Jabril Cox Biography

Jabril Cox is an American Football player for NFL team name Dallas Cowboys. His position is as a Linebacker. Along with that, he has played college football for North Dakota State University and Louisiana State University. He has also won three times FCS Championship in 2017, 2018, and 2019 and twice FCS All American.

Early Life

Jabril Cox was born on 16th April 1998 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America. The names of his parents are Lotu Cox and James Cox. He has six siblings where one of the younger brother is named Jasir Cox. At a young age, he was very active in playing sports with his siblings.

Jabril went to Raytown South High School and completed his high school education. Later he went to North Dakota State University. Along with his studies, he also managed to play football for the school and college team. He took a transfer to Louisiana State University for better opportunities as a player.

Jabril Cox Career

School Career

At his high school as a sophomore, he was a two-way starter at linebacker and wide receiver. His score was tallying 101 tackles, 509 receiving yards, and 9 touchdowns. As a junior, he scored 1,300 passing yards, 17 passing touchdowns, and 830 rushing yards and earned an All-District and All Conference honors. Next season as a senior he had a score of 2,103 passing yards, 18 passing touchdowns, 1004 rushing yards, and 13 rushing touchdowns.

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He started his college career and was redshirted in his freshman season until he was converted into a linebacker. His appearance was seen in 15 games with 8 starts, registering 75 tackles, 13 tackles led to a loss, 4.5 sacks, 6 quarterback hurries, 3 pass breakups, and 3 fumble recoveries. He was seen playing against Youngstown State University, Sam Houston State University, and many other games where he was named as a second team All MVFC and the conference Newcomer of the year.

College Career

As a sophomore, he had a score of 15 starts, 91 total tackles, 9.5 tackles for loss, 4 sacks, 7 quarterback hurries, and 4 interceptions two of which he returned for touchdowns. Due to amazing performance, he was named as the Defensive Player of the year and first team All MVFC.

As a Junior, he played against University of South Dakota, Illinois State University, James Madison University, FCS Championship, and many more teams. He started 15 games and made 92 tackles, 57 Solo tackles, 9.5 tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks, 5 quarterback hurries, 1 interception, and 6 pass breakups.  Along with that he also contributed to winning 3 FCS Championship. His career was finished with Bisons, with 38 starts in 45 games, 258 tackles, 14 sacks, 6 interceptions, and scored two defensive touchdowns.

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In 2020 he was transferred to Louisiana State University where was seen playing against Mississippi State University, University of Alabama, and at CFP Championship. He collected 58 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss, 1 sack. 1 fumble recovery, 8 pass breakups, and 3 interceptions. The same season he announced to enter 2021 NFL Draft.

On 20th May 2021 he signed a rookie contract and was selected by Dallas Cowboys in the 4th round and 115th overall of the 2021 NFL Draft. Dallas has removed their player named LB Jaylon Smith and selected him.

Jabril Cox Biography

Real Name Jabril Cox
Birth Date 16 April 1998
Age (as of 2021) 23 Years
Birth Place Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Nationality American
Profession Football Linebacker
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Aries

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 6” – in Centimeters – 191 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 106 kg  –  in Pounds –  223 lbs
Shoe Size 12 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Athletic


Father James Cox
Mother Lotu Cox
Sister None
Brother None


School Raytown South High School
College North Dakota State

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Is he a Gay? No
Girlfriend None

Personal Life

Jabril is currently single. The details about his current or previous relationships are not under limelight yet. He enjoys spending most of his time with his parents and along will that also likes to bring them to watch the match.  Moreover, he spends most of time preparing for the upcoming matches and with friends as well.

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Jabril Cox Net Worth

Jabril Cox has earned a lot from his career by playing football professionally. His salary is estimated around $660,000 with a signing bonus of $192,813. According to sources his net worth has been estimated around $4,251,252. He also earns by attending various events and brand endorsements.


  • In 2018 & 2019 his brother, Jasir joined as a linebacker on the NDSU football team.
  • His mother was born on the Tutuila Island of American Samoa.
  • As a junior, he was named the starter as a dual-threat QB at high school.
  • As a junior at high school, he suffered a torn ACL injury during the season.
  • He also played as a safety and cornerback at High school games.
  • He was a four-year starter for the basketball and baseball teams at Raytown State.

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