RECORD AT MINNESOTA: 10-6-2
CAREER ALL-PURPOSE YARDS: 1,593
TD PASSES: 7
TOTAL TDS SCORED: 15
MINNESOTA FINISHED third in the Big Ten during Cox's first season with the team, matching its highest finish since going undefeated in 1940 and '41.
THE LOS ANGELES Rams invited Cox to training camp in 1958, but he did not make their roster. He later spent time with the AFL's Boston Patriots and in the CFL.
AFTER HIS playing career Cox went on to found World Travel and Incentives, a travel management firm. He died in 2003, at age 69, of pancreatic cancer.