|Date of birth:May 24, 1915|
|Place of birth: Palestine, Texas|
|Date of death: February 7, 2009(aged 94)|
|College: Texas State M&M|
|NFL Draft: 1941 / Round: 13 / Pick: 113|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Pittsburgh Steelers (1942)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
James Russell Cotton (May 24, 1915 – February 7, 2009) was an American football quarterback who played one season with the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at the College of Mines and Metallurgy of the University of Texas—now known as the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP).
- ↑ "Russ Cotton, QB at NFL.com". NFL.com. http://www.nfl.com/player/russcotton/2512054/profile. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
- ↑ "Russ Cotton NFL Football Statistics". Pro-Football-Reference.com. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/C/CottRu20.htm. Retrieved March 8, 2016.