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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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  • Navy lacrosse adds ex-Severn, Terps star Phipps to staff

    Former Severn and Maryland star Michael Phipps has joined Navy's coaching staff. A native of Annapolis, Phipps, who spent the past three seasons as an assistant coach at High Point, replaces former Midshipmen offensive coordinator J.L. Reppert, who left...
  • Two former Terps will face Maryland as members of James Madison football team

    Two former Terps will face Maryland as members of James Madison football team
    Titus Till and Jeremiah Wilson both left Maryland for James Madison after Randy Edsall's first year as the Terps' coach in 2011. Both will return to College Park on Saturday when Maryland hosts James Madison. Till was a four-star recruit when he...
  • Bigger and stronger, Terps' L.A. Goree 'more physical' than ever

    Bigger and stronger, Terps' L.A. Goree 'more physical' than ever
    COLLEGE PARK -- L.A. Goree was small enough as a freshman at Maryland in 2010 that former Terps coach Ralph Friedgen asked Goree to switch from linebacker to safety. Goree was a contributor for Maryland even while lacking prototypical size. But he isĀ ...
  • Takeaways from Terps' preseason practice

    Takeaways from Terps' preseason practice
    Maryland players wrapped up preseason practice Thursday and moved their belongings out of Dorchester Hall, their home for preseason camp, later in the day. The focus for players and coaches is now firmly on the Terps' season-opener against James Madison...
  • Terps senior Sal Conaboy is used to being in the middle of the action

    Terps senior Sal Conaboy is used to being in the middle of the action
    COLLEGE PARK — Sal Conaboy is used to being in the middle of controlled chaos, whether it meant growing up as the second youngest of eight siblings near Scranton, Pa., or as the starting center the past two seasons on Maryland's endlessly...
  • At 21,000, Season Ticket Sales Lag For UConn Football

    STORRS - UConn coach Bob Diaco has had an awful lot on his plate since he was hired in December. One thing he wanted to do to help connect to fans was generate excitement for the program and get people into the Rentschler Field stands after a...
  • Yannick Ngakoue looks like potential difference-maker and other Terps notes

    Yannick Ngakoue looks like potential difference-maker and other Terps notes
    COLLEGE PARK -- Maryland has just one more preseason practice open to the media. After that, the next time Terps players and coaches will see reporters will be next week to talk about the season opener against James Madison, which is less than two weeks...
  • Junior cornerback Alvin Hill a 'sleeper' on Terps defense

    Junior cornerback Alvin Hill a 'sleeper' on Terps defense
    COLLEGE PARK -- There were two times last week when Maryland quarterback C.J. Brown dropped back, saw wide receiver Taivon Jacobs in one-on-one coverage and decided to take a shot down the middle of the field to the Terps' fastest player. Junior...
  • Looking at seven Terps football players poised for breakout seasons

    Looking at seven Terps football players poised for breakout seasons
    COLLEGE PARK -- Last year, safety Sean Davis, outside linebacker Marcus Whitfield and wide receiver Levern Jacobs all went from unheralded players for Maryland to major contributors. Here are seven Terps who are poised to break out this season (listed...
  • Terps, UMBC, Navy in top 30 of preseason soccer rankings

    Men's college soccer NCAA Division I runner-up Maryland leads a trio of local schools in College Soccer News' preseason top-30 rankings. The third-ranked Terps come in behind only defending national champion Notre Dame, which beat them for the title...
  • Local products Malik Jones, Matt Gillespie both doing 'a good job' with Terps

    Local products Malik Jones, Matt Gillespie both doing 'a good job' with Terps
    COLLEGE PARK -- Malik Jones had one of the biggest hits of Maryland’s preseason practice thus far, a nasty running blow to the chest of then-running back Jacquille Veii that could be heard across the field and left Veii on the ground for a few...