ODU Football BIO
Jeremy Cox
Player Profile:
Jeremy Cox 2048544
Position: Running Back
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 217
Year: Junior
Hometown: Hope Mills, N.C.
High School: South View
Other College: Fork Union

2016: Appeared in 12 games … Started eight games … Tallied 129 carries for 732 yards … Collected 13 rushing touchdowns and one receiving for 14 total  … Ran four times for 28 yards and recorded the final touchdown against Hampton to propel ODU to its first win, 54-21, of the season … Led the running game for ODU with nine carries for 91 yards including a 65-yard touchdown run at NC State … Rushed for a 22 carries, 103-yards and two touchdowns against UTSA … Carried the ball 10 times for 36 yards and a career-high three touchdowns, including the first two scoring drives, at Charlotte … Ran for a career-high 24 carries and 162 yards as well as two touchdowns while also catching three passes for 11 yards in the 36-16 win over UMASS … Drove in an 8-yard run for a touchdown against Western Kentucky while rushing for 33 total yards on eight carries and grabbed two receptions for three yards … Tallied seven carries for 22 yards against UTEP … Ran five times for eight yards against Marshall … Netted 77 yards on four carries and two touchdowns including a 67-yard TD run, while also collecting 26 yards on a kickoff return in the 51-35 win over Southern Miss … Rushed 11 times for 64 yards and a touchdown as well as recording his career-long touchdown reception on an 84-yard TD catch at Florida Atlantic … The 84-yard catch and run at FAU is the longest play in ODU's FBS history ... Collected 15 carries for 62 yards and a touchdown in the 42-28 win against FIU in the regular season finale … Rushed 10 times for 47 yards in the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl.

2015: Played in 10 games starting four at running back ...Finished second on the team with 369 rushing yards on 72 carries ... Also caught 20 passes for 99 yards ... Carried seven times for 33 yards in his first career game at Eastern Michigan ... Carried five times for 15 yards in the win over NSU ... Had one carry for 15 yards at Marshall and recorded his first career start ... Rushed nine times for 46 yards and caught three passes in the win over Charlotte ... Rushed five times for 50 yards including a 39 yard run at FIU ... Rushed for a then career-best 15 times for 84 yards and a touchdown in the win over UTEP ... Recorded a season-long 42-yard touchdown run in the win over the Miners ... Also caught four passes for 70 yards ... The following week, rushed a career-best 21 times for 98 yards and caught a career-high seven passes for 21 yards.

High School: A two-time First-Team All-Conference selection at South View High School … A three-star recruit by Rivals and 247 Sports coming out of high school … Rushed for 1,386 yards and 20 touchdowns as a senior at South View.

Personal: Son of Jimmie and Stephanie Cox ... One brother, Trey, and two sisters, Javaria and Jamia ... Majoring in sport management.


Year Games Attempts Yards TD's Long Avg.
2015 10 72 369 1 42 5.1
2016 11 119 685 13 67 5.8
TOTAL 21 191 1054 14 67 5.5


Year Games Receptions Yards TD's Long Avg.
2015 10 20 99 0 23 4.9
2016 11 11 118 1 84 10.7
TOTAL 21 31 217 1 84 7.0
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