In his first season at UConn, Corey Edsall will be in charge of the tight ends.
Edsall spent two seasons on the Colorado football staff, 2016 was his first as a graduate assistant working with the defense. He joined the program in 2015 and worked as a football intern. In 2016, he was part of the biggest turn around season in PAC-12 history. The Buffaloes went 10-4 (8-1) and won the PAC-12 South Championship and appeared in the 2016 PAC-12 Championship game against the Washington Huskies.
Edsall, 24, has spent two summers as a scouting intern in a pair of National Football League training camps, New England in 2013 and Philadelphia in 2014.
He graduated with his bachelor's degree in Family Science from the University of Maryland in 2015. In 2011 he started out as a freshman at Syracuse University, where he played quarterback for coach Doug Marrone, but then transferred to Maryland. At Maryland, he worked three years (2012-14) as a student assistant on the offensive side of the ball, and staffed a pair of bowl games with the Terrapins (2013 Military, 2014 Foster Farms).
Graduated from East Catholic High School in Manchester, Conn., where he lettered four times in football, twice in baseball and once in lacrosse. At Syracuse, he made the Big East All-Academic team for the 2011 season.