The Indianapolis Colts today signed undrafted free agent tackle Demarco Cox.
Cox, 6-8, 294 pounds, played four years of college basketball at Ole Miss (2010-14) before transferring to George Tech (2014-15) for his final season of eligibility as a fifth-year graduate transfer. Last season, he started all but one game for the Yellow Jackets and was the team’s third-leading scorer (8.8 ppg) and rebounder (6.0 rpg). Cox also led the team in blocked shots (28) and finished second in field goal percentage (50.7%). His last game was on March 10, where he played 32 minutes, scored nine points and collected nine rebounds against Boston College in the ACC Tournament.
At Ole Miss, Cox played in 102 games (29 starts), averaging 3.0 points and 2.8 rebounds. He also posted five double-digit scoring games. Prior to his collegiate basketball career, Cox played football and basketball at Yazoo City (Miss.) High School and received football offers from several SEC and Big 10 universities. He aligned at both the guard and tackle positions on the offensive line and was rated the No. 54 tackle in the nation by ESPN.com and No. 58 by Scout.com.
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