Fox in 2013
|No. 97, 57, 51, 53, 45|
|Date of birth:||January 24, 1982|
|Place of birth:||Atlanta, Georgia|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||235 lb (107 kg)|
|High school:||Atlanta (GA) Westlake|
|NFL Draft:||2004 / Round: 3 / Pick: 93|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
Keyaron James Fox //, born January 24, 1982) is a former American football linebacker. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the third round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech).
He played in 45 games (35 starts) during his tenure at Georgia Tech and finished his career with 376 tackles, 9 sacks, 40 tackles for loss, one INT, two fumble recoveries, six forced fumbles, 14 passes defensed, and seven QB pressures. He majored in management.
Kansas City Chiefs
Fox was originally selected by the Kansas City Chiefs in the third round (93rd overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft. In his rookie season he played 12 games and finished the campaign with 7 tackles. His second season with the Chiefs was low key as he only recorded three tackles. In 2006, Fox had a career high season with 52 tackles and one sack. In his final year with the Chiefs, he played in ten games, recording 21 tackles.
An unrestricted free agent in the 2009 offseason, Fox was re-signed to a two-year, $1.8 million contract on April 6.
In week 6 of the 2009 season, Fox filled in for an injured Lawrence Timmons, where he intercepted a Brett Favre pass running it back for an 82-yard touchdown to help the Steelers secure a 27-17 victory over the undefeated Minnesota Vikings.
On August 6, 2011, Fox signed with the Washington Redskins.
- "Keyaron Fox". Career stats. NFL.com. Retrieved 2008-09-01.
- Brown, Scott (2008-03-12). "Steelers sign linebacker Keyaron Fox". Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Retrieved 2008-09-01.
- Texans place LB Fox on IR, sign LB Gaither