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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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  • As Big Ten football rises, Maryland and other programs try to keep pace

    The Big Ten Conference was not considered among college football's elite for most of last season. Its downward trend had started years before, when leagues such as the Southeastern Conference, Big 12 Conference and even the Pacific-12 Conference had raced...
  • Stony Brook wide receiver Adrian Coxson (City) to attend Redskins' local prospect day, sources say

    Stony Brook wide receiver Adrian Coxson (City) to attend Redskins' local prospect day, sources say
    Stony Brook wide receiver Adrian Coxson has been invited to the Washington Redskins' local prospect day Wednesday, according to sources. The City graduate is attending the Ravens' local prospect day Tuesday. A transfer from Maryland who originally...
  • Adrian Coxson upbeat about Jets, Giants workouts, Chiefs visit, says arrow is pointing up

    Adrian Coxson upbeat about Jets, Giants workouts, Chiefs visit, says arrow is pointing up
    City graduate Adrian Coxson is upbeat about his growing NFL draft stock. The Stony Brook wide receiver visited the Kansas City Chiefs last week and worked out for the New York Giants on Thursday and the New York Jets on Friday. He'll attend the Ravens'...
  • Maryland All-American wrestler, defensive lineman Spencer Myers making bid for NFL

    Maryland All-American wrestler, defensive lineman Spencer Myers making bid for NFL
    Spencer Myers' transition from Maryland All-American wrestler to a valuable defensive lineman for the Terps has encouraged him to pursue a job in the NFL. Myers worked out for 30 NFL teams at the Terps' campus Pro Day workout where he benched pressed...
  • Terps' Marcus Leak catches three TD passes in Red-White spring game

    Marcus Leak's college career at Maryland has been a four-year odyssey filled with short bursts of breathtaking performances and longer stretches of baffling inconsistency. In that way, Leak has often been a tease for Maryland coach Randy Edsall and...
  • Terps coach Randy Edsall on inconsistent quarterbacks, made-over defense and more

    Here are some of Maryland football coach Randy Edsall’s thoughts on how the team performed Saturday in the┬áRed-White game and throughout the spring: On the play of rising redshirt junior Perry Hills and rising redshirt sophomore Shane Cockerille...
  • Some Maryland state workers crack million-dollar compensation mark

    Some Maryland state workers crack million-dollar compensation mark
    Looking for the highest-paid state employees? You'll find them in University of Maryland locker rooms in College Park and at its medical school in Baltimore. Men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon has the top spot for the 2014 calendar year, with a $2.2...
  • Former Terps defensive coordinator Brian Stewart hired by Nebraska

    Former Terps defensive coordinator Brian Stewart hired by Nebraska
    It didn’t take long for former Maryland defensive coordinator Brian Stewart to land a new job. Less than a week after parting amicably -- it was called a “mutual” decision, according to Maryland coach Randy Edsall -- Stewart was...
  • Chinn latest Terps women's assistant to leave, accepts top job at FIU

    Chinn latest Terps women's assistant to leave, accepts top job at FIU
    Marlin Chinn is leaving his position as an assistant with the Maryland women's basketball team to accept the head coaching job at Florida International. The move comes one day after former top assistant Tina Langley departed to become head coach at Rice....
  • Terps lineman Derwin Gray out indefinitely with torn labrum

    Terps lineman Derwin Gray out indefinitely with torn labrum
    Maryland offensive tackle Derwin Gray will undergo surgery Friday for a torn labrum in his left shoulder, Terps football coach Randy Edsall announced after practice Wednesday in College Park. Edsall said there is no timetable for Gray’s return....
  • Terps commits Fraser, Gillespie combine for 19 at All America game

    Terps commits Fraser, Gillespie combine for 19 at All America game
    A trio of girls players with local connections combined to score 23 points and help lead the East over the West, 89-87, in the McDonald's All American Game on Wednesday night at Chicago's United Center. Brianna Fraser, who has signed with Maryland, was...