|Hometown:||Virginia Beach, Va.|
2017: Appeared in six games at tight end and on special teams ... Made his first career start at Marshall ... Caught one pass for 15 yards in the opener against Albany.
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.
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