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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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  • Maryland goes heavy on the offensive line as it prepares to compete in Big Ten

    Maryland goes heavy on the offensive line as it prepares to compete in Big Ten
    COLLEGE PARK — Maryland's football team introduced a 17-member recruiting class Wednesday that — while not highly ranked — left the coaches giddy. Their excitement was based largely on the signing day addition of top target Damian Prince...
  • A look at Maryland's history with five-star recruits

    A look at Maryland's history with five-star recruits
    There's no question Maryland's signing of five-star offensive tackle Damian Prince was a positive sign for the program as the Terps transition into the Big Ten. But as the excitment from Wednesday's announcement dies down a bit, it's worth noting that a...
  • Terps assign new coaches to recruit Midwest as program moves into Big Ten

    Terps assign new coaches to recruit Midwest as program moves into Big Ten
    Yesterday's signing day found Maryland in a transition period in football recruiting. Not only do the Terps have three new coaching assistants but the program is looking increasingly at the Midwest for talent given its impending move to the Big Ten....
  • Thoughts on Charles Mitchell, Big Ten football and 2014 recruiting class superlatives

    Thoughts on Charles Mitchell, Big Ten football and 2014 recruiting class superlatives
    Baltimore Sun reporters Don Markus and Jeff Barker and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports. Should the basketball team stick with Charles Mitchell in the starting lineup against Florida State?...
  • Randy Edsall announces several Maryland football players who will miss spring practice

    Randy Edsall announces several Maryland football players who will miss spring practice
    Maryland linebacker Shawn Petty, who started four games at quarterback in 2012, is leaving the program after two seasons, coach Randy Edsall wrote Tuesday on his Twitter account. Petty played in all 13 games last season and made 24 tackles, including...
  • InsideMDSports: Gonzaga quarterback Nick Johns gets Terps offer, will visit soon

    InsideMDSports: Gonzaga quarterback Nick Johns gets Terps offer, will visit soon
    Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. Maryland’s search for a quarterback in the class of 2015 continued Wednesday night when the...
  • Terps receiver Tyrek Cheeseboro leaves football team

    Terps receiver Tyrek Cheeseboro leaves football team
    Maryland's football team released its spring practice depth chart on Friday -– a list notable for an absence (wide receiver Tyrek Cheeseboro) and a position switch (offensive lineman Evan Mulrooney). Cheeseboro’s Maryland football career...
  • New offensive line coach Greg Studrawa brings personality to Terps' staff

    New offensive line coach Greg Studrawa brings personality to Terps' staff
    COLLEGE PARK — Every football staff needs a big personality, and Maryland seems to have found its alpha assistant in Greg Studrawa, the new offensive line coach whose raspy voice is certain to be heard echoing around the Gossett Football Team House....
  • Approaching his final season, Terps outside linebacker Matt Robinson is finally healthy

    Approaching his final season, Terps outside linebacker Matt Robinson is finally healthy
    COLLEGE PARK — There was the torn labrum, the chipped bone, the groin injury, the problematic rotator cuff. Each has taken a toll on Maryland outside linebacker Matt Robinson, testing his body and his will. Seasons come and go for Robinson, but...
  • For Diggs brothers, departed father serves as motivation, inspiration

    For Diggs brothers, departed father serves as motivation, inspiration
    Stefon Diggs' poignant words are echoing in cyberspace. They are like cries in the darkness. "I just wanna hear his voice," Maryland's best football player says in a Twitter message directed to no one and everyone. "Show him everything I've done and how...
  • InsideMDSports: Terps safety target Shawn Boone recaps official visit

    InsideMDSports: Terps safety target Shawn Boone recaps official visit
    Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. For a weekend with numerous recruits in attendance, none may have been bigger for Maryland than...
  • Terps' Kevin Anderson says he is 'not pursuing' athletic director vacancy at Texas

    Terps' Kevin Anderson says he is 'not pursuing' athletic director vacancy at Texas
    In a brief letter posted Friday night on the Maryland athletic department's website, Maryland athletic director Kevin Anderson announced that he was not leaving the school for the same position at Texas, where he was reportedly expected to be interviewed....