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|Born:||December 7, 1968|
Rome, New York
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||293 lb (133 kg)|
|High school:||Rome (NY)|
|NFL Draft:||1992 / Round: 4 / Pick: 109|
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Thomas Joseph Myslinski, Jr. (born December 7, 1968, in Rome, New York) is a professional American football strength and conditioning coach for the Jacksonville Jaguars. He was strength and conditioning coach for the Cleveland Browns until the end of the 2009 season. He is also a former National Football League offensive lineman. He was originally drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the 1992 NFL Draft and played nine seasons in the NFL for seven different teams.
Myslinski accepted a football scholarship from he University of Tennessee. As a redshirt freshman, he was given his first start at right guard in the second game against Duke University. He then suffered an ankle injury which caused him to miss the next 5 games.
He was a starter at left guard in 37 straight games, dating back to his freshman season, helping the team to a 29-6-2 record, 2 SEC championships and to set a school record for total yards each of his last three years.
He was a member of the 1991 NCAA Champion track & field team. In 1990, he finished fourth in the shot put in the SEC outdoor meet with a career-best of 59'91/2". In 1991, he placed fifth in the hammer throw in the SEC outdoor meet.
Dallas Cowboys (first stint)Edit
Myslinski was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the fourth round (109th overall) of the 1992 NFL Draft. He got injured on the first day of training camp, which would limit him going forward. He was waived on August 30 and later signed to the practice squad.
Pittsburgh Steelers (first stint)Edit
On April 24, 1996, he signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers and was waived on August 25. On August 27, he was re-signed and started 6 out of 8 games at right guard. The next year, he started 7 out of 16 games at right guard.
Dallas Cowboys (second stint)Edit
Pittsburgh Steelers (second stint)Edit
Myslinski has served as a strength and conditioning coach for football at a professional and collegiate level. He developed the “Tunch Punch Ladder” hand agility pad.
After the first game of his senior season in high school, he was involved in a car accident, in which he was thrown through a rear door window breaking his right leg and forcing him to have over 100 stitches to his head. Despite these injuries, he was able to pull the two passengers that were in the front seat of the car.
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