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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 cornerback Will Likely named Jim Thorpe Defensive Back of the Week

    Terps cornerback Will Likely named Jim Thorpe Defensive Back of the Week
    On Tuesday, Maryland cornerback Will Likely became the first Terps defender to ever be named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week. Wednesday, Likely was selected for a national award -- the Jim Thorpe Defensive Back of the Week. Likely had a team-high...
  • With recruiting effort, Terps developing a presence in Tampa, Fla.

    With recruiting effort, Terps developing a presence in Tampa, Fla.
    Shawn Taylor has been on the football coaching staff at Robinson High School in Tampa, Fla., since 2001. The school has produced former Alabama star Javier Arenas as well as other successful Football Bowl Subdivision players. For years, Taylor said,...
  • Maryland's ability to win on the road will be critical in Big Ten

    Maryland's ability to win on the road will be critical in Big Ten
    COLLEGE PARK — The transformation took place late last season, on what started out as a dreary November afternoon at Virginia Tech's Lane Stadium. Maryland went into Blacksburg thought to be no more than road kill for the Hokies and emerged with a...
  • Terps will apply for hardship waivers for Andrew Isaacs, Quinton Jefferson

    Terps will apply for hardship waivers for Andrew Isaacs, Quinton Jefferson
    COLLEGE PARK —┬áMaryland will apply for medical redshirts for sophomore tight end Andrew Isaacs and junior defensive end Quinton Jefferson, coach Randy Edsall said Tuesday. Isaacs suffered a dislocated knee during Maryland’s win over Syracuse...
  • Injuries force Terps football team to make changes to depth chart

    Injuries force Terps football team to make changes to depth chart
    Maryland released an updated depth chart Monday in advance of Saturday’s game at Indiana. Here are the changes: * Sophomore P.J. Gallo and redshirt freshman Derrick Hayward are listed as co-starters at tight end after starter Andrew Isaacs...
  • Mount St. Mary's hires Ryan Browning as men's lacrosse assistant

    Mount St. Mary's hires Ryan Browning as men's lacrosse assistant
    More colleges Mount hires Browning as men's lacrosse assistant Mount St. Mary's hired Ryan Browning as a men's college lacrosse assistant coach on Monday. Browning, who attended Calvert Hall, comes to the Mount from Wagner, where he worked with the...
  • Linebacker Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil working back to full strength for Terps

    Linebacker Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil working back to full strength for Terps
    COLLEGE PARK —┬áThere is rust that needs to be shaken off after three games on the sideline. However, Maryland senior outside linebacker Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil has been out of a walking boot since earlier this month. He has been back practicing for...
  • Terps may need more young players to step up on defense

    Terps may need more young players to step up on defense
    Maryland coach Randy Edsall stood outside the visiting locker room at the Carrier Dome on Saturday shortly after the Terps beat Syracuse. Edsall was happy about the win, which moved Maryland to 3-1 heading into next week's Big Ten opener at Indiana. But...
  • Terps' Quinton Jefferson will miss rest of season with right knee injury

    Terps' Quinton Jefferson will miss rest of season with right knee injury
    Maryland defensive end Quinton Jefferson will miss the rest of the season because of a right knee injury he suffered during the Terps’ loss to West Virginia on Sept. 13. Jefferson, who will undergo surgery Friday, had 47 tackles, 7 1/2 tackles for...
  • The good and the bad from the Terps' 34-20 win over Syracuse

    The good and the bad from the Terps' 34-20 win over Syracuse
    Maryland came away with a 34-20 road win over Syracuse on Saturday afternoon. Here is what went well and what didn’t from a Terps perspective. THE GOOD The offense during the first half For a half, Maryland’s offense looked like the unit...
  • 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...
  • 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...