January 18, 2008

Todman, Edsall sit down

Jordan Todman of Dartmouth (MA) would have no problem redshirting his first year at Connecticut to get stronger and more acclimated to the college game. But the 5-foot-10, 185-pounder found out earlier this week that won't be happening.

Todman and his guardian Steve Cruz met with Randy Edsall and Mike Foley for three hours at Antonio's Restaurant in New Bedford (MA) on Monday. Although both sides have been in constant contact since Todman's commitment a month ago, the gathering gave everyone a chance to meet face-to-face on a number of issues.

The coaches wanted to make sure that Todman understood how much they wanted him and needed him.

"Edsall told Jordan that he knew that he wasn't going to redshirt because he was the head coach and he was going to make sure that he was on the field returning kicks...

Christian McCollum can be reached at [email protected]

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