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Randy Edsall denies interest in Jaguars job

Posted on: November 30, 2011 9:46 am
Posted by Will Brinson

Expect to hear a lot of denials about interest in the Jacksonville gig in the coming days and weeks, like the one we saw on Tuesday from Brian Billick. This is what happens when a down-and-out franchise like the Jaguars decides to fire its coach: rumors start flying about possible replacements.

But this one is just weird: Randy Edsall denied interest in the job on Tuesday. Even though, you know, he won two games at Maryland last year and just had John Feinstein ink a scathing cry for Edsall's head in The Washington Post.

"The only job that I am worried about, and the job that I have got all my heart and soul and attention on, is Maryland," Edsall told Jason Reid of The Post on Tuesday. "We are going to do the things necessary to make sure that this program goes where we want it to go. And I have never been more encouraged and excited and invigorated than I am right now."

The idea of Edsall being interested in the Jaguars gig stems from the time he spent in Jacksonville working under Tom Coughlin -- Edsall was the defensive backs coach for the Jaguars from 1994 to 1997. Dave Razzano, and NFL scout, tweeted on Tuesday that Edsall will get "strong consideration from Jacksonville."

But that seems beyond unlikely. Edsall's stock drop over the past calendar year is so precipitous that it makes Enron look like a solid investment. He's got former players lobbing him under the bus and coming off an inexplicable meltdown against NC State in the Terrapins final game, you'd think Edsall would take a look at any sanctuary he could find.

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Since: Aug 23, 2006
Posted on: November 30, 2011 9:22 pm

Randy Edsall denies interest in Jaguars job

Please Jacksonville take Edsall away from Maryland !!!!

Since: Jun 2, 2009
Posted on: November 30, 2011 12:41 pm

Randy Edsall denies interest in Jaguars job

Hopefully the Jaguars front office will deny any interest in Randy Edsall. What a boring hire he would be and too typical of a team that needs to find an identity. Hopefully the new owner will go after Bill Cowher, Rob Ryan, or Pete Carmichael Jr., all guys that would bring their own style to a stale team.

Since: Aug 18, 2010
Posted on: November 30, 2011 11:10 am

Randy Edsall denies interest in Jaguars job

If the Jags are considering Edsall, then they are just doing that to force a move because the people of Jacksonville are not going to support a proven loser.  I just do not understand why the Jags would fire Del Rio and hire a new coach when there is a new owner coming on board in January.  I trust the new owner will have some say in who the new coach is going to be, so maybe this was his call. Either way, the Jags have to sign someone who can excite the fanbase, not completely turn them off.   Edsall is not that guy.

Since: Nov 30, 2011
Posted on: November 30, 2011 10:06 am
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Since: May 27, 2011
Posted on: November 30, 2011 9:55 am

Randy Edsall denies interest in Jaguars job

Maryland Alumni should beg Edsall to leave and apologize to Ralph Friedgen..Leach would have won 6 or 7 games this year with the present Terp talent and would have  had them in good position for next year.Terps have had the door closed to them on recruiting the trail.

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