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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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  • For Diggs brothers, departed father serves as motivation, inspiration

    For Diggs brothers, departed father serves as motivation, inspiration
    Stefon Diggs' poignant words are echoing in cyberspace. They are like cries in the darkness. "I just wanna hear his voice," Maryland's best football player says in a Twitter message directed to no one and everyone. "Show him everything I've done and how...
  • Terps Trio: Game ball controversy, Old Dominion, signing off

    Terps Trio: Game ball controversy, Old Dominion, signing off
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports. What was Maryland’s reaction to the story that a player could not actually keep a “game...
  • Terps Trio: Stefon Diggs' award chances, Wes Brown's legal woes, Trimble & Nickens in Philly

    Terps Trio: Stefon Diggs' award chances, Wes Brown's legal woes, Trimble & Nickens in Philly
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports. Does Stefon Diggs have a legitimate chance to win either the Maxwell Award or the Paul Hornung Award?...
  • In Edsall's return to UConn, Brown keeps high-flying Terps unbeaten

    In Edsall's return to UConn, Brown keeps high-flying Terps unbeaten
    EAST HARTFORD, Conn. — Ultimately, it didn't matter how loudly the Connecticut fans booed Maryland and Randy Edsall, the coach they celebrated for a dozen seasons when he wore their colors. To the Terps (3-0) and their coach, it mattered only...
  • Long road to recovery hasn't been easy for Terps' C.J. Brown

    Long road to recovery hasn't been easy for Terps' C.J. Brown
    In the most trying moments of C.J. Brown's long recovery, there was no noise — no whistles, no coaches' shouts, no slamming of pads against training sleds. There was only the Maryland quarterback alone in his room, contemplating the fresh, three-...
  • Terps cornerback Dexter McDougle to miss rest of season with shoulder injury

    Terps cornerback Dexter McDougle to miss rest of season with shoulder injury
    Maryland starting cornerback Dexter McDougle will miss the rest of the season with a shoulder injury he suffered against Connecticut on Saturday night while playing perhaps the finest game of his career, coach Randy Edsall said Sunday. McDougle -- a...
  • Terps to start football series with Syracuse, reports say

    Terps to start football series with Syracuse, reports say
    Maryland and Syracuse are working to schedule a non-conference football series that would begin sometime after the Terps depart the ACC for the Big Ten next summer, according to various media reports. While talking to reporters at ACC Media Day in...
  • Randy Edsall says Terps are focused on the ACC, not Big Ten

    Randy Edsall says Terps are focused on the ACC, not Big Ten
    GREENSBORO, N.C. — How does a football team in athletic-conference limbo handle its final season as a member of a league that has already begun moving on without it? "Like any other year." That's what Maryland coach Randy Edsall said, at least....
  • Terps Trio: Football tickets vs. W.Va., 2017 hoops recruit, Stefon Diggs

    Terps Trio: Football tickets vs. W.Va., 2017 hoops recruit, Stefon Diggs
    Baltimore Sun reporter Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports. Maryland is curently trying to encourage football fans with a couple of early season packages, one of which includes an...
  • Terps notebook: Randy Edsall talks about Stefon Diggs' flip

    Terps notebook: Randy Edsall talks about Stefon Diggs' flip
    Randy Edsall surely loved sophomore wide receiver Stefon Diggs' 41-yard touchdown reception, but the Maryland coach seemed not to be happy with what came along with it. Diggs high-stepped as he ran down the sideline before flipping into the end zone...
  • Terps put on another offensive display in 47-10 win over Old Dominion

    Terps put on another offensive display in 47-10 win over Old Dominion
    As he approached the goal line, Stefon Diggs, on his way to a career-high 179 receiving yards, hesitated briefly before executing a flip that landed him on his backside to complete a 41-yard scoring play. The Maryland receiver may not have needed to...
  • InsideMDSports: Terps make move on 4-star defensive end

    InsideMDSports: Terps make move on 4-star defensive end
    Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. Quince Orchard defensive end Adam McLean has seen his stock steadily grow in recent months, as...