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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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  • One Game Left, But UConn's Steve Greene Will Go Out In Style

    One Game Left, But UConn's Steve Greene Will Go Out In Style
    STORRS — Senior Steve Greene, playing in his final game Saturday, didn't see the tracks for the roller coaster ride he was about to embark on when he arrived at UConn in 2009. The 6-foot-5, 308-pound guard from Edensburg, Pa., redshirted that...
  • Terps basketball faces two big problems at No. 5 Ohio State: 1st road game and Craft

    Terps basketball faces two big problems at No. 5 Ohio State: 1st road game and Craft
    Welcome to a second season of Morning Shootaround. We will follow the Terps throughout the 2013-14 season, but this year in this space, we will provide a look ahead rather than back. We will try to analyze Maryland's strengths and weaknesses, as well as...
  • Maryland waiting to find out which postseason bowl game it's bound for

    Midway through November, Maryland had lost three straight games and it began to look as if the team might never pick up its sixth win and become bowl eligible. The turnover-prone Terps had just lost at home to Syracuse, 20-3, in a game in which Maryland...
  • Maryland, Brown run away from N.C. State in final ACC regular-season game, 41-21

    Maryland, Brown run away from N.C. State in final ACC regular-season game, 41-21
    RALEIGH, N.C. — Maryland’s previous game at Carter-Finley Stadium had turned into one of the most harrowing experiences in the program’s long football history: a blown 27-point lead that ended coach Randy Edsall’s difficult 2011...
  • Terps football prepares for N.C. State and, after six decades, final farewell to ACC

    Terps football prepares for N.C. State and, after six decades, final farewell to ACC
    RALEIGH, N.C. — It was neither football nor basketball season, but college athletics was very much in the news. Seven schools were bolting one conference and preparing to form another. The college sports landscape was in the midst of a highly...
  • Rutgers At UConn: A Look At Saturday's Matchup

    The Basics Record: Rutgers 5-5, 2-4 American; UConn 1-9, 1-5 Site: Rentschler Field, East Hartford Time: Noon Line: Rutgers by 3 1/2 Weather: Partly cloudy, high of 33. TV/Radio: ESPNU, Marc Kestecher, Rene Ingoglia. WTIC 1080-AM, Joe D'Ambrosio,...
  • Many Names To Consider For UConn Football Head Coaching Job

    Many Names To Consider For UConn Football Head Coaching Job
    STORRS — You want to know the name of the next UConn football coach. We want to know the name of the next UConn football coach. And because we are unable to deliver that name today, you may decide to stop reading right about … here. Like a...
  • Before postseason play, one final ACC regular-season game for Terps football

    Before postseason play, one final ACC regular-season game for Terps football
    COLLEGE PARK — In their few free moments, Maryland players might be tempted to glance at the Atlantic Coast Conference's bowl-game scenarios, trying to narrow down where they might find themselves playing in the postseason. "Some people have [done...
  • Terps need to win the close ones, Edsall says

    Terps need to win the close ones, Edsall says
    Maryland had just converted on fourth down and had the ball inside the red zone with a four-point lead midway through the fourth quarter. The Terps appeared headed to a victory over Boston College in their final Atlantic Coast Conference home game....
  • In wild ACC home finale, Boston College races by Terps with last-second field goal

    In wild ACC home finale, Boston College races by Terps with last-second field goal
    COLLEGE PARK — This wasn't at all how Maryland had hoped and imagined its final home game in the Atlantic Coast Conference would end: with the opposing team rushing onto the field to celebrate a last-play victory and the dazed Terps trying to...
  • As conference move inches closer, Terps football hardly looks Big Ten-ready

    COLLEGE PARK — The Maryland football team played its final Atlantic Coast Conference home game on Saturday at Byrd Stadium, but there was no time for sentiment and, for that matter, not a lot of reason for it. For all the angst about the...