LANCASTER, Pa. - Sam Cox (Towson, Md./Towson), a junior on the McDaniel football team, has been named the Centennial Conference (CC) Defensive Player of the Week for the week of Oct. 17.
With his team clinging to a one-point lead and Muhlenberg driving in the fourth quarter, Cox recorded his second sack of the day, forcing a fumble. He scooped up the loose ball and headed 36 yards for the game-clinching touchdown, keying the Green Terror's 16-9 win on Saturday. Cox finished the day with four tackles - all for loss - and the two sacks.
For the season, Cox has 17 tackles, including 8.0 for loss and 5.5 sacks.
McDaniel returns to action at home against Ursinus on Saturday. Game time is 1 p.m.