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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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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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Senior running back Donald Liotine during a 2016 game.  ARACELY JIMENEZ/ STATESMAN FILE

Two Minute Drill: Stony Brook Football routs Lehigh 59-29 in playoff opener

Joseph Konig November 25, 2017
Stony Brook Football won 59-29 over the Lehigh Mountain Hawks in the first round of the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision Playoffs on Saturday at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium.
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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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Senior wide receiver Ray Bolden makes a touchdown with 13:37 left in the fourth quarter. The Seawolves went on to defeat the Wildcats 38-24. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Football pulls out 27-24 victory over No. 17 Richmond

Joseph Konig October 28, 2017
Junior quarterback Joe Carbone and senior wide receiver Ray Bolden connected 13 times for two touchdowns and 118 yards en route to Stony Brook Football's sixth victory this season.
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Junior quarterback Joe Carbone (No. 10) looks to make a pass against Towson on Sept. 23. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook keeps rolling, wins close battle with Towson

Joseph Konig September 24, 2017
Stony Brook Football (3-1, 2-0 CAA) kept rolling on Saturday, grinding out a 25-17 victory over the Towson Tigers (2-2, 0-1 CAA) at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium.
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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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Senior running back Stacey Bedell in a game against Sacred Heart in 2016. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook Football takes No. 19 ranked South Florida to the brink

Joseph Konig September 3, 2017
Stony Brook Football’s 2017 season began Saturday afternoon with the Seawolves taking top-25 FBS team to the edge, losing 31-17 to USF on the road in a game that the Seawolves led at the half.
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Junior defensive back Tyrice Beverette (No. 6) pursues a tackle against Rhode Island on Oct. 15 at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium.

Defense a focal point in football spring practices

Ralph Tafuro April 27, 2017
Energy, consistency and playing together as a team are the three major elements that will make the Seawolves a better football team this upcoming 2017 season.
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Junior linebacker John Haggart (No. 37) and Senior defensive back Jaheem Woods (No. 8) team up to make a tackle in a game against Sacred Heart University

Stony Brook defensive coordinator to coach Wake Forest next season

Kunal Kohli January 13, 2017
After spending four seasons as defensive coordinator at Stony Brook, Lyle Hemphill will head to Wake Forest to serve as the Demon Deacons’ defensive assistant.
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Junior linebacker John Haggart (No. 37 left) tackles a player in a game agstin Sacred Heart University on Sept. 24. He forced three fumbles and three sacks against Delaware on Oct. 22. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Upon Further Review: Haggart’s big game sparks defensive line

Kunal Kohli October 23, 2016
Stony Brook’s defensive line is looking a lot better than it was early in the season.
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