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Brandon Cox
Brandon Cox

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Trussville, AL

High School:
Hewitt-Trussville

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 207

Position:
QB

Birthdate:
10/31/1983

Experience:
3L

Major:
Business Adminstration

CAREER -- Is 19-5 as a starter and has thrown at least one touchdown pass in 20 of his 24 career starts ... Has thrown for 200 yards or more in a game 12 times ... Second in AU history in passing efficiency (137.90), third in yards per attempt (3.0), fourth in completion percentage (.592), fifth with 33 touchdown passes and sixth in lowest interception percentage (.0310), passing yardage (4,879) and pass completions (362). Ninth with 13.5 yards per completion ... Is the first left-handed AU quarterback to start since Charles Thomas (1978-81).

2007 SPRING -- Named the Lionel James Offensive MVP of A-Day after throwing for 286 yards and three touchdowns on 15 of 25 passing.

2006 -- Maxwell Award Preseason Watch List ... Athlon Sports Preseason Third-Team All-SEC ... Preseason Second-Team All-SEC, Coaches Second-Team All-SEC ... Manning Award Preseason Watch List ... Completed 163-of-271 passes for 2,198 yards and 14 touchdowns ... Fifth in the SEC and 35th nationally with a 138.7 passing efficiency ... Seventh in the SEC with 169.1 passing yards and 155.5 yards of total offense per game ... Fourth in AU single-season history with 8.348 yards per attempt and sixth with a .612 completion percentage ... Fifth with a 141.28 passing efficiency rating ... Was 10-of-21 passing for 111 yards and a touchdown strike to Carl Stewart against Nebraska in the Cotton Bowl ... Completed six passes in 14 attempts against Alabama, finishing with 137 yards and a 22-yard touchdown strike to Prechae Rodriguez ... Was 4-of-12 passing for 35 yards and four interceptions against Georgia ... Threw a 34-yard touchdown pass to Rodgeriqus Smith in the third quarter against the Bulldogs ... Threw for 251 yards on 12-of-21 passing against Arkansas State ... Threw touchdown passes to Courtney Taylor (13 yards) and Carl Stewart (19 yards) against the Indians ... Completed 21-of-34 passes and threw for a season-high 253 yards at Ole Miss ... Connected on a 13-yard touchdown pass with Rodgeriqus Smith against the Rebels ... Named the Coaches' Offensive Player of the Game for his efforts against Ole Miss ... Posted a season-high three touchdowns and finished 16-of-19 for 212 yards against Tulane ... Connected on touchdowns with Tommy Trott (27 yards), Tre Smith (6) and Courtney Taylor (23) against the Green Wave ... Finished with 182 passing yards on 18-of-27 passing against Florida ... Completed 17-of-29 passes attempted for 153 yards and a 24-yard touchdown pass to Rodgeriqus Smith against Arkansas ... Finished 13-of-19 for 180 yards against South Carolina, connecting on a 9-yard touchdown pass with Tommy Trott in the second quarter ... Attempted just 10 passes against Buffalo, completing six for 134 yards and an interception ... Scored Auburn's only touchdown on a 1-yard sneak in the third quarter against LSU ... Completed 11-of-20 passes for 110 yards and an interception against the Tigers ... Completed 18-of-27 passes for 249 yards and two touchdowns against Mississippi State ... Connected on a 6-yarder with Gabe McKenzie and a 20-yarder with Rodgeriqus Smith against the Bulldogs ... Started his 13th career game against Washington State and was 11-of-18 passing for 191 yards and a 34-yard touchdown pass to Brad Lester ... The TD marked the 20th of Cox's career.

