Mason Cox reportedly earns $500,000 annually.

The professional Australian rules footballer Mason Cox plays for the Collingwood Football Club in the Australian Football League.

A native of Texas, Cox attended Edward S. Marcus High School in Flower Mound, where he was a member of the squad which won back-to-back Class 5A state championships in 2007 and 2008.

Cox earned a degree in engineering from Oklahoma State University in 2014, and played NCAA basketball for the institution.

Recruited from Oklahoma State University, Cox became the tallest player ever measured at an AFL Combine in 2013, standing an imposing 211.4 centimetres.

Mason Cox / Photo Credit: Fox Sports

The ruckman and key forward Cox was signed as a Category B rookie by Collingwood in 2015. Cox then played for the Collingwood reserves team in the Victorian Football League (VFL) during the 2015 season while learning and improving his skills. He played 19 games, averaging 8.3 disposals and 22 hitouts per game.

Cox made his AFL debut on April 15, 2016 in the annual Anzac Day Match against Essendon at the MCG. He started the game at full forward, and in over a minute, he had kicked the first goal of the game, with his first-ever kick at AFL level.

Cox has scored 100 goals in his 94-game career with Collingwood.

Mason Cox became an Australian citizen on June 22, 2022.

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