|Hometown:||Virginia Beach, Va.|
2016: Played in 10 games ... Saw action at tight end and on special teams.
High School: Rated a two-star recruit by 247 Sports … Named First-Team All-State at defensive tackle and Second-Team All-State at offensive line … Named Conference 9 Defensive Lineman of the Year and earned First-Team honors at offensive and defensive line … Played in the Adidas 757 All-Star Game … Returned an interception for a touchdown in win over Cox.
Personal: Son of James and Natasha Cox ... Two sisters, Ganae Cox and Shamiqua Bacon-Cox, one brother, Willie Ponder ... Majoring in criminal justice.