Why Joe Cox Is Not Another D.J. Shockley

Posted by Tyler Estep on August-28-2009 Add Comments

Joe Cox is not Matthew Stafford.

He's not going to be Tee Martin, winning a national championship the year after Peyton Manning left Tennessee.

And, by God, he's not D.J. Shockley.

Cox, the fifth-year Bulldog quarterback who sat and watched as Stafford became a Georgia legend, is now at the helm and behind center in Athens.

And while the comparison of Cox to Shockley, who sat for three years behind legend David Greene before leading the Bulldogs to an SEC championship in his only season as a starter, is running rampant in the media and in the fan base, it's not something Cox has grown weary of.

"I don't get tired of it. I hope it happens," Cox said. "He's definitely a guy I...

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