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Randy Edsall

Randy Edsall
On Dec. 21, 1998 Randy Edsall became the 27th head coach in University of Connecticut football history. At UConn, Edsall has overseen the program's move from the NCAA's football Division I championship subdivision (Division I-AA) to its Division I Bowl subdivision (Division I-A) and the opening of the $91 million Rentschler Field in East Hartford in 2003 and the $48 million Burton Family Football Complex and Mark R. Shenkman Training Center in 2006. He also led the team to its first three Division I-A bowl game appearances and its first Big East championship. Born on Aug. 27, 1958, Edsall grew up in Glen Rock, Pa. where he was a three-year letter winner in football, basketball and baseball a... Show more »
On Dec. 21, 1998 Randy Edsall became the 27th head coach in University of Connecticut football history. At UConn, Edsall has overseen the program's move from the NCAA's football Division I championship subdivision (Division I-AA) to its Division I Bowl subdivision (Division I-A) and the opening of the $91 million Rentschler Field in East Hartford in 2003 and the $48 million Burton Family Football Complex and Mark R. Shenkman Training Center in 2006. He also led the team to its first three Division I-A bowl game appearances and its first Big East championship. Born on Aug. 27, 1958, Edsall grew up in Glen Rock, Pa. where he was a three-year letter winner in football, basketball and baseball at Susquehanna High School in Glen Rock. Edsall went to Syracuse University, where he earned one varsity letter as a quarterback and a bachelor's degree in physical education in 1980. He added a master's degree in health and physical education in 1982 from Syracuse. After finishing his playing career at Syracuse, Edsall began his coaching career at the school in 1980 as a graduate assistant. From 1991-93, he coached defensive backs at Boston College under Tom Coughlin before coaching the same position from 1994-97 with the Jacksonville Jaguars, also under Coughlin. (Photo GETTY IMAGES) « Show less

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  • The Stan Simpson Show: Drama In New Haven Mayoral Race, UConn Football

    In the first segment, Stan is joined by Christopher Keating, capitol bureau chief at the Hartford Courant, as they discuss the latest in the New Haven mayoral race.
  • Terps coach Randy Edsall outlines Maryland's concussion protocol

    Terps coach Randy Edsall outlines Maryland's concussion protocol
    COLLEGE PARK — On Saturday, Michigan coach Brady Hoke failed to immediately remove quarterback Shane Morris from the Wolverines’ game against Minnesota despite Morris displaying concussion-like symptoms after a blow to the head. He then...

    Edsall Donation Pushes Jasper Howard Memorial Fund Over Top

    Edsall Donation Pushes Jasper Howard Memorial Fund Over Top
    UConn officials said Tuesday that fundraising has been completed for the Jasper Howard Memorial, with former coach Randy Edsall making a donation that helped organizers reach the goal. The memorial will be dedicated at halftime of UConn's homecoming...

    Huskers last unbeaten standing in Big Ten - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Iowa - INSIDE SLANT Five weeks into the season, the only unbeaten left standing in the Big Ten is Nebraska. The Cornhuskers moved to 5-0 on Saturday with a 45-14 victory over Illinois at home. Senior running...

    Terps looking for any edge against Ohio State

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Maryland - INSIDE SLANT Looks like the Terrapins are running the quarterback sneak this week against 18th ranked Ohio State in one of the biggest games at Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium in recent memory....