James Coscia is a graduate of Lafayette College where he was a three-year starter of the football program. James started over thirty games in his career and was a member of the 2013 Patriot League Championship team. His 40-yard fumble recovery return touchdown helped seal the conference title for the Leopards in a 50-28 win over rival Lehigh. James was named Defensive Line MVP following his junior and senior seasons and served as team captain during his senior season. On the field, James finished his career with 123 tackles with his best season coming in his senior year when he finished with 43 tackles, 8.5 tackles for loss, and 4 sacks.