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Chip
Cox
#11 Linebacker
Chip
Cox
#11 Linebacker
Height 5'9
Weight 185 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1983-06-24 (34)
Born Columbus, OH
School Ohio
INT / NAT INT
Defensive Tackles 67
Special Teams Tackles 1
Interceptions 0
Sacks 0

Transactions

2014: Signed a three-year extension with the Alouettes on Dec. 2.

2013: Signed an extension with the Alouettes on February 13.

2011: Signed an extension with the Alouettes on January 7.

2007: Signed with the Montreal Alouettes

2007: Released by the Washington Redskins in June

2007: Signed with the Washington Redskins in April.

2006: Signed with the Alouettes on January 16.

2005: Release by the Detroit Lions in August

2005: Signed with the Detroit Lions in April

 

 

Career

2016: Montreal Alouettes

For a sixth season in a row, his eleventh with the Alouettes, Cox was a starter for each regular season game and once again was a pillar of Noel Thorpe’s defense. Cox was the second-most productive in terms of defensive tackles behind only Bear Woods and his 834 defensive tackles since he started his career makes him the all-time leader in Alouettes history. Not only did he add 81 defensive tackles to his career stats, but he also had two quarterback sacks and knocked down four passes.

 

2015: Montreal Alouettes

Having completed his tenth season with the Alouettes, Cox has shown no signs of slowing down as he continued to be a leader of the team’s defensive squad. In 18 games, he recorded 82 defensive tackles, three for losses, one quarterback sack and two interceptions. He also defended a pass and made one special teams tackle.

 

2014: Montreal Alouettes

Having completed his ninth season with the Alouettes, Chip Cox has shown no signs of slowing down as he continued to be a leader of the team’s defensive squad. In 18 games, Cox recorded 73 defensive tackles and three quarterback sacks, as well as a pick-six. Following another strong season, Cox earned a sixth consecutive East Division All-Star nomination. He tallied two scores after teammates handed him the ball following turnovers

 

2013: Montreal Alouettes

Cox earned his fourth CFL All-Star selection after being crowned the league’s Most Outstanding Defensive Player following a season filled with personal bests. The eight-year veteran racked up career highs in defensive tackles (115) and sacks (12), good for first and fourth in the CFL respectively. With his 115 tackles on the year, Cox broke former Alouette Tracy Gravely’s team record 110 set in 1996, accomplishing the feat in Week 19 on his way to earning Defensive Player of the Month honours in both August and October while also earning a pair of Defensive Player of the Week honours in Weeks 13 and 17.

 

2012: Montreal Alouettes

He led the team with four interceptions and his career-high 82 defensive tackles were second on the team. Cox also recorded double digits defensive tackles twice this season, with a career best 13 back in Week 1 in the season-opener against Calgary.

 

2011: Montreal Alouettes

He finished first on his team with 78 tackles and earned his second consecutive nomination as the Alouettes’ Most Outstanding Defensive Player … He ran back a fumble recovery 108 yards for a touchdown, tying a CFL record in Week 3 against the Toronto Argonauts … He racked up a team-high 7 tackles for a loss while also finishing tied for first on the Als in interceptions with three.

 

2010: Montreal Alouettes

He finished tied for first in the CFL for most forced fumbles and finished eighth in the league and first on the Alouettes for most defensive tackles… He also finished tied for second on the team for most special teams tackles and most fumbles recoveries, tied for third for most sacks, most knockdowns and most interceptions and fourth for most tackles for a loss… In Game 16 @ HAM, he surpassed Stefan Reid for first place in team history (since 1996) for most career defensive tackles.

 

2009: Montreal Alouettes

He shifted to linebacker after playing at defensive back since the beginning of his career… He led the CFL for most forced fumbles and finished seventh for most tackles… He led the Alouettes for most tackles for a loss, most fumble-return touchdowns, most fumble-return yards and finished fourth for most sacks and fifth for most special teams tackles.

 

2008: Montreal Alouettes

He finished third on the Alouettes in tackles and sixth in special teams tackles.

 

2007: Washington Redskins – Montreal Alouettes

He attended training camp with the Washington Redskins… He then rejoined the Alouettes midway through training camp… He led the team in knockdowns and was second in interceptions and third in tackles.

 

2006: Montreal Alouettes
He led the Alouettes in interceptions… He was named CFL Defensive Player of the Week for Week 1.

 

2005: Detroit Lions

He attended training camp with the Detroit Lions.

