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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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  • Stefon Diggs 'back on track' and other Terps notes

    Stefon Diggs 'back on track' and other Terps notes
    COLLEGE PARK — Maryland star receiver Stefon Diggs was relegated to working with the second-team offense for most of the second half of preseason practice, and coach Randy Edsall made clear he would remain with the second team until he improved....
  • Highly touted Terps freshman Jesse Aniebonam could be factor as pass rusher

    Highly touted Terps freshman Jesse Aniebonam could be factor as pass rusher
    COLLEGE PARK — Like most football roommates, Maryland linebackers L.A. Goree and Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil constantly talk about football. Goree and Cudjoe-Virgil talk about practice. They talk about defensive game plans. They talk about what’s...
  • Maryland looking for safety Anthony Nixon to be more than just 'Steady Eddie'

    Maryland looking for safety Anthony Nixon to be more than just 'Steady Eddie'
    COLLEGE PARK — During one preseason practice, Maryland safety Anthony Nixon read the eyes of quarterback Caleb Rowe, jumped in front of wide receiver Levern Jacobs and was in perfect position for an interception in the middle of the field. But the...
  • Navy lacrosse adds ex-Severn, Terps star Phipps to staff

    Former Severn and Maryland star Michael Phipps has joined Navy's coaching staff. A native of Annapolis, Phipps, who spent the past three seasons as an assistant coach at High Point, replaces former Midshipmen offensive coordinator J.L. Reppert, who left...
  • Two former Terps will face Maryland as members of James Madison football team

    Two former Terps will face Maryland as members of James Madison football team
    Titus Till and Jeremiah Wilson both left Maryland for James Madison after Randy Edsall's first year as the Terps' coach in 2011. Both will return to College Park on Saturday when Maryland hosts James Madison. Till was a four-star recruit when he...
  • Bigger and stronger, Terps' L.A. Goree 'more physical' than ever

    Bigger and stronger, Terps' L.A. Goree 'more physical' than ever
    COLLEGE PARK -- L.A. Goree was small enough as a freshman at Maryland in 2010 that former Terps coach Ralph Friedgen asked Goree to switch from linebacker to safety. Goree was a contributor for Maryland even while lacking prototypical size. But he is ...
  • Maryland wide receiver Stefon Diggs is a star, but Terps coaches want more of a student

    Maryland wide receiver Stefon Diggs is a star, but Terps coaches want more of a student
    About three-quarters of the way through the Maryland football team's scrimmage Wednesday, Terps coach Randy Edsall called Stefon Diggs over to where Edsall was standing on the sideline. Diggs had just made another big play, after already having scored...
  • Takeaways from Terps' preseason practice

    Takeaways from Terps' preseason practice
    Maryland players wrapped up preseason practice Thursday and moved their belongings out of Dorchester Hall, their home for preseason camp, later in the day. The focus for players and coaches is now firmly on the Terps' season-opener against James Madison...
  • Terps senior Sal Conaboy is used to being in the middle of the action

    Terps senior Sal Conaboy is used to being in the middle of the action
    COLLEGE PARK — Sal Conaboy is used to being in the middle of controlled chaos, whether it meant growing up as the second youngest of eight siblings near Scranton, Pa., or as the starting center the past two seasons on Maryland's endlessly...
  • Maryland football players Levern Jacobs, Alex Twine charged with assault

    Maryland football players Levern Jacobs, Alex Twine charged with assault
    Two Maryland football players — junior wide receiver Levern Jacobs and senior inside linebacker Alex Twine — were charged Thursday with second-degree assault, according to Maryland court records. Twine was arrested and is scheduled to appear...
  • Terps' Brad Craddock is kicking up his game another notch

    Terps' Brad Craddock is kicking up his game another notch
    COLLEGE PARK — Shortly before the start of preseason practice, Maryland kicker Brad Craddock saw some film from his freshman season in 2012. His reaction: "Wow." "My first year, I had no technique," said Craddock, an Australian who had never...
  • Terps lineman Michael Dunn shows coaches he can make the move to left tackle

    Terps lineman Michael Dunn shows coaches he can make the move to left tackle
    New Maryland offensive line coach Greg Studrawa knew nothing about any of the Terrapins' offensive linemen before watching an offseason workout earlier this year. He did not look at old high school recruiting rankings and did not want to see college...