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For Terps' Edsall, playing Notre Dame brings back mixed emotions
For Terps' Edsall, playing Notre Dame brings back mixed emotions

Connecticut had just defeated Notre Dame in double overtime two seasons ago, but the thoughts of Huskies players were already racing past football and onto something far more profound. It was one of the most significant victories for then-coach Randy Edsall's program. But it was also the first win since cornerback Jasper Howard was fatally stabbed during a fight on campus one month earlier. The Huskies had endured three straight losses since Edsall had been summoned to a hospital to identify Howard's body and to call the player's mother with the unimaginable news. The team carried Howard's No. 6 jersey to road games, wore the initials "JH" in black-and-white...

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