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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

Top Randy Edsall Articles

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  • Terps focus on strong finish

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Maryland - INSIDE SLANT When No. 12 Michigan State rolls into Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium for Saturday's Big Ten East Division showdown, it marks the first time the Spartans have been in town in 70 years....
  • Terps will look to Jacquille Veii, others to help replace Stefon Diggs

    Terps will look to Jacquille Veii, others to help replace Stefon Diggs
    The process of replacing and moving forward without key players has become common practice for Maryland's football team since Randy Edsall took over as coach in 2011. Now, the Terps will look to sophomore wide receiver Jacquille Veii and others to...
  • Terps coach Randy Edsall declines to comment on Stefon Diggs injury, players react

      As a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference, Maryland was required to put out a detailed injury report each week that listed each injured player, their ailing body part and the player’s status heading into the upcoming game. That is not the...
  • Undersized and overwhelming, Andre Monroe leads Maryland's defensive line

    As difficult as it is to imagine, Maryland defensive end Andre Monroe was once considered too big for his sport. It happened when Monroe was 6 years old and already had played a year of organized football with the Boys & Girls Club in Upper Marlboro. He...
  • Terps coach Randy Edsall says win over Penn State 'very significant' in recruiting

    The immediate reward of the Maryland football team’s win Saturday at Penn State was a sixth victory, one that made the Terps bowl-eligible for a second straight season at the expense of a regional nemesis that was previously 35-1-1 all time...
  • Big Ten West should have a wild finish

     Big Ten West should have a wild finish
    Who would have imagined that Big Ten football would provide the fall's most compelling pennant race? The Big Ten West won't produce a wild card, only a winner that advances to the conference title game in Indianapolis. With four weeks left, Nebraska...
  • Terps safety Sean Davis flashes upside at cornerback

    Terps safety Sean Davis flashes upside at cornerback
      The move was made simply by necessity, a product of injuries continuing to pile up for Maryland at cornerback. But Terps coach Randy Edsall became intrigued by Sean Davis’ potential at cornerback as early as Davis' first practices at the...
  • Former Terps WR Kevin Dorsey looking to make most of opportunity with Packers

    Maryland football coach Randy Edsall preaches the same thing to his wide receivers on a regular basis. "We try to tell the guys that if you're the third, fourth, fifth wide receiver in the NFL, you better be able to play special teams," Edsall said....
  • Stage set for Ohio State-Michigan State showdown - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Rutgers - INSIDE SLANT The Big Ten game of the year is finally here. Though there are four weeks left in the regular season, the Ohio State-Michigan State game on Saturday night (8 p.m. ET on ABC) will be for...
  • Penn State win a game-changer for Terps

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Maryland - INSIDE SLANT Twenty-two previous Terrapin trips to Penn State dating back to 1917, had ended the same way: with a Maryland loss. So mark down the first Big Ten Conference meeting, and the first get-...
  • INSIDE SLANT

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Connecticut - INSIDE SLANT Huskies go for second straight win It's something you had to think you might not be saying again this college football season. UConn is going for its second win in a row this week. And...