ODU Football BIO
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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

2017: Started all nine games he played in at running back ... Suffered a season-ending injury in the win over Charlotte ... Rushed 147 times for 621 yards and four touchdowns ... Finished fourth on the team with 20 catches for 176 yards ... Had six kickoff returns for 122 yards, with a long of 27 yards ... Rushed for 22 yards and acaught a career-high seven passes in the season-opening win over Albany ... Rushed 25 times for 97 yards and caught two passes for 32 yards in the win at UMass ... Had 14 attempts for 39 yards and had one catch for 25 yards against UNC ... Rushed 12 times for 19 yards at No. 13 Virginia Tech ... Had 22 attempts for a career-high 202 yards and two touchdowns against FAU, including a career-long run of 75 yards ... It was his first career 200-yard rushing game ... Had 15 carries for 52 yards at Marshall ... Rushed 12 times for 57 yards and a touchdown against WKU ... Had two catches for 27 yards against the Hilltoppers ... Carried 24 times for 109 yards and a touchdown against North Texas ... Had 24 yards on nine carries in the win over Charlotte, while also catching three passes for 31 yards.

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.

JEREMY COX CAREER RUSHING STATS

Year Games Attempts Yards TD's Long Avg.
2015 10 72 369 1 42 5.1
2016 11 119 685 13 67 5.8
2017 9 147 621 4 75 4.2
TOTAL 30 338 1675 18 75 5.0

JEREMY COX CAREER RECEIVING STATS

Year Games Receptions Yards TD's Long Avg.
2015 10 20 99 0 23 4.9
2016 11 11 118 1 84 10.7
2017 9 20 176 0 25 8.8
TOTAL 30 51 393 1 84 7.7

JEREMY COX CAREER KICK RETURN STATS

Year NO. Yards TD's Long Avg.
2015 3 97 0 68 32.3
2016 1 26 0 26 26.0
2017 6 122 0 27 20.3
TOTAL 10 245 0 68 24.5

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