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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 hire former Jacksonville Jaguars assistant coach Terry Richardson

    Terps hire former Jacksonville Jaguars assistant coach Terry Richardson
    Maryland has filled a vacancy on its coaching staff with a former assistant who coached under Randy Edsall at Connecticut and spent the past two seasons coaching in the NFL. The Terps hired former Jacksonville Jaguars running backs coach Terry...
  • 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...
  • After disciplined upbringing, former Calvert Hall defensive star Adrian Amos ready for the NFL

    After disciplined upbringing, former Calvert Hall defensive star Adrian Amos ready for the NFL
    Penn State safety Adrian Amos read Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller's eyes, remaining patient as he anticipated the path of the throw. Only a sophomore, Amos knew he had waited long enough to make his move. He jumped the passing lane and made the...
  • After ACC-Big Ten Challenge, a look at how Terps stack up

    After ACC-Big Ten Challenge, a look at how Terps stack up
    Now that the ACC-Big Ten Challenge is over for 2014, how does Maryland stack up compared to its future competition? Picked to finish in the bottom half of the Big Ten, the No. 21 Terps hung in there with No. 7 Virginia despite playing without arguably...
  • Terps land commitment from four-star defensive lineman Adam McLean

    Terps land commitment from four-star defensive lineman Adam McLean
    Maryland added a big piece to its recruiting class Thursday night, landing an oral commitment from four-star defensive lineman Adam McLean, who announced his commitment on Twitter. A 6-foot-1, 280-pound Quince Orchard star, McLean committed to Penn...
  • Maryland to play Stanford in Foster Farms Bowl on Dec. 30

    Maryland to play Stanford in Foster Farms Bowl on Dec. 30
    Maryland coach Randy Edsall spent Saturday night and the beginning part of Sunday watching and waiting, unsure for which bowl game the Terps would be selected. Ultimately, Maryland (7-5 overall, 4-4 in the Big Ten Conference) landed in a good spot,...
  • 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 gameĀ 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...