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Rakim Cox
Rakim  Cox


San Diego, Calif.

High School:
San Diego

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 260




Talley Records 200th Villanova Win with 35-6 Victory over Penn

Quarterback John Robertson tallied 398 Yards Of Total Offense


Villanova Chosen as Preseason CAA Favorites

Six Wildcats earn Preseason All-Conference Honors at CAA Media Day


Football Team Begins Spring Practice

Wildcats will hold 15 practices that run through April 18


Andy Talley Named CAA Coach of the Year; Robertson is Top Offensive Rookie

Wildcats rewarded for sensational season with 12 players on All-CAA squad


Wildcats Set For First-Ever Meeting Against Georgia State

Saturday afternoon kickoff set for 3:30 p.m. at the Georgia Dome


Football vs. Penn

Villanova defeated local rival Penn, 35-6, on September 28, 2013 at Villanova Stadium.


Football vs. Penn (2)

Villanova won its second straight game with a 35-6 triumph over Penn at Villanova Stadium on September 28, 2013.


Villanova vs. William & Mary

Villanova won its third straight game with a come-from-behind, 20-16 win over William & Mary on October 5.


Villanova vs. William & Mary (2)

Villanova defeated William & Mary, 20-16, at Villanova Stadium on October 5, 2013.


Football vs. Stony Brook (2)

Villanova defeated Stony Brook, 35-6, in its season home opener on September 21, 2013.

VILLANOVA: Earned preseason first team All-CAA honors ... Expected to be a play maker for the Wildcat defense ... Excellent pass rusher with good football instincts.

2012: Named first team All-CAA ... Started all 12 games at defensive end and had 24 tackles, seven tackles for loss, a team-high 5.5 sacks, four pass break-ups and one blocked kick ... Tallied two tackles and a tackle for loss versus Temple ... Posted three solo tackles and a quarterback sack against Fordham ... Recorded six tackles, two pass break-ups, 1.5 tackles for loss and a sack against Rhode Island ... Registered two solo tackles, two sacks and two tackles for loss at Penn ... Credited with four tackles, 1.5 sacks and a blocked kick at Maine ... Had two tackles against Richmond ... Tallied one solo tackle and a pass break-up versus Old Dominion ... Had one tackle and a pass break-up at Georgia State ... Made two solo stops versus Towson ... Made one solo tackle versus James Madison.

2011: Started all 11 games at defensive end and had 30 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, two forced fumbles, two pass break-ups and one fumble recovery ... Tallied one assisted stop and half a sack against Temple ... Posted one solo tackle at Towson ... Made two assisted tackles against Monmouth ... Credited with six tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss and a forced fumble at Penn ... Had four tackles and a pass break-up versus William & Mary ... Recorded one assisted tackle against New Hampshire ... Totaled five tackles and a tackle for loss at James Madison ... Credited with one solo tackle and a pass break-up versus Maine ... Tallied three tackles, two tackles for loss, one sack and a forced fumble at Massachusetts ... Registered six tackles and one tackle for loss against Delaware.

2010: Started 13 of the 14 games he played in and had 21 total tackles (14 solo), 8.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, two interceptions, one forced fumble and seven pass breakups ... Made three solo tackles against Temple ... Tallied an interception that was returned 30 yards and a pass break-up at Lehigh ... Had one tackle and two pass break-ups versus Towson ... Totaled one solo tackle and one assisted stop against Penn ... Posted one solo stop at William & Mary ... Made one solo tackle and a tackle for loss at Maine ... Tallied a pass break-up against James Mdaison ... Credited with four total tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and a forced fumble against Richmond ... Totaled one solo tackle, one sack and a tackle for loss against New Hampshire ... Registered three tackles (two solo) and two pass break-ups at Delaware ... Amassed one assisted stop and an interception at Stephen F. Austin in the second round of the NCAA playoffs ... Recorded three tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss in NCAA quarterfinals at Appalachian State ... Had one solo tackle and a pass break-up at Eastern Washington in the NCAA semifinals.

2009: Redshirted.

San Diego High School: Earned one varsity letter in football, basketball and track ... First team All-League selection in 2008-09 and chosen as the Athlete of the Year ... Established personal bests of 153 in the discus and 51 in the shot put ... Named to the Union Tribune All-Academic Team each year from 2007-09.

Personal: Sociology major ... Born 2/12/91 in San Diego ... Younger of two children of Darryl Redmond and Tiffinny Beard ... Has an older sister, Jinai Beard (29).