NCAA Football: Miami at Appalachian State

Sep 17, 2016; Boone, NC, USA; Appalachian State Mountaineers running back Marcus Cox (14) runs the ball against the Miami Hurricanes in the first quarter at Kidd Brewer Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

Former Dacula running back Marcus Cox signed recently with the Marburg Mercenaries of the German Football League.

Cox, 25, will play for Mercenaries head coach Joe Sturdivant, a Parkview grad.

The 5-foot-10, 205-pounder was a four-year standout at Appalachian State, where he finished as the school’s all-time leading rusher with 5,103 yards to go with 52 touchdowns. He also was the first Mountaineer with four seasons of more than 1,000 rushing yards.

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