Mike Fox (American football)

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Mike Fox
No. 93
Date of birth (1967-08-05) August 5, 1967 (age 49)
Place of birth Akron, Ohio
Career information
Position(s) Defensive end
College West Virginia
NFL draft 1990 / Round: 2 / Pick: 51
Career history
As player
1990–1994 New York Giants
1995–1998 Carolina Panthers
Career stats

Michael James Fox (born August 5, 1967) is a former American football defensive lineman who played nine seasons in the National Football League for the New York Giants and the Carolina Panthers. He played college football at West Virginia University. He also attended North High School in Akron, Ohio.

College career[edit]

In 1989, Fox finished the year with 10 sacks while playing defensive tackle - making him the only player at the time to generate 10 sacks from any position other than defensive end or linebacker. Fox had three multi-sack games, including the Syracuse game in which he recorded nine tackles, two sacks, and two tackles for a loss. Fox also finished with 71 tackles and the Gator Bowl MVP trophy.