STONY BROOK, N.Y. -- Miguel Maysonet ran for 171 yards and two touchdowns and caught a scoring pass to lead Stony Brook to a 49-17 victory over Central Connecticut State in the season opener for both teams Saturday night.
The Seawolves jumped on top early with big plays. Central Connecticut turned the ball over at its 4-yard line on its first series, and Stony Brook's Marcus Coker scored on the next play for a 7-0 lead. Kyle Essington passed to Kevin Norrell for an 89-yard touchdown, and Maysonet ran 84 yards for a score, all in the first quarter.
It was Maysonet's sixth game with three or more touchdowns, and his 84-yard run was the longest in Stony Brook history. He averaged 10.7 yards per carry.
Stony Brook's Kyle Essington threw for 188 yards and three touchdowns.
Arnold Clement rushed for 132 yards and two touchdowns for Central Connecticut.
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher hopes quarterback Sean Maguire is ready to go full speed by the middle of June.
Graduate transfer quarterback Davis Webb has officially joined California, giving the Golden Bears an experienced option to replace No. 1 overall NFL draft pick Jared Goff.
First-year football coach Dino Babers, hired by former Syracuse AD Mark Coyle, is on the committee that will search for Coyle's replacement.
Hugh Freeze has some major holes to fill on offense with the departures of Laremy Tunsil and Laquon Treadwell, but there is Chady Kelly and good depth.
After transferring in from Montana State, Dakota Prukop has a checklist he's working from as he prepares to compete for the Oregon job.
The destination for Week 6 of the Big 12 Ultimate Road Trip is unanimous, as all three conference reporters would head to the Red River Rivalry.
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