Florida Gators JACK Brenton Cox Jr. Emphasizing Hustle to Elevate His Game

Photo: Billy Napier and Cox Jr .; Credit: Alex Shepherd

Transferring from Georgia to Florida in 2019 before debuting at UF in 2020, Brenton Cox Jr. showed serious potential as a borderline-elite caliber edge rusher the Gators could lean on following the departure of Jonathan Greenard.

He was able to partly fill the large shoes by creating pressure on the quarterback – albeit infrequently compared to Greenard with just four sacks in 2020 – but failed to live up to the five-star billing he earned as a prospect coming out of high school.


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