Ben Cox - Football - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#75 Ben Cox Season 2022-23


Class Junior
Height 6'5"
Weight 310
Hometown Radford, Va.
High School Radford

As a Junior (2022)
• Started five games at left guard before missing the rest of the season due to injury
• Played 240 snaps
• Did not allow a sack or QB hit
• Flagged for just one penalty

As a Sophomore (2021)

• Started seven games at right guard, totaling 478 snaps
• Allowed just two sacks and three quarterback hurries while committing only three penalties

As a Freshman (2020)
• Played in eight of nine games, missing only the Missouri tilt
• Started one game, at right tackle against Tennessee
• Primarily a member of the special teams blocking units
• Special teams units did not allow a blocked kick
• First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

The Cox File
• Three-star prospect by ESPN, 247Sports and Rivals
• Among Virginia’s top 40 prospects by Rivals
• Multiple-year starter on offensive and defensive line
• Led 2019 prep squad to 9-3 record and second round of 2019 Virginia 2A state playoffs
• 134 domination blocks, eight quarterback sacks among 68 tackles as a senior
• 2019 conference offensive player of the year
• 2019 2A all-state first team
• 2019 all-region OL-DL first team
• 2019 National High School Coaches Association Academic All-America
• Led team to 12-2 record and 2A state semifinals appearance as a junior
• 2018 2A all-state first team
• 2018 all-region first team
• Lettered in track and field
• Full name is Benjamin William Cox
• Born in Baltimore, Maryland
• Son of Ken and Jayne Cox
• Father played football at North Carolina
• Two siblings, Nathan, and Ella
• Brother, Nathan, plays football at Washington and Lee
• National Honor Society member
• Majoring in medicine, health and society