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Fletcher Cox is a defensive tackle in American football. He plays for the Philadelphia Eagles in the National Football League.

Cox was born on December 13, 1990. (NFL). He received a football scholarship to Mississippi State University, where he played college football, and was selected by the Eagles in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft.

Cox has been picked to play in the Pro Bowl six times and won the Super Bowl. As a junior in 2011, when he accumulated 103 total tackles, Cox was recognized as an All-American by Pro Football Weekly.

Cox won the Super Bowl. He finished his senior year with 104 total tackles, including 10 quarterback sacks, in addition to one interception and one fumble recovery.

He also had a fumble recovery. Cox was offered scholarships to attend LSU, Alabama, Auburn, and Ole Miss; however, he decided to attend Michigan State University instead.

In the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft, the Philadelphia Eagles selected Cox as the 12th overall pick. On June 18, 2012, Cox was given a contract that was good for a total of four years.

In his debut season, Cox finished with 39 tackles, 5.5 sacks, 4 passes defended, and 1 forced fumble. He participated in all 15 games of the season.

After being ejected from the game against the Detroit Lions in October 2012, Cox has assessed a fine of $21,000 for throwing punches.

What Is Fletcher Cox’s Jersey Number?

In the National Football League, Fletcher plays for the Philadelphia Eagles, for whom he dons the jersey with the number 91.

What Is Fletcher Cox’s Position?

Fletcher Cox is a defensive tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles in American football. He currently plays for the Eagles.

This is because the defensive tackle’s job is to stop the offensive line from advancing the ball. The defensive lineman position is normally reserved for the largest and most physically imposing of the defensive players.