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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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' 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 beat writers predict the outcome of Maryland-Rutgers

    Each week during Big Ten play, the Washington Post’s Roman Stubbs, another Maryland football beat writer and I share our predictions for the Terps’ upcoming game. This week’s rotating writer is Daniel Popper from The Diamondback,...
  • Deflating loss diminishes Terps' bowl status, but not their first Big Ten season

    Deflating loss diminishes Terps' bowl status, but not their first Big Ten season
    There was a lot at stake on Saturday at Byrd Stadium and everybody knew it. The Maryland Terrapins were in a position to improve their bowl status with a victory over Rutgers and -- for most of the first half -- it looked like they would do that without...
  • QB Nebrich, After Leaving UConn, Excelling At Fordham

    QB Nebrich, After Leaving UConn, Excelling At Fordham
    NEW YORK — The words came from the Jack Coffey Field press box with a full-throated fury. "That spit is on you! You're a senior quarterback! Act like it!" Michael Nebrich had just thrown a lousy pass into the middle of the field picked off by...
  • Terps blow 25-point lead on Senior Day and lose to Rutgers, 41-38

    Terps blow 25-point lead on Senior Day and lose to Rutgers, 41-38
    Maryland's offensive players slowly walked off the field. Some, such as wide receiver Jacquille Veii, aggressively unstrapped the chinstraps from their helmets and slammed their arms to their side. Others trudged off, seemingly in disbelief and in the...
  • Maryland failed to take advantage of big opportunity vs. Rutgers

    Maryland failed to take advantage of big opportunity vs. Rutgers
    Maryland senior inside linebacker L.A. Goree sat in the press box at Byrd Stadium two weeks ago and detailed the Terps' primary goal for the final two games And the Terps were so close to accomplishing that goal before the collapse during Saturday's 41-...