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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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  • Penn State coach James Franklin explains comments about Maryland recruiting

    Penn State coach James Franklin explains comments about Maryland recruiting
    CHICAGO — In May, new Penn State coach James Franklin drew the ire of Maryland coach Randy Edsall and fans of Terps football when he voiced his plans to consistently land the top recruits from the Maryland and Washington, D.C., area. Franklin, a...
  • Randy Edsall talks at Big Ten Media Days [Video]

    Randy Edsall talks at Big Ten Media Days [Video]
  • Maryland receiver Stefon Diggs says he is '110 percent'

    Maryland receiver Stefon Diggs says he is '110 percent'
    CHICAGO -- Stefon Diggs has typically been out on the practice field with Maryland quarterback C.J. Brown at least once a week leading up to preseason practice. He has been running routes, stretching his legs and continuing to work his way back from the...
  • Notes and observations from Maryland's first practice of preseason camp

    Notes and observations from Maryland's first practice of preseason camp
    Maryland football began preseason practice Monday. Here are some notes and observations from the first day: Sophomore running back Wes Brown looks good Brown was suspended last season and put on 10-15 pounds while he was away, but the former four-star...
  • Several starting jobs unsettled as Terps football begins preseason practice

    Several starting jobs unsettled as Terps football begins preseason practice
    COLLEGE PARK — Inside coach Randy Edsall's office at Maryland's team headquarters, just to the right of his desk, sits a large magnetic board displaying his football's team's full depth chart. How that depth chart will look come the Terrapins'...
  • LeBron James' homecoming bolsters Maryland football's recruiting pitch

    LeBron James' homecoming bolsters Maryland football's recruiting pitch
    Randy Edsall and the Maryland football coaching staff face the same challenge every year: How do you get a top prospect from Maryland or Washington, D.C., to stay home rather than choose a bigger, more prestigious football program like Alabama, Penn State...
  • Maryland junior receiver Nigel King transferring

    Maryland junior receiver Nigel King transferring
    Maryland junior wide receiver Nigel King has been granted his release from his scholarship and will transfer to another school. King had 33 catches for 450 yards and four touchdowns last season, but was set to enter preseason practice as a backup...
  • Gilman star Kai Locksley's commitment to Florida State makes sense for football, family reasons

    Gilman star Kai Locksley's commitment to Florida State makes sense for football, family reasons
    The announcement Thursday that Gilman quarterback Kai Locksley had committed to play at Florida State was disappointing news for Maryland fans who desperately wanted to see the four-star prospect in College Park in 2015. In the long term, it wasn’...
  • 2013 state salaries: UMCP coaches trade places on top compensation list

    2013 state salaries: UMCP coaches trade places on top compensation list
    Today, the Sun newsroom is rolling out the most recent update to a data set we have been posting for years: Maryland public worker compensations. Readers can use the interface here to learn about the state payroll. Use a popular-search link at the top...
  • InsideMDSports: New Terps offensive lineman commit Will McClain wanted to 'jump on board'

    InsideMDSports: New Terps offensive lineman commit Will McClain wanted to 'jump on board'
    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 added another big piece to its class of 2015 Tuesday night, securing a commitment from...
  • Putting the Maryland coaches' salaries in perspective

    Putting the Maryland coaches' salaries in perspective
    College athletic coaches continue to dominate the upper ranks of Maryland's public salary structure, with University of Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon, football coach Randy Edsall and women's basketball coach Brenda Frese ranking as the...
  • Terps add former Pennsylvania defensive player of the year to football roster

    Terps add former Pennsylvania defensive player of the year to football roster
    Spencer Myers, a Maryland wrestler who in high school was named Pennsylvania's defensive player of the year, is joining the Terps' football program, coach Randy Edsall announced Wednesday. The senior from Selinsgrove, Pa., will continue to wrestle and...