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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

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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Niners RB Coffee shockingly calls it quits

Posted Aug. 13, 2010 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
Second-year RB Glen Coffee has announced that he is retiring from football, seemingly catching everybody connected with the team off guard.

Niners C Heitmann suffers broken leg

Posted Aug. 10, 2010 @ 8:35 a.m. ET
The Niners' revamped offensive line suffered a blow Monday when veteran starting C Eric Hietmann suffered a broken fibula that is expected to keep him sidelined from 6-8 weeks.

Ex-Saint Jackson no longer 'the other guy'

Posted Aug. 07, 2010 @ 3:20 a.m. ET
Rickey Jackson has sometimes been "the other guy," not getting the recognition he deserved. That changed, however, when he was elected to the Hall of Fame.

Niners newcomer Ginn looking like good catch

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
Ted Ginn Jr. was obtained from Miami primarily to upgrade the Niners’ woeful kick-return game. But a lot more attention is being paid early in training camp to Ginn's impressive work as a receiver.

Rice's resolve earned him place in history

Posted Aug. 05, 2010 @ 10:20 a.m. ET
Jerry Rice had obvious physical skills, but what set him apart was his drive to do whatever it took to be the very best, enabling him to overcome a shaky start to his NFL career.

Niners sign first-round pick Iupati

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
The 49ers finished up a very busy Friday morning with the signing of first-round OG Mike Iupati to a five-year contract. Earlier in the day, the Niners signed three other 2010 draft picks — first-round OT Anthony Davis, second-round S Taylor ...

Niners sign rookies Davis, Mays, Bowman

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
The 49ers announced Friday that they have signed first-round OT Anthony Davis to a five-year contract and second-round S Taylor Mays and third-round LB Navorro Bowman to four-year deals.

Top 20 key players in NFC West

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 9:09 a.m. ET
Dan Arkush identifies the top five players on each NFC West team who figure to play crucial roles, including Rams rookie QB Sam Bradford.

NFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 26, 2010 @ 9:22 a.m. ET
In the final installment of our training-camp reports, we look at NFC West teams, including the Seahawks, who'll use Aaron Curry as a stand-up end.

Niners' Franklin unlikely to hold out

Posted July 25, 2010 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
With a $7 million salary due him as a franchise free agent, 49ers NT Aubrayo Franklin is expected to report to training camp, our "Whispers" indicate.

Niners' new O-line coaches earning keep

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 7:35 p.m. ET
There's no denying the instant impact being provided by Niners new offensive line coach Mike Solari and new assistant O-line coach and former Niners starting OG Ray Brown.

49ers sign rookie TE Byham

Posted July 12, 2010 @ 1:34 p.m. ET
The 49ers have signed sixth-round TE Nate Byham to a four-year deal. The 6-4, 265-pound Byham becomes the fourth of eight 2010 draft picks to sign.

Lions bring back CB Bly

Posted July 02, 2010 @ 1:12 p.m. ET
The Lions have announced they have signed free-agent CB Dré Bly, who played four seasons with the team previously.

Niners buzz picking up steam

Posted June 28, 2010 @ 9:29 a.m. ET
Even though the pro football world is currently in shutdown mode, there’s no shutting down the Niners optimism currently flourishing in the City by the Bay.

Niners' OLB competition will be worth watching

Posted June 25, 2010 @ 11:29 a.m. ET
The most intriguing position to watch in the 49ers' training camp probably will be left outside linebacker, where incumbent Manny Lawson could have his work cut out for him holding off up-and-comer Ahmad Brooks.

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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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