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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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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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Running back Ross Tallarico scoring his first career touchdown on Saturday, Oct. 1 against William & Mary. Tallarico has gone from being a walk-on backup to one of the biggest difference-makers on the 2022 Stony Brook football team. CAMRON WANG / THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook football off to first 0-4 start since 2006 after loss against William & Mary

Mike Anderson October 1, 2022
Despite its cleanest performance of the year, the Stony Brook football team could not crank out an upset in their return home. In their first home game in a month, the Seawolves were defeated by No. 18/21 William & Mary on Saturday by a score of 27-10.
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King’s INT seals it as Stony Brook football staves off Maine’s comeback bid

King’s INT seals it as Stony Brook football staves off Maine’s comeback bid

Ethan Tam November 6, 2021
Two minutes and 30 seconds remained on the clock as the Stony Brook defense needed to prevent the Maine Black Bears from driving 56 yards to score a potential game-winning touchdown. One play was all that was required to ensure that would not happen.
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Redshirt Junior, Ty Son Lawton during a game against Richmond on Oct. 23.   JOCELYN CRUZ / THE STATESMAN

Despite slow start, Stony Brook trending upward through bye week

Matt Lindsay October 30, 2021
The Seawolves are the last team in the Colonial Athletic Association to receive a bye week, which comes just as the team started to show signs of life in a 27-14 win against Richmond last week.
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Stony Brook LB Tyler King named to Jerry Rice Award watch list

Ethan Tam October 28, 2021
Redshirt freshman linebacker Tyler King has only played 12 collegiate games for the Stony Brook football team, but he has already made a name for himself as one of the most feared defenders in his conference.
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The Seawolves in a tackle in a game against the Fordham Rams on Sept. 25.KAT PROCACCI/THE STATESMAN

Football preview: Top RBs face off as Stony Brook hosts ailing Delaware

Matt Lindsay October 15, 2021
After last week’s comeback effort fell short against Towson, the Stony Brook football team will return home to face the reigning CAA champion, the Delaware Blue Hens, at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 16 at 3:30 p.m.
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Postgame review: Big days from Lawton and Harris go to waste in loss to Towson

Mike Anderson October 13, 2021
Another game, same result. The Stony Brook football team lost its fourth straight on Saturday, Oct. 12 in Maryland, as they fell to the Towson Tigers 21-14 to drop to 1-5 (0-3 CAA).
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Junior running back Ty Son Lawton about to swerve with the ball in the game against Fordham on Sept. 25. KAT PROCACCI/THE STATESMAN

Postgame review: Same weaknesses continue to hurt Stony Brook in loss to Rhode Island

Mike Anderson October 3, 2021
It was the first time in program history that Stony Brook had ever lost to Rhode Island after winning its first seven contests against the Rams. Dating back to 2019, the Seawolves are 2-11 in their last 13 games.
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Stony Brook hangs around early, but No. 4 Oregon slams door in second half

Stony Brook hangs around early, but No. 4 Oregon slams door in second half

Ethan Tam September 19, 2021
The Seawolves were down by just a field goal at the end of the first quarter and trailed by only 10 at halftime to the No. 4 FBS-ranked Oregon Ducks, the two-time defending Pac-12 champions, making many across the country nervous at the close score.
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Redshirt freshman linebacker Tyler King makes a tackle in a game against New Hampshire on Sept. 2.  TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Football preview: Stony Brook looks to continue non-conference success against Colgate

Ethan Tam September 10, 2021
The Seawolves will travel upstate to face the Colgate Raiders on Saturday, Sept. 11 at Andy Kerr Stadium, looking to rebound from last Thursday's painful season-opening loss to New Hampshire. It will be the first meeting between these two schools since 2013, with Stony Brook leading the all-time series 3-1.
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Redshirt freshman running back Jayden Cook fumbles the ball against New Hampshire on Sept. 2.  TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Comeback falls short as turnovers put Stony Brook in early hole against UNH

Ethan Tam September 3, 2021
The Seawolves fell 19 yards shy of completing what would have been an all-time comeback, ultimately falling 27-21 to the New Hampshire Wildcats at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium on Thursday, Sept. 2 in the season opener.
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