10  Matt Faiella
Matt Faiella


Freehold, N.J.

High School:
Freehold Twp.

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 235





Football begins spring practice Wednesday

Seawolves will hold 15 workouts, including Spring Game on April 21


Football holds annual awards banquet

Priore hands out team awards; names 2013 captains


Get to know CAA Football

Facts and figures on Stony Brook Football's new home in 2013.


Stony Brook to join CAA Football in 2013

A new era of Stony Brook Football in the premier FCS conference to begin in 2013.


Football stages comeback to beat Albany, 31-28

Seawolves will play No. 1 ranked Sam Houston State in the second round next Saturday.

2013: Played in all 11 games, starting six at fullback ... had five catches for 22 yards ...had a three-yard reception at Colgate (10/12) ... caught two passes for 10 yards at Villanova (9/21) ... posted one catch for five yards at Buffalo (9/7) ... had a five-yard reception at Rhode Island (9/7).

2012: Played in 12 games, starting three ... helped block for two 1,000-yard rushers for a third straight year ...caught a six-yard pass vs. Gardner-Webb (10/20) ...started at fullback vs. Colgate (9/22) and at Syracuse (9/15) ... caught two passes for 20 yards vs. Central Connecticut (9/1).

2011: Played in all 13 games, starting one ... saw majority of time at fullback ... also played on special teams ... made a number of key blocks that led to touchdowns vs. Albany (11/26) ... keyed 48-point second half at Gardner-Webb (11/12) ... made first start of the season against Lafayette (9/24).

2010: Saw action in all 11 games ... majority of time came at fullback but also played on special teams ... started at fullback against Liberty (11/20), Gardner-Webb (11/13), Presbyterian (11/6), Charleston Southern (10/30) and Coastal Carolina (10/23) ... made two tackles on special teams against Chanticleers ... start at fullback at Lafayette (10/16) and vs. VMI (10/9) ... saw time at fullback against UMass (9/25) ... played at Brown (9/18) ... saw action against American International (9/11) and South Florida (9/4) at fullback.

2009: Redshirted.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Freehold Township High School in New Jersey ... four-time letterwinner for the Patriots at linebacker ... named to the Super 100 All-State team as a senior ... all-division, all-area and all-county selection ... set two school tackling records ... one was for tackles for a loss in a season ... the other was for tackles in a game.

Personal: Matt Faiella ... born February 3, 1991 in Brooklyn, New York ... son of Ralph and Theresa Faiella ... brother, Joe, was an All-Big South offensive lineman at Stony Brook ... father played football at Lycoming College.