Game of survival

November 1992
Sports Illustrated;11/2/92, Vol. 77 Issue 19, p72
Profiles Bryan Cox, second-year linebacker for the Miami Dolphins. Grew up in poverty-stricken East St. Louis, Illinois; Carried a gun; His father jailed for drug dealing; Brother Tony also involved in drugs; Attempts on his life; Finds a way out through sports; Help from his mother; Influence of his coach Robert Shannon at East St. Louis Senior High; A big surprise for the Dolphins; Learns from former Steeler Joe Greene; Playing style; Comment by Don Shula.


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