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Former Western Michigan Football offensive coordinator Billy Cosh poses for his headshot. Cosh was hired by Stony Brook University as the schools next head football coach. PHOTO COURTESY OF WESTERN MICHIGAN ATHLETICS

Stony Brook lands Billy Cosh as new head football coach

Mike Anderson December 12, 2023
A month after removing former head coach Chuck Priore from his position, the Stony Brook football team has found his replacement. On Tuesday evening, ESPN reporter Pete Thamel posted on X (formerly Twitter) that Stony Brook University will hire former Western Michigan University (WMU) offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Billy Cosh.
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Tight ends Cal Redman and Cole Bunicci and right tackle DAngelo McKinnie

Winless season looms for Stony Brook football in Battle for the Golden Apple

Alex D'Amaro November 10, 2023

As the 2023 season comes to a close, the Stony Brook football team will look to avoid its first-ever winless season. The Seawolves (0-9, 0-7 CAA) will come home to Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium this...

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Running back Roland Dempster rushes for a touchdown against New Hampshire on Saturday, Oct. 21. Dempster will look to get things going for the Stony Brook football team at Villanova tomorrow. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook football kicks off road trip at No. 19 Villanova

Alex D'Amaro October 27, 2023

With the season winding down, the Stony Brook football team is officially in danger of its first-ever winless season. This Saturday, the Seawolves (0-7, 0-5 CAA) will head to Pennsylvania to face...

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Wide receiver Jayce Freeman (right) breaks a tackle from a New Hampshire cornerback on Saturday, Oct. 21. This broken tackle led to the longest pass in Stony Brook football history. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook football routed by No. 22 New Hampshire on homecoming

Mike Anderson October 21, 2023
Unlike last year, the Stony Brook football team could not get back in the win column on homecoming, leaving it with its new worst-ever start to a season as a Division I program. The game was over from the start for the Seawolves, who were run out of their own building on Saturday by the No. 22 New Hampshire Wildcats 45-14.
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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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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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Defensive end Rodney Faulk rushes the passer against Delaware on Aug. 31. The Stony Brook football teams defensive line has a good matchup versus Richmond this week. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook football aims to wreck Richmond’s CAA opener

Alex D'Amaro September 22, 2023
Still in search of its first win, the Stony Brook football team will look to turn its season around against another tough opponent. The Seawolves were defeated convincingly last Saturday night 31-7 by one of the worst Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the nation.
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Running back Ross Tallarico turns the corner against Delaware on Aug. 31. Tallarico rushed for 42 yards on Saturday at Arkansas State. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook football run over by Arkansas State

Anthony DiCocco September 16, 2023
Against one of the worst teams in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), a disastrous first quarter pushed the Stony Brook football team’s season-opening losing streak to three games. The Seawolves’ struggles continued on Saturday night in Arkansas.
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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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Quarterback Casey Case escapes from

Everything to know about Stony Brook’s new quarterback

Mike Anderson August 18, 2023
Quarterback Casey Case is Stony Brook’s shiny new signal-caller. The 6-foot-6 self-described pocket passer joined the Seawolves in time for spring ball and made an instant impression on head coach Chuck Priore — winning the starting job outright.
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Stony Brook football head coach Chuck Priore walking onto the field during a timeout in a game against William & Mary on Saturday, Oct. 1. Priore received a contract extension back in the summer before the 2022 season kicked off. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Chuck Priore’s seat was never actually hot — or even warm

Mike Anderson January 10, 2023
In November, Stony Brook announced it had extended football head coach Chuck Priore. But the school never mentioned that Priore had actually signed a contract extension in June, months before the disastrous 2022 season even began.
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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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