23  Rodney Cox
Rodney Cox


Louisville, Ky.

High School:
duPont Manual

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 178




Kentucky vs. Alabama - USATSI Gallery

Kentucky vs. Alabama - USATSI Gallery

Joined the team in 2012 ... Good-sized cornerback ... Breaks on the ball well ... Has shown good work ethic and dedication in practice.

2013 (Sophomore): Continued to practice with the team.

2012 (Redshirt Freshman): Practiced with the team.

2011 (Freshman): Enrolled at UK but did not play football.

High School: Was a four-year letterwinner at duPont Manual High School ... Started one year for the Crimson Rams ... Played primarily linebacker and safety ... Coached by Joe Nichols and Dr. Oliver Lucas ... Three-year letterwinner in track ... Led track team to state three years in a row in the 4x200 and 4x400 events ... Member of Key Club ... Writer for the school newspaper.

Personal: Born in Louisville, Ky. ... Son of Vonetta Cox ... Considering a major in media arts and studies.

Rodney Says ... My nickname is: Rizzo ... Other than the NFL, my dream job is: become a news anchor ... I couldn't live without my: family ... If I could talk to anyone on Skype it would be: President Obama ... My game-day superstition is: I have to cut my hair before every game ... Something people might not know about me: I'm a black belt in Tae Kwon Do, Hapkido and Judo.

2014 National Signing Day Commonwealth Stadium