Billy Cox

Inducted: 1989
  • Born in 1929, raised in Mount Airy, NC
  • Led Mount Airy to the 1946 state football title
  • Attended Duke, where he was a standout back
  • Named All-American in 1950
  • Captain and MVP of 1950 Duke team
  • Compiled 3,710 yards career total offense
  • Second in the nation in total offense in 1950, with 1,995 yards
  • Played three seasons for the NFL’s Washington Redskins before retiring to career in federal government