Randy Edsall Out as UConn Coach Before Purdue Game

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Hammer and Rails 06 September, 2021 - 09:33pm 8 views

Why did Edsall retire?

Edsall had planned to finish out season “Back in 2017 I made a commitment to the university, but felt it was better to make this announcement now rather than the end of the year to allow the university ample time to prepare for the future of the football program,” he said Sunday. Yahoo SportsUConn coach Randy Edsall to step aside immediately after 0-2 start, plan to finish season

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The UConn Pod: Football Therapy - Part II

USA TODAY 07 September, 2021 - 09:20am

A week after discussing a disappointing loss, we’re discussing an even more disappointing loss and the fact that the head coach is gone.

This week, head coach Randy Edsall is out after a disastrous, embarrassing loss to Holy Cross, an FCS school that should never be beating UConn at football. The last time UConn as an FBS program lost to an FCS school was against Towson in 2013. On both occasions, it became apparent the Huskies needed a new leader.

So UConn is forging ahead with a coaching search while defensive coordinator Lou Spanos serves as interim head coach. The Huskies will need to find a way to salvage some sort of respectability this season, which is still possible given some of the future opponents on the schedule.

On this week’s podcast, Aman, Dan, and Daniel discuss the disappointment of this young season, review the past four years of the Randy Edsall Experience, and also what Edsall’s legacy may be as possibly the best and worst coach in program history.

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