The Stony Brook football team has always utilized a run-first offense under head coach Chuck Priore. The Seawolves’ rushing attack has finished among the top three in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) over each of the last four seasons.
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.
Seawolves fans may recognize Kyle Nuñez as the key cog in the offensive line, but his story goes much deeper than just his Stony Brook career. His life revolves around three F’s: faith, family and football.
The countdown is almost over, as the 2022 Stony Brook football season is just two days away. After finishing under .500 and missing the playoffs for the third straight year, the Stony Brook football team has a lot to prove.
This year’s installment of the Stony Brook football team’s annual spring game featured a dominant offensive performance which picked apart an injury-riddled defensive line which showed room for improvement.
Bad weather created a sluggish defensive fight early, but the Stony Brook football team allowed the No. 8 Villanova Wildcats to capitalize on initially unfavorable opportunities in a 33-14 blowout loss on Saturday, Nov. 13 in Pennsylvania.
Winners of three straight after their 22-17 road win against Maine last weekend, the Stony Brook football will travel to face the No. 8 Villanova Wildcats at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 13. The Wildcats occupy second place in the Colonial Athletic Association with a 7-2 (5-1 CAA) record and are coming off a 35-0 road win against Elon.
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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