Former UNLV player C.J. Cox returns in 2014 for a second year as graduate assistant coach for his alma mater. He spent the 2012 season as an undergraduate assistant at the school. Cox, a three-year letterwinner for the Rebels, played on both sides of the ball during his career as he rushed for 420 total yards as a running back before moving to linebacker in 2011. The native of Garland, Texas, graduated from North Garland High School and earned his bachelor's degree from UNLV in political science.