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Anthony Blevins
Assistant/Special Teams
College:
Alabama-Birmingham
Experience:
2

Biography

Anthony Blevins enters his second season with the Cardinals after he joined the team as a coaching assistant/special teams on 2/14/13.

He came to the Cardinals after spending the 2012 season at his alma mater, the University of Alabama-Birmingham, as cornerbacks coach following three seasons at Tennessee State (2009-11) coaching special teams and cornerbacks. He also worked at the University of Tennessee-Martin in 2008 coaching cornerbacks while also serving as recruiting coordinator.

Anthony Blevins enters his second season with the Cardinals after he joined the team as a coaching assistant/special teams on 2/14/13.

He came to the Cardinals after spending the 2012 season at his alma mater, the University of Alabama-Birmingham, as cornerbacks coach following three seasons at Tennessee State (2009-11) coaching special teams and cornerbacks. He also worked at the University of Tennessee-Martin in 2008 coaching cornerbacks while also serving as recruiting coordinator.

He was a part of the NFL’s minority summer coaching internship program with the Indianapolis Colts in 2011, the Cardinals in 2010 and the Chicago Bears in 2008.

Blevins was a three-year letterwinner at UAB as a cornerback for the Blazers (1995-98). He played professionally for the Mobile Admirals of the Regional Football League (1999), the Birmingham Steeldogs of AFL2 (2000) and for the Birmingham Thunderbolts in the XFL from 2000-01.

He began his coaching career as the secondary coach and team community liaison at Meadowcreek (Gwinnett, GA) High School in 2003-04. From 2005-07 he served as a graduate assistant at Mississippi State, helping coach wide receivers and defensive backs for the Bulldogs while also assisting special teams.

A native of Birmingham, AL, Blevins graduated from UAB in 1998 with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and also earned a master’s in Instructional Technology.

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    8. LB Sam Acho grabs a hold of Raiders RB Darren McFadden
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    10. WR Larry Fitzgerald looks to escape a shoe-string tackle
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    9. LB Alex Okafor closes in on Oakland QB Derek Carr
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    7. RB Andre Ellington in a pile

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