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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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  • Brandon Ross' fumbling may cost him Terps' starting RB job

    Brandon Ross' fumbling may cost him Terps' starting RB job
    Early in preseason practice, Maryland running back Brandon Ross was summoned to the sideline after coughing up the football. Ross had multiple fumbles during the beginning of camp, but the issue subsided as the summer went on. Now, the junior is now...
  • 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'...
  • Terps running back Wes Brown 'looked good' against James Madison

    Terps running back Wes Brown 'looked good' against James Madison
    COLLEGE PARK -- As early as the first week of preseason practice, Maryland running backs coach Andre Powell made a prediction about sophomore running back Wes Brown. “I think by the time we get to game week, he’ll be a guy that we’ll...
  • Terps hoping to get quarterback C.J. Brown on track as a passer

    Terps hoping to get quarterback C.J. Brown on track as a passer
    Shortly after Maryland escaped with a 24-17 win over South Florida on Saturday, Terps coach Randy Edsall stood in front of his team inside the visiting locker room at Raymond James Stadium and was blunt with his offense. “I told them afterward...
  • Notes: Gilman's Kenny Goins an unlikely hero for Terps in win over South Florida

    Notes: Gilman's Kenny Goins an unlikely hero for Terps in win over South Florida
    TAMPA, Fla. — Before the play, fullback Kenny Goins (Gilman) was on the Maryland football team's sideline, yelling to his teammates: "Let's make a play." As it turned out, Goins was the one to make the play, bulling through a blocker to block a...
  • 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 QB C.J. Brown calls his performance vs. James Madison 'unacceptable'

    Terps QB C.J. Brown calls his performance vs. James Madison 'unacceptable'
    COLLEGE PARK — C.J. Brown's best throw was his last one, a 41-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Deon Long that pushed Maryland's lead to 38-0 midway through the third quarter. As a whole, though, the senior quarterback called his play during...
  • An early look at the Terps' matchup with South Florida on Saturday

    An early look at the Terps' matchup with South Florida on Saturday
    Not too long ago, South Florida was a consistent contender in the Big East. The Bulls had a winning record every year from 2006 through 2010 and were ranked as high as No. 2 in the country in 2007. Now, South Florida isn’t very good. The Bulls...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...