Position
Throws
Height
5'10
Class
Redshirt
Hometown
Houma, La.
High School
Vandebilt Catholic HS

Major: Kinesiology
Events: WT (65-7 ½), HT (215-11)

All-SEC

CAREER
Wrapped up his collegiate career as a two-time participant in the hammer throw at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Championships … Posted a career-best 18th-place finish in the event at the NCAA Outdoor meet … Earned All-SEC honors in the hammer throw with a runner-up finish at the SEC Outdoor Championships during his sophomore season in 2006 … Left the program ranked No. 4 on LSU’s all-time performance list in the hammer throw with a top mark of 215-11 … Also ranked No. 5 on LSU’s all-time indoor performance list in the weight throw with a personal best of 65-7 ½ … An outstanding student with four selections to the SEC Academic Honor Roll … Was selected as an ESPN The Magazine Third-Team Academic All-American and an ESPN The Magazine First-Team Academic All-District VI selection as a senior in 2009.

2009
Competed in the hammer throw at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships for the second-straight season … Earned a 23rd-place finish with a throw of 193 feet, 8 inches at the NCAA Outdoor meet … Qualified automatically for the national meet with a fifth-place finish in the hammer competition at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships … Posted a mark of 204-11 at the regional meet … Scored four points for LSU with a fifth-place finish at the SEC Outdoor Championships, recording a seasonal-best throw of 205-4 during the competition … Also posted regional qualifying marks at the LSU Tiger Relays (189-6), Texas Relays (196-9), Sun Angel Classic (202-6), LSU Alumni Gold (198-8) and Penn Relays (193-0) … Wrapped up the 2009 indoor season by posting a new personal-best mark of 65-7 ½ to win the 35-pound weight throw at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier … His top mark was an NCAA provisional qualifying mark and the No. 5 performance in the history of the LSU track and field program … Also recorded a provisional mark at the SEC Indoor Championships, where he finished in fifth place with a throw of 64-1 … Was honored for his outstanding performance in the classroom as an ESPN The Magazine Third-Team Academic All-American and an ESPN The Magazine First-Team Academic All-District VI selection … Was also named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the fourth time in his career.

2008
Enjoyed the best season of his collegiate career under the direction of first-year throws coach Derek Yush … Qualified for the hammer throw at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships for the first time in his career … Placed 18th in the event at the NCAA Championships with a throw of 203 feet, 2 inches … Received an at-large berth into the national meet after finishing eighth in the hammer throw at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships with a throw of 209-0 … Helped lead the Tigers to a runner-up finish in the team standings at the SEC Outdoor Championships by finishing third in his specialty with a throw of 213-1 … Became the first Tiger in history to win the hammer throw title at the prestigious Penn Relays … Took top honors with a mark of 208-8 … Improved his personal best in the event by exactly 17 feet with a top mark of 215-11 at the Tiger Invitational to move into the No. 3 spot on the school’s all-time outdoor performance list … Also won hammer throw titles at the LSU Tiger Relays (210-11) and LSU Alumni Gold (200-1) … Competed in the weight throw during the indoor season … Recorded a new personal best of 62-11 ½ at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier, improving upon his personal best entering the season by nearly four feet … His seasonal-best mark ranks No. 4 all-time for the LSU track and field program … Scored two points with a seventh-place finish in the event a the SEC Indoor Championships (61-4 ¾) … Won the weight throw title at the Purple Tiger Classic (62-1 ¼), Bayou Bengal Invitational (57-5 ½) and LSU Twilight Invitational (61-11 ¾) … Competed in 17 meets during the 2008 season … Earned his third selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2007
Forced to sit out the entire 2007 season with a torn meniscus in his knee … Was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll following the season.

2006
Earned his first career All-SEC honor by finishing in second place in the hammer throw at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a PR of 198-11 … Qualified for the NCAA Mideast Regional with his effort at the SEC Championships … Posted first-place finishes in the event at both the LSU Alumni Gold and LSU Tiger Relays with throws of 188-11 and 177-6, respectively … Competed in the weight throw during the indoor season … Indoor season was highlighted with PR of 59-5 at the New Balance Invitational to finish the meet in fourth place … Earned a second-place finish at the LSU Twilight with a distance of 54-10 … Was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the first time in his career.

2005
Busted into the LSU record books as a freshman, recording the seventh-best hammer throw distance in school history (188-2) … Mark was good enough for a first-place finish at the LSU Alumni Gold and a trip to the NCAA Regional Championships … Placed 20th at the regional meet with a toss of 178-2 … Threw 180-1 at the Sun Angel Classic … Participated in the weight throw during the indoor season … Recorded a personal-best effort of 54-3 1/2 at the Bayou Bengal Invitational … Threw for a distance of 51-7 ¾ at the LSU Twilight.

PRIOR TO LSU
Lettered all four years in track and football at Vandebilt Catholic High School in Houma, La. … A 2003 All-America selection … Earned track all-district, all-parish, all-region and all-state honors during each of his last three seasons … Was an all-district and all-parish selection as a freshman … Came to LSU with a personal best of 180-11 in the discus … Was an all-state selection in football as a senior … Earned all-district and all-region honors during both his junior and senior seasons.

PERSONAL
Full name is Rabun Samual Fox … Born Nov. 19, 1985 … Parents are Richard and Cyndie Fox … Has an older brother, Roger … Majored in kinesiology.

 

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