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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

Top Randy Edsall Articles

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  • Terps need to win the close ones, Edsall says

    Terps need to win the close ones, Edsall says
    Maryland had just converted on fourth down and had the ball inside the red zone with a four-point lead midway through the fourth quarter. The Terps appeared headed to a victory over Boston College in their final Atlantic Coast Conference home game....
  • Before postseason play, one final ACC regular-season game for Terps football

    Before postseason play, one final ACC regular-season game for Terps football
    COLLEGE PARK — In their few free moments, Maryland players might be tempted to glance at the Atlantic Coast Conference's bowl-game scenarios, trying to narrow down where they might find themselves playing in the postseason. "Some people have [done...
  • Terps football prepares for N.C. State and, after six decades, final farewell to ACC

    Terps football prepares for N.C. State and, after six decades, final farewell to ACC
    RALEIGH, N.C. — It was neither football nor basketball season, but college athletics was very much in the news. Seven schools were bolting one conference and preparing to form another. The college sports landscape was in the midst of a highly...
  • Maryland, Brown run away from N.C. State in final ACC regular-season game, 41-21

    Maryland, Brown run away from N.C. State in final ACC regular-season game, 41-21
    RALEIGH, N.C. — Maryland’s previous game at Carter-Finley Stadium had turned into one of the most harrowing experiences in the program’s long football history: a blown 27-point lead that ended coach Randy Edsall’s difficult 2011...
  • Maryland waiting to find out which postseason bowl game it's bound for

    Maryland waiting to find out which postseason bowl game it's bound for
    Midway through November, Maryland had lost three straight games and it began to look as if the team might never pick up its sixth win and become bowl eligible. The turnover-prone Terps had just lost at home to Syracuse, 20-3, in a game in which Maryland...
  • Terps basketball faces two big problems at No. 5 Ohio State: 1st road game and Craft

    Terps basketball faces two big problems at No. 5 Ohio State: 1st road game and Craft
    Welcome to a second season of Morning Shootaround. We will follow the Terps throughout the 2013-14 season, but this year in this space, we will provide a look ahead rather than back. We will try to analyze Maryland's strengths and weaknesses, as well as...
  • Is Mark Turgeon now feeling more heat than Randy Edsall at Maryland?

    Is Mark Turgeon now feeling more heat than Randy Edsall at Maryland?
    Baltimore Sun reporters Don Markus and Jeff Barker and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three of the biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports. After Wednesday’s 16-point loss at No. 5 Ohio State, is Mark Turgeon now under...
  • Reports: Terps football assistant Greg Gattuso hired as Albany's head coach

    Reports: Terps football assistant Greg Gattuso hired as Albany's head coach
    Maryland defensive line coach Greg Gattuso will be hired as the next head coach at Albany, according to multiple media reports. Gattuso, 51, was the head coach at Duquesne for 12 years before going to Pittsburgh as an assistant for six seasons and...
  • Military Bowl a nice present for Terps in December

    Military Bowl  a nice present for Terps in December
    When it comes to college football bowls, the Military Bowl in Annapolis may not seem like the most exciting of opportunities for Maryland, with the game a short bus ride away. Not to mention that the Dec. 27 date means the Terps will spend Christmas...
  • Terps Trio: Roddy Peters, Dez Wells and getting shut out by DeMatha

    Terps Trio: Roddy Peters, Dez Wells and getting shut out by DeMatha
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports. How effective  was freshman Roddy Peters in his first ACC game? Jeff Barker: He was good....
  • Terps sign offensive lineman Mazyck and welcome back receiver Marcus Leak

    Terps sign offensive lineman Mazyck and welcome back receiver Marcus Leak
    Marcus Leak, a wide receiver who averaged 17.1 yards per catch before being sidelined late in the 2012 season with a broken toe, is re-enrolling at Maryland. The school also said today that offensive lineman Larry Mazyck signed a national letter of...
  • Terps Trio: NCAA tourney hopes, football thoughts and Melo Trimble-Dion Wiley showdown

    Terps Trio: NCAA tourney hopes, football thoughts and Melo Trimble-Dion Wiley showdown
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports. How surprising is it that the Maryland basketball team found its way onto ESPN.com’s...