Born: 12/31/1917 Died: Deceased Birthplace: Bainbridge, GA
Cary Cox was born December 31, 1917, in Bainbridge, Georgia. He starred at center and linebacker for three years, 1937, 1938 and 1939 for the University of Alabama. The 1937 team was undefeated and played in the Rose Bowl, January 1, 1938. He was elected captain of the 1939 team by his teammates and after his senior year he was named as the center of the Liberty Magazine All-American team, selected by a vote of all the players from the 91 major college football schools around the country. Because of his outstanding play he was chosen to participate in the 2nd Annual Blue-Gray game in 1939. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers but was not able to sign due to military obligations. He had an outstanding military combat service record during World War II and later was an outstanding Alabama business and civic leader. He is deceased.