American Football Database
Tony Oden
Defensive backs coach
Personal information
Date of birth: (1973-06-30) June 30, 1973 (age 49)
Place of birth: Cleveland, Ohio
Career information
College: Baldwin–Wallace
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
 As coach:
* Millersville University of Pennsylvania (1996)
(Assistant defensive backs coach)
Career highlights and awards
* 2× First-team All-OAC (1993, 1994)

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

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

Coaching career

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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