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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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  • Randy Edsall responds to Rob Ambrose's remark and criticism stemming from ACC comments

    CHICAGO -- Maryland football coach Randy Edsall is aware of the attention he has gotten for his remark that the ACC is a "basketball conference." He has also read the comments from Towson coach Rob Ambrose--a former assistant of his at Connecticut --...
  • Big Ten commissioner: 'We need a system that works'

    Words not normally associated with Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany: measured, mild, tame. But that's what Delany was Monday, especially compared with cohorts Mike Slive (SEC) and Bob Bowlsby (Big 12). Bowslby mocked NCAA enforcement by saying:...
  • Maryland on a learning curve this season

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Maryland on a learning curve this season CHICAGO -- Maryland and the Big Ten will quickly find out a lot about each other in their first year together. Terrapins coach Randy Edsall said he's...
  • Penn State coach James Franklin explains comments about Maryland recruiting

    Penn State coach James Franklin explains comments about Maryland recruiting
    CHICAGO —In May, new Penn State coach James Franklin drew the ire of Maryland coach Randy Edsall and fans of Terps football when he voiced his plans to consistently land the top recruits from the Maryland and Washington, D.C., area. Franklin, a...
  • Maryland is ranked No. 56, Terrapins are taking slew of offensive playmakers to Big Ten

    Maryland is ranked No. 56, Terrapins are taking slew of offensive playmakers to Big Ten
    The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...
  • Terps get commitment from 4-star wide receiver from Philadelphia

    Terps get commitment from 4-star wide receiver from Philadelphia
    I'm Blessed To Say That Today I Have Committed To Being A Maryland Terp.. 真真真真真真真真 #BeyondBlessed #TerpNation pic.twitter.com/kSpTeIm2QU — ACE♠ (@DjMoore23) July 3, 2014 Four-star wide receiver D.J. Moore, a rising senior at...
  • Big Ten will present challenges for Terps, but it's time to get on board

    Big Ten will present challenges for Terps, but it's time to get on board
    Everybody should know by now that Tuesday will be a watershed moment in the history of University of Maryland athletics. The long-anticipated move from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten will become official and the Terps will take up...
  • Putting the Maryland coaches' salaries in perspective

    Putting the Maryland coaches' salaries in perspective
    College athletic coaches continue to dominate the upper ranks of Maryland's public salary structure, with University of Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon, football coach Randy Edsall and women's basketball coach Brenda Frese ranking as the...
  • Comcast, Big Ten Network reach agreement to provide better access to channel for Maryland subscribers

    Comcast, Big Ten Network reach agreement to provide better access to channel for Maryland subscribers
    Many Maryland fans will have easier access to the Big Ten Network under an agreement reached with Comcast, the network said Wednesday. Under the deal -- finalized before Maryland enters the Big Ten conference next Tuesday -- Comcast cable subscribers in...
  • Randy Edsall on Penn State's James Franklin: 'Talk is cheap'

    Randy Edsall on Penn State's James Franklin: 'Talk is cheap'
    Last month, former Maryland assistant and current Penn State football coach James Franklin came to the area and declared the Nittany Lions would treat Maryland as its home state — even though it’s already someone else’s home state....
  • Three-star Virginia inside linebacker Gus Little commits to Maryland

    Three-star Virginia inside linebacker Gus Little commits to Maryland
    The Maryland football team's latest pledge got the school name backward, but Randy Edsall probably is willing to overlook that. Verbally committed to play football at Maryland university #BIG10 #Terps pic.twitter.com/fZfve1bl7X — Gus Little (@Gus_...