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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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  • Hired last week, offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo leaves Terps for NFL

    Hired last week, offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo leaves Terps for NFL
    Maryland offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo – whose hiring was announced by the school six days ago – is leaving to accept a job with the New England Patriots, the NFL team announced Wednesday. The Terps will begin a search immediately to...
  • Terps lose more than game in 34-10 loss to Wake Forest

    Terps lose more than game in 34-10 loss to Wake Forest
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Maryland wide receivers Deon Long and Stefon Diggs were sprawled on the BB&T Field turf less than 10 yards apart. It was early in the second quarter, and Maryland's once-promising season was taking a stunningly ominous turn....
  • Terps again must deal with serious injuries to top players

    Terps again must deal with serious injuries to top players
    In the week before games, Randy Edsall will periodically reach out and knock twice on a wooden table when the subject of player injuries is raised. It's hard to blame the superstitious Maryland coach, who lost four quarterbacks to season-ending injuries...
  • Terps freshman was injured 'horsing around' in dorm

    Terps freshman was injured 'horsing around' in dorm
    More information on the season-ending injury to Terps defensive back Milan Collins that was announced earlier this week: The freshman fractured an ankle “while horsing around in the dorm on Friday night,” according to an athletic...
  • Notes on Maryland's offensive line, backup QBs and more

    Notes on Maryland's offensive line, backup QBs and more
    As much attention as there has been surrounding the return of Maryland quarterback C.J. Brown from a season-ending knee injury a year ago, there’s also been interest in those assigned to protecting him from their positions on the offensive line....
  • Terps appreciate 'goofy personality' of D-line coach Greg Gattuso

    Terps appreciate 'goofy personality' of D-line coach Greg Gattuso
    Sometimes, Maryland defensive line coach Greg Gattuso will lapse back to when he was a howling bear of a head coach stalking the sidelines as if looking for prey. Gattuso coached Duquesne for 12 seasons, and — while he understands his role is more...
  • Terps Trio: Maryland's budget woes, backup QB and D.C. Assault

    Terps Trio: Maryland's budget woes, backup QB and D.C. Assault
    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 is the cause of the budget situation that Maryland finds itself in? Jeff Barker: There is...
  • Depth chart shows Edsall wasn't afraid to tinker with offensive line

    Depth chart shows Edsall wasn't afraid to tinker with offensive line
    Coach Randy Edsall had said during training camp that he wanted to combine the “five best guys” on the offensive line, regardless of how they may have ranked on the depth chart entering training camp. Maryland’s starters on the line...
  • Maryland football goes for bowl eligibility against a team with ties to Edsall

    Maryland football goes for bowl eligibility against a team with ties to Edsall
    COLLEGE PARK — Maryland's bid to secure bowl eligibility with a victory Saturday will come against a school with which coach Randy Edsall could hardly have more history. Edsall, 55, attended Syracuse, where he was a backup quarterback and met...
  • Experience gives Terps' Brandon Ross starting tailback job

    Experience gives Terps' Brandon Ross starting tailback job
    Maryland football coach Randy Edsall said the experience of tailback Brandon Ross vaulted him over Albert Reid and into the Terps' starting tailback position. Ross -- 5-foot-10, 210-pound redshirt sophomore -- played in six games last season, starting...
  • Terps' Riser, Veii on crutches and out of scrimmage

    Zeke Riser, a transfer expected to contribute immediately for Maryland on the defensive line, is on crutches and has a walking boot on his left foot. The extent of his injury is not known. Asked about the player’s absence from practice on...
  • Terps' scrimmage marked by big defensive plays

    Terps' scrimmage marked by big defensive plays
    Maryland’s Fan Appreciation Day scrimmage was marked by big defensive plays. Did the fans appreciate the plays made by linebacker ¬†Yannick Cudjoe-Virgil, defensive end Quinton Jefferson and others? It goes without saying that they would have...