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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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  • Former Connecticut linebacker Jefferson Ashiru transfers to Maryland, eligible immediately

    Former Connecticut linebacker Jefferson Ashiru transfers to Maryland, eligible immediately
    Former Connecticut linebacker Jefferson Ashiru, who left the Huskies' program midway through last season, has transferred to Maryland and will be eligible immediately, the school announced in a release. Ashiru, a graduate transfer, will be pursuing...
  • At Maryland Pride Tour event, Terps coaches stress importance of Baltimore

    At Maryland Pride Tour event, Terps coaches stress importance of Baltimore
    The next-to-last stop on this summer's Maryland Pride Tour hit the Inner Harbor on Thursday night, and the message from Randy Edsall, Mark Turgeon and Brenda Frese was consistent: Baltimore is an important part of the athletic department's growth. Aside...
  • Renovated Babe Ruth Birthplace to reopen Friday

    Renovated Babe Ruth Birthplace to reopen Friday
    After an extensive renovation of its Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum on 216 Emory St., the Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation announced plans on Wednesday to reopen the baseball shrine Friday at 10 a.m. The renovation, which brings the attraction into compliance...
  • College Roundup: Navy baseball players earn ABCA and ECAC honors

    NAVY BASEBALL: Luke Gillingham and Sean Trent earned a pair of regional accolades from the ABCA and ECAC organizations. The junior left-handed pitcher and junior outfielder were selected to the East-ABCA/Rawlings First Team and ECAC Division I Second...
  • Maryland receiver Juwann Winfree suspended indefinitely

    Maryland receiver Juwann Winfree suspended indefinitely
    Maryland wide receiver Juwann Winfree has been suspended indefinitely for violating the school’s student-athlete code of conduct, the team announced Monday. Winfree was also suspended for the final two regular-season games last season for...
  • Connecticut-Bred Addazio Has Turned BC Football Around

    Connecticut-Bred Addazio Has Turned BC Football Around
    Steve Addazio is as traditional as, well, New England. The Farmington native is set to enter his third season as the Boston College football coach and says he feels right at home. "I'm really just happy to be in the Northeast where my family is, my...
  • Pimlico meet to end today with mandatory payout of its 10-cent Rainbow 6

    Pimlico meet to end today with mandatory payout of its 10-cent Rainbow 6
    The Preakness meet at Pimlico Race Course ends today with a bonus — a mandatory payout of its 10-cent Rainbow 6 with a carryover of $275,321. The closing day will also include a Belmont Stakes watch party as American Pharoah goes for the Triple...
  • Terps show their pride in Annapolis

    Terps show their pride in Annapolis
    A celebratory mood prevailed on Friday evening at the Annapolis Downtown Marriott as the Maryland Pride Tour came to town. Approximately 250 fans and supporters showed up to mingle with head coaches from 10 varsity sports at the University of Maryland....
  • Former Maryland punter Nathan Renfro transfers to Tennessee

    Punter Nathan Renfro, who struggled with his consistency in three years as a starter for Maryland despite a career average of more than 40 yards per punt, has transferred to Tennessee. The announcement of Renfro’s transfer was made Friday by...
  • New Maryland players at key spots may put bowl out of reach, Terps ranked No. 84

    New Maryland players at key spots may put bowl out of reach, Terps ranked No. 84
    Orlando Sentinel college insider Matt Murschel ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2015-16 season. The Sentinel staff takes a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our projected No. 1...
  • Annapolis-to-Newport Race to set sail today ... and tomorrow

    Annapolis-to-Newport Race to set sail today ... and tomorrow
    The 35th biennial Annapolis-to-Newport Race will begin this week with a new starting format. Smaller boats will start at 11 a.m. today and bigger boats at 11 a.m. Friday. In the past, all the boats started on Saturday. "Our goal is to get the entire fleet...