Cox played three seasons with the Denver Broncos.
The Houston Texans have signed safety Curome Cox and placed cornerback Dunta Robinson on the reserve/injured list, it was announced today.
Cox (6-1, 204) is in his third NFL season. He spent the 2005-07 seasons with the Denver Broncos, where he played in 36 games, starting five. He finished his Broncos career with 26 tackles and two interceptions. Cox led the Broncos with 15 special teams tackles a season ago. This season, Cox made four tackles, one fumble recovery and three special teams tackles before being released by the Broncos on November 6.
Cox, who grew up in Washington D.C., was signed by the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted free agent on April 30, 2004. Denver signed him to their practice squad on December 1, 2004 where he spent the remainder of the season.
Cox attended the University of Maryland, where he started 45 of 47 career games. He totaled 165 tackles, 10 interceptions and two sacks. He was an honorable mention All-ACC selection as a senior.
Robinson suffered a right knee injury on Sunday, November 4 at Oakland.