hokies... showed versatility in the season opener vs. Jacksonville State (Aug. 28)... had a 22-yard run and a 29-yard pass reception against the Gamecocks... played at the B-back position in the spring... helped gain the starting nod with his blocking ability... sat out the 2007 season after transferring from Connecticut... the brother of former starting Tech fullback and current Kansas City Chiefs fullback, Mike Cox.
Sat out the season as a transfer.
Played one season of football at Connecticut.
Born Nov. 24, 1987... son of Lawrence and Brenda Cox... full name is Lucas Daniel Cox...has two older siblings and a younger brother...his brother Mike is GT's starting fullback, and his brother Matt is a freshman fullback at Bloomsburg State... his father was a fullback at Temple from 1979-82... was on honor roll in high school... plans to major in business management.
Rushing Attempts: 8 vs. Miami, Nov. 20, 2008; 8 vs. Virginia, Oct. 9, 2010
Rushing Yards: 78 vs. Miami, Nov. 20, 2008
Pass Receptions: 1, three times
Receiving Yards: 29 vs. Jacksonville State, Aug. 28, 2008
Longest Rush: 26 at Virginia Tech, Sept. 13, 2008
Longest Reception: 29 vs. Jacksonville State, Aug. 28, 2008
TDs: 1, three times last vs. Georgia, Nov. 29, 2008