Monday, January 09, 2017

Familiar names returning to work with Edsall at UConn

UConn released the names of the first wave of staff members who will be working with Randy Edsall and former Husky assistants Terry Richardson and Jon Wholley join Edsall's son Corey as well as Ryan Steinberg lead the list.

Richardson was named the assistant head coach and running backs coach for the Huskies. He previously coached the running backs when Donald Brown, Andre Dixon and Jordan Todman were piling up rushing yards for the Huskies. He also had stints coaching running backs at the University of Miami, Maryland and with the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars.

Wholley played for Edsall with the Huskies and was an assistant coach at UConn from 2011-13 when he coached future NFL draft picks Sio Moore and Yawin Smallwood. He most recently was the defensive coordinator at Fordham.

Corey Edsall, who will coach tight ends, spent last season as a graduate assistant at Colorado. After playing for a season at Syracuse in 2011, he spent three years as a student assistant at Maryland where his father was the head coach.

Steinberg was also on Edsall's staff at Maryland serving as the assistant director of football operations and prior to that was the assistant recruiting coordinator during his eight years at the school. He will serve as the Director of Operations.


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