Memphis hires former UT OL Myslinski

New Memphis football coach Larry Porter added another piece to his staff Monday by hiring former Cleveland Browns strength and conditioning coach Tom Myslinski.

Myslinski, a veteran of nine NFL seasons and a former All-SEC offensive lineman at the University of Tennessee, spent the past five years with the Browns, the last three as head strength and conditioning coach.

Before finishing his NFL career in 2000 with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Myslinski had begun planning for the next phase of his career. He worked a volunteer assistant strength and conditioning coach at the University of North Florida in 1996. He also assisted at the University of Pittsburgh from 1998 to 2001.

Before moving to the NFL as a strength and conditioning coach, Myslinski spent two seasons (2005-06) at Robert Morris University in a similar capacity.

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Kevinyaheard writes:

Nice!!!

VolinCalif writes:

I love to see Vols in all areas. It helps with the young one knowing the school.

TLepage writes:

nice to see that we get an article on the next Memphis State strength coach, but we haven't had a new recruiting article or UT football article with some substance in the past two weeks.... What do you guys get paid to do?

nocleats writes:

Nice, any chance we get an article on our new S&C coach. Rumour has it he is "the MAN".

Cldvols1 writes:

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Touche!haha

Alt_news (Inactive) writes:

It's a shame UT didn't hire Myslinski. Huge, huge mistake.

RoyaltyVol writes:

Memphis seems to be moving in the right direction with their football program.

tennrich1 writes:

in response to Alt_news:

It's a shame UT didn't hire Myslinski. Huge, huge mistake.

WHY.....PLEASE....IS THIS A HUGH MISTAKE...DO YOU KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT HIM AS A STRENGTH COACH? IF BEING WITH THE CLEVELAND BROWNS IS THE JEWEL ON HIS RESUME, LET HIM WORK A LITTLE LONGER!

Alt_news (Inactive) writes:

<<tennrich1 writes: DO YOU KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT HIM AS A STRENGTH COACH? >>

In four of the five years Myslinski was with the Browns, Cleveland lead the NFL in the most important statistic for a S&C coach: percentage of week 1 starters still starting on December 1.

When UT hired "Black Iron" from South Carolina, Tom told me that he didn't know the guy, but the guy had players at SC with Achilles heal injuries. Mys said Achilles heal injuries come from three things: Old age, over training and inadequate stretching. If young guys are hurting their AH's, they aren't being trained properly.

Within weeks, UT began experiencing overtraining and understretching injuries. To their credit, the Orgeron/Kiffin idiots got rid of the guy, but it was more evidence that Mys knows his stuff.

Any more questions, numbnut?

DaddyVol writes:

It's always a shame when a Brother Vol has to go and serve time in Memphis.

At least he will have access to good bar-be-que.

volswithclass writes:

I agree - we had a former player who has NFL experience in what he is doing and we dont hire him? Maybe if he went to high school with the head coach they would have hired him.

RoyaltyVol writes:

Myslinski sounds like a good blood and guts OL name.

givehim6 writes:

in response to DaddyVol:

It's always a shame when a Brother Vol has to go and serve time in Memphis.

At least he will have access to good bar-be-que.

I thought Memphis didn't like anything UT.

VolAlum2003 (Inactive) writes:

in response to RoyaltyVol:

Memphis seems to be moving in the right direction with their football program.

Memphis hasn't moved in the right direction with their program since....well, since Memphis formed a football program. If this guy is as good as some people think he is (and I don't know anything about him), then Memphis will be a stepping stone to bigger and better things.

RoyaltyVol writes:

in response to VolAlum2003:

Memphis hasn't moved in the right direction with their program since....well, since Memphis formed a football program. If this guy is as good as some people think he is (and I don't know anything about him), then Memphis will be a stepping stone to bigger and better things.

Memphis has always been a stepping stone. We've been stepping on them for years. *L*

USNVOL writes:

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Great site !

volboy81 writes:

in response to RoyaltyVol:

Memphis seems to be moving in the right direction with their football program.

BWAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA HAAAAAAAAAAA HAAAAAAAAAAAA

RoyaltyVol writes:

in response to volboy81:

BWAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA HAAAAAAAAAAA HAAAAAAAAAAAA

Don't laugh, their expecting to win a game this year!

tennrich1 writes:

in response to Alt_news:

<<tennrich1 writes: DO YOU KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT HIM AS A STRENGTH COACH? >>

In four of the five years Myslinski was with the Browns, Cleveland lead the NFL in the most important statistic for a S&C coach: percentage of week 1 starters still starting on December 1.

When UT hired "Black Iron" from South Carolina, Tom told me that he didn't know the guy, but the guy had players at SC with Achilles heal injuries. Mys said Achilles heal injuries come from three things: Old age, over training and inadequate stretching. If young guys are hurting their AH's, they aren't being trained properly.

Within weeks, UT began experiencing overtraining and understretching injuries. To their credit, the Orgeron/Kiffin idiots got rid of the guy, but it was more evidence that Mys knows his stuff.

Any more questions, numbnut?

Well, name calling is it....Really you didnt answer the question....believe you me, some of the BEST strenght coaches around you never hear of....just because a guy is a former UT player doesnt make him the greatest whatever for a coaching staff....Lets hope for Tom it works out okay...I am VERY familiar with the Memphis situation....Relax...let him get more time and we can see...in the meantime....I suggest you get off the 'roids and cool down.

AtLeastMyTeamHasPerfectSeasons writes:

in response to DaddyVol:

It's always a shame when a Brother Vol has to go and serve time in Memphis.

At least he will have access to good bar-be-que.

Well Tommy West played at Tennessee also in the 70's. Coaches go to Memphis and go nowhere. Where's Rip Scherer? Even the former Vol Rex Dockery who died in a plane crash was like 8-24 there. Not a good place because their is no fan support. Only for bball.

Halls3 writes:

in response to TLepage:

nice to see that we get an article on the next Memphis State strength coach, but we haven't had a new recruiting article or UT football article with some substance in the past two weeks.... What do you guys get paid to do?

What do you suggest they do to get Dooley to talk to the media. He has done nothing except for 1 statement & that was it. Plus, this article is about a former UT player.

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