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For the rugby union footballer of the 1880s to the 1900s for Lancashire and Swinton, see Joe Mills (rugby).
Enoch J. Mills
File:Enoch J Mills.jpg
Mills pictured in The Round Up-1911, Baylor yearbook
Sport(s)Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born(1880-07-23)July 23, 1880
Pleasanton, Kansas
DiedOctober 3, 1935(1935-10-03) (aged 55)
Denver, Colorado
Playing career
Head coaching record
Overall12–14–1 (football)
49–34 (basketball)
9–12 (baseball)

Enoch Josiah "Joe" Mills (July 23, 1880 – October 3, 1935) was an American football, basketball, and baseball player and coach. He served as the eighth head football coach at Baylor University, coaching two seasons from 1908 to 1909 and compiling a record of 8–8. Mills was also the second head basketball coach at Baylor, coaching two seasons from 1909 to 1910 and tallying a mark of 19–10. In addition, he was the head baseball coach at Baylor in 1909, amassing a record of 9–12.

Mills was born and raised on farm near Pleasanton, Kansas.[1] He was the brother of Enos Mills, naturalist, author, and homesteader. Joe Mills Mountain near Estes Park in Rocky Mountain National Park is named for him. Mills died on October 3, 1935, in Denver, Colorado, after suffering a skull fracture in an automobile crash six days earlier.[2]

Head coaching record


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Baylor (Independent) (1908–1909)
1908 Baylor 3–5
1909 Baylor 5–3
Baylor: 8–8
Colorado Silver and Gold (Rocky Mountain Conference) (1918–1919)
1918 Colorado 2–3 1–2 T–3rd
1919 Colorado 2–3–1 2–3–1 5th
Colorado: 4–6–1 3–5–1
Total: 12–14–1
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


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