Jordan Todman

Reintroduction Of Edsall Brings Healing And Hope

Reintroduction Of Edsall Brings Healing And Hope

Randy Edsall, the man, closed the wound.

Randy Edsall, the coach, opened the possibilities for his offense.

And with those two vital matters addressed, the first reflection of Edsall's re-introductory press conference on Friday was an unmistakable one.

Sanity has returned to UConn football.

More than 200 fans attended the event at Rentschler Field. They greeted Edsall with a standing ovation. And after he formally had been named to the same coaching position he held from December 1998 until January 2011, after he had finished speaking, Edsall received an even bigger standing ovation.

Unlike his predecessor, Bob Diaco, a man of a seemingly endless supply of...