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Wide receiver Anthony Johnson (foreground) gets tackled after catching a pass against New Hampshire on Saturday, Oct. 21. Johnson totaled a career-high 11 catches on Saturday at Villanova. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook football decimated by No. 19 Villanova

Anthony DiCocco October 28, 2023

The Stony Brook football team’s failure to limit big plays plagued it in yet another blowout loss, as its worst season in program history continued. The Seawolves (0-8, 0-6 CAA) were routed in...

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Running back Roland Dempster hurdles a Fordham defender on Saturday, Oct. 14. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook football looks to snap season-long skid with a homecoming victory

Anthony DiCocco October 20, 2023

Still searching for its first win, the Stony Brook football team will hope that history repeats itself on homecoming. The Seawolves (0-6, 0-4 CAA) wasted another opportunity to earn a victory last...

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Quarterback Casey Case throws a pass to the right sideline against Fordham on Saturday, Oct. 14. Case threw for 243 yards and a touchdown, but turned the ball over three times in the loss. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Bleak second half sinks Stony Brook football versus Fordham

Mike Anderson October 14, 2023

After playing its best 30 minutes of the year, the Stony Brook football team failed to carry its momentum into the second half. The Seawolves (0-6, 0-4 CAA) welcomed the Fordham Rams (5-2, 1-1 Patriot)...

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Wide receiver Anthony Johnson catches a pass against Richmond on Saturday, Sept. 23. Johnson leads the Stony Brook football team in catches and receiving yards this year. STANLEY ZHENG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook football looking to cash in on extra rest versus Fordham

Alex D'Amaro October 13, 2023
Coming off an unexpected bye week, the Stony Brook football team will look to convert the extra rest into an upset win. The Seawolves had their game against Morgan State scheduled for last Saturday canceled due to a shooting on the campus during the week.
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Middle linebacker Aidan Kaler (38) flexes his muscles after making a stop against Richmond on Saturday, Sept. 23. Kaler leads the Stony Brook football team with 36 total tackles this year. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook football squares off with another winless foe

Anthony DiCocco September 29, 2023
Still winless, the Stony Brook football team will look to find its first triumph of the season in a similar fashion to last year. This Saturday, they will head up to Orono, Maine to take on the Maine Black Bears at 3:30 p.m.
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Strong safety Jalen Hoyle returns an interception against Richmond on Saturday, Sept. 23. Hoyle had a sack and a pick against the Spiders. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook football loses one-point nailbiter to Richmond

Mike Anderson September 23, 2023
Though the Stony Brook football team’s secondary had its best game in years, it still was not enough to carry it to victory. While fighting through the rain and wind on Saturday afternoon at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium, the Seawolves fell a point shy of a win against the Richmond Spiders.
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Statesman Sports Spotlight ft. Aidan Kaler

Statesman Sports Spotlight ft. Aidan Kaler

Mike Anderson September 22, 2023

Sports editor Mike Anderson interviews middle linebacker Aidan Kaler of the Stony Brook football team. The two discuss his time coming up as a Long Islander, his devastating injury that took...

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Stony Brook football hosts No. 21/22 Delaware for opening night showdown

Stony Brook football hosts No. 21/22 Delaware for opening night showdown

Anthony DiCocco August 30, 2023
The Seawolves are set to open their season at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium this Thursday at 7 p.m. against the Delaware Blue Hens in a Coastal Athletic Association matchup. Stony Brook finished last season at the bottom of the CAA standings.
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Stony Brook football features a new-look roster for 2023

Stony Brook football features a new-look roster for 2023

Mike Anderson August 18, 2023
After reaching an all-time low in program history last year, the Stony Brook football team has a lot to prove in 2023.
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Stony Brook football’s defense looking to honor Bryan Collins with strong 2023

Stony Brook football’s defense looking to honor Bryan Collins with strong 2023

Kenny Spurrell August 18, 2023
Despite losing Collins while trying to turn the defense around, many Seawolves say the team will seek to honor his legacy in the 2023 season.
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The Stony Brook football team lines up on defense against Rhode Island on Thursday, Sept. 1. The Seawolves finished with their most losses ever this year and are set to lose many impact players. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook football headed for rebuild after worst season ever

Mike Anderson December 3, 2022

After suffering through a lost year that was riddled with injury, poor play and disappointment, the Stony Brook football team is now in one of the worst spots it has ever been in. The Seawolves...

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Outside linebacker Carthell Flowers-Lloyd covering a punt in a game against Towson on Saturday, Nov. 12. In the last game of his college career, Flowers-Lloyd recorded a pick six. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook football clinches worst season ever with ninth loss

Mike Anderson November 19, 2022
After yet another late-game defensive collapse, the Stony Brook football team completed its 2022 campaign with its worst-ever record. 
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