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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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  • Poetry on a football uniform? Under Armour seeks again to push boundaries

    Poetry on a football uniform? Under Armour seeks again to push boundaries
    It's hard to imagine what the snarling football coaches of yesteryear — think Bear Bryant or Woody Hayes — would have made of the poetry on the helmet and sleeves of the uniforms the University of Maryland played in Saturday. But the Under...
  • Freshman WR Juwann Winfree on Terps' latest depth chart, other notes

    Freshman WR Juwann Winfree on Terps' latest depth chart, other notes
    One of the top-rated members of Maryland’s past recruiting class could see some playing time when the Terps play Syracuse on Saturday. Freshman wide receiver Juwann Winfree had some standout moments during preseason practice and has progressed...
  • Terps did 'a lot of good things' vs. West Virginia, Randy Edsall says

    Terps did 'a lot of good things' vs. West Virginia, Randy Edsall says
    COLLEGE PARK — On a typical Saturday night after a game, Maryland coach Randy Edsall will sit in his home office and break down the film, going through and analyzing each play while also grading the performance of each player. And whether it was...
  • Terps running back Wes Brown 'good to go' for game vs. Syracuse

    Terps running back Wes Brown 'good to go' for game vs. Syracuse
    Maryland running back Wes Brown did not play during the Terps’ loss to West Virginia on Saturday, something Terps coach Randy Edsall later explained as a “head coach’s decision.” However, Brown is “good to go” for...
  • Notes: Questionable calls don't go Maryland's way late in loss to Mountaineers

    Notes: Questionable calls don't go Maryland's way late in loss to Mountaineers
    COLLEGE PARK — The Maryland football team had plenty of self-inflicted wounds in Saturday's 40-37 loss to West Virginia. The Terps also did not get much help from the officials, most notably during the game's final minutes. First, officials...
  • West Virginia hits 47-yard field goal as time expires to hand Maryland first loss, 40-37

    West Virginia hits 47-yard field goal as time expires to hand Maryland first loss, 40-37
    COLLEGE PARK — Maryland erased a 22-point first-half deficit, later tied the game with a 69-yard punt return from cornerback Will Likely and had two opportunities in the closing minutes to score potentially decisive points Saturday. But in the...
  • Maryland's C.J. Brown gets untracked after West Virginia wake-up call

    Maryland's C.J. Brown gets untracked after West Virginia wake-up call
    COLLEGE PARK -- After struggling through what he called "unacceptable" performances in the first two games of the season, Maryland football quarterback C.J. Brown declared: "As I go, the offense will go, I understand that." Said last Tuesday without a...
  • Ailing linebackers still question mark as Terps as prepare for Syracuse

    Ailing linebackers still question mark as Terps as prepare for Syracuse
    COLLEGE PARK -- By the end of last weekend's game against West Virginia, Maryland was depleted enough that the Terrapins were primarily using backups at inside linebacker and a scout team player at outside linebacker. The Terps might get outside...
  • Mike Locksley touches on quarterback hierarchy and other Terps notes

    Mike Locksley touches on quarterback hierarchy and other Terps notes
    COLLEGE PARK — Maryland’s coaches have personnel meetings every Wednesday night during which they discuss the depth chart and any potential changes. Offensive coordinator Mike Locksley reiterated Wednesday that C.J. Brown is the Terps’...
  • With offense back on track, West Virginia should test Terps more than it did in 2013

    With offense back on track, West Virginia should test Terps more than it did in 2013
    COLLEGE PARK — The Maryland football team puts together a preliminary scouting report of each opponent on its schedule during the summer, scanning through last season's film to get an early feel for what a team might look like this season. For...
  • Class of 2016 running back Lorenzo Harrison commits to Terps

    Class of 2016 running back Lorenzo Harrison commits to Terps
    Maryland secured its first verbal commitment for the Class of 2016 Wednesday, DeMatha running back Lorenzo Harrison. Harrison had offers from Virginia, Hawaii and others. But his coach, Elijah Brooks, said Harrison has always wanted to stay close to...
  • Terps wide receiver Taivon Jacobs to miss rest of season with knee injury

    Terps wide receiver Taivon Jacobs to miss rest of season with knee injury
    Maryland redshirt freshman wide receiver Taivon Jacobs will miss the rest of the season with the meniscus injury he suffered against James Madison on Saturday, coach Randy Edsall announced Monday on Twitter. Jacobs was injured two plays into the Terps'...