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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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  • Clarksville's McFadden sets course record in defense of London Marathon title

    Clarksville resident Tatyana McFadden set a course record and defended her London Marathon title in the women's wheelchair race Sunday. With a time of 1 hour, 45 minutes and 12 seconds, McFadden beat Manuela Schar of Switzerland by more than a minute and a half. The win comes just a month after she won her first medal in the Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, earning silver in the 1-kilometer cross-country sitting-ski sprint event. “I was nervous, but I was not in my chair for three weeks,” McFadden told website Inside the Games. “It was a tough race, but I stayed calm and relaxed and I tried to use the downhills as much as I could.” Last year, she became the first athlete with four major marathon wins in a calendar year.
  • InsideMDSports: Terps add junior-college cornerback Denzel Conyers to incoming class

    InsideMDSports: Terps add junior-college cornerback Denzel Conyers to incoming class
    Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. For Maryland’s spring game, the Terps hosted numerous recruits in the classes of 2015 and...

    Maryland's spring football game may look more like a practice, Edsall says

    Maryland's spring football game may look more like a practice, Edsall says
    COLLEGE PARK — Spring football practice is typically a tease, an opportunity for college football coaches, players and fans to think about how good their team is going to be in the fall, before reality hits in a few months. In their first 14...

    After season away from football, Terps' Leak ready to realize potential

    After season away from football, Terps' Leak ready to realize potential
    Marcus Leak tried to watch as many Maryland football games as he could last season, but that was not always easy. The junior wide receiver was home in Charlotte, N.C., taking a semester off for still-undisclosed "personal" reasons. When he did catch a...

    After recovering from stabbing, Terps TE Schlothauer seeks NFL | VIDEO

    After recovering from stabbing, Terps TE Schlothauer seeks NFL | VIDEO
    COLLEGE PARK -- Ryan Schlothauer knows it's a longshot for him to make the NFL, or even get an invitation to a rookie and free agent mini-camp this summer. The former Maryland tight end, who last played for the Terps in 2012, also knows something else...