James Cotton

 Defensive End
 Height: 6'3
 Weight: 250
 College: Ohio State
CAREER STATS:
Career Stats Defensive Statistics  
 Year Team G TT SX Sfty FR TD PBU Int Yds Avg Lng TD  
 2017 Free Agent 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0  
 2018 Free Agent 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0  
 2019 Free Agent 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0  
 2020 Peoria 14 23 7.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0  
 2021 Peoria 14 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0  
 2022 Peoria 14 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0  
 2023 Peoria 14 26 7.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0  
 2024 Reno 14 30 7.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0  
 2025 Reno 14 31 9.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0  
 2026 Reno 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0  
 10 Seasons 140 113 30.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0

PROFILE:

FIFL Experience: Drafted by Fort Wayne in 2017, but cut before the season started. Spent several seasons as a Free Agent and signed to Peoria in 2020. Had a break out season.

Professional Experience: In 2000, Cotton was drafted in the NFL by the Chicago Bears and played 1 year of professional football with no game action or career stats in the NFL. He had stops in Atlanta Falcons, Buffalo Bills, and the Canadian Football League (2001 Grey Cup Champion). A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Cotton is the father of his daughters, Kierra Cotton and Veronica Snyder.Professional Football: Originally drafted by the Chicago Bears in the seventh round (223 overall) of the 2000 NFL draft…imposing physical athlete…has tremendous speed for an end… released by Bears before the regular season.

College: Began career at Cuyahoga Community College…transferred to Ohio State from Community College of San Francisco in January of 1998...a two-time all-California JUCO selection who was a JUCO All-American in 1997 after recording 100 tackles and eight quarterback sacks...at OSU moved from outside linebacker to defensive end in 1998 and lettered…played in all 12 games in ‘98, including the Nokia Sugar Bowl and finished the season with 16 stops, including three tackles for loss, three passes broken up and a forced fumble…became a regular midway through the '99 season…recorded 56 tackles, including 11 for loss and five sacks…majored in sociology.

Personal: Born Novemer 7, 1976. Cotton is the founder of the Buck-Icon Foundation. Its mission is to provide resources for former members of the Ohio State football program to enhance their careers on a variety of different levels and provide programs that will help them transition into professional life in Corporate America, Athletics, Society, and the Community. Full name is James Antwane Cotton…nicknamed Twane…lettered in football, basketball and baseball at Collinwood High School in Cleveland, OH…earned all-state honors in football and baseball and All-American honors in football…son of James Graham and Catherine Cotton…accomplished billiards player…lists tennis as most intimidating non-football skill.