ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Former Maryland coach Randy Edsall is joining the Detroit Lions as a director of football research.
The Lions announced the hiring Sunday.READ MORE: The Detroit Zoo To Host Its Final Weekend Of Family-Friendly Halloween Event 'Zoo Boo' Oct. 22-24
Edsall was fired in October, in the middle of his fifth season with the Terrapins. He went 22-34 after taking over in 2011.
Before that, Edsall was the coach at Connecticut from 1999-2010.READ MORE: Tillson Street's Halloween Displays Draws Thousands
Edsall coached in the NFL from 1994-97 as an assistant for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
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