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|Date of birth:||March 1, 1965|
|Place of birth:||Los Angeles, California|
|Height:||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight:||174 lb (79 kg)|
|High school:||Los Angeles (CA) Dorsey|
|NFL Draft:||1988 / Round: 1 / Pick: 20|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Player stats at PFR|
Cox was born in Los Angeles, California and graduated from Susan Miller Dorsey High School. He attended Arizona State University. He was a highly productive receiver in college, finishing his career with 2,353 yards.
- 1985: 40 catches for 788 yards with 5 TD.
- 1986: 35 catches for 695 yards with 2 TD.
- 1987: 42 catches for 870 yards with 5 TD.
Cox was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the first round of the 1988 NFL Draft. He played professionally for six seasons. His most productive season was his rookie year, when he caught 28 receptions for 590 yards and five touchdowns. He never lived up to his first-round billing, and was one of the draft choices that was acquired by the Rams that sent Cornelius Bennett to the Buffalo Bills.