Damon Cox | University of North Alabama | RB
Twitter: @DamonJuwon | Instagram: @24.damon
Q: Tell us about your college career and what the recruiting process was like?
A: I began my career at UNA in 2015 I recived playing time as a freshman and a lot of time on special teams. As a team we went 9-3. My sophmore season I became the starting RB and had a great year as we went 11-2 and played for the national championship. Junior year we went 5-5. My senior year I made sure that I took my game to another level so that I could be a top RB at the FCS level and I completed my goal. I got to UNA by a family friend who played at UNA during the 90’s. I wasn’t highly recruited out of high school but I continued to work on my craft and now I am a whole new RB now.
Q: What would you consider to be your biggest accomplishment in your sports career so far?
A: My biggest acomplishment is being the starting RB for UNA on our national championship run in 2016.
Q: What do you consider to be one of the more important things you learned from the coaching staff while playing at Adams State?
A: I learned from our staff is to always study flim and continue to learn from flim every day and always finish the play. UNA
Q: What was your major and what are your plans if football doesn’t work out?
A: My major is Fitness management and now I am a personal trainer I love to help others reach their fitness goals. I plan to own my own gym once I get stable.
Q: What would your current/past teammates say about you and your qualities?
A: My teammates always said I was a team player and worked hard and always tried to pull the best out of them.
Q: What has been one of the most memorable plays of your career at any level?
A: Most memorable plays when I had my first 100 yard rushing game. And my last college game scored 3 TD’s to end my college career.
Q: What has been your biggest challenge and how do you manage it?
A: My biggest challenge was trying to get in the NFL last season for my pro-day pulled my hamstring and ran some bad times. But came back at some CFL workouts and ran a 4.53. Now that I have been doing professional for 12 months now i am very confident that I will put down some very good times.
Q: If you could compare yourself to a pro athlete, who would that be and why?
A: Comparison Aaron Jones we are the same size and he also can hit you in other ways other than the backfield. I can also do the same.
Q: What is your biggest strength that you bring to a professional team and why should pro scouts consider you?
A: My strength that I can bring to a team is work ethic and great character and I will always continue to learn and get better. Teams should consider me because I am true to my word and I will always give a 100%
Q: Are you involved in mentoring, a charity or do you “give back”/”pay it forward” in your community?
A: I help young kids out with training and love to see them get better and see them make their parents proud. This training is free.
Q: How are you preparing for the 2020 National Scouting Combine and what are your goals?
A: I am preparing my self for the combine by continuing to work on all parts of my game and combine drills every day off the week. I want to run a 4.44 40ty and and look real smooth in all my other drills and come away from the workout with a NFL contract.
Q: What would be your ultimate achievement?
A: My achievment will be when I secure and lockup my NFL contract.
Q: What do you enjoy doing when not playing football?
A: I enjoy working with young kids to help them reach higher levels so they can get a chance to reach the pro level.
Q: Who is or has been the most influential person in your life?
A: God and my dad will always have me.
Q: What is something unique about you that people would find interesting?
A: Unique thing about me is that I am a very helping person that will do anything for anyone that needs help.