Tony Randolph enters his second season with the Ole Miss Rebels as an assistant football strength and conditioning coach.
Randolph is a member of the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCA) and is recognized as a Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC).
Prior to Ole Miss, Randolph worked as a football strength and conditioning graduate assistant for Iowa State University under the guidance of Yancy McKnight. During his time there, he helped implement training programs for all developmental players and assisted in all aspects of strength and speed training for the entire football program.
Randolph arrived in Ames after serving an internship with Mizzou Athletes Performance under the influence of Associate AD of Athletic Performance Pat Ivey. During his internship he worked primarily with the football team and also assisted with the track and field program.
Randolph played three seasons as an outside linebacker for the University of Missouri. He received second-team academic All-Big 12 honors at Missouri and lettered his last season while earning a Bachelor of General Studies degree with an emphasis in health science in 2012.
Randolph played his first two seasons at Missouri State, where he played under former Iowa State assistant head coach Terry Allen. Randolph compiled 135 tackles and 3.5 sacks combined during the 2007 and 2008 seasons.
He has worked with teams that have made five bowl appearances including the 2013 Music City Bowl (Ole Miss vs. Georgia Tech), 2012 Liberty Bowl (Iowa State vs. Tulsa), the 2011 Independence Bowl (Missouri vs. UNC), the 2010 Insight Bowl (Missouri vs. Iowa) and the 2009 Texas Bowl (Missouri vs. Navy).
Randolph was an all-state performer at both running back and defensive back at South High School in Blue Springs, Mo.
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