John is starting his 28th season at Southern Miss. Among his many duties at Southern Miss, Cox handles the play-by-play broadcasts of Golden Eagle football and basketball. He also hosts the Southern Miss Sports Today television shows and the Golden Eagle Hotline weekly call-in show. Prior to moving to the radio booth, Cox called the play-by-play on delayed telecasts of Southern Miss basketball from 1978 to 1981. He also has worked on the Fox Sports Net South and Comcast Sports Southeast telecasts of Southern Miss baseball. Cox is four-time Mississippi Sportscaster of the Year, a graduate of Southern Miss, and is a member of the Eagle Club.