Tommie
Robinson
Running Backs

Career


  • Was named running backs coach, recruiting coordinator and assistant head coach on Feb.7, 2016
  • comes to LSU after spending the 2016 season at Southern Cal as the running backs coach and run game coordinator for Rose Bowl Champion Trojans
  • named the Pac-12 Recruiter of the Year during his 2016 stint with the Trojans
  • was the running backs coach and passing game coordinator for Southern Cal in 2013, where he was part of a coaching staff that included Ed Orgeron
  • coached Beanie Wells, who became the first player in Arizona Cardinals' franchise history to rush for at least 1,000 yards and scored 10 touchdowns
  • coaching career spans over 30 years, which includes three years with the Dallas Cowboys (1998-2000) and three with the Arizona Cardinals (2010-12)
  • has helped teams appear in 11 bowl games and the NFL playoffs twice
  • Has served minority coaching internships with the New Orleans Saints, St. Louis Rams, Dallas Cowboys and Miami Dolphins
  • Began coaching career at Woodham High School in Pensacola, Florida, where he spent two years

Personal


  • Born on April 4, 1963 in Phenix City, Alabama
  • Three year starter at strong safety and team captain as a senior at Troy State, where he was a member of the 1984 Division II national championship team
  • received bachelor's degree in criminal justice at Troy State in 1985
  • married to wife, Lartonyar, with three children: sons Dantrell and Trey, and daughter Towanda

Experience


1986-87
Woodham HS (FL)
assistant coach)
1988-90
Central HS (AL)
assistant coach)
1991
Arkansas
Graduate Assistant
1992-93
Utah State
running backs
1994-97
TCU
wide receivers
1998-00
Dallas Cowboys
WR/Special Teams
2001
Oklahoma State
running backs
2002-05
Georgia Tech
wide receivers/TE
2006
Memphis
running backs
2007-09
Miami (FL)
running backs
2010-12
Arizona Cardinals
running backs
2013
Southern Cal
RB/pass game coord.
2014-15
Texas
running backs
2016
Southern Cal
RB/run game coord.
2017-
LSU
RB/recruiting coord.

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