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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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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • C.J. Brown, Terps run past Florida International for 43-10 victory

    C.J. Brown, Terps run past Florida International for 43-10 victory
    On a sunny day at Byrd Stadium — with his team rolling up 576 yards in its most lopsided opening-day victory in 38 years — Maryland quarterback C.J. Brown could finally put behind him all of the months of recovery from a knee injury that ended...
  • 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...