Will resume starting spot at third base ... Has tremendous power ... Could see time up as high as No. 2 in the lineup ... Voted one of three team captains for the season ... Played in all four games during the Fall World Series ... Hit .267 with a double and four runs scored.
Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American and NCBWA Second-Team Freshman All-American as a utility player for his dual role as third baseman and pitcher ... Named to the SEC All-Tournament Team as a third baseman after batting .357 with 12 total bases, two home runs, four runs scored and four RBI ... He also earned his first career save at the SEC Tournament by pitching two scoreless innings against No. 9 Florida in a 10-7 victory ... Named to the NCAA All-Norman Regional team by batting .267 with two doubles, two home runs, four runs scored and six RBI ... Had two hits and three RBI in College World Series opener against Cal St. Fullerton ... Base hit against Virginia in the ninth inning extended the game and set the table for Brett Eibner's game-tying home run ... Started all four games-three at third and one at shortstop-and made a relief appearance in Omaha ... Batted .266 as a true freshman while also earning a record of 5-1 on the mound in 14 relief appearances ... Belted 13 home runs and 15 doubles while also ranking second on the team with two triples ... Drove in 39 runs in his first year with 11 multi-RBI games ... Came through with three game-winning hits including two in SEC play against Tennessee and South Carolina ... In the South Carolina series he drove in seven runs on three hits and had a game-winning three-run home run in the first game of the series ... In Arkansas' game at Oral Roberts he went 4-5 with a run scored, three RBI and two doubles ... At the SEC Tournament he hit what many said is the longest home run they have ever witnessed at Regions Park when he took a 3-1 fastball off the top of the 90-foot-tall scoreboard in right-center field, breaking the facing of the 'R' in the word Park ... Set Arkansas' freshman record for home runs in a season with his 12th against No. 5 Florida St. at the NCAA Tallahassee Super Regional... Baseball America's Preseason No. 4 Newcomer in the SEC and No. 5 freshman prospect ... Rivals.com preseason top 10 impact freshman.
During the summer of 2009, played for the Cotuit Kettleers in the Cape Cod League ... Named to the West All-Star Team ... Won MVP honors during the All-Star Game after a pair of RBI hits and a run scored ... Batted .344 in 23 games with the Kettleers ... Named the No. 6 prospect in the league ... Played for the Midland Redskins on Cincinnati, Ohio, prior to attending Arkansas ... Led the team to a runner-up finish in the Connie Mack World Series.
Pleasure Ridge Park High School
Under Armour All-American, Rawlings All-American and Louisville Slugger All-American ... Batted .449 while at Pleasure Ridge Park with 33 home runs ... On the mound was 38-3 with a 1.03 ERA and 495 strikeouts over 300 innings ... Mr. Baseball in Kentucky as a senior ... MVP of the state tournament ... As a junior was named all-state and was the Louisville Slugger Player of the Year ... Led the Panthers to three straight No. 1 rankings in Kentucky and as a senior his team was No. 8 in the country.
In the Draft
2008 - Los Angeles Dodgers, 20th round (607)
Cox is the son of Jim and Sandra Cox ... has one brother, Madison ... majoring in kinesiology.