JACKSON – Jackson State’s Qua Cox has been named to the 2013 College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) preseason watch list. CFPA, the largest awards organization in D-I college football, recently announced its watch list for the organization’s defensive back award.
According to CFPA Executive Director Brad Smith, “Cox gives Jackson State a significant threat on pass defense for the 2013 season.”
Last season Cox led the Southwestern Athletic Conference with five interceptions and was third in the league in with 13 passes defended (eight pass breakups and five INTs).
All CFPA recipients are selected exclusively based on objective scientific rankings of the extent to which individual players increase the overall effectiveness of their teams. All players are eligible for awards at their respective positions; players are not preemptively eliminated from consideration.
Courtesy: Jackson State Sports Information