Quarterback Tyler Matthews led the White Team to a 22-14 victory in the Spring Game.
Southern Miss football scrimmaged for the second time this spring.
Corey Acosta kicked a career-best four field goals and Southern Miss held off Alcorn State 26-20 Saturday night.
2014 (Sophomore): Played in 11 games on the season, making three starts … Earned starts against Mississippi State, Alcorn State, and Rice … Recorded 219 yards on 15 receptions with a pair of touchdowns … Caught touchdown passes against Alcorn State and Rice … Had a season-high 60 yards against Appalachian State, while boasting 54 yards against Rice … Had a season-long 41-yard reception against Rice.
2013 (Freshman): Named to the 2013-14 Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll … Played in 10 games as a true freshman, making three starts on the year … Made collegiate debut in the season-opener against Texas State … Earned first collegiate start on the road versus Arkansas … Finished the season with 14 receptions for 197 yards (6.93 yards per reception) and two touchdowns … Scored a touchdown in the season-opener against Texas State, while adding a TD in the season-finale against UAB … Had a season-best three receptions against Boise State and East Carolina … Had a season-long 47-yard reception in the Golden Eagles’ 62-27 victory over UAB … Finished game against Blazers with a season-high 68 yards.
High School: Three-star recruit by ESPN.com, 247Sports.com and Rivals.com … Two-star recruit by Scout.com … Rated as the No. 28 player from Alabama by Rivals.com and ESPN.com and No. 43 by 247Sports.com … ESPN.com rated Cox as the No. 134 WR in the 2013 class … Played for coach Michael Smith at Northridge High School … Caught eight touchdowns with 658 yards as a junior.
Personal: Full name is James Alexander Cox … Son of Victoria Hewis-Cox and Patrick Cox … Has two younger sisters, Olivia and Catherine … Born on Feb. 6, 1995 in Tuscaloosa, Ala. … Majoring in financial business.