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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 football players, fans enjoy Foster Farms Bowl experience

    Terps football players, fans enjoy Foster Farms Bowl experience
    The lounge at the Hyatt Regency had the feel of a Baltimore sports bar, with fans wearing Maryland gear shouting, clapping and reacting to each foul, made basket or controversial call during the overtime sessions of the Terps' basketball game against...
  • Terps using lack of respect 'as fuel to go hard' in Foster Farms Bowl

    Terps using lack of respect 'as fuel to go hard' in Foster Farms Bowl
    Maryland players C.J. Brown, Cole Farrand and Brad Craddock sat in the front row at a Foster Farms Bowl news conference Saturday. They watched and listened as the bowl's executive director, Gary Cavalli, ran through the same list of Stanford's...
  • Terps' Stefon Diggs feels 'fresh' heading into Foster Farms Bowl vs. Stanford

    Terps' Stefon Diggs feels 'fresh' heading into Foster Farms Bowl vs. Stanford
    Stefon Diggs caught the pass from quarterback C.J. Brown deep across the middle of the field, absorbed a nudge from safety Sean Davis and kept running up the field until the whistle was blown. In the practices leading up to Tuesday's Foster Farms Bowl...
  • Terps football team helps feed homeless Sunday morning in San Francisco

    Terps football team helps feed homeless Sunday morning in San Francisco
    The Maryland football team spent Sunday morning volunteering at St. Anthony’s Dining Room in San Francisco, which has provided meals to the less fortunate since 1950. Coach Randy Edsall, Terps players and members of Maryland’s football...
  • Terps 'still have some work to do' for 2015 football recruiting class

    Adding talent along the offensive and defensive lines is among Maryland’s top priorities with the remaining spots in their 2015 recruiting class, coach Randy Edsall said. “We still have some work to do with the 2015 class,” Edsall...
  • Maryland star Stefon Diggs will make decision on NFL after Terps' bowl game

    Maryland junior wide receiver Stefon Diggs will not make a decision on whether to declare for the NFL draft until after the Terps play Stanford in the Foster Farms Bowl on Tuesday, Maryland coach Randy Edsall said Saturday. Edsall said he met with Diggs...
  • Terps kicker Brad Craddock has had 'very special season'

    Terps kicker Brad Craddock has had 'very special season'
    The question came from an Australian reporter following Maryland's win over Iowa on Oct. 18: "How do you rate your kicker?" Terps coach Randy Edsall got choked up mid-answer, pausing for a moment before continuing to talk about how proud Brad Craddock's...
  • Stanford QB Kevin Hogan looking forward to playing 'hometown' Terps

    A defining moment of Kevin Hogan's high school career came on Oct. 2, 2010. Displaying many of the same skills and attributes that have enabled him to have a successful three-year run as the starting quarterback at Stanford, Hogan guided Gonzaga College...
  • Catching Up With ... Roger Shoals, ex-Maryland and NFL tackle

    Catching Up With ... Roger Shoals, ex-Maryland and NFL tackle
    As an offensive tackle for Maryland's football team, Roger Shoals gouged out holes wide enough to drive a Cadillac through. Now, the former Terp star sells the cars. "Retire? I like working," said Shoals, 76, part-owner of a Cadillac-Buick dealership in...
  • Some leftover quotes from story on Maryland AD Kevin Anderson

    I wrote a story on Maryland athletic director Kevin Anderson for Thursday’s paper. Here are some leftover quotes from my interviews with Anderson, former Terps men's basketball coach Gary Williams and former Maryland star football player Shawne...
  • With football, hoops playing well, Maryland AD Kevin Anderson sees 'some exciting days to come'

    With football, hoops playing well, Maryland AD Kevin Anderson sees 'some exciting days to come'
    Kevin Anderson was standing by watching as Maryland football coach Randy Edsall conducted an interview following the Terps' second win in their history over Penn State on Nov. 1 at Beaver Stadium. When a reporter went up to Anderson to shake his hand...