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Head coach Chuck Priore in Stony Brook footballs season opener. Priore is currently in the last year of his contract. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

2022 is a make or break year for Stony Brook’s Chuck Priore

Mike Anderson September 4, 2022
As the second football head coach in Stony Brook history, Priore has helped transform the program from a state of mediocrity into one of respectability. However, the 62-year-old coach is now in the final year of a contract extension from 2018.
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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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Coach Chuck Priore at Stony Brook Football Media Day on August 9, 2019. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook football season preview

Andrew Zucker August 16, 2019
This year, college football is marking its 150th anniversary, but the Stony Brook Athletic Department has its own milestone achievements that will inspire them to greater heights this season. Welcome to the Wolves Den!
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Stony Brook alumn Will Tye during a game in 2015. KEITH OLSEN/STATESMAN FILE

Will Tye added to Eagles practice squad

Ethan Tam November 14, 2018
Stony Brook football alumnus Will Tye will get another chance to play in the NFL after signing to the Philadelphia Eagles practice squad on Tuesday, Nov. 14.
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Stony Brook football head coach Chuck Priore during a game in 2016. EVAN YUSON/STATESMAN FILE

Priore inks deal to remain head coach through 2022

Ethan Tam November 3, 2018
Director of Athletics Shawn Heilbron announced on Thursday, Nov. 1 that head coach Chuck Priore has agreed to an extension through the 2022 season.
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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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Stony Brook alumn Will Tye during a game in 2015. KEITH OLSEN/STATESMAN FILE

Will Tye reportedly joins New England Patriots practice squad

Tim Oakes October 12, 2017
Former Stony Brook Football tight end Will Tye joined the New England Patriots practice squad on Thursday.
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Stony Brook alumn Will Tye during a game in 2015. KEITH OLSEN/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook alum Will Tye cut from Jets roster

Joseph Konig October 5, 2017
Stony Brook Football alumnus Will Tye was cut from the New York Jets on Wednesday after playing in three games and catching four passes this season.
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Stony Brook alumn Will Tye during a game in 2015. KEITH OLSEN/STATESMAN FILE

Will Tye embraces his move to the Jets

Gregory Zarb September 10, 2017
Despite the negative predictions NFL experts and fans are giving the Jets, Tye is not focused on that. He has his sights set on his personal and team goals.
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Stony Brook alumn Will Tye during a game in 2015. KEITH OLSEN/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook alum Will Tye claimed by Jets

Kenneth Fermin September 6, 2017
Stony Brook alumnus and tight end Will Tye was claimed off of waivers by the New York Jets Saturday morning.
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Ochi joins Jets practice squad following medical clearance

Kunal Kohli September 13, 2016
Stony Brook Football’s all-time sacks leader Victor Ochi has signed to the New York Jets’ practice squad, according to Jared Fox, one of his agents.
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Victor Ochi waived in final round of Baltimore Ravens roster cuts

Chris Peraino September 3, 2016
Victor Ochi, Stony Brook’s all-time career sack leader, was waived from the Baltimore Ravens this Saturday during their final round of preseason cuts, the Ravens announced.
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