Georgia RB Favors Tigers

Joe Joe Cox, a teammate of current Clemson signee Antonio Clay, is a running back moving up the recruiting board of several big time programs. CUTigers.com has the latest on his top schools and current offer list, in this report.

RB/FB Joe Joe Cox
5-9, 210, 4.82
Twiggs County High School
Jeffersonville, Georgia

The 5-9, 210 pound prospect has already accumulated an impressive offer list. "I have four offers right now. I have offers from Maryland, Clemson, Auburn and Penn State," Cox told CUTigers.com in a recent interview.

Several other top programs are showing interest in the talented running back. "I am hearing a lot from Alabama, Tennessee, Florida State and Georgia," stated Cox.

When asked if he has any early favorites, Cox responded, "It would be Auburn and Clemson. Make that Clemson first then Auburn."

What does the Georgia standout like about each school?

Clemson: "I like the environment at Clemson. The have a good education program. I also like the weather and the coaching staff."

Auburn: "They have a good education program. I also like the coaching staff and the campus."

The Twiggs County also standout plans to travel to Clemson with his former teammate later this spring.

"Yeah I am going to the Clemson spring game with Antonio. I hang out with him all the time. He just dropped me off actually. We were lifting weights. He's real excited about coming to Clemson. I would really like to play with him," said Cox.

Don't expect an early decision from the Georgia standout. "I will probably wait until next year. I will probably decide a couple of months before signing day.

"I will be looking for a good education. I will also be looking at the weather. I don't want to go too far from home. I want to major in education and be a coach one day."

As a junior, Cox rushed for 1852 yards and 22 touchdowns. He was also named as a first team All-State selection.

We will continue to keep you updated on this outstanding running back from Georgia, right up through signing day 2006.

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