Mike Fox (American football)
|Born:||August 5, 1967|
|Height:||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)|
|Weight:||285 lb (129 kg)|
|NFL Draft:||1990 / Round: 2 / Pick: 51|
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Michael James Fox (born August 5, 1967) is a former American football defensive lineman. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the second round (51st overall) of the 1990 NFL draft. He played college football at West Virginia.
He also played for the Carolina Panthers.
In 1989, Fox finished the year with 10 sacks while playing defensive tackle - making him the only player at the time to generate 10 sacks from any position other than defensive end or linebacker. Fox had three multi-sack games, including the Syracuse game in which he recorded nine tackles, two sacks, and two tackles for a loss. Fox also finished with 71 tackles and the Gator Bowl MVP trophy. At the end of the 1989 season, he played for the East team in the East-West Shrine Game. He was also named to the Associated Press (AP) All-East first team.
- "East-West Rosters". St. Louis Dispatch. St. Louis, Missouri. December 21, 1989. p. 41. Retrieved June 16, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Associated Press All-East Team: First team". Pittsburgh Press. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Associated Press. December 15, 1989. p. 38. Retrieved June 16, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Giants select Georgia back". Press & Sun-Bulletin. Binghamton, New York. April 23, 1990. p. 16. Retrieved June 16, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.
- Gelberg, Jon (February 21, 1995). "Panthers pounce on Fox to take him from Giants". The Central New Jersey Home News. New Brunswick, New Jersey. p. 50. Retrieved June 16, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Panthers contribute 5 to expansion draft". The Greenville News. Greenville, South Carolina: Associated Press. January 14, 1999. p. 32. Retrieved June 16, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.
- Macenka, Joe (February 11, 1999). "Carolina cuts original Panthers Lathon, Fox". The Times and Democrat. Orangeburg, South Carolina. p. 11. Retrieved June 16, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.
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