NDSU OLB signee Jabril Cox will be a versatile player for the Bison during his college career

Raytown (Mo.) outside linebacker and new NDSU signee Jabril Cox is the latest Bison to sign in the 2016 class and he went in-depth with the BisonReport.com to share more about his reasons to sign with North Dakota State.

BisonReport.com: What is your current height and weight? What weight would the NDSU staff like you to report at this summer?

JC: I'm 6'3" 220 lbs and the staff just wants me to see how my body develops as there isn't a certain weight they're requiring me to come in at. 

BisonReport.com: What are your individual and team goals you hope to accomplish during your college career?

JC: Individually, I would love to be an All-American at my specific position. As a team, I would love to keep the championship winning streak running through my years at NDSU. 

BisonReport.com: What are you looking to work on the most this spring to prepare yourself for Missouri Valley football?

JC: Getting bigger, stronger and faster. Also getting mentally prepared for the change from a high school system to college. The speed of the game will be one that I'll look forward to adjusting to as well. 

BisonReport.com What future moment are you looking forward to the most as a Bison?

JC: Building a strong connection with my teammates, coaches and the Bison people. 

BisonReport.com: What was the main reason you chose to attend North Dakota State University?

JC: The comfort level within Fargo and the University. I felt a family vibe with the coaches and players as well, that made it a home away from home for me. 

BisonReport.com: What team do you want to beat the most as a Bison and why?

JC: Every single FCS/FBS team that would be on our schedule trying to impede us from continuing the tradition of championships.

BisonReport.com: Is there any unfinished academic business or are you all set to enroll at NDSU?

JC: I'm set to enroll at NDSU. 

BisonReport.com: If you don't make it to the NFL, where do you see yourself in 10 years?

JC: Working for a major tech company somewhere. 

BisonReport.com: What is it about Coach Klieman and the coaching staff that makes you want to play for them?

JC: They not only help you become a good football player, but they also help you become a better man. They care about the players a lot and that's wha tI liked about Coach Klieman and the staff at NDSU. 

BisonReport.com: What is something you learned about North Dakota State University that surprised you during the recruiting process?

JC: How rich the tradition is. I didn't know how big the fan base of BisoNation was and still is. 

BisonReport.com: What position do you expect to play at NDSU? What other position did the Bison staff mention as a possibility?

JC: I expect to play Sam linebacker, but they could also see me at Mike or even strong safety. Depending on how my body develops, I could be a defensive end as well. 

BisonReport.com: What have the coaches told you regarding how they plan to utilize your strengths as a player?

JC: They like how versatile I am and how they're going to be able to use me in multiple ways on the defensive side of the ball. 

BisonReport.com: Have you had any communication with other NDSU recruits and if so what?

JC: We have a group chat on Twitter, where we converse with one another. 

BisonReport.com: What player do you model your game after and why?

JC: Kam Chancellor and Von Miller. I love how they're good in multiple phases of the game and are hybrid players. 


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