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Brenton Cox Jr.

LB

#57

Experience: 2 years

Height: 6-4

Age: 24

Weight: 250 lbs

College: Florida

2023 SEASON

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  • SCK
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  • INT
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Biography

Signed by Green Bay as an undrafted free agent on May 5, 2023…Appeared in 46 games with 34 starts during his collegiate career, starting all 33 games he played in at Florida from 2020-22 and appearing in 13 games with one start at Georgia in 2018…For his career, registered 137 tackles (69 solo), 34 tackles for a loss, 15½ sacks, 40 QB hurries, 10 passes defensed, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery…Started all eight games he appeared in for the Gators in 2022, finishing the season with 35 tackles (15 solo), eight tackles for a loss, two sacks, nine QB hurries and a pass defensed…Posted a career-high 10 tackles (three solo), including a shared tackle for a loss, and a QB hurry vs. Utah (Sept. 3) as he earned co-Southeastern Conference Defensive Lineman of the Week honors…Registered nine tackles (five solo) and a tackle for a loss vs. South Florida (Sept. 17)…Recorded three tackles (two solo) and two tackles for a loss vs. Eastern Washington (Oct. 2)…Posted five tackles (three solo), a season-best three tackles for a loss and a sack vs. Missouri (Oct. 8)…Registered a sack the next week vs. LSU (Oct. 15), finishing with three tackles (two solo)…Started all 13 games at Florida in 2021, finishing with a career-high 41 tackles (26 solo), a career-best 14½ tackles for a loss, a career-high 8½ sacks, 12 QB hurries, four passes defensed and a forced fumble…Led the team in tackles for a loss, sacks and QB hurries…Recorded seven of his sacks in the final four games of the season…Registered four tackles (one solo) and a sack vs. Alabama (Sept. 18)…Posted four tackles (two solo) and 2½ tackles for a loss vs. Tennessee (Sept. 25)…Recorded a school-record four sacks vs. Florida State (Nov. 27) and added a forced fumble…Registered five tackles (all solo), including four tackles for a loss and a sack, vs. Central Florida (Dec. 23) in the Gasparilla Bowl…Started all 12 games in 2020 in his first season with the Gators after transferring from Georgia midway through the 2019 campaign…Earned second-team All-SEC honors from The Associated Press after posting 41 tackles (21 solo), 9½ tackles for a loss, four sacks and a team-high 18 QB hurries…Recorded multiple QB hurries in six games on the season…Registered a season-high eight tackles (four solo), 2½ tackles for a loss and a sack at Mississippi (Sept. 26) in his Gator debut…Recorded five tackles (four solo), a sack, a fumble recovery and three QB hurries vs. Missouri (Oct. 31)…Appeared in 13 games with one start as a true freshman at Georgia in 2018, finishing the season with 20 tackles (seven solo), two tackles for a loss, a sack, three passes defensed and a QB hurry…Posted his first career sack at Kentucky (Nov. 3)…Made his first career start in the Sugar Bowl vs. Texas (Jan. 1) and registered a season-high six tackles (three solo)…Earned his degree in education sciences…Was twice selected to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll (2020-21)…Earned first-team all-state honors from both the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and AP as a senior at Stockbridge (Ga.) High School, helping lead his team to a 13-1 record…Registered 42 tackles, 9½ tackles for a loss and five sacks as a senior and was selected to play in the 2018 Under Armour All-America Game…Earned first-team all-state recognition from AP and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution as a junior in 2016 and was named the Henry Herald Defensive Player of the Year for Henry County…Spent his first two seasons at Miller Grove High School (Lithonia, Ga.)…His older sister, Shay Lewis, played basketball at Clark Atlanta University…His older brother, Jamarcus Mingo, played football at Livingstone College…Given name Brenton Alexander Cox Jr.; born in Decatur, Ga.

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