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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.
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    New Maryland football assistants' contracts reflect new landscape
    The contracts awarded to Maryland's three newest assistant football coaches reflect the school's move to the Big Ten and the sport's shifting postseason landscape. The pacts contain bonuses tied to the Big Ten championship game and the new college...

    UConn Community Came Together As One When Jasper Howard Died

    UConn Community Came Together As One When Jasper Howard Died
    The biggest moment in UConn football history might have been when the Huskies ran onto the field for the 2011 Fiesta Bowl against Oklahoma. A moment within the moment was pretty big, too. Senior wide receiver Kashif Moore, now with the Pittsburgh...

    Dexter McDougle finally gets chance to impress scouts at Terps' Pro Day

    Dexter McDougle finally gets chance to impress scouts at Terps' Pro Day
    COLLEGE PARK — Dexter McDougle playfully chided his teammates as he got ready to¬†show off his leaping ability in the standing vertical jump Tuesday at Maryland’s Pro Day at Byrd Stadium. McDougle acted as if he were upset when only a few...

    Terps' Stefon Diggs says he's 'more explosive' as he returns to 7-on-7 drills

    Terps' Stefon Diggs says he's 'more explosive' as he returns to 7-on-7 drills
    COLLEGE PARK -- Hanging above Stefon Diggs' bed at the University of Maryland is a simple sign with two words: Thank You. They are a reminder of what Diggs has endured since breaking his right fibula last season. They are also there to bring the...