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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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  • Gilman star Kai Locksley's commitment to Florida State makes sense for football, family reasons

    Gilman star Kai Locksley's commitment to Florida State makes sense for football, family reasons
    The announcement Thursday that Gilman quarterback Kai Locksley had committed to play at Florida State was disappointing news for Maryland fans who desperately wanted to see the four-star prospect in College Park in 2015. In the long term, it wasn’...
  • Maryland's highly touted freshmen will have to earn starting jobs on O-line, Edsall says

    Maryland's highly touted freshmen will have to earn starting jobs on O-line, Edsall says
    Damian Prince is the big name. He is the high profile five-star recruit, the prized member of Maryland’s recruiting class this year whom analysts have projected as a future NFL offensive lineman. Likewise, Derwin Gray is another big-time...
  • Former Terps coach Friedgen says he has no relationship with Penn State's Franklin

    Former Terps coach Friedgen says he has no relationship with Penn State's Franklin
    Former Maryland offensive coordinator James Franklin has already antagonized Terrapins coach Randy Edsall this offseason. The new Penn State coach also apparently doesn’t have much of a relationship with his former boss at Maryland, Ralph...
  • Proximity, coaches could spur marquee matchup for Maryland-Penn State

    Proximity, coaches could spur marquee matchup for Maryland-Penn State
    With the Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers, there is an undeniable competitiveness between the coaches, the players and the fan bases. Their annual meetings are games that both organizations are passionate about, and each is played with a playoff-like...
  • Rice named summer-league MVP; Porter on first team

    Rice named summer-league MVP; Porter on first team Washington Wizards guard Glen Rice Jr. was named Most Valuable Player of the NBA's Las Vegas Summer League by a unanimous panel of media members, while Wizards forward Otto Porter was named first-team...
  • Maryland coach Randy Edsall and his Big Ten colleagues expect success for Terps

    Maryland coach Randy Edsall and his Big Ten colleagues expect success for Terps
    — The offseason process for every team typically includes a preliminary breakdown of the opponents it will face during the coming season. Maryland spent part of its offseason watching 2013 game tape of its 2014 opponents. Likewise, other Big Ten...
  • Maryland receiver Taivon Jacobs is 'a young guy to keep an eye out for'

    Maryland receiver Taivon Jacobs is 'a young guy to keep an eye out for'
    CHICAGO -- As Stefon Diggs tells it, Taivon Jacobs has that special kind of speed. Maryland has other fast players, whether it be Diggs or fellow starting wide receiver Deon Long. But Jacobs is apparently in a class by himself. “He’s the...
  • Maryland receiver Stefon Diggs says he is '110 percent'

    Maryland receiver Stefon Diggs says he is '110 percent'
    CHICAGO -- Stefon Diggs has typically been out on the practice field with Maryland quarterback C.J. Brown at least once a week leading up to preseason practice. He has been running routes, stretching his legs and continuing to work his way back from the...
  • Randy Edsall responds to Rob Ambrose's remark and criticism stemming from ACC comments

    Randy Edsall responds to Rob Ambrose's remark and criticism stemming from ACC comments
    CHICAGO -- Maryland football coach Randy Edsall is aware of the attention he has gotten for his remark that the ACC is a "basketball conference." He has also read the comments from Towson coach Rob Ambrose -- a former assistant of his at Connecticut --...
  • Three-star Virginia inside linebacker Gus Little commits to Maryland

    Three-star Virginia inside linebacker Gus Little commits to Maryland
    The Maryland football team's latest pledge got the school name backward, but Randy Edsall probably is willing to overlook that. Verbally committed to play football at Maryland university #BIG10 #Terps pic.twitter.com/fZfve1bl7X — Gus Little (@Gus_...
  • Maryland football adds 12th commitment of month in Texas safety Jameel Cook

    Maryland football adds 12th commitment of month in Texas safety Jameel Cook
    Your Internet is not broken: The Maryland football team has another commitment. 2015 S Jameel Cook makes it official and commits to Maryland! Go Terps! — Ridge Point Football (@RP_football) June 20, 2014 It's the second "Daily Double" for...
  • Maryland linebacker Abner Logan placed on disciplinary probation

    Maryland linebacker Abner Logan placed on disciplinary probation
    Maryland linebacker Abner Logan has been placed on disciplinary probation by the university until April 2015, the school announced Friday. While on probation, the rising redshirt sophomore can attend class, practice and work out with the team, but he...