Jason Fox

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Jason Fox
No. 74     Miami Dolphins
Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-05-02) May 2, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth: Fort Worth, Texas
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Weight: 314 lb (142 kg)
Career information
High school: Fort Worth (TX) North Crowley
College: Miami (FL)
NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 4 / Pick: 128
Debuted in 2010 for the Detroit Lions
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-ACC (2009)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 13, 2013
Games played 10
Games started 2
Stats at NFL.com

Jason Fox (born May 2, 1988) is an American football offensive tackle for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League. He was selected as the 30th pick in the 4th round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the Detroit Lions. He played college football at the University of Miami.

Early life[edit]

Fox was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas. Miami former offensive line coach Mario Cristobal recruited him. At North Crowley High School, he played tight end during his junior year, moving to the offensive line as a senior. He was rated by Scout.com and Rivals.com as a four-star recruit.

College career[edit]

Fox decided between Miami and many Big 12 schools before deciding that he wanted to go play for the 'U', where he started at right tackle as a true freshman in the season opener against Florida State and became the starting left tackle midway through the season and held on to it for the remainder of his time at Miami.

Fox started 47 games for the Hurricanes, two away from breaking the school start mark by an offensive lineman set by Richard Mercier and Mike Sullivan (48) and three away from tying the mark regardless of position by William Joseph.[1]

Before the start of Fox' senior year, he was selected to his first Preseason All-ACC Team.

While at the University of Miami, Fox was a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity.

Professional career[edit]

Detroit Lions[edit]

Jason Fox was seen as a developmental tackle to be groomed by long-time Detroit Lions starting left tackle Jeff Backus but saw little action due to injuries.[citation needed] In 2011 Fox was inactive through the first eight games, then was placed on injured reserve, ending his season. He played in one game in the 2012 season. In 2013 Fox won the starting position of right tackle taking over for the departed Gosder Cherilus. Fox started in only three games, though he played in eight.[2]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

On April 2, 2014, Fox signed a one-year contract with the Miami Dolphins.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Navarro, Manny (2009-07-12). "Calm amid the storm -- that's been Jason Fox" (blog). The Miami Herald. Retrieved 2009-11-10. 
  2. ^ a b "Dolphins Sign Jason Fox". Miami Dolphins. April 2, 2014. Retrieved April 2, 2014. 

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