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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 getting contributions from freshman class

    Terps getting contributions from freshman class
    Maryland coach Randy Edsall’s belief is that most freshmen would be better off redshirting so they can take a year to develop physically and acclimate to the responsibilities and competition level in college. But there are exceptions. Some...
  • Terps officials, fans ready to move on from Penn State handshake snubbing

    Terps officials, fans ready to move on from Penn State handshake snubbing
    The Maryland football team's now-infamous handshake snubbing, the low point of a 20-19 win over Penn State earlier this month, has been addressed privately and publicly. Amends were made before the Nov. 1 game was even over, with Terps athletic director...
  • C.J. Brown's father pulling for son to beat his alma mater

    C.J. Brown's father pulling for son to beat his alma mater
    Clark Brown got his first chance to play quarterback at Michigan State as a redshirt freshman when the starter was injured. He suffered through a losing season with the Spartans and then saw his career wiped out by a serious knee injury the following...
  • Wisconsin coach rooting for Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah

     Wisconsin coach rooting for Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah
    Nebraska and Wisconsin will play Saturday for the Freedom Trophy, a fancy new hunk of metal that features a giant American flag. The trophy's nice and all, but here's what would make the game truly special — Nebraska I-back Ameer Abdullah....
  • 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....