Taylor Cox

  • Pos RB
  • Height 5-11
  • Weight 206

Prospect Info

  • City Weed, CA
  • Exp 2012 - ...

Kansas Jayhawks

  • Jersey #36
  • Class

As a Prospect

  • Class 2012
  • Committed 1/14/2012
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H.S. Athletic Background

Career Honors: 2015: Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (spring). 2014: Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (fall and spring).

2014 (RSr.): Suffered a season-ending injury in fall camp.

2013 (Sr.): Saw action in two games before missing the remainder of the season due to injury... Granted a medical redshirt... Had six carries for 44 yards vs. South Dakota... Turned in two kickoff returns for 34 yards at Rice.

2012 (Jr.): Played in all 12 games... Made starts against Northern Illinois, Oklahoma State and Iowa State... Rushed for 464 yards on 91 carries with three touchdowns... Also added three receptions for 24 yards... Recorded 198 yards on nine kickoff returns, including a 42-yard return at Baylor... Gained 121 yards on 16 carries and added a touchdown against South Dakota State... Became the first player to gain 100 yards in his Jayhawk debut since teammate James Sims in 2010... Rushed for 79 yards and a touchdown against Rice... Rushed for 71 yards on 10 carries and added 110 yards on four kickoff returns at Baylor... Recorded 53 yards on two kick returns at Texas Tech... Scored third rushing touchdown and added a season-long 17-yard reception against Iowa State.

2010-11 (Fr.-So. at College of the Siskiyous): Selected as an All-American by the California Community Colleges Football Association following his sophomore season... Rushed for 1,507 yards and 14 touchdowns in 10 games during 2011 season... Claims school records for rushing yards in a game (326), career (2,744) and touchdowns in career (31)... Tallied 1,237 yards rushing and 14 touchdowns on 212 carries as a freshman... Also had 31 receptions for 148 yards and three TDs in 2010... Coached by Charlie Roche at College of Siskiyous.

High School: Named First Team All-Wesco during junior and senior seasons at Jackson HS... Rushed for 2,014 yards and 18 touchdowns over his final two high school seasons... Also recorded 307 receiving yards and four touchdown catches... Rushed for over 200 yards in three games during his senior season... Helped lead Jackson to the Wesco South Championship in 2008... Played in the Washington State Football Coaches Association All-State game in spring of 2009.

Personal: Son of McCall Cox... Chose KU over Utah State... Working towards a masters degree in sports management.

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