Fletcher Cox is an American football defensive tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League. He played college football at Mississippi State. and was drafted by the Eagles in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Cox is a Super Bowl champion and has been selected to the Pro Bowl six times.
Cox attended Yazoo City High School in Yazoo City, Mississippi, where he played football and basketball and ran track. Cox played three seasons at Mississippi State University. In football, Cox was named an All-American by Pro Football Weekly as a junior in 2011, after totaling 103 total tackles, including 11 quarterback sacks and two interceptions, one of which he returned for a touchdown
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Fletcher Cox (born December 13, 1990) is an American football defensive tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL).
He was drafted #12 in the 2012 NFL Draft by the Philadelphia Eagles and has played his entire career for the Eagles. Cox was selected to the Pro Bowl in 2015. He was named PFWA All-NFC in 2014 and a Second-team All-Pro in 2014 and 2015. In 2016 he signed a six-year deal with Philadelphia for $103 million making him the highest guaranteed non-quarterback in the history of the NFL at $63 million.