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Michael Cox

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Dorchester, Mass.

High School:
Avon Old Farms

Last College:
Michigan

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 214

Position:
RB


10/05/2013

UMass Postgame Notes vs. Bowling Green

04/27/2013

New York Giants Draft Running Back Michael Cox In 7th Round

Cox becomes first Minuteman since Vladimir Ducasse to be picked in NFL Draft

03/06/2013

Highlights From UMass Football's NFL Pro Day

Check out the sights & sounds from UMass' NFL Pro Day at Gillette Stadium

02/01/2013

Carini & Cox Earn MAC All-Academic Honorable Mention Honors

Duo each posted over 3.20 grade point averages

11/23/2012

UMass Drops Season Finale to Central Michigan, 42-21

Minutemen finish first season as an FBS program

09/24/2012

Mike Cox flip featured on Sports Center's Top 10 Plays

Mike Cox's flip into the endzone at Miami is among ESPN Sports Center's Top 10 Plays of the Day

11/23/2012

FB vs. CENTRAL MICHIGAN

FB vs. CENTRAL MICHIGAN Photos by Thom Kendall '93

11/17/2012

FB vs. BUFFALO

FB vs. BUFFALO Photos by Thom Kendall '93

10/20/2012

FB vs. BOWLING GREEN

FB vs. BOWLING GREEN Photos by Thom Kendall '93

09/29/2012

FB vs. OHIO

FB vs. OHIO Photos by Thom Kendall '93

09/20/2012

FB vs. MICHIGAN

FB vs. MICHIGAN Photos by Thom Kendall '93

As a Grad Student in 2012: Game-By-Game Statistics
Saw action and started in all 12 games as No. 1 running back ... Rushed for 715 yards on 198 carries with five touchdowns averaging 59.6 yards per game ... Led the team in total points with 30 ... Also made 13 catches for 63 yards ... Earned UMass Athlete of the Week and CFPA's National Running Back of the Week honorable mention with 30 carries for 188 yards and two touchdowns at Miami (9/22), also made ESPN Sport Center's No. 5 Play of the Day with his nine-yard touchdown run ... Had 18 carries at Michigan (9/15) for 81 yards.

Before UMass: Joined UMass during the 2012 summer as a graduate student after receiving his degree at Michigan ... Played for the Wolverines from 2008-11 taking a redshirt season in 2008 ... Is eligible to play at UMass without sitting out per NCAA rules ... Played in 15 games during his career at Michigan where he rushed for 169 yards on 19 carries (8.9 yards per rush) and scored two touchdowns ... In 2011 as a redshirt junior, played on special teams ... In 2010 as a redshirt sophomore, had six carries for 56 yards against Bowling Green ... As a redshirt freshman in 2009, had a career-best 82 yards on 11 carries and two touchdowns against Delaware State ... A four-star prospect at Avon Old Farms, he rushed for 2,400 yards in three prep seasons ... He rushed for 1,000 yards with 16 touchdowns as a junior but missed the bulk of his senior season due to an injury.

Personal: Michael A. Cox. ... Born November 14, 1988 in Boston, Mass. ... Son of Michael and Kimberly Cox ... Brother of Nick and Mikaela ... Graduate student majoring in Education.

RUSHINGgattyardstdlongavg/cavg/g
2012 12 198 715 5 32 3.6 59.6
TOTAL 12 198 715 5 32 3.6 59.6


TOTAL OFFENSEgrushpasstotalavg/g
2012 12 715 0 715 59.6
TOTAL 12 715 0 715 59.6


RECEIVINGgrecyardstdlongrec/gavg/cavg/g
2012 12 13 63 0 41 1.1 4.8 5.2
TOTAL 12 13 63 0 41 1.1 4.8 5.2


SCORINGgtdrushrcvretpat2patfgtotalavg/g
2012 12 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 30 2.5
TOTAL 12 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 30 2.5


ALL PURPOSEgrushrcvprkrirtotalavg/g
2012 12 715 63 0 0 0 778 64.8
TOTAL 12 715 63 0 0 0 778 64.8


SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
Points scored: 12, at Miami, Sep 22, 2012
Touchdowns: 2, at Miami, Sep 22, 2012
Rush attempts: 30, at Miami, Sep 22, 2012
Rush yards: 188, at Miami, Sep 22, 2012 (30 carries)
Rush TDs: 2, at Miami, Sep 22, 2012
Long rush: 32, Bowling Green, Oct 20, 2012
Receptions: 4, Indiana, 09/08/12
Receiving yards: 49, at Vanderbilt, Oct 27, 2012 (3 receptions)
Long reception: 41, at Vanderbilt, Oct 27, 2012
Total offense attempts: 30, at Miami, Sep 22, 2012 (30 rush,0 pass)
Total ofense yards: 188, at Miami, Sep 22, 2012 (188 rush,0 pass)
All-purpose yards: 188, at Miami, Sep 22, 2012

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