CAREER GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
Attempts: 11, vs. Delaware State (Oct. 17, 2009)
Yards: 82, vs. Delaware State (Oct. 17, 2009)
Touchdowns: 2, vs. Delaware State (Oct. 17, 2009)
Long: 57, vs. Delaware State (Oct. 17, 2009)
At Michigan ... three-year letterman ... appeared in 12 contests ... recorded 19 rushes for 169 yards and two touchdowns.
Senior/Junior (2011) ... earned third varsity letter ... appeared in six games; played six on special teams ... VIRGINIA TECH (Jan. 3) ... returned two short kickoffs ... PURDUE (Oct. 29) ... made season debut on special teams.
Junior/Sophomore (2010) ... earned second varsity letter ... appeared in two contests ... made season debut at running back vs. Bowling Green (Sept. 25), rushing six times for 56 yards, including a 35-yard long ... appeared as a reserve superback vs. Michigan State (Oct. 9).
Sophomore/Freshman (2009) ... earned first varsity letter ... appeared in four games ... played three contests at running back and one contest on special teams ... carried the ball 13 times for 113 yards and scored two touchdowns ... made career debut at running back vs. Western Michigan (Sept. 5) ... rushed for 31 yards on two carries late in the fourth quarter vs. Eastern Michigan (Sept. 19) ... carried the ball 11 times for a career-high 82 yards and scored two TDs against Delaware State (Oct. 17) ... scored first collegiate touchdowns on three- and 57-yard rushes in the fourth quarter against the Hornets ... caught his first career pass for 11 yards late in the third quarter against the Hornets ... traveled but did not see game action at Illinois (Oct. 31) ... contributed on the kick return unit vs. Purdue (Nov. 7).
Freshman (2008) ... did not see game action ... redshirted.
Prep ... attended Avon Old Farms High School (2007) coached by Kevin Driscoll ... ran 40-yard dash in 4.47 seconds ... measured a 36-inch vertical jump ... Key Statistics ... rushed for more than 2,400 yards in three seasons at running back ... tallied 222 yards on 41 carries before senior season that was cut short due to an ankle injury ... rushed for over 1,000 yards as a junior, averaging nearly 10 yards per carry, and scored 16 rushing touchdowns ... Honors and Rankings ... four-star prospect and the No. 35 running back nationally according to Scout.com ... ranked No. 30 in Rivals.com Prep School Top 50 ... tabbed as the No. 69 running back recruit in the country by ESPN.com ... PrepStar Magazine All-East Region ... participated in the Piscataway NIKE Training Camp ... attended the New Jersey NIKE Combine.
Personal ... Michael A. Cox Jr. was born Nov. 14, 1989, in Boston ... attended Michigan Summer Football Camp ... enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in general studies.