JABRIL COX | LSU/NDSU | OB | #19 | rSr | 6027 | 233 | 4.63e | Kansas City, MO | Raytown South HS | 04.16.98

Overview: 

A mainstay for the national champion Bison for three seasons, Cox made the most of his opportunity with LSU in 2020. A long, athletic linebacker who exhibits tremendous range and athleticism, Cox was a major part of three FCS national championships at North Dakota State. He boasted excellent stats while there with 258 tackles, 32 tackles for loss and 14 sacks. With the impact he showed at LSU, his traits were shown to be able to transcend any competition level. He is a dominant sideline-to-sideline linebacker who can also rush the passer. Cox has outstanding coverage ability, in both man and zone. He was one of the best players in the FCS during his tenure at NDSU, and quickly became not only one of the more talented defenders in the SEC, but in all of college football in 2020. With the competition question marks put to rest and another nice showing in Mobile at the Senior Bowl, expect to hear Cox’s name somewhere on Day 2 with the type of talent to become one of the better coverage linebackers in the entire league.

Background: 

Cox was not ranked as a recruit according to 247sports. Transferred to LSU as a graduate in 2020. Played basketball in high school. Has six siblings. His brother plays football at North Dakota State. Was a Senior Bowl participant.

This article first appeared on FanNation NFL Draft and was syndicated with permission.

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