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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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  • Terps running back Jacquille Veii plans to transfer after this semester

    Maryland junior running back Jacquille Veii, who was moved back to the position after spending most of last season as a slot receiver, will transfer after the semester, an athletic department spokesman said Tuesday. The 5-foot-9, 187-pound Veii was...
  • Stocky Maryland lineman Andre Monroe hopes NFL teams focus more on production than his height

    Stocky Maryland lineman Andre Monroe hopes NFL teams focus more on production than his height
    Growing up in Upper Marlboro, Andre Monroe attended the University of Pittsburgh football camp in hopes of earning a scholarship. Although Monroe impressed the Panthers coaching staff, the St. John's College High School standout was soon informed that...
  • Byron Jones Jumps At Chance To Visit ESPN Headquarters

    Byron Jones Jumps At Chance To Visit ESPN Headquarters
    BRISTOL — When Byron Jones arrived at ESPN headquarters Friday afternoon, tape measures awaited. Of course they did. Jones, the former UConn cornerback, spent four seasons playing himself into the NFL draft conversation and in February set what is...
  • Delaware linebacker David Mackall invited to Ravens' local prospect day

    Delaware linebacker David Mackall invited to Ravens' local prospect day
    Delaware middle linebacker David Mackall has been invited to Tuesday's Ravens' local prospect day. The Edmondson graduate recorded 84 tackles (3.5 for losses), one sack, one interception, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery last season. "I...
  • As Big Ten football rises, Maryland and other programs try to keep pace

    The Big Ten Conference was not considered among college football's elite for most of last season. Its downward trend had started years before, when leagues such as the Southeastern Conference, Big 12 Conference and even the Pacific-12 Conference had raced...
  • Stony Brook wide receiver Adrian Coxson (City) to attend Redskins' local prospect day, sources say

    Stony Brook wide receiver Adrian Coxson (City) to attend Redskins' local prospect day, sources say
    Stony Brook wide receiver Adrian Coxson has been invited to the Washington Redskins' local prospect day Wednesday, according to sources. The City graduate is attending the Ravens' local prospect day Tuesday. A transfer from Maryland who originally...
  • Some Maryland state workers crack million-dollar compensation mark

    Some Maryland state workers crack million-dollar compensation mark
    Looking for the highest-paid state employees? You'll find them in University of Maryland locker rooms in College Park and at its medical school in Baltimore. Men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon has the top spot for the 2014 calendar year, with a $2.2...
  • Maryland All-American wrestler, defensive lineman Spencer Myers making bid for NFL

    Maryland All-American wrestler, defensive lineman Spencer Myers making bid for NFL
    Spencer Myers' transition from Maryland All-American wrestler to a valuable defensive lineman for the Terps has encouraged him to pursue a job in the NFL. Myers worked out for 30 NFL teams at the Terps' campus Pro Day workout where he benched pressed...
  • Terps' Marcus Leak catches three TD passes in Red-White spring game

    Marcus Leak's college career at Maryland has been a four-year odyssey filled with short bursts of breathtaking performances and longer stretches of baffling inconsistency. In that way, Leak has often been a tease for Maryland coach Randy Edsall and...
  • Terps coach Randy Edsall on inconsistent quarterbacks, made-over defense and more

    Here are some of Maryland football coach Randy Edsall’s thoughts on how the team performed Saturday in the┬áRed-White game and throughout the spring: On the play of rising redshirt junior Perry Hills and rising redshirt sophomore Shane Cockerille...
  • Searching ... Searching ... No UConn Starting QB Yet

    Searching ... Searching ... No UConn Starting QB Yet
    STORRS — Note to future UConn football opponents: don't make the mistake of tagging quarterback Bryant Shirreffs as one dimensional. Shirreffs, a 6-foot-1, 216-pound sophomore transfer from N.C. State who had to sit out last season per NCAA...