Jim Cox (American football)

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Jim Cox
Date of birth: (1920-09-06) September 6, 1920 (age 94)
Place of birth: St. Louis, Missouri
Career information
Position(s): Guard
College: California, Stanford
NFL Draft: 1944 / Round: 21 / Pick: 214
(by the Green Bay Packers)
As player:
1948 San Francisco 49ers

Jim Cox (born James Ellingson Cox[1] is former professional American football guard. He was a member of the San Francisco 49ers of the All-America Football Conference.[2]

After football, Cox worked as an attorney in Contra Costa County. In 1955 he investigated boxing and wrestling practices for the California State Athletic Commission, looking for ties to organized crime, and for a rumored conspiracy to monopolize matches.[3]


  1. ^ "Jim Cox". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2011-08-17. 
  2. ^ "Jim Cox". National Football League. Retrieved 2011-08-17. 
  3. ^ "A Roundup Of The Week's News". Sports Illustrated. June 27, 1955.