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Cox earns All-America honors

Sam Cox © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Sam Cox © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Senior tabbed to third team by

WESTMINSTER, Md. – Sam Cox (Towson, Md./Towson), a senior on the McDaniel football team, has been named to the All-America team, released recently.

The senior defensive lineman earned third-team honors on the teams comprised of only seniors that takes into consideration present and past performance, awards and accolades, and pro ability and size.

Cox was a first-team All-Centennial Conference (CC) honoree after earning honorable mention accolades in 2009. In 2010, he finished fifth on the team with 53 tackles, including a team-best 16.5 for loss. He also paced the squad with 7.0 sacks and four forced fumbles while breaking up two passes and blocking a kick. His tackles-for-loss total ranked tied for second in the conference while his sack total was third.

The Green Terror finished the season with a record of 5-5 (4-5 CC).