Perrish Cox

Football Player

Perrish Cox was born in Waco, Texas, United States on January 10th, 1987 and is the Football Player. At the age of 37, Perrish Cox biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

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January 10, 1987
United States
Place of Birth
Waco, Texas, United States
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American Football Player
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Perrish Cox Life

Perrish Eugene Cox (born January 10, 1987) is a former American football cornerback and return specialist.

He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the fifth round of the 2010 NFL Draft.

He played college football at Oklahoma State.

Early years

Cox attended University High School in Waco, Texas, where he was a standout on both sides of the football. As a senior, Cox recorded 27 tackles and led the team with nine interceptions. On offense, he had 47 catches for 670 yards and 12 touchdowns. He earned first-team Class 4A all-state honors, first-team all-Central Texas honors, and played in the 2006 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

Also a standout track & field athlete, Cox was one of the state's top performers in both sprints and jumps. As a sprinter, Cox had a personal-best time of 21.55 seconds in the 200-meter dash, and in jumps, he posted bests of 7.56 meters (24-7) in the long jump and 14.60 meters (47-9) in the triple jump.

Considered a four-star recruit by, Cox was listed as the No. 8 cornerback prospect in the nation. He chose Oklahoma State over LSU, Nebraska, and Oklahoma.


Perrish Cox Career

College career

In his true freshman year at Oklahoma State, Cox became the first Cowboy since Barry Sanders to open a season with a kickoff return for a touchdown when he went 96 yards against Missouri State. Playing both on defense and special teams, Cox had 24 tackles on defense while breaking up five passes. His 595 kickoff return yards in 2006 represent the third best single-season total in school history.

Cox became a starter during his sophomore year, as he started the last eight games of the regular season at cornerback. He tied for second on the team with two interceptions while breaking up eight passes, and was also credited with 42 tackles. Cox averaged 21.5 yards on 31 kickoff returns and his 631 kickoff return yards are second best for Oklahoma State in a single season.

As a junior, Cox again returned the first kickoff of the season 90 yards for a touchdown against Washington State. He finished the season with 32 tackles, eight pass break-ups, and two interceptions.

Cox entered his senior season just 110 kickoff return yards short of the Big 12 career record. In November 2009, he was named one of the twelve semifinalists for the 2009 Jim Thorpe Award.

Professional career

Cox was considered one of the best cornerbacks available in the 2010 NFL Draft. His draft stock dropped after a slow 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine, but he was able to improve his workout numbers at OSU's Pro Day.

Cox was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the fifth round of the 2010 NFL Draft with the 137th overall pick. He played one year for the team and was released on September 3, 2011.

Cox signed with the San Francisco 49ers on a two-year deal on March 13, 2012. At the end of the 2012 season, Cox and the 49ers appeared in Super Bowl XLVII. In the game, he contributed on special teams, but the 49ers fell to the Baltimore Ravens by a score of 34–31. Cox was released by the 49ers on November 12, 2013 to make room on the active roster for returning linebacker Nick Moody.

Cox was signed by the Seattle Seahawks on November 26, 2013. He was released by the Seahawks on November 27, 2013. On December 11, 2013, Cox re-signed with the Seahawks, after a season-ending injury to safety Jeron Johnson. He was once again released by the Seahawks on December 27, 2013.

On December 30, 2013, Cox re-signed with the 49ers after an injury suffered by Carlos Rogers following the 23-20 victory over the Arizona Cardinals.

On March 14, 2015, Cox signed a three-year, $15 million contract with the Tennessee Titans. On November 28, 2016, Cox was released by the Titans.

On January 18, 2017, Cox signed with the Seahawks after an injury suffered by DeShawn Shead following the 36–20 loss to the Atlanta Falcons in the Divisional Round of the 2016 playoffs. On May 9, 2017, he was released by the Seahawks.