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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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  • Maryland waiting to find out which postseason bowl game it's bound for

    Maryland waiting to find out which postseason bowl game it's bound for
    Midway through November, Maryland had lost three straight games and it began to look as if the team might never pick up its sixth win and become bowl eligible. The turnover-prone Terps had just lost at home to Syracuse, 20-3, in a game in which Maryland...
  • Terps basketball faces two big problems at No. 5 Ohio State: 1st road game and Craft

    Terps basketball faces two big problems at No. 5 Ohio State: 1st road game and Craft
    Welcome to a second season of Morning Shootaround. We will follow the Terps throughout the 2013-14 season, but this year in this space, we will provide a look ahead rather than back. We will try to analyze Maryland's strengths and weaknesses, as well as...
  • Is Mark Turgeon now feeling more heat than Randy Edsall at Maryland?

    Is Mark Turgeon now feeling more heat than Randy Edsall at Maryland?
    Baltimore Sun reporters Don Markus and Jeff Barker and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three of the biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports. After Wednesday’s 16-point loss at No. 5 Ohio State, is Mark Turgeon now under...
  • Terps will be without starting quarterback, tailback and tight end against Clemson

    Terps will be without starting quarterback, tailback and tight end against Clemson
    COLLEGE PARK — Maryland's injury situation sank to new depths Thursday with news that the team's starting quarterback, tailback and tight end would join its top two receivers in missing Saturday's homecoming game against No. 9 Clemson. Less than...
  • Reports: Terps football assistant Greg Gattuso hired as Albany's head coach

    Reports: Terps football assistant Greg Gattuso hired as Albany's head coach
    Maryland defensive line coach Greg Gattuso will be hired as the next head coach at Albany, according to multiple media reports. Gattuso, 51, was the head coach at Duquesne for 12 years before going to Pittsburgh as an assistant for six seasons and...
  • As once-fearsome defense loses its edge, Terps try to find a way back to takeaways

    As once-fearsome defense loses its edge, Terps try to find a way back to takeaways
    COLLEGE PARK — Cole Farrand knows how Maryland's defense is supposed to look. He has an image in his mind as a perpetual reminder. The junior said he can still visualize fellow linebacker L.A. Goree "ripping the ball" from the grasp of a West...
  • Injuries force Terps to overhaul receiving corps

    Injuries force Terps to overhaul receiving corps
    COLLEGE PARK — Maryland fans may well have had a question for coach Randy Edsall — what position is Ricardo Young playing? With starting receivers Deon Long and Stefon Diggs out for the season, Young — normally a reserve quarterback...
  • Injury-depleted Maryland falls apart late in 40-27 loss to No. 9 Clemson

    Injury-depleted Maryland falls apart late in 40-27 loss to No. 9 Clemson
    COLLEGE PARK — Injury-depleted, overmatched Maryland donned its bright red, “Pride 2.0” uniforms for its homecoming game Saturday, then tried to preserve some vestige of that same pride against No. 9 Clemson. Aided by three takeaways,...
  • Fate just won't cut Edsall or Terps any slack

    Fate just won't cut Edsall or Terps any slack
    COLLEGE PARK — There wasn't a cloud in the sky above Byrd Stadium on Saturday afternoon, except for the exceedingly dark one that has hung over Randy Edsall and the Maryland football program for the past few weeks. Things have been going so...
  • No QB controversy for Terps, but plenty of questions with wide receivers

    No QB controversy for Terps, but plenty of questions with wide receivers
    Maryland coach Randy Edsall on Sunday endorsed C.J. Brown as the starting quarterback, but he said the Terps' inexperienced receivers need to provide better support after being elevated to starters due to injuries. Brown, a fifth-year senior, has missed...
  • Military Bowl a nice present for Terps in December

    Military Bowl  a nice present for Terps in December
    When it comes to college football bowls, the Military Bowl in Annapolis may not seem like the most exciting of opportunities for Maryland, with the game a short bus ride away. Not to mention that the Dec. 27 date means the Terps will spend Christmas...
  • Terps Trio: Roddy Peters, Dez Wells and getting shut out by DeMatha

    Terps Trio: Roddy Peters, Dez Wells and getting shut out by DeMatha
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports. How effective  was freshman Roddy Peters in his first ACC game? Jeff Barker: He was good....