Paul Randolph established himself as one of the standout student-athletes in UT Martin football history as a four-year member of the football team.
Randolph played for the then-Pacers from 1984-87, serving as team captain for both the 1986 and '87 teams. He was named to the All-Gulf South Conference team his senior season.
Following completion of his college play, he embarked on a successful 10-year career as a player/coach in the Canadian Football League, the longest professional playing tenure of any UTM football player. He spent seven years as a starting middle and outside linebacker for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He served as team captain and moved into the role as assistant linebacker coach. In 1996, he moved to the Montreal Alouettes where he was a two-year starter and tabbed as an Eastern Division All-Star. He again served as captain and assistant coach.