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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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  • After final game, C.J. Brown says, 'I'll always be honored to be a Terp'

    After final game, C.J. Brown says, 'I'll always be honored to be a Terp'
    Quarterback C.J. Brown stayed on the field for several minutes after Maryland’s loss to Stanford in the Foster Farms Bowl on Tuesday night, waiting around to share words with each of his fellow seniors as they walked back to the locker room. The...
  • Terps wide receiver Stefon Diggs will forgo final college season, enter NFL draft

    Terps wide receiver Stefon Diggs will forgo final college season, enter NFL draft
    Maryland star wide receiver Stefon Diggs has decided to forgo his senior season and declare for the NFL draft. “After talking with my family during the past few days, I have decided to enter the NFL draft,” Diggs told the Baltimore Sun Media...
  • Maryland football has bright future at outside linebacker

    Maryland football has bright future at outside linebacker
    Maryland's defense was backed up, trying to prevent Michigan from scoring on a third-and-goal from the Terps' 5-yard line. This was an opportunity for the Wolverines to build some early momentum in the Nov. 22 gameĀ and to take a seven point lead...
  • Questions facing the Terps football team heading into the offseason

    Questions facing the Terps football team heading into the offseason
    The Maryland football team recently completed its first season as a member of the Big Ten Conference, finishing with a 7-6 record, including 4-4 in conference play. Here are the top questions facing coach Randy Edsall and the Terps heading into the...
  • The good and the bad from Terps' 2014 football season

    Maryland recently completed its season with a 45-21 loss to Stanford in the Foster Farms Bowl, a disappointing conclusion to a season the Terps began 7-4. Here is a look at the positives and negatives from Maryland’s first season as a member of...
  • 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...
  • 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:...
  • Stanford's Ty Montgomery 'slightly ahead of schedule' in recovery from shoulder injury

    Stanford's Ty Montgomery 'slightly ahead of schedule' in recovery from shoulder injury
    Stanford senior wide receiver Ty Montgomery is making progress in his recovery from a shoulder injury that sidelined him for most of the Cardinal’s final two regular-season games, coach David Shaw said. “Ty is slightly ahead of schedule...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...