James Campen

American football player and coach (born 1964)

American football player
James Campen
Carolina Panthers
Position:Offensive line coach
Personal information
Born: (1964-06-11) June 11, 1964 (age 58)
Sacramento, California
Career information
Career history
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As a coach:
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:67
Games started:48
Player stats at NFL.com

James Frederick Campen (born June 11, 1964) is a former American football center and current offensive line coach for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He played for the New Orleans Saints and Green Bay Packers.[1][2]

He previously spent 11 seasons as the offensive line coach for the Packers who had seven Pro Bowl linemen during his tenure there.[3] Campen left the Packers in 2019 to become associate head coach/offensive line coach with the Cleveland Browns, then coached offensive line for the Los Angeles Chargers in 2020.[4][5][6] On March 10, 2021, Campen was hired as offensive line coach for the Houston Texans.[7]

Personal life

Campen graduated in 1982 from Ponderosa High School in Shingle Springs, California. At Ponderosa he made all metro and all-league his junior and senior years of school. He was also voted "all-decade" for the 1980's as an individual player. During a break from professional football Campen returned to Shingle Springs, California and coached for 10 years between 1994 and 2004 with five years as head coach. He also opened a hardware store in Shingle Springs, California. Now he lives with his family in Suamico, Wisconsin.


  1. ^ "James Campen Stats". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved April 29, 2020.
  2. ^ James Campen - Green Bay Packers Retrieved September 13, 2018.
  3. ^ "Chargers announce new coaching hires on offense". Bolts From The Blue. Retrieved February 4, 2020.
  4. ^ Br; on_Viera1 (February 4, 2020). "LA Chargers hire James Campen as offensive line coach". Bolt Beat. Retrieved April 29, 2020.
  5. ^ Popper, Daniel. "Chargers' Shane Steichen and James Campen bring high school..." The Athletic. Retrieved April 29, 2020.
  6. ^ Alper, Josh (February 4, 2020). "James Campen joining Chargers as OL coach". ProFootballTalk. Retrieved April 29, 2020.
  7. ^ "Houston Texans Announce 2021 Assistant Coaching Staff". HoustonTexans.com. March 10, 2021. Retrieved March 10, 2021.
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