James W. St. Clair

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James W. St. Clair
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St. Clair pictured in The Yucca 1922, North Texas State Normal yearbook
Biographical details
Born(1885-01-20)January 20, 1885
Houston, Mississippi
DiedMay 4, 1945(1945-05-04) (aged 60)
Dallas, Texas
Alma materBaylor University
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1915–1919North Texas State Normal
1914–1915North Texas State Normal
1916–1920North Texas State Normal
1921–1924North Texas State Normal
1922–1924North Texas State Normal
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1938–1945SWC (exec. sec.)
Head coaching record
Overall20–11–2 (football)
190–129 (basketball)
34–60–1 (baseball)

James Watson St. Clair (January 20, 1885 – May 4, 1945) was an American football, basketball, and baseball coach. He served as head football coach at North Texas State Normal College, now the University of North Texas, from 1915 to 1919, compiling a 20–11–2 record.

St. Clair died of a heart attack on May 4, 1945, at this home in Dallas, Texas.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
North Texas State Normal (Independent) (1915–1919)
1915 North Texas State Normal 4–2
1916 North Texas State Normal 4–3–1
1917 North Texas State Normal 6–1
1918 North Texas State Normal 1–2–1
1919 North Texas State Normal 5–3
North Texas State Normal: 20–11–2
Total: 20–11–2


  1. ^ "St. Clair, SMU, Dies". The Eagle. Bryan, Texas. May 5, 1945. p. 3. Retrieved February 26, 2017 – via Newspapers.com open access.

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