2008: Stony Brook's starter at left guard for a third consecutive season ... first team All-Big South ... helped clear the way for two 1,000-yard rushers and was part of a ground game that finished ninth in the nation in yards per game ... blocked for a rushing attack that broke the Big South conference record for rushing yards in a game in each of the last two contests of the season ... part of a unit that allowed just 17 sacks and ranked 37th in the nation in sacks allowed.
2007: Started all 11 games at left guard for a second straight season ... part of an offensive line that allowed just 1.45 sacks per game to rank 30th in the nation.
2006: Started every game at left guard for the Seawolves ... part of a unit that blocked for the top-rated passing offense in the NEC.
2005: Saw action in eight games along the offensive front.
High School: A 2004 graduate of Plainfield High School ... lettered four times in football for the Cardinals ... two-time all-county pick ... Prep Star all-region ... All-American Bowl and Nike camp invitee ... also lettered in tennis and track.
Personal: Born Steve G. Council on January 25, 1986 in Plainfield, New Jersey ... son of Adrian and Lynda Council ... one brother and one sister ... majoring in sociology.