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James R. Coxen
Coxen pictured in The Pedagog 1914, Southwest Texas State yearbook
Born (1884-02-12)February 12, 1884
Eskridge, Kansas
Died July 22, 1974(1974-07-22) (aged 90)
Honolulu, Hawaii

James Reason Coxen (February 12, 1884 – June 22, 1974) was an American college football coach and educator. He served as the head football coach at Southwest Texas State Normal School—now known as Texas State University–from 1910 to 1912, compiling a record of 4–10–2.

Coxen was born in Eskridge, Kansas. He graduated from Kansas State Agricultural College—now known as Kansas State University—in 1907.[1] Coxen married Anna Vance on May 30, 1912, in Pasadena, California.[2] He was appointed director of vocational work for the Territory of Hawaii in 1925 and held a similar position in Wyoming before that appointment.[3]

Coxen served as a lieutenant commander in the United States Navy during World War II. He died on June 22, 1974, at Queen's Hospital in Honolulu.[4]

Head coaching record

College football

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Southwest Texas State (Independent) (1910–1912)
1910 Southwest Texas State 0–4
1911 Southwest Texas State 1–3
1912 Southwest Texas State 3–3–2
Southwest Texas State: 4–10–2
Total: 4–10–2
Indicates Bowl Coalition, Bowl Alliance, BCS, or CFP / New Years' Six bowl.


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