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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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  • Brad Craddock, Will Likely lead Terps' All-Big Ten selections

    Brad Craddock, Will Likely lead Terps' All-Big Ten selections
    Sophomore cornerback Will Likely and junior kicker Brad Craddock were among several Terps to receive All-Big Ten honors Monday. Likely, who leads the Big Ten and is tied for ninth nationally with six interceptions, was selected first-team all-conference...
  • After ACC-Big Ten Challenge, a look at how Terps stack up

    After ACC-Big Ten Challenge, a look at how Terps stack up
    Now that the ACC-Big Ten Challenge is over for 2014, how does Maryland stack up compared to its future competition? Picked to finish in the bottom half of the Big Ten, the No. 21 Terps hung in there with No. 7 Virginia despite playing without arguably...
  • Terps land commitment from four-star defensive lineman Adam McLean

    Terps land commitment from four-star defensive lineman Adam McLean
    Maryland added a big piece to its recruiting class Thursday night, landing an oral commitment from four-star defensive lineman Adam McLean, who announced his commitment on Twitter. A 6-foot-1, 280-pound Quince Orchard star, McLean committed to Penn...
  • Maryland to play Stanford in Foster Farms Bowl on Dec. 30

    Maryland to play Stanford in Foster Farms Bowl on Dec. 30
    Maryland coach Randy Edsall spent Saturday night and the beginning part of Sunday watching and waiting, unsure for which bowl game the Terps would be selected. Ultimately, Maryland (7-5 overall, 4-4 in the Big Ten Conference) landed in a good spot,...
  • Maryland kicker Brad Craddock wins Lou Groza Award

    Brad Craddock arrived at Maryland from Australia in 2012 with no experience kicking at a competitive level. Three seasons later, he has been selected as the top kicker in college football. The junior won the Lou Groza Award on Thursday night, given...
  • Memorial A Joyful Moment For Jasper Howard's Fiancee

    Memorial A Joyful Moment For Jasper Howard's Fiancee
    Jazz's daughter is 4 now. Ja'Miya Howard is full of life. She is all personality. "She loves to sing. She loves to dance," said Daneisha Freeman, Ja'Miya's mom and Jasper Howard's fiancée. "She does gymnastics. She started preschool and she loves it....
  • Penn State vs. Maryland Gameday

    Penn State vs. Maryland Gameday
    PENN STATE (4-3) VS. MARYLAND (5-3) Noon at Beaver Stadium TV: ESPN2. Radio: WAEB-AM 790 Series: Penn State leads 35-1-1. Last meeting: Penn State 70-7 in 1993. PROBABLE STARTERS PENN STATE OFFENSE WR, 7 Geno Lewis, Soph. LT, 59,...
  • Maryland apologizes for pre-game 'handshake'

    Maryland apologizes for pre-game 'handshake'
    Maryland coach Randy Edsall and athletic director Kevin Anderson apologized Saturday for a coin toss at which there was no customary handshake. Maryland's captains refused to shake hands with their Penn State counterparts before the game at Beaver...
  • On The Fly: Controversial Maryland Handshake Agreement

    On The Fly: Controversial Maryland Handshake Agreement
    What a strange day for old friend Randy Edsall. Before Maryland's 20-19 victory at Penn State, Edsall's three captains refused to shake hands with Penn State's captains during the coin toss. The snub was interpreted as classless and Edsall bore the...
  • 'Let the rivalry begin,' Maryland coach says after 20-19 win over Penn State

    'Let the rivalry begin,' Maryland coach says after 20-19 win over Penn State
    STATE COLLEGE — Randy Edsall grew up a Maryland fan in southeastern Pennsylvania, so Saturday meant something extra to him. Even after a contrite nod about the pregame festivities, the Maryland coach couldn't contain his glee at winning at...
  • Jasper Howard Honored With Memorial Statue At Rentschler Field

    Jasper Howard Honored With Memorial Statue At Rentschler Field
    EAST HARTFORD — They gathered around the memorial statue as rain fell during the final seconds of the first half Saturday afternoon. Friends, family and teammates of Jasper Howard huddled together before the unveiling of a granite No. 6 monument...