This is a 2018 photo of James Saxon of the Pittsburgh Steelers NFL football team. This image reflects the Steelers active roster as of June 5th when this image was taken. (AP Photo)

James Saxon

Running Backs Coach

College: San Jose State

Experience: 17 years


James Saxon is in his fifth season as the running backs coach for the Steelers, after being hired on January 28, 2014. Saxon is entering his 27th season in the NFL as either a player or coach.

In his 18 years as an NFL running backs coach, Saxon has helped his backs reach the Pro Bowl 14 times, and he has had a running back surpass the 1,000-yard rushing mark in a single season 11 times.