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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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  • 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....
  • 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 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...
  • 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 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...
  • Catching Up With ... Roger Shoals, ex-Maryland and NFL tackle

    Catching Up With ... Roger Shoals, ex-Maryland and NFL tackle
    As an offensive tackle for Maryland's football team, Roger Shoals gouged out holes wide enough to drive a Cadillac through. Now, the former Terp star sells the cars. "Retire? I like working," said Shoals, 76, part-owner of a Cadillac-Buick dealership in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 game and to take a seven point lead...
  • 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...
  • 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...