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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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  • Terps enter second half with both weaknesses and reasons for optimism

    Terps enter second half with both weaknesses and reasons for optimism
    Maryland's football coaches convened inside Gossett Team House during the Terps' bye last week. They assessed how players fared during the first half of the season, analyzed what worked and what didn't from a game plan standpoint and also discussed what...
  • QB J.T. Barrett coming into his own for resurgent Ohio State

    The Big Ten's most efficient passer is not the guy viewed as a potential No. 1 pick in the NFL draft. Penn State's Christian Hackenberg actually ranks 10th in that category. The top quarterback has not been Michigan State's Connor Cook, the offensive...
  • Bye week comes at a good time for banged-up Maryland football team

    Maryland football players and coaches spent Sunday breaking down and critiquing their 52-24 loss Saturday to Ohio State at Byrd Stadium. Now the Terps hope to take advantage of their bye week before preparing for their Oct. 18 home game against Iowa....
  • Terps have 'tremendous opportunity' against Ohio State

    COLLEGE PARK — Randy Edsall's goal this week was to keep the pre-game preparation as routine as possible. The Maryland football coach told his team that Ohio State is just another opponent, that the Buckeyes have good players but the Terps do too....
  • Former QB Orlovsky Not Pleased With How Far UConn Has Fallen

    Dan Orlovsky said he's just starting to get used to the Twitter thing. The Detroit Lions backup quarterback, who played at UConn and Shelton High, does understand that by typing 140 characters and hitting the send button, the Twitter universe will see...
  • Minnesota's Kill: Hit on Michigan's Shane Morris 'not intentional'

    The hit that started the Shane Morris concussion controversy was a vicious blow delivered by Minnesota defensive end Theiren Cockran. The Gophers led 30-7 early in the fourth quarter. Morris rolled left on third-and-16. The 6-foot-6, 255-pound Cockran...
  • Terps quarterback C.J. Brown suffers sprained left wrist

    BLOOMINGTON, IND. -- Maryland quarterback C.J. Brown suffered a sprained left wrist during the Terps' win over Indiana Saturday. Brown was injured during the first half and did not play in the second half. Terps coach Randy Edsall did not say whether he...
  • Terps feeling good heading into next game against Ohio State

    Terps feeling good heading into next game against Ohio State
    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The game against Indiana on Saturday was a chance for Maryland to make a first impression, an early opportunity for the Terps to show they can be a competitive team in the Big Ten Conference. "We showed that Maryland football...
  • Terps' C.J. Brown status unknown until game time against Ohio State

    Maryland quarterback C.J. Brown may practice this week. He may not. Either way, Terps coach Randy Edsall likely will not have much to say about Brown prior to Saturday’s game against No. 22 Ohio State. Brown suffered a sprained left wrist...
  • Fundraising Goal Met For Jasper Howard Memorial; Dedication Set For UConn Homecoming Game Nov.1 Vs. UCF

        What’s goin on? Here’s some good news. Nice work all…. The release from UConn… Fundraising for a memorial in honor of Jasper Howard, the University of Connecticut football student-athlete who tragically lost his...
  • Randy Edsall provides 'lead gift' for memorial in honor of ex-UConn player

    Randy Edsall provides 'lead gift' for memorial in honor of ex-UConn player
    The University of Connecticut has completed fundraising for a memorial in honor of former Huskies cornerback Jasper Howard, who was killed at an on-campus dance in 2009. The “lead gift” for the memorial came from Maryland's Randy Edsall, who...