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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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  • Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

    Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup
    In this week's recruiting roundup, the Terps lose a (senior) running back commit and add a (junior) running back commit. Football recruiting -- Class of 2016 running back target Lorenzo Harrison committed orally to Maryland on Wednesday. The 5-foot-8,...
  • Randy Edsall gave out 12 game balls Saturday and other Terps notes

    Randy Edsall gave out 12 game balls Saturday and other Terps notes
    It’s customary for coaches to give out game balls after a win -- usually one to a defensive player, one to an offensive player and then one to a special teams player. But Maryland coach Randy Edsall gave out 12 after the Terps’ 52-7 win over...
  • Terps' C.J. Brown has opportunity to get untracked at South Florida

    Terps' C.J. Brown has opportunity to get untracked at South Florida
    COLLEGE PARK — A week ago, unheralded Western Carolina quarterback Troy Mitchell sat back in the pocket and consistently found openings in South Florida's defense. Many of Mitchell's 46 completions came on screens and quick slants, plays that...
  • Five-star lineman, four-star wideout from Fla. taking official visit to Maryland this weekend

    Five-star lineman, four-star wideout from Fla. taking official visit to Maryland this weekend
    Two high-profile recruits will be in attendance when Maryland takes on West Virginia on Saturday in College Park. Defensive end Byron Cowart and wide receiver Ryan Davis are scheduled to take official visits to Maryland this weekend, a source confirmed....
  • Terps notes on Andrew Isaacs, Wes Brown and freshman WRs

    Terps notes on Andrew Isaacs, Wes Brown and freshman WRs
    COLLEGE PARK — Maryland sophomore tight end Andrew Isaacs keeps hearing the same thing from Terps coaches. “I feel like for the most part I know what I’m doing and I’m getting it done, and that’s what my coaches keep...
  • Maryland will apply for hardship waiver for Taivon Jacobs

    Maryland will apply for hardship waiver for Taivon Jacobs
    COLLEGE PARK -- Maryland wide receiver Taivon Jacobs redshirted as a freshman last year while rehabbing his torn anterior cruciate ligament, suffered as a senior in high school. Now, Jacobs is rehabbing an injury to the same knee, a torn meniscus he...
  • West Virginia's Air Raid offense will test Maryland pass defense

    West Virginia's Air Raid offense will test Maryland pass defense
    COLLEGE PARK — Through two games, Clint Trickett’s numbers look like those that Geno Smith posted during his final season as a West Virginia quarterback in 2012. Trickett has thrown for an average of 365 yards per game, completed 75...
  • The good and the bad from the Terps' 52-7 win over James Madison

    The good and the bad from the Terps' 52-7 win over James Madison
    Maryland opened its season with a 52-7 win over James Madison on Saturday. Here is the good and the bad from a Terps perspective: THE GOOD The running game Brandon Ross had 86 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries. Wes Brown had 81 yards on 13...
  • In first game since injuries, Stefon Diggs and Deon Long show flashes for Terps

    In first game since injuries, Stefon Diggs and Deon Long show flashes for Terps
    After both were injured in October, much of Stefon Diggs’ and Deon Long’s time was spent together. As they rehabilitated, they helped one another with daily tasks and talked regularly about what they planned to do upon returning to action...
  • Stefon Diggs 'back on track' and other Terps notes

    Stefon Diggs 'back on track' and other Terps notes
    COLLEGE PARK — Maryland star receiver Stefon Diggs was relegated to working with the second-team offense for most of the second half of preseason practice, and coach Randy Edsall made clear he would remain with the second team until he improved....
  • Highly touted Terps freshman Jesse Aniebonam could be factor as pass rusher

    Highly touted Terps freshman Jesse Aniebonam could be factor as pass rusher
    COLLEGE PARK — Like most football roommates, Maryland linebackers L.A. Goree and Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil constantly talk about football. Goree and Cudjoe-Virgil talk about practice. They talk about defensive game plans. They talk about what’s...
  • Maryland rolls to 52-7 win over James Madison in season opener

    Maryland rolls to 52-7 win over James Madison in season opener
    COLLEGE PARK — Maryland football coach Randy Edsall said he challenged his team to do two things Saturday: First, start fast. Then, with a sizable first-half lead, finish strong. To Edsall, his Terps did both. Maryland built a 24-0, first-half...