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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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  • Maryland edges Michigan 23-16

    Maryland edges Michigan 23-16
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Wes Brown's one-yard touchdown with six minutes to play in the game was enough to push Maryland to a 23-16 victory over Michigan on Saturday. The Wolverines (5-6, 3-4 in the Big Ten) had won the three previous meetings against ...
  • Plank's relationship with UMD is multilayered

    Plank's relationship with UMD is multilayered
    When the University of Maryland committed to joining the Big Ten Conference, media pundits speculated that Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank played a key role behind the scenes. Two years later, Plank wants to set the record straight. "These decisions were...
  • Starting at Michigan, Terps have opportunity to bolster bowl resume

    Starting at Michigan, Terps have opportunity to bolster bowl resume
    As postseason play nears, the opportunity is there for the Maryland football team to maybe face the Southeastern Conference's defending champion. The Terps enter Saturday's game at Michigan with a 6-4 overall record, including a 3-3 mark in the Big...
  • Playing Maryland 'absolutely special' for Michigan's Blake Countess, a Reisterstown native

    Texts were exchanged last week, friendly trash talk between Michigan cornerback Blake Countess and some of his former teammates in advance of Saturday's game between Maryland and the Wolverines. The game has added meaning for Countess, a Reisterstown...
  • Terps star Stefon Diggs will miss final two regular season games, return for bowl game

    Maryland star wide receiver Stefon Diggs will miss the final two games of the regular season, but he is expected to play in the Terps' bowl game, coach Randy Edsall said Thursday. Diggs suffered a lacerated kidney while diving for the end zone against...
  • On The Fly: Pats Get Blount; If He Sticks Around, Could Be Huge

    On The Fly: Pats Get Blount; If He Sticks Around, Could Be Huge
    LeGarrette Blount, released by the Steelers Tuesday, is back in New England with the Patriots. Stuck behind Le'Veon Bell in Pittsburgh, Blount had not been the ideal citizen, to the point of leaving the field Monday night. He did some good things for...
  • Coach Jerry Kill optimistic with Minnesota in control of its own destiny

    Coach Jerry Kill optimistic with Minnesota in control of its own destiny
    Minnesota coach Jerry Kill can predict the mood Nebraska will be in when the teams meet Saturday. "They won't be in a very good one," he said, "and they'll play their tails off." Kill doesn't expect the Cornhuskers (8-2, 4-2 Big Ten) to have their...
  • Having Matt Robinson back provides boost for Terps

    Having Matt Robinson back provides boost for Terps
    Maryland outside linebacker Matt Robinson found himself in a familiar, frustrating position, sitting on the field and waiting to be tended to by Maryland's athletic trainers. After missing the previous three games with a shoulder injury, the redshirt...
  • Moved to cornerback because of injuries, Terps' Sean Davis enjoys 'opportunity'

    Moved to cornerback because of injuries, Terps' Sean Davis enjoys 'opportunity'
    Maryland defensive back Sean Davis continues to learn a cornerback position that he has not played regularly since he was a young football player at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Davis, a junior who was moved to cornerback because of injuries,...
  • Juwann Winfree's suspension another blow to Terps' receiving corps

    Juwann Winfree's suspension another blow to Terps' receiving corps
    The announcement came on Monday night, less than 48 hours after a smiling Juwann Winfree sat in the auditorium at Gossett Team House sharing his optimism and excitement for the future following the breakout performance of his freshman season. Winfree'...
  • Terps quarterback C.J. Brown: 'I've been pressing'

    Terps quarterback C.J. Brown: 'I've been pressing'
    It was the same message Maryland coach Randy Edsall has shared with quarterback C.J. Brown at different points this season: Relax. That is what Edsall is emphasizing to Brown as the Terps enter a critical two-game stretch that will determine whether...