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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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  • After disciplined upbringing, former Calvert Hall defensive star Adrian Amos ready for the NFL

    After disciplined upbringing, former Calvert Hall defensive star Adrian Amos ready for the NFL
    Penn State safety Adrian Amos read Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller's eyes, remaining patient as he anticipated the path of the throw. Only a sophomore, Amos knew he had waited long enough to make his move. He jumped the passing lane and made the...
  • Four-star offensive tackle Isaiah Prince chooses Alabama over Terps, Ohio State

    Four-star offensive tackle Isaiah Prince chooses Alabama over Terps, Ohio State
    Eleanor Roosevelt offensive tackle Isaiah Prince, whom Rivals rates as the top Class of 2015 prospect from Maryland, has orally committed to Alabama, a source confirmed. Maryland and Ohio State were other schools Prince was considering in his final...
  • Terps football players, fans enjoy Foster Farms Bowl experience

    Terps football players, fans enjoy Foster Farms Bowl experience
    The lounge at the Hyatt Regency had the feel of a Baltimore sports bar, with fans wearing Maryland gear shouting, clapping and reacting to each foul, made basket or controversial call during the overtime sessions of the Terps' basketball game against...
  • Terps end season with whimper as Stanford dominates Foster Farms Bowl, 45-21

    Terps end season with whimper as Stanford dominates Foster Farms Bowl, 45-21
    The mantra for Maryland during the buildup to Tuesday’s Foster Farms Bowl matchup with Stanford centered on proving the doubters wrong, on showing it deserved more respect than what it received from odds makers and prognosticators. Instead, this...
  • Terps football assistant coach Andre Powell leaving for Pittsburgh

    Terps football assistant coach Andre Powell leaving for Pittsburgh
    Maryland special teams coordinator and running backs coach Andre Powell has been hired as the special teams coordinator and running backs coach at Pittsburgh, his new school announced Friday morning. Powell will work under recently hired Panthers head...
  • After final game, C.J. Brown says, 'I'll always be honored to be a Terp'

    After final game, C.J. Brown says, 'I'll always be honored to be a Terp'
    Quarterback C.J. Brown stayed on the field for several minutes after Maryland’s loss to Stanford in the Foster Farms Bowl on Tuesday night, waiting around to share words with each of his fellow seniors as they walked back to the locker room. The...
  • Terps wide receiver Stefon Diggs will forgo final college season, enter NFL draft

    Terps wide receiver Stefon Diggs will forgo final college season, enter NFL draft
    Maryland star wide receiver Stefon Diggs has decided to forgo his senior season and declare for the NFL draft. “After talking with my family during the past few days, I have decided to enter the NFL draft,” Diggs told the Baltimore Sun Media...
  • Maryland football has bright future at outside linebacker

    Maryland football has bright future at outside linebacker
    Maryland's defense was backed up, trying to prevent Michigan from scoring on a third-and-goal from the Terps' 5-yard line. This was an opportunity for the Wolverines to build some early momentum in the Nov. 22 gameĀ and to take a seven point lead...
  • Questions facing the Terps football team heading into the offseason

    Questions facing the Terps football team heading into the offseason
    The Maryland football team recently completed its first season as a member of the Big Ten Conference, finishing with a 7-6 record, including 4-4 in conference play. Here are the top questions facing coach Randy Edsall and the Terps heading into the...
  • 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...
  • Against Stanford, Terps set to take 'another step' in successful season

    Against Stanford, Terps set to take 'another step' in successful season
    The question was about recruiting, asked during a conference call in early December after Maryland secured oral commitments from two top local prospects. Maryland coach Randy Edsall's answer, however, sounded true about more than just that one area:...