No. 93 Position: Defensive lineman Personal information Born: August 5, 1967 Akron, Ohio Height: 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Weight: 285 lb (129 kg) Career information High school: North Akron, Ohio College: West Virginia NFL Draft: 1990 / Round: 2 / Pick: 51 Career history
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Michael James Fox (born August 5, 1967) is a former American football defensive lineman. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the second round (51st overall) of the 1990 NFL draft. He played college football at West Virginia.
He also played for the
In 1989, Fox finished the year with 10 sacks while playing defensive tackle - making him the only player at the time to generate 10 sacks from any position other than defensive end or linebacker. Fox had three multi-sack games, including the
Syracuse game in which he recorded nine tackles, two sacks, and two tackles for a loss. Fox also finished with 71 tackles and the Gator Bowl MVP trophy. At the end of the 1989 season, he played for the East team in the East-West Shrine Game. He was also named to the  Associated Press (AP) All-East first team.
Fox was selected in the second round (51st overall) of the
1990 NFL draft by the New York Giants.
In 1995, Fox signed a five-year contract with the
In 1999, Fox was placed in the
1999 NFL expansion draft by the Panthers. After not being selected by the  Cleveland Browns in the expansion draft, he was cut by the Panthers.
"East-West Rosters". ( St. Louis Dispatch St. Louis, Missouri): p. 41. December 21, 1989 . . https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21021757/eastwest_rosters/ Template:Free access
"Associated Press All-East Team: First team". ( Pittsburgh Press Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Associated Press): p. 38. December 15, 1989 . . https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21021844/associated_press_alleast_team_first/ Template:Free access
"Giants select Georgia back". ( Press & Sun-Bulletin Binghamton, New York): p. 16. April 23, 1990 . . https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21021620/giants_select_georgia_back/ Template:Free access
Gelberg, Jon (February 21, 1995). "Panthers pounce on Fox to take him from Giants". ( The Central New Jersey Home News New Brunswick, New Jersey): p. 50 . . https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21022352/panthers_pounce_on_fox_to_take_him_from/ Template:Free access
"Panthers contribute 5 to expansion draft". ( The Greenville News Greenville, South Carolina: Associated Press): p. 32. January 14, 1999 . . https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21022041/panthers_contribute_5_to_expansion_draft/ Template:Free access
Macenka, Joe (February 11, 1999). "Carolina cuts original Panthers Lathon, Fox". ( The Times and Democrat Orangeburg, South Carolina): p. 11 . . https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21022202/carolina_cuts_original_panthers_lathon/ Template:Free access