Enoch J. Mills

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For the rugby union footballer of the 1880s to the 1900s for Lancashire and Swinton, see Joe Mills (rugby).
Enoch J. Mills
Enoch J Mills.jpg
Mills pictured in The Round Up-1911, Baylor yearbook
Sport(s) Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1878-07-23)July 23, 1878
Pleasanton, Kansas
Died October 3, 1935(1935-10-03) (aged 57)
Denver, Colorado
Playing career
1903 Denver
Position(s) Quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1908–1909 Baylor
1918–1919 Colorado
1908–1910 Baylor
1918–1924 Colorado
1909 Baylor
Head coaching record
Overall 12–14–1 (football)
49–34 (basketball)
9–12 (baseball)

Enoch Josiah "Joe" Mills (July 23, 1878 – October 3, 1935) was an American football, basketball, and baseball player and coach. He served as the eighth head football coach at Baylor University, coaching two seasons from 1908 to 1909 and compiling a record of 8–8. Mills was also the second head basketball coach at Baylor, coaching two seasons from 1909 to 1910 and tallying a mark of 19–10. In addition, he was the head baseball coach at Baylor in 1909, amassing a record of 9–12.

Early life[edit]

Mills was born and raised on farm near Pleasanton, Kansas.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Baylor (Independent) (1908–1909)
1908 Baylor 3–5
1909 Baylor 5–3
Baylor: 8–8
Colorado Silver and Gold (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) (1918–1919)
1918 Colorado 2–3 1–2 T–3rd
1919 Colorado 2–3–1 2–3–1 5th
Colorado: 4–6–1 3–5–1
Total: 12–14–1


  1. ^ Mills, Joe (1988). A Mountain Boyhood. University of Nebraska Press. p. xi. ISBN 0-8032-3126-1. Retrieved November 8, 2012. 

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