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Former Stony Brook defensive tackle Sam Kamara in the game against Villanova on Mar. 6, 2021. Kamara now plays for the Chicago Bears and had his first tackle on Oct. 17. KAT PROCACC/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook’s Sam Kamara records first tackle in NFL debut with Chicago Bears

Ethan Tam October 19, 2021
Having earned the opportunity of a lifetime, Sam Kamara donned a Chicago Bears jersey in a regular season game for the first time and brought down one of the top running backs in the National Football League.
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Augie Contressa in a game against University of Albany on Nov. 23, 2019. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook alums Contressa, Kamara and Morrison sign as UDFAs following NFL Draft

Ethan Tam May 2, 2021
Three former Seawolves football players — safety Augie Contressa, defensive tackle Sam Kamara and defensive back TJ Morrison — signed contracts with NFL teams as undrafted free agents.
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Footballs with the Stony Brook Seawolves logo.BRIDGET DOWNES/ STATESMAN FILE

Former Stony Brook tight end Connor Davis signs with the New York Jets

Ethan Tam August 17, 2020
On Saturday, Aug. 15, the New York Jets announced the signing of former Stony Brook Football tight end Connor Davis. Davis played a total of 41 games at Stony Brook over five seasons.
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The logo for the Atlanta Falcons, a team of the National Football League. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Football alumnus Chris Cooper inks deal with Atlanta Falcons

Ethan Tam April 21, 2019
On Friday, April 12, the Atlanta Falcons announced that they had signed former Stony Brook Football safety Chris Cooper to a two-year contract.
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Footballs with the Stony Brook Seawolves logo.BRIDGET DOWNES/ STATESMAN FILE

Five Seawolves get chance to shine following NFL Draft

Gregory Zarb April 30, 2018
Despite not having any players drafted once again this year, five players have proven their worth to participate on an NFL roster.
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Graduate wide receiver Harrison Jackson in a game against.  ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Football outmatched by James Madison, ending FCS playoff run

Joseph Konig December 3, 2017
One of the most successful seasons in Stony Brook Football history came to a sputtering end on Saturday against the reigning Football Championship Subdivision national champions, James Madison, in the second round of the FCS playoffs.
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Senior running back Donald Liotine (No. 33, above) rushes by defenders in a game against New Hampshire.  ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Football’s offense erupts to score 59 points on Lehigh in first FCS Playoff win since 2011

Joseph Konig November 26, 2017
Stony Brook Football routed its first-round opponent, Lehigh, 59-29 at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium on Saturday in the Seawolves’ first playoff appearance since 2012 and their first Football Championship Subdivision playoff victory since 2011.
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Stony Brook wide reciever Donavin Washington (No.5, above) rushes after a punt served by Howard University during Saturdays non-conference football game.  CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/STATESMAN FILE

Football clinches playoff berth on last-second Hail Mary pass

Joseph Konig November 19, 2017
The last-second victory on a Hail Mary pass to graduate wide receiver Harrison Jackson secured the Seawolves a second-place finish in the Colonial Athletic Association.
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Football edges out William and Mary despite late comeback

Joseph Konig October 2, 2017
The Stony Brook offense exploited the William and Mary defense in the first three quarters.
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Junior runningback Donald Liotine (No. 33, above) carries the ball in a game aginst Towson on Sept. 23. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Two Minute Drill: Football survives late-game scare at William and Mary

Joseph Konig October 1, 2017
Despite allowing the William and Mary offense to score 18 straight unanswered points late in the game on Saturday, Stony Brook Football (4-1, 3-0 CAA) hung on to a 21-18 lead to seal the team’s fourth straight victory.
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Senior wide receiver Ray Bolden (above, right) holds off a tackle in a game against CCSU in 2015. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/STATESMAN FILE

Football roughs up Rhode Island as Bolden scores two touchdowns

Joseph Konig September 10, 2017
Stony Brook Football recovered from a week one loss with a dominant performance in a 35-18 win at Rhode Island’s Meade Stadium, a Colonial Athletic Association conference opponent.
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Redshirt senior running back Stacey Bedell breaks through a tackle. The Seawolves fell to the Tribe ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Football Preview: Seawolves seeking consistent offense to pair with strong defense

Joseph Konig September 5, 2017
“The main difference is our mental approach as a team, our mental toughness,” Priore said. “I think that’s going to be the difference in this upcoming year.”
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