July 16th, 2017 | by CollegeAD

Randy Edsall’s son will coach tight ends for his father for one football season at UConn, despite new findings by the state’s ethics office that the arrangement violates bans against nepotism and a father helping to negotiate a contract for his son. Ethics lawyers are recommending that the state ethics board take no action against Randy Edsall or UConn, and that Corey Edsall be kept in the $95,000-per-year job for this coming season — as long as the one-year pact is not renewed. The ethics board recognizes the “potential disruption” to UConn’s football program if Corey Edsall were prohibited from coaching this year, the draft opinion states. It will be presented to the state’s citizen ethics advisory board at its July 20 meeting. UConn “respectfully disagrees” with the draft ruling, spokeswoman Stephanie Reitz said in a statement Friday. – Josh Kovner, courant.comRead More

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