Rakim Cox
No. 77     
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-02-12) February 12, 1991 (age 29)
Place of birth: San Diego, California
Career information
College: Villanova
Undrafted in 2014
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Minnesota Vikings ( 2014)*
Roster status: Active
CFL status: International
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
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Rakim Cox (born February 12, 1991) is a Canadian football defensive end. He played college football at Villanova and signed with the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent in 2014.

Early yearsEdit

Cox attended San Diego High School where he was Athlete of the Year and selected All-League first team in 2008.

Professional careerEdit

Minnesota VikingsEdit

On May 11, 2014, Cox signed with the Minnesota Vikings as undrafted free agent following the conclusion of the 2014 NFL Draft.[1]

Miami DolphinsEdit

On August 18, 2014, Cox signed with the Miami Dolphins.[2]

Carolina PanthersEdit

On May 11, 2015, Cox signed with the Carolina Panthers.[3] On September 5, 2015, he was released by the Panthers.[4] On September 7, 2015, Cox was signed to the Panthers' practice squad.[5]

On February 7, 2016, Cox's Panthers played in Super Bowl 50. In the game, the Panthers fell to the Denver Broncos by a score of 24–10.[6]

On August 30, 2016, Cox was placed on injured reserve.[7] He was waived from injured reserve on September 6, 2016.

He participated in The Spring League in 2017.[8]

Saskatchewan RoughridersEdit

He was signed to the Saskatchewan Roughriders' practice squad on September 26, 2017.[9]

Edmonton EskimosEdit

In 2018, Cox signed with the Edmonton Eskimos, playing in 3 games.

Toronto ArgonautsEdit

On August 31, 2018, Cox signed a practice roster agreement with the Toronto Argonauts.


  1. "Rakim Cox Signs Free Agent Contract with Minnesota Vikings". Retrieved May 11, 2014.
  2. "DE Rakim Cox signs with Miami Dolphins". Retrieved August 18, 2014.
  3. "Rakim Cox signs with the Carolina Panthers". Retrieved May 12, 2015.
  4. Henson, Max (September 5, 2015). "Panthers trim roster to 53". Retrieved September 16, 2015.
  5. "WR Bersin among 10 set to join practice squad". September 6, 2015. Retrieved September 16, 2015.
  6. "Super Bowl 50 – Denver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers – February 7th, 2016". Retrieved 7 August 2017.
  7. "Panthers reduce roster to 74".
  8. Levine, Ben (April 9, 2017). "The Spring League Announces Camp Roster". Archived from the original on July 26, 2017. Retrieved July 25, 2017.
  9. "TRANSACTIONS". Archived from the original on November 6, 2017. Retrieved November 5, 2017.

External linksEdit

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