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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. In the final two segments, Stan talks with Fox CT Sports Director Rich Coppola and WTIC-...
  • Terps will have to shake off the pressure at Wisconsin's Camp Randall Stadium

    As quarterback C.J. Brown sat before the media Wednesday afternoon, he outlined the Maryland football team's top priority on offense heading into Saturday's game at Wisconsin's legendary Camp Randall Stadium, which seats 80,321 and can shake at times...
  • Tying college coaches' contracts to academic progress gets mixed reviews

    Tying college coaches' contracts to academic progress gets mixed reviews
    A proposed policy that would require teams to reach academic benchmarks before their coaches and athletic directors can cash in on performance-based bonuses has drawn mixed reviews. The University System of Maryland's Board of Regents is expected to...
  • Terps preparing to face two Wisconsin quarterbacks and other notes

    Terps preparing to face two Wisconsin quarterbacks and other notes
    Joel Stave and Tanner McEvoy have both seen time at quarterback for Wisconsin the last two weeks, and Maryland is preparing as if it will see both quarterbacks when the Terps play the Badgers on Saturday. “Absolutely,” Maryland defensive...
  • Terps' Ngakoue developing into all-around linebacker

    Maryland coach Randy Edsall and outside linebacker Yannick Ngakoue sat in Edsall's office for a brief time Tuesday morning and talked about school and football. Edsall also shared with Ngakoue the pride the coach feels for the sophomore. "I'm very...
  • Maryland - TeamReport

    NCAAF Team Report - Maryland - INSIDE SLANT Next man up time for Terps Two years ago when Maryland was on its way to losing four quarterbacks during a disastrous 2012 campaign, it's easy to forget that out of fall camp, it was true freshman Perry Hills...
  • Gophers flying under the radar - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Iowa - 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'...
  • C.J. Brown 'feeling great' and other Maryland football notes

    COLLEGE PARK —┬áMaryland quarterback C.J. Brown showed up to the postgame media availability Saturday sporting the same brace on his left wrist he has worn since spraining it against Indiana earlier this month. Brown had also just spent time in the...
  • Wisconsin's running game will be a challenge for Terps

    Wisconsin's running game will be a challenge for Terps
    COLLEGE PARK — Throughout its history, Wisconsin's offense has been built around a power running game that has featured big, physical offensive lines and talented running backs such as Ron Dayne, Michael Bennett and Montee Ball. This year's team...
  • Terps coach Randy Edsall receives attention for sideline catch

    Late in the fourth quarter of Maryland’s win over Iowa on Saturday, Hawkeyes quarterback Jake Rudock had nowhere to go with the football. Instead of trying to force the ball into a congested area, Rudock decided to throw it away, at which point...
  • Terps sticking with punter Nate Renfro and other notes

    Terps sticking with punter Nate Renfro and other notes
    Maryland coach Randy Edsall said he is not planning on changing punters despite junior Nate Renfro’s recent struggles. Renfro, whom Edsall has described as inconsistent since the spring, averaged just 32.2 yards on his final five punts against...