American football playerDied when: 80 years 344 days (971 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius
He plays kicker(For other people with the same name, see Fred Cox (disambiguation).)
Frederick William Cox (December 11, 1938 – November 20, 2019) was an American professional football player who was a kicker for 15 seasons in the National Football League (NFL) for the Minnesota Vikings.
After playing college football for Pittsburgh, he was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the eighth round of the 1961 NFL Draft and by the New York Titans in the 28th round of the 1961 AFL Draft.
He was also the inventor of the Nerf football.