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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.
  • Michigan - TeamReport

    NCAAF Team Report - Michigan - INSIDE SLANT As the number of unbeaten teams across the country dwindled to four this week, the one-loss teams are right back in the mix for the inaugural College Football Playoff. That includes the Big Ten's Michigan...

    Despite injury, Terps QB C.J. Brown used legs to lead Maryland to victory

    With Maryland trailing, 14-10, in Saturday's game and facing a third-and-9 at Iowa's 22-yard line, Terps quarterback C.J. Brown avoided a tackle attempt in the backfield, saw an opening in the middle of the Hawkeyes' defensive line and took off running...

    With forward Evan Smotrycz injured, Terps have questions, options in frontcourt

    Football coach Randy Edsall doesn’t have a monopoly at Maryland on game plans and seasons impacted by injuries. Men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon quickly is catching up to his counterpart in College Park. With senior forward Evan Smotrycz...

    In 38-31 win over Iowa, Maryland playmakers emerge at just the right time

    With 59 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter Saturday at Byrd Stadium, the Iowa football team took over possession with a chance to mount a game-tying drive against Maryland. Moments later, after a fourth-down pass attempt from Hawkeyes quarterback...