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Perrish Cox - #20 - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 190 lbs.
Birthday 01/07/1987
Birthplace Waco, TX
College Oklahoma State
Years played 3
Drafted 2010, 5th round, 6th pick by Broncos

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Brains of Perry, Johnson to be examined

Posted June 10, 2011 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
Joe "the Jet" Perry and John Henry Johnson, Pro Football Hall of Famers and two members of the 49ers' "Million Dollar Backfield" who died this year, will have their brains examined by researchers at Boston University, the San Francisco Chronicle ...

Lockout limbo: 49ers report

Posted June 05, 2011 @ 10 a.m. ET
With NFL teams stuck in a state of limbo thanks to the lockout, we are looking at where teams stand as they await the opening of the 2011 league year. Today, we take a look at the 49ers.  

Hall of Fame RB Johnson dies at age 81

Posted June 04, 2011 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
Hall of Fame RB John Henry Johnson died Friday in Tracy, Calif., at the age of 81. He played for the 49ers, Lions, Steelers and Oilers during his career.

49ers' Harbaugh told to stop talking about Smith

Posted June 01, 2011 @ 9:44 a.m. ET
The lockout is preventing NFL coaches from meeting with their players and talking with free agents. For one coach, even talking about free agents has been outlawed.

Kaepernick throws passes at 49ers' player-organized workouts

Posted May 28, 2011 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
The 49ers' QB of the future, Colin Kaepernick, the team's second-round selection in April's draft, threw passes at player-organized workouts Friday, according to a report from The Sacramento Bee.

Make way for the Harbaugh Express

Posted May 23, 2011 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
After initially picking the Rams to win the NFC West in 2011, PFW executive editor Dan Arkush has had a change of heart — courtesy of Niners new head coach Jim Harbaugh.  

49ers QB Kaepernick underwent minor surgery

Posted May 13, 2011 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
49ers QB Colin Kaepernick, the team's second-round pick in April's draft, had minor surgery on his lower left leg following the draft. Matt Barrows of The Sacramento Bee first reported it.

49ers part ways with Heneghan; promote Ferguson

Posted May 12, 2011 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
The 49ers parted ways with executive vice president Lal Heneghan, who had been with the team since 2006. The Niners promoted Jeff Ferguson to director of football operations and sports medicine.

Smith making more sense as 49ers' starting QB

Posted May 11, 2011 @ 5:31 p.m. ET
The more new 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh takes the time to talk about the team's tenuous QB situation, the more likely it seems that free agent Alex Smith will indeed re-sign and remain the starter.

Fantasy outlook: QB Colin Kaepernick

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 10:37 p.m. ET
Unless there's a major injury epidemic under center in San Francisco this season, Niners second-round QB Colin Kaepernick will be spending the majority of his time carrying a clipboard on game day.

Niners gamble long-term on Nevada QB Kaepernick

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 7:52 p.m. ET
Nevada QB Colin Kaepernick probably won't start away for the Niners. But a few years from now, after careful grooming by his head coach, he will be given every opportunity to become the top dog under center.

Niners hope Smith fills major need for stud sacker

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 10:24 p.m. ET
Aldon Smith suddenly gives new San Francisco defensive coordinator Vic Fangio some real potential pass-rushing firepower from both edges.

Niners' new coordinators are creating positive buzz

Posted April 26, 2011 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
While most eyes in Niners Nation remain riveted on new head coach Jim Harbaugh, daily team observers are equally intrigued by his top two coaching hires by way of Palo Alto — offensive coordinator Greg Roman and defensive coordinator Vic Fangio.

Draft Dose: Who needs a cornerback?

Posted April 25, 2011 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
In the 31st installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW looks at five teams in need of a cornerback, with LSU's Patrick Peterson the top-ranked corner available.

Hall of Fame RB Perry passes away

Posted April 25, 2011 @ 1:12 p.m. ET
Former 49ers great RB Joe "The Jet" Perry has passed away at the age of 84, it was reported by the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the Niners on Monday.

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Posted Aug. 13, 2012
After sitting out last year with legal problems, Cox is pushing to make the roster and earn playing time in a competitive secondary after joining the 49ers in March.||||||| Cox continued to make an impression during San Francisco's preseason opener against Minnesota last Friday, putting an exclamation point on the 49ers' 17-6 victory with an interception to end the Vikings' final offensive possession.The second-year cornerback has gained attention throughout training camp with his consistent play and is challenging for a role in coverage packages in a secondary that returns all four starters from last season, including two Pro Bowlers.
Posted March 13, 2012
Cox is getting a fresh start with the San Francisco 49ers, signing a two-year contract more than a week after being acquitted on sexual assault charges in Colorado.||||||| San Francisco announced the deal on the first day of NFL free agency Tuesday, a day after signing wide receiver Randy Moss to give him a second chance. The 25-year-old Cox didn't play in 2011, spending time with his family in Waco, Texas. He was accused of sexually assaulting a woman at his apartment in September 2010 after a night of partying.
Posted July 28, 2011
Cox says he's able to focus on football even as he faces a sexual assault trial in October. The Denver Broncos' second-year cornerback participated in the team's first practice of training camp Thursday.||||||| Coming off the field afterward, Cox told The Associated Press: "I just want to apologize for everything that's been going on. I'm truly grateful that football has started back up." He acknowledged his legal troubles still weigh heavily on him. If convicted, Cox faces between two years to life in prison. Cox has pleaded not guilty in the case. Broncos President Joe Ellis said this week the team will monitor Cox's legal situation. Cox believes he won't get cut.
Posted July 22, 2011
Police say Denver Broncos cornerback Perrish Cox was arrested on sexual assault charges after a woman told officers she believed she was raped while she was drugged. An arrest warrant affidavit released Friday says the woman became pregnant and that DNA tests show Cox is the father.||||||| The document says the woman told police that doctors informed her she had become pregnant at about the time she went to Cox's apartment with friends and then passed out. The woman says she has no recollection of most of that night last September and wasn't sure anyone had sex with her until she learned she was pregnant. Cox pleaded not guilty to two counts of sexual assault. He is free on $50,000 bail. His trial is scheduled for October.
Posted June 23, 2011
An arrest affidavit detailing the sexual assault allegations against Broncos cornerback Perrish Cox will be released July 1 with the name of the accuser, medical information and the name of a friend redacted to protect their privacy.||||||| District Court Judge Paul King on Wednesday sided with The Associated Press and The Denver Post, who argued for the document's unsealing. King ruled that neither prosecutors nor Cox defense attorney Harvey Steinberg presented sufficient evidence that the affidavit's release would jeopardize Cox's right to a fair trial. Cox is charged with two counts of sexual assault. Court documents say the alleged assault happened on Sept. 6.

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