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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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Stony Brook University Football Team runs out onto the field at the start of the Homecoming game on Oct. 5, 2019. SAMANTHA ROBINSON/STATESMAN FILE

Football replaces Fordham season opener with FBS Western Michigan

Ross O'Keefe July 5, 2020
Stony Brook added their second FBS opponent, the Western Michigan Broncos, as their season opener now scheduled for Friday, Sept. 4 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. This match replaces their previously scheduled matchup against Fordham on Aug. 29.
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Football fandom keeps the sport’s problems in the background

Nick Zararis September 16, 2018
Football is still the most watched sport in the United States according to Statista. The NFL very may well be the modern equivalent to Rome’s Bread and Circuses, but all I want to know is, can Rodgers limp through two months on a sprained knee and lead the Packers to the playoffs?
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Seawolves loses third CAA game in a row

Andrew Eichenholz October 19, 2015
“At the end of the day Towson deserved to win the game. They made more plays when it counted,” Stony Brook head coach Chuck Priore said.
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NFL’s neglect regarding concussion problems is giving me a headache

Cameron Boon September 24, 2015
Brain injuries in football are drawing more attention by the day. Not because there are measures in place to prevent them, but because they are becoming more prevalent.
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Adrian Coxson retires: The next hit could possibly kill me

Adrian Coxson retires: “The next hit could possibly kill me”

Cameron Boon September 9, 2015
Former Stony Brook wide receiver Adrian Coxson retired on Monday afternoon, citing problems from his severe Grade 3 concussion that still linger over a month after impact.
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Stony Brook Football looks to bounce back in 2015 season

Stony Brook Football looks to bounce back in 2015 season

Chris Gaine August 25, 2015
2014 was not the finest season for the SBU football team. But if you were to spend any time around the team during camp this year, you would not know that this was the case.
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Former Seawolves TE Will Tye signs contract with New York Giants

Andrew Eichenholz May 9, 2015
Will Tye caught the attention of NFL scouts when he put in a strong performance at Stony Brook’s Pro Day on April 1.
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SBU wide receiver Adrian Coxson signs with the Green Bay Packers

Andrew Eichenholz May 2, 2015
Adrian Coxson may not have been selected in the NFL Draft, but immediately following the final pick, Coxson confirmed that he signed a contract with the Green Bay Packers.
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