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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 Jeremiah Johnson is on the mend, and on the ball, in preseason

    Terps cornerback Jeremiah Johnson is on the mend, and on the ball, in preseason
    COLLEGE PARK — The Maryland football team's offense attempted a reverse during practice Friday. Most of the defense flowed in the wrong direction, so wide receiver Taivon Jacobs had only one defender between him and the final 15 yards to the end...
  • Randy Edsall talks at Big Ten Media Days [Video]

    Randy Edsall talks at Big Ten Media Days [Video]
  • Notes and observations from Day 3 of Terps preseason camp

    Notes and observations from Day 3 of Terps preseason camp
    COLLEGE PARK — Maryland will go full pads for the first time during preseason practice Friday. But the shoulder pads went on Wednesday, which led to the most eventful and spirited practice thus far.  Here are some notes and observations from Day 3...
  • Rice named summer-league MVP; Porter on first team

    Rice named summer-league MVP; Porter on first team Washington Wizards guard Glen Rice Jr. was named Most Valuable Player of the NBA's Las Vegas Summer League by a unanimous panel of media members, while Wizards forward Otto Porter was named first-team...
  • Terps' defensive leaders are optimistic about upcoming season

    Terps' defensive leaders are optimistic about upcoming season
    Five of Maryland's defensive leaders are also roommates. Cornerback Jeremiah Johnson, defensive tackle Darius Kilgo, inside linebacker L.A. Goree and outside linebackers Matt Robinson and Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil frequently watch film and talk about the...
  • 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'...
  • 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...
  • A trophy worth winning [Commentary]

    A trophy worth winning [Commentary]
    Now that it's part of the Big Ten Conference, the University of Maryland will play Pennsylvania State University this upcoming football season on Nov. 1, giving fans their first real shot at a solid football rivalry in years. For 61 years, the...
  • 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...
  • Comcast, Big Ten Network reach agreement to provide better access to channel for Maryland subscribers

    Comcast, Big Ten Network reach agreement to provide better access to channel for Maryland subscribers
    Many Maryland fans will have easier access to the Big Ten Network under an agreement reached with Comcast, the network said Wednesday. Under the deal -- finalized before Maryland enters the Big Ten conference next Tuesday -- Comcast cable subscribers in...
  • Maryland set to enter 'a new world' in the Big Ten Conference

    Maryland set to enter 'a new world' in the Big Ten Conference
    Goodbye, Blue Devils, Cavaliers and Tar Heels. Farewell to Duke's venerable Cameron Indoor Stadium, to the 85-year football rivalry with Virginia and to myriad trips to destinations characterized by sweet tea and Southern drawls. On Tuesday, the...
  • UM coaches, UMB doctors among state's highest earners

    UM coaches, UMB doctors among state's highest earners
    The coaches for University of Maryland, College Park's football and men's and women's basketball teams were the state's three highest-paid public employees last year, continuing a long-standing trend. Bucking the notion of low-paid college professors,...