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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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  • Memorial A Joyful Moment For Jasper Howard's Fiancee

    Memorial A Joyful Moment For Jasper Howard's Fiancee
    Jazz's daughter is 4 now. Ja'Miya Howard is full of life. She is all personality. "She loves to sing. She loves to dance," said Daneisha Freeman, Ja'Miya's mom and Jasper Howard's fiancée. "She does gymnastics. She started preschool and she loves it....
  • Penn State vs. Maryland Gameday

    Penn State vs. Maryland Gameday
    PENN STATE (4-3) VS. MARYLAND (5-3) Noon at Beaver Stadium TV: ESPN2. Radio: WAEB-AM 790 Series: Penn State leads 35-1-1. Last meeting: Penn State 70-7 in 1993. PROBABLE STARTERS PENN STATE OFFENSE WR, 7 Geno Lewis, Soph. LT, 59,...
  • Maryland apologizes for pre-game 'handshake'

    Maryland apologizes for pre-game 'handshake'
    Maryland coach Randy Edsall and athletic director Kevin Anderson apologized Saturday for a coin toss at which there was no customary handshake. Maryland's captains refused to shake hands with their Penn State counterparts before the game at Beaver...
  • On The Fly: Controversial Maryland Handshake Agreement

    On The Fly: Controversial Maryland Handshake Agreement
    What a strange day for old friend Randy Edsall. Before Maryland's 20-19 victory at Penn State, Edsall's three captains refused to shake hands with Penn State's captains during the coin toss. The snub was interpreted as classless and Edsall bore the...
  • 'Let the rivalry begin,' Maryland coach says after 20-19 win over Penn State

    'Let the rivalry begin,' Maryland coach says after 20-19 win over Penn State
    STATE COLLEGE — Randy Edsall grew up a Maryland fan in southeastern Pennsylvania, so Saturday meant something extra to him. Even after a contrite nod about the pregame festivities, the Maryland coach couldn't contain his glee at winning at...
  • Jasper Howard Honored With Memorial Statue At Rentschler Field

    Jasper Howard Honored With Memorial Statue At Rentschler Field
    EAST HARTFORD — They gathered around the memorial statue as rain fell during the final seconds of the first half Saturday afternoon. Friends, family and teammates of Jasper Howard huddled together before the unveiling of a granite No. 6 monument...
  • Big Ten reprimands Maryland football for violating sportsmanship policy before Penn State game

    Big Ten reprimands Maryland football for violating sportsmanship policy before Penn State game
    The Big Ten office today issued a public reprimand of Maryland football head coach Randy Edsall and student-athlete Stefon Diggs and imposed a one-game suspension of Diggs for violating the Big Ten Sportsmanship Policy prior to the Penn State game on Nov....
  • Terps obviously have some growing up to do

    There were a lot of Maryland football fans scratching their heads after the Terps refused to shake hands with their Penn State counterparts during the coin toss before Saturday’s game and also were hit with a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct...
  • After struggling last week, Terps set to face Penn State's tough defense

    After struggling last week, Terps set to face Penn State's tough defense
    Maryland coach Randy Edsall spent Saturday night in front of a television, watching as Penn State's defense helped the Nittany Lions erase a 17-point halftime deficit to nearly beat No. 13 Ohio State. The Buckeyes entered Saturday having scored at least...
  • Penn State's Adrian Amos leads trio of local contributors against Maryland

    Penn State's Adrian Amos leads trio of local contributors against Maryland
    Calvert Hall football coach Donald Davis spoke to Adrian Amos the day before the start of this year's NFL draft. "I told him, 'If you do what you're supposed to do and stay the course, a year from right now, we're all going to be geared up for you to...
  • Terps football notes on forecast, Shawne Merriman's visit, more

    Terps football notes on forecast, Shawne Merriman's visit, more
    When it was sunny and around 60 degrees in College Park on Tuesday, Maryland coach Randy Edsall joked about that weather not being beneficial for the Terps as they prepared for Saturday’s game at Penn State. At that time, weather.com was calling...