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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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  • Against Stanford, Terps set to take 'another step' in successful season

    Against Stanford, Terps set to take 'another step' in successful season
    The question was about recruiting, asked during a conference call in early December after Maryland secured oral commitments from two top local prospects. Maryland coach Randy Edsall's answer, however, sounded true about more than just that one area:...
  • Randy Edsall lays out Terps' bowl week schedule

    Randy Edsall lays out Terps' bowl week schedule
    The buildup to the Foster Farms Bowl for Maryland will include practice and normal game-week responsibilities. The Terps will also have an opportunity to enjoy different aspects of San Francisco in advance of the game, which will be played at Levi’s...
  • Terps' Stefon Diggs undecided on declaring for NFL draft, Randy Edsall says

    Terps' Stefon Diggs undecided on declaring for NFL draft, Randy Edsall says
    Maryland junior wide receiver Stefon Diggs is in the process of deciding whether to forgo his final season with the Terps and declare for the 2015 NFL draft, coach Randy Edsall said Wednesday. Edsall said he has reached out to NFL general managers and...
  • Stefon Diggs tweets about Maryland football's hometown 'movement'

    Stefon Diggs tweets about Maryland football's hometown 'movement'
    Stefon Diggs was the headliner of Maryland’s 2012 recruiting class, the first big-name local prospect to sign with the Terps after Randy Edsall’s hiring in 2011. Other top local prospects such as offensive lineman Damian Prince and outside...
  • Maryland kicker Brad Craddock wins Lou Groza Award

    Brad Craddock arrived at Maryland from Australia in 2012 with no experience kicking at a competitive level. Three seasons later, he has been selected as the top kicker in college football. The junior won the Lou Groza Award on Thursday night, given...
  • Maryland to play Stanford in Foster Farms Bowl on Dec. 30

    Maryland to play Stanford in Foster Farms Bowl on Dec. 30
    Maryland coach Randy Edsall spent Saturday night and the beginning part of Sunday watching and waiting, unsure for which bowl game the Terps would be selected. Ultimately, Maryland (7-5 overall, 4-4 in the Big Ten Conference) landed in a good spot,...
  • Northwestern - TeamReport

    NCAAF Team Report - Northwestern - INSIDE SLANT The final weekend of the Big Ten season produced plenty of drama. It started Friday when Nebraska rallied from a 24-7 deficit at Iowa for a 37-34 overtime victory. Then on Saturday, sixth-ranked Ohio...
  • Terrapins happy with invite to Foster Farms Bowl

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Maryland - INSIDE SLANT Things fell into place on college football's selection Sunday, with Maryland landing in the Foster Farms Bowl in Santa Clara, Calif., against Stanford in Levi's Stadium. A Dec. 30 game in...
  • Terps land commitment from four-star defensive lineman Adam McLean

    Terps land commitment from four-star defensive lineman Adam McLean
    Maryland added a big piece to its recruiting class Thursday night, landing an oral commitment from four-star defensive lineman Adam McLean, who announced his commitment on Twitter. A 6-foot-1, 280-pound Quince Orchard star, McLean committed to Penn...
  • After ACC-Big Ten Challenge, a look at how Terps stack up

    After ACC-Big Ten Challenge, a look at how Terps stack up
    Now that the ACC-Big Ten Challenge is over for 2014, how does Maryland stack up compared to its future competition? Picked to finish in the bottom half of the Big Ten, the No. 21 Terps hung in there with No. 7 Virginia despite playing without arguably...
  • Brad Craddock, Will Likely lead Terps' All-Big Ten selections

    Brad Craddock, Will Likely lead Terps' All-Big Ten selections
    Sophomore cornerback Will Likely and junior kicker Brad Craddock were among several Terps to receive All-Big Ten honors Monday. Likely, who leads the Big Ten and is tied for ninth nationally with six interceptions, was selected first-team all-conference...