Russ Cotton
Personal information
Date of birth: (1915-05-24)May 24, 1915
Place of birth: Palestine, Texas
Date of death: February 7, 2009(2009-02-07) (aged 94)
Career information
College: Texas State M&M
NFL Draft: 1941 / Round: 13 / Pick: 113
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Pittsburgh Steelers (1942)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
TDINT     0–1
Games played     11
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James Russell Cotton (May 24, 1915 – February 7, 2009) was an American football quarterback[1] 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).[2]



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