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Connecticut RB Cox Picks Up UMD Offer

Avon (CT) running back Mike Cox came to Maryland's football camp with one goal in mind: to earn a scholarship offer. He didn't leave empty-handed.

Cox picked up an offer after camp ended, and now appears to be one of the top priorities at the position. "The coaches just liked seeing me do the drills and see how quick I was ... I showed good foot speed," Cox said. The class of 2008 tailback ran a 4.44 and a 4.49 40-yard dash in front of coaches, eventually earning an offer from head coach Ralph Friedgen after camp dispersed. The...

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