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Former Raiders aide Hanson arrested on assault charge


Does the name Randy Hanson ring a bell?

He's the former Oakland Raiders assistant who suffered a broken jaw and two cracked teeth in an alleged August 2009 brawl with then-head coach Tom Cable.

Hanson now faces assault and battery charges stemming from an Aug. 4 incident in Pismo Beach, Calif., in which he allegedly smashed a beer bottle into the face of a man before locking himself in a limo, according to the San Luis Obispo Tribune, via

The alleged victim, apparently a new acquaintance of Hanson's, said the coach was "crazy drunk" at the time of the attack. A witness told police that Hanson was a "10" on the drunken scale and, in so many words, "falling down on the dance floor."

Hanson hid inside the limo after striking the alleged victim, according to a witness, and yelled, "I am not going to open this (expletive) door, (expletive) you, you (expletive)."

Hanson most recently worked as an assistant coach at Cal Poly, a role he resigned from Aug. 17. His arraignment is set for Sept. 5 in San Luis Obispo Superior Court.

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