2005 -- Played in and started 11 games ... Completed 177-of-306 passes (57.8 percent) for 2,324 yards and 15 touchdowns ... 211.3 yards passing per game is fourth-best mark in AU single-season history ... 2,324 passing yards is fifth-best single-season mark in program history ... Second in the SEC with 218.7 passing yards per game and fourth with 209 yards of total offense per game ... Second in the SEC with a 138.4 pass efficiency rating ... Threw for 209.2 yards per game in conference contests, good for third in the SEC, while his 140.4 pass efficiency rating was best in the league ... 342 passing yards against Georgia Tech was the third-best mark by an SEC quarterback this season ... Threw for more than 200 yards eight times ... Third in Auburn history with most games over 200 yards passing in a single season ... Threw for more than 200 in last six straight, which ties him for second-best mark ever by an AU quarterback ... Finished 14-of-21 for 118 yards and two touchdowns against Alabama ... Connected on touchdowns with Ben Obomanu and Cole Bennett against the Crimson Tide ... Was 16-of-28 for 279 yards against Georgia ... Threw for 159 yards on 6-of-12 passing in the fourth quarter against the Bulldogs ... Completed a career-long 62-yard pass on on 4th-and-10 to Devin Aromashodu on Auburn's final drive against the Bulldogs ... Finished 13-of-21 for 201 yards and one touchdown against Kentucky ... Threw a 41-yard touchdown pass to Prechae Rodriguez in the second quarter against the Wildcats ... Finished 17-of-27 for 205 yards and a 1-yard touchdown strike against Ole Miss ... Was 16-of-40 for 221 yards and a touchdown against LSU ... Went over the 200-yard mark for the fourth time this season and for the second straight game after completing 17-of-26 passes against Arkansas ... Finished with 203 yards and three touchdowns against the Razorbacks ... Connected on touchdowns with Devin Aromashodu, Tre Smith and Cooper Wallace against Arkansas ... Completed 19-of-29 passes for 245 yards and one touchdown strike against South Carolina ... Touchdown against the Gamecocks was a 15-yarder to Ben Obomanu in the second quarter ... Did not play against Western Kentucky due to illness ... Finished 16-of-19 for 171 yards and one touchdown against Ball State ... Touchdown was a 3-yard strike to Ben Obomanu late in the second quarter ... First Auburn quarterback since Dameyune Craig in 1997 to throw for more than 200 yards in each of the first two games of the season ... Finished 12-of-18 for 202 yards against Mississippi State ... Threw touchdown strikes to Devin Aromashodu and Cole Bennett ... Was named the Coaches' Offensive Player of the Week for his efforts against Mississippi State ... Started his first career game against Georgia Tech ... Was 22-of-44 for 342 yards and two touchdowns against the Yellow Jackets ... Passing yardage is best by an AU quarterback in his first career start and tied for 13th-best in Auburn single-game history ... Connected with Devin Aromashodu for a 39-yard touchdown, tying a career-best, in the second quarter to open Auburn's scoring, then found Ben Obomanu for a 15-yard score later in the quarter.

2005 SPRING -- Came out of spring drills as the starter at quarterback ... Named the MVP of the A-Day game after completing 13-of-22 passes for 226 yards.

2004 -- Auburn's backup quarterback ... Played in seven games ... Finished 22-of-34 for 357 yards and four touchdowns ... Longest pass was 39 yards to Courtney Taylor against Louisiana-Monroe ... Completed all three passes attempted, two of which were for touchdowns, on 37 and 1-yard throws against Louisiana Tech ... Tossed a 9-yard touchdown pass and was 11-for-17 for 165 yards against The Citadel ... Threw first career touchdown pass and was 5-for-5 for 43 yards against Mississippi State ... Rushed for a 14-yard touchdown on his first series and threw for 76 yards on 3-for-6 passing against Louisiana-Monroe in his first game.

2003 -- Redshirted.

2002 -- Joined the Auburn team in December and participated in bowl practice and spring workouts. HIGH SCHOOL -- As a senior, completed 233-of-329 passes (70.8 percent) for 2,887 yards and 27 touchdowns ... Completion percentage of 70.8 was a Class 6A state record ... During career, completed 424-of-617 passes (68.7 percent) for 5,417 yards and 50 touchdowns ... Set a state record with career .687 completion percentage ... State of Alabama Mr. Football by ASWA ... Named the Class 6A Back of the Year by Alabama Sports Writers Association ... ASWA All-State selection ... Birmingham News Super All-State and Class 6A All-State selection ... Birmingham News Metro Player of the Year ... Huntsville Times Elite 11 ... Four-year starter ... Ranked one of the top 10 pro-style quarterbacks in the nation by Rivals100.com ... Ranked one of the top 20 quarterbacks in the nation by ESPN.com ... SuperPrep Magazine All-American ... Ranked one of the top five players in the state of Alabama by SuperPrep Magazine ... PrepStar All-American ... Atlanta Journal Constitution Super Southern 100 ... Also played basketball and baseball and was a second-team All-State selection as a pitcher.

PERSONAL -- Born Oct. 31, 1983 ... Son of Terry Cox and Debbie Bouler ... Three siblings, Ashley Dees, 23, Dustin Cox, 14, and Susanne Bouler, 3 ... Graduated with a degree in business administration in Spring 2007.

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