 

2000-2004: Ohio Bobcats (NCAA)
He recorded 240 career tackles, nine tackles for loss, five sacks, four interceptions, 29 knockdowns, seven forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and three blocked field goals.

 

Personal

With his 115 tackles in 2013, Cox broke former Alouette Tracy Gravely’s team record 110 set in 1996.On November 5, 2011 against the B.C. Lions, Cox reached 400 career defensive tackles with the Alouettes, becoming the only player in club history to achieve the feat. Heading into the 2017 season, he is the club’s all-time leader in defensive tackles with 834. He majored in Specialized Studies. He was also a member of the Ohio Bobcats track and field team.

 

Favorite artists: Live like you were dying (Tim Mcgraw)

Favorite movies: Friday

Favorite TV Show: Fast N Loud

Favorite actor:Denzel Washington

Favorite actress: Jessica Biel

Favorite leisures: Basketball

Favorite sports after football: Basketball

Person like to meet: Obama

Favorite school subject  Maths

Favorite vacation spot: Florida

Place most like to visit: Dubai

Favorite Montreal restaurant: Milanes

Home cooked meal: Mama`s fried chicken

Favorite Cartoon:Boondocks

Favorite football player: A.C.

Favorite time of the year: Thanksgiving (U.S.)

 

 

Honours & Notables

Honours:
Grey Cup Champion:
2009, 2010
CFL’s Most Outstanding Defensive Player: 2013
CFL’s Defensive Player of the Week: Oct 2009, August 2011, Oct 2011, Sept 2013
CFL’S Defensive Player of the Month: August 2010, August 2013, Sept 2013, Nov 2013
East Division Most Outstanding  Defensive Player: 2013
Alouettes’ Most Outstanding Player: 2013
Alouettes’ Most Outstanding Defensive Player: 2010, 2011, 2013
CFL All-Star: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013
East Division All-Star: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
CFLPA All-Star: 2010, 2011, 2013

 

Milestones:
1st game:
16-06-2006 vs WPG
1st tackle: 16-06-2006 vs WPG
1st interception: 16-06-2006 vs WPG
1st sack: 09-07-2009 vs EDM
1st knockdown: 24-06-2006 @ HAM
1st ST tackle: 24-06-2006 @ HAM
1st touchdown: 02-08-2007 vs TOR
400th tackle as an Alouettes:  11-05-2011 vs BC
600th tackle as an Alouettes:  1-11-2013 @ TOR
800th tackle as an Alouettes:
115 tackles in one season: 2016
100th Alouettes game:  18-09-2011 vs WPG
200th Alouettes game: 06-07-2017 vs BC
100th Alouettes start: 15-07-2011 vs TOR
Ran back a fumble recovery 108 yards for a touchdown: 15-07-2011 vs TOR  (CFL record)

 

In One Game:
Tackles:
 13 |  1-07-2012 @ CGY
Knockdowns:  2  | 29-06-2007 vs SSK
ST tackles:    2 | 17-08-2012 @ EDM
Interceptions:  2     (twice)

 

 

Videos



Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2006
MTL 18 36 15 0 3 0 3
2007
MTL 18 55 8 0 3 1 0
2008
MTL 18 66 7 0 0 0 1
2009
MTL 18 74 9 3 1 2 5
2010
MTL 17 77 11 3 2 1 4
2011
MTL 18 71 15 3 3 1 4
2012
MTL 18 78 8 0 4 0 0
2013
MTL 18 103 8 12 4 0 0
2014
MTL 18 65 4 3 0 0 3
2015
MTL 18 79 1 1 2 0 0
2016
MTL 18 77 4 2 1 1 4
2017
MTL 15 67 1 0 0 0 1
Total
212 848 91 27 23 6 25

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-22
1 SSK 3 0 0 0 0 0
06-30
2 EDM 5 0 0 0 0 0
07-06
3 BC 4 1 0 0 0 0
07-14
4 CGY 6 0 0 0 0 0
07-19
5 OTT 1 0 0 0 0 0
07-27
6 WPG 5 0 0 0 0 0
08-11
8 TOR 4 0 0 0 0 0
08-19
9 TOR 6 0 0 0 0 0
08-24
10 WPG 4 0 0 0 0 0
08-31
11 OTT 4 0 0 0 0 0
09-08
12 BC 4 0 0 0 0 0
09-17
13 OTT 8 0 0 0 0 1
09-23
14 TOR 4 0 0 0 0 0
09-29
15 CGY 5 0 0 0 0 0
10-09
16 EDM 4 0 0 0 0 0
Total
67 1 0 0 0 1