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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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  • Former Terps coach Friedgen says he has no relationship with Penn State's Franklin

    Former Terps coach Friedgen says he has no relationship with Penn State's Franklin
    Former Maryland offensive coordinator James Franklin has already antagonized Terrapins coach Randy Edsall this offseason. The new Penn State coach also apparently doesn’t have much of a relationship with his former boss at Maryland, Ralph...
  • Rice named summer-league MVP; Porter on first team

    Rice named summer-league MVP; Porter on first team Washington Wizards guard Glen Rice Jr. was named Most Valuable Player of the NBA's Las Vegas Summer League by a unanimous panel of media members, while Wizards forward Otto Porter was named first-team...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Maryland set to enter 'a new world' in the Big Ten Conference

    Maryland set to enter 'a new world' in the Big Ten Conference
    Goodbye, Blue Devils, Cavaliers and Tar Heels. Farewell to Duke's venerable Cameron Indoor Stadium, to the 85-year football rivalry with Virginia and to myriad trips to destinations characterized by sweet tea and Southern drawls. On Tuesday, the...
  • UM coaches, UMB doctors among state's highest earners

    UM coaches, UMB doctors among state's highest earners
    The coaches for University of Maryland, College Park's football and men's and women's basketball teams were the state's three highest-paid public employees last year, continuing a long-standing trend. Bucking the notion of low-paid college professors,...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 2013 state salaries: UMCP coaches trade places on top compensation list

    2013 state salaries: UMCP coaches trade places on top compensation list
    Today, the Sun newsroom is rolling out the most recent update to a data set we have been posting for years: Maryland public worker compensations. Readers can use the interface here to learn about the state payroll. Use a popular-search link at the top...
  • InsideMDSports: New Terps offensive lineman commit Will McClain wanted to 'jump on board'

    InsideMDSports: New Terps offensive lineman commit Will McClain wanted to 'jump on board'
    Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. Maryland added another big piece to its class of 2015 Tuesday night, securing a commitment from...
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  • 'Animal Kingdom' and 'Mother and Child' are first DVD screeners of Oscar season

     
    Being first out of the gate often matters a lot in the Oscar derby. "Frozen River" and "Little Miss Sunshine" reaped top nominations in 2008 and 2006, respectively, after being the first DVDs shipped to academy members. This year, that distinction goes to...
  • Oscars winners: 'A Separation's' triumph raises hopes for Iran

     
    Oscar winners 2012: "A Separation" director Asghar Farhadi's carefully-worded acceptance speech, and the film's win at the 84th Academy Awards, could alter perception of the country's people and ease worldwide tensions....
  • Iranian American women find success, celebrate heritage

    COSTA MESA — Soheila Karimi Motamed, an engineer, survived an accident that left a bullet lodged in her brain. Parisa Khosravi is the senior vice president of international news gathering for CNN Worldwide. Nadereh Chamlou is the Wold Bank...
  • Iranian expatriate artists' projects give voice to countrymen

    Iranian expatriate artists' projects give voice to countrymen
    Watching the impassioned crowds surge through Tehran's tense streets, pop singer Andy Madadian wanted to take action. But how? An Armenian native of Iran who has lived for three decades in Los Angeles, Madadian avoids direct involvement in his homeland's...
  • Dark horse nominees: Will the Oscars nominate 'Avatar'?

     
    Yes, if you ask me, "Avatar" will be a best-picture nominee despite the longstanding curse against sci-fi flicks at the Oscars. (Only two have been nominated for the top prize: "Star Wars" and "E.T.") "Avatar" is among the long-shot contenders in top...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Busy week for Clint Eastwood; 'Twilight' dominates People's Choice noms; identity crisis for 'A Single Man'; can 'District 9' land in top 10?

     
    • The eagerly anticipated December release "Invictus" was screened today for the first time to people not employed by Warner Bros. Viewers were hand-picked by director Clint Eastwood -- "people he has long-term relationships with," says a rep. •...
  • Inside track on the Oscars' best actress race

     
    At this early point on the derby track, the race for best actress looks like a matchup between Gabby Sidibe ("Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire") and Carry Mulligan ("An Education"). I think Gabby is a long mile out front. Her devastating...
  • Inside track: Golden Globes' race for best drama actress

     
    At the Golden Globes, Gabourey "Gabby" Sidibe may finally see her "Precious" dream realized – to be fawned over by frenzied paparazzi in Hollywood. But, like in "Precious," she also may get her heart crushed, this time in the fierce diva smackdown...
  • Screeners update: When Oscar voters received DVDs

     
    Over the next two weeks, Oscar voters will receive the last key DVD screeners in the mail. This Tuesday, Paramount will ship discs of "Up in the Air," "Star Trek" and "The Lovely Bones." Between Monday and Dec. 14, Weinstein Co. will send out "Nine," "The...
  • Oscar screeners update: When voters received campaign DVDs

     
    The general membership of the motion-picture academy received these DVDs around these dates: DEC. 12: "Me and Orson Welles," "Loss of a Teardrop Diamond" DEC. 11: "Invictus," "Star Trek," "The Lovely Bones," "Up in the Air," "Creation," "Inglourious...
  • Biggest snubs at the Golden Globe nominations: Hey, where's 'Invictus,' 'A Serious Man' and poor Bryan Cranston?

     
    When Golden Globe nominations were unveiled this morning, Clint Eastwood was nominated for best director and Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon scored bids as thespians, but "Invictus" was snubbed in the race for best drama picture. This same odd split...
  • DVD update: When Oscar voters received these campaign screeners

     
    Oscar voters are just now receiving their nomination ballots. Below are the dates that the general membership received these campaign DVDs. Other DVDs were shipped to members of specific branches. DEC. 28 — "Sherlock Holmes," "The Lightkeepers" DEC....