Tony Oden

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Tony Oden
Miami Dolphins
Position:Defensive backs coach
Personal information
Born: (1973-06-30) June 30, 1973 (age 46)
Cleveland, Ohio
Career information
Career history
As coach:
Career highlights and awards

Anthony Earl Oden (born June 30, 1973) is an American football coach and former player. Oden played collegiately as an outside linebacker at Baldwin–Wallace College in the early 1990s.

Early life[edit]

Oden was born in Cleveland, Ohio and is a native of Cleveland Heights, Ohio.

Coaching career[edit]

From 2004 to 2005 Oden got his first National Football League coaching job with the Houston Texans as a defensive assist coach.[1]

In 2006, Oden was hired as assistant secondary coach by the New Orleans Saints, spending five seasons in that capacity. Head coach Sean Payton promoted him to the role of secondary coach following the 2010 season.[2]

On January 19, 2012, the Jacksonville Jaguars hired Oden as their defensive backs coach.[3]

Oden was hired to be the Secondary/ Cornerbacks for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2013.[4] He was let go after the season.

The Miami Dolphins announced on February 8, 2019 they hired Oden as the team's safeties coach.[5]


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  2. ^ Triplett, Mike (February 20, 2011). "New Orleans Saints promote Tony Oden to role of secondary coach". The Times-Picayune. Retrieved January 5, 2012.
  3. ^ "Mularkey fills out defensive staff, hires Saints secondary coach Tony Oden to same position". The Washington Post. Associated Press. January 19, 2012. Retrieved January 19, 2012.
  4. ^ "Tony Oden is the new Buccaneers defensive backs coach". Retrieved February 8, 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  5. ^ Nogle, Kevin (February 8, 2019). "Dolphins announce Brian Flores coaching staff". The Phinsider. Retrieved February 8, 2019.

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