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Embattled Coach After 1-3 Start: 'If Things Aren't Going The Right Way, Fire My Ass'

UConn football's Rentschler Field.

BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 13 : Fans fill Rentschler Field during a game between Boise State Broncos and the Connecticut Huskies on September 13, 2014 in East Hartford, Connecticut. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

On Tuesday, UConn head coach Randy Edsall stormed out of a press conference, after being asked about Wake Forest firing its defensive coordinator after four games.

The implication was pretty clear. Wake Forest has struggled defensively, surrendering 56 points to Notre Dame in a loss, leading to Jay Sawvel's dismissal.

UConn's is much, much worse. The Huskies are allowing 54.5 points per game, including 49 to FCS squad Rhode Island. The Huskies are allowing 10.5 points per game more than any other team in FBS football.

Randy Edsall wasn't scheduled to speak to the media today, but did anyway, and was still fired up.

He basically took the blame for UConn's struggles, and then had a line that could become pretty interesting depending on how the rest of the season shakes out.

There haven't really been any rumors about Edsall's job. UConn was a huge rebuilding situation when he got back to Storrs, and his last stay there gives him more of a leash.

Still, he does have a history of quick hooks on pressers when the pressure is on. Amid rumors that he was set to be fired after Maryland's 2015 loss to Ohio State, Edsall stormed out after being asked about pregame handshakes with his players, which some took as a sign.

Edsall is 1-3 this year, with blowout losses to all three FBS programs UConn has faced so far. Last season, his first back with his old team, the team went 3-9.

He previously served as head coach of the Huskies from 1999-2010, ushering the team into the FBS, and then, to the Big East. He was 74-70 in that first go around, with four straight eight or nine win seasons to end his tenure, including a Fiesta Bowl appearance in 2010. After a blowout loss to Oklahoma in that game, he famously boarded a plane to interview for the Maryland job, and was named Terrapins head coach shortly thereafter.