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Dustin Fox

Height: 5-11 | Weight: 191 | College: Ohio State
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2004 Season

Started all 13 games and totaled 77 tackles, which tied for fourth-best on the squad … second team All-Big Ten selection … racked up a team-high 55 solo stops … picked off three passes, which tied Chris Gamble for the team-lead … his three interceptions came against Bowling Green (6-yard return), Wisconsin and Penn State … had three tackles behind the line of scrimmage for seven yards in losses … broke up nine other passes, which ranked second on the team behind Gamble's 12 … forced a fumble vs. Northwestern and blocked a field goal attempt vs. Washington … helped lead Ohio State to a 21-20 win at Penn State with an interception, a pass breakup, a tackle behind the line of scrimmage and a team-high nine total stops, including seven solo hits … had an equally impressive outing vs. Purdue, recording nine solo tackles and an assist for a career-high 10 tackles in a 16-13 overtime win … racked up 365 minutes of playing time, most on the defense and second-most on the team behind offensive tackle Shane Olivea.

2003 Season

Led the team in passes broken up with 14 and was the third in tackles with 84 total stops, including 67 solos … had a season-high nine tackles, all solos, against San Jose State … was a model of consistency down the stretch, recording seven tackles in five of the last six games … also had three interceptions during the season, including a tide-turning pickoff and 12-yard return against Miami in the second quarter of the national championship game … was named to a spot on the honorable mention All-Big Ten team by both the coaches and the media … his first interception of the year came against Texas Tech when he picked off Kliff Kingsbury in the end zone on the Red Raiders' opening possession of the second half … his second pick came at Purdue on the Boilermakers' first drive of the game and also was in the end zone … blocked a punt against Indiana that resulted in a touchdown … OSU coaches named him the defensive player of the week following the Penn State game when he had seven solo tackles, a stop behind the line of scrimmage and a pass breakup … had the "hit of the week" in the Purdue game.

2002 Season

Voted by the coaching staff as the Buckeyes' Most Outstanding First-Year Defensive Player … led the freshmen in playing time with 122 minutes … saw action at both safety and corner … made his first collegiate start in the Northwestern game and had six tackles … forced a fumble at Indiana and had his first career interception on the final play of the Michigan game … started at corner in the Outback Bowl and was in on six tackles … wound up the year with 28 tackles, including 21 solos.

Injury Report

No injuries reported.


Communications major … Son of Randy and Jean Fox … brother Derek played football at Penn State and for the Indianapolis Colts … uncles Kenny Kuhn, Dick Kuhn, Mark Stier and Tim Fox played football at Ohio State (all started and Tim was a first team All-American) … person he most admires is his brother, Derek … married this past summer to Nicole Troyer, who works in the OSU football office.

High School

4.45 seconds in 40-yard dash. … Seven bench reps at 225 pounds. … 43 1/2 vertical leap.


First-team Division I Associated Press All-Ohio selection on defense as a junior and senior … three-time All-Federal League … SuperPrep first-team All-American … three-year starter at free safety … 12 interceptions in his career … started at tailback as a senior and rushed for 1,351 yards and 10 touchdowns … 2,500 yards rushing and 38 touchdowns in his career … played in the inaugural National High School All-Star Game … four-year letterwinner in track.


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