Kheeston Randall

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Kheeston Randall
Free agent
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-05-07) May 7, 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth: Beaumont, Texas
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight: 309 lb (140 kg)
Career information
High school: Beaumont (TX) Monsignor Kelly
College: Texas
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 7 / Pick: 215
Debuted in 2012 for the Miami Dolphins
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
Tackles 8
Sacks 0.0
Forced fumbles 0
Stats at

Kheeston Randall (born May 7, 1990) is an American football defensive tackle who is currently a free agent. Before signing Nov. 5th 2013 with Cincinnati, Randall had played for the Miami Dolphins. He was signed by Minnesota on January 22, 2014.[1]He played college football at Texas. He is considered one of the best defensive tackle prospects for the 2012 NFL Draft.[2]

Early life[edit]

Randall was born in Beaumont, Texas and played high school football at Monsignor Kelly Catholic High School under assistant coach Frank Middleton, former NFL offensive guard. Randall was two-time all-state and led the team to a 9-1 record and a berth in the regional finals. He also played basketball and threw the shot put.[3]

College career[edit]

Randall attended the University of Texas at Austin from 2008 to 2011. During his career he started 35 of 47 games, recording 98 tackles and four sacks.[4] He started all 25 games during his last two seasons. In 2011, the 6-foot-4, 293-pound Randall recorded five tackles for losses, 34 tackles, eight quarterback hurries and one sack. In 2012, he recorded 21 tackles for losses, 98 tackles (49 solo) and four sacks.[5]

Professional career[edit]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

Randall was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL Draft.[6]Randall played 12 games in 2012 but Miami released him before the start of the 2013 season.[7]

Cincinnati Bengals[edit]

Randall signed with the Cincinnati Bengals on November 5, 2013.

Minnesota Vikings[edit]

Randall seemingly followed his former Defensive Coordinator, Mike Zimmer, to the Minnesota Vikings. He was signed to the Vikings roster just one week after Zimmer took over as the head coach. The Vikings released Randall on August 25, 2014.[8]


  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ NFL Draft Scout
  3. ^ "Kheeston Randall". ProFootballWeekly. Retrieved October 9, 2013. 
  4. ^ "KHEESTON RANDALL". ProFootballWeekl0079. Retrieved October 9, 2013. 
  5. ^ "KHEESTON RANDALL". Miami Dolphins. Retrieved October 9, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Miami Dolphins 2012 Draft Grade - Kheeston Randall". SBNation The Phinsider. Retrieved October 9, 2013. 
  7. ^ Rogers, Justin (October 2, 2013). "Detroit Lions work out pair of defensive linemen". Retrieved October 30, 2013. 
  8. ^ Vikings Announce Roster Moves

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