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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.
  • After big week, future bright for Randy Edsall and Terps football program

    After big week, future bright for Randy Edsall and Terps football program
    Maryland coach Randy Edsall turned back to the Terps' sideline and tossed his headset about 20 feet into the air before walking toward midfield at Michigan Stadium with both arms raised triumphantly. This was more than just a win. This was the...

    The good and bad from Maryland football's 23-16 win over Michigan

    Maryland beat Michigan, 23-16, on Saturday to improve to 7-4, including 4-3 in the Big Ten, heading into Saturday’s regular season finale against Rutgers. Here is what went well and what did not from a Terps perspective during that game: THE...

    Gophers, Badgers meet for Big Ten West title - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Illinois - INSIDE SLANT These are exciting times for Minnesota. The Golden Gophers earned the right to play for their first Big Ten football title since 1967, rallying from a 21-7 deficit for a 28-24 victory at...

    Wisconsin - TeamReport

    NCAAF Team Report - Wisconsin - INSIDE SLANT These are exciting times for Minnesota. The Golden Gophers earned the right to play for their first Big Ten football title since 1967, rallying from a 21-7 deficit for a 28-24 victory at Nebraska on Saturday....