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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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  • Coach Jerry Kill optimistic with Minnesota in control of its own destiny

    Coach Jerry Kill optimistic with Minnesota in control of its own destiny
    Minnesota coach Jerry Kill can predict the mood Nebraska will be in when the teams meet Saturday. "They won't be in a very good one," he said, "and they'll play their tails off." Kill doesn't expect the Cornhuskers (8-2, 4-2 Big Ten) to have their...
  • Having Matt Robinson back provides boost for Terps

    Having Matt Robinson back provides boost for Terps
    Maryland outside linebacker Matt Robinson found himself in a familiar, frustrating position, sitting on the field and waiting to be tended to by Maryland's athletic trainers. After missing the previous three games with a shoulder injury, the redshirt...
  • Moved to cornerback because of injuries, Terps' Sean Davis enjoys 'opportunity'

    Moved to cornerback because of injuries, Terps' Sean Davis enjoys 'opportunity'
    Maryland defensive back Sean Davis continues to learn a cornerback position that he has not played regularly since he was a young football player at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Davis, a junior who was moved to cornerback because of injuries,...
  • Juwann Winfree's suspension another blow to Terps' receiving corps

    Juwann Winfree's suspension another blow to Terps' receiving corps
    The announcement came on Monday night, less than 48 hours after a smiling Juwann Winfree sat in the auditorium at Gossett Team House sharing his optimism and excitement for the future following the breakout performance of his freshman season. Winfree'...
  • Terps could experience a Brown out

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Maryland - INSIDE SLANT In a departure from his standard operating procedure, normally tight-lipped Terrapin coach Randy Edsall actually hinted at a quarterback change this week. With the Maryland offense...
  • Badgers, Gordon make run at West title - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Michigan State - INSIDE SLANT Barring a monumental upset, Ohio State is headed to Indianapolis next month to play in the Big Ten title game as the East Division champion. All that's left now is determining their...
  • Terps quarterback C.J. Brown: 'I've been pressing'

    Terps quarterback C.J. Brown: 'I've been pressing'
    It was the same message Maryland coach Randy Edsall has shared with quarterback C.J. Brown at different points this season: Relax. That is what Edsall is emphasizing to Brown as the Terps enter a critical two-game stretch that will determine whether...
  • The good and bad from Maryland's 37-15 loss to Michigan State

    The good and bad from Maryland's 37-15 loss to Michigan State
    Maryland lost, 37-15, to No. 12 Michigan State at Byrd Stadium on Saturday. Here is what went well and what did not from a Terps perspective. THE GOOD The defense Michigan State, which entered Saturday averaging 44 points per game, scored just 16...
  • Offensive struggles 'a team thing' for Terps, Randy Edsall says

    Offensive struggles 'a team thing' for Terps, Randy Edsall says
    The result came from a combination of failures spread across each offensive position group. Maryland's offensive line was consistently beaten, allowing Michigan State defenders into the backfield to meet Terps running backs before the line of...
  • Terps have discussed making QB change, Randy Edsall says

    Terps have discussed making QB change, Randy Edsall says
    The topic was broached among Maryland’s coaches Sunday morning. If starting quarterback C.J. Brown continues to struggle like he did during Saturday’s 37-15 loss to Michigan State, then the Terps may be forced to bench him in favor of either...
  • Michigan State bounces back with win

    The Sports Xchange By Todd Karpovich, The Sports Xchange Michigan State bounces back with win COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- One week after a loss to Ohio State knocked them out of the national title race, No. 12 Michigan State showed no signs of another letdown...