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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...
  • Terps receiver Winfree withdraws from school; Veii likely headed to Towson

    Terps receiver Winfree withdraws from school; Veii likely headed to Towson
    Maryland wide receiver Juwann Winfree, who was suspended indefinitely last week by coach Randy Edsall, has withdrawn from the university, an athletic department spokesman said Wednesday. No reason was given for the suspension -- his second following a...
  • Terps pitcher Mooney discussing contract with Nationals

    Terps pitcher Mooney discussing contract with Nationals
    Maryland closer Kevin Mooney (North Harford), who was drafted by the Washington Nationals in the 15th round last week, is continuing to negotiate with the club. "Things are still going on with the Nationals' end of things. We're still waiting to hear...
  • Maryland's academic progress rates on the rise

      Four years after losing three scholarships because  its Academic Progress Rate score fell below the prescribed NCAA threshold, the Maryland football team set program multi-year and single-season record highs, according to figures released Wednesday.  ...
  • Former Oklahoma State quarterback Daxx Garman to join Maryland for 2015 season

    Former Oklahoma State quarterback Daxx Garman to join Maryland for 2015 season
    There will be a preseason quarterback competition at Maryland after all. The Terps announced Thursday that Oklahoma State's Daxx Garman would transfer to Maryland, and coach Randy Edsall made clear in the news release that there would be an open...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...