Stony Brook, NY (Sports Network) - Stony Brook defensive backs coach Lyle
Hemphill has been promoted to defensive coordinator, head football coach Chuck
Priore announced on Tuesday.
Hemphill replaces Rob Neviaser, who resigned to accept a position at Bowling
Green, and defensive backs coach Lyle Hemphill has been promoted to defensive
coordinator, effective immediately.
"For the past two seasons, Rob has helped us set the benchmark of Stony Brook
defense," Priore said. The promotion of Lyle will help us maintain
consistency. I'm excited about the level of energy and passion Lyle will bring
as our new coordinator."
Stony Brook is joining CAA Football this season, and Hemphill has extensive
experience in the conference, serving two different stints with Delaware.
He will coordinate a defense that returns six starters, including senior
linebacker Jawara Dudley, a two-time all-conference selection.
Stony Brook had a 10-3 record this past season, earning a share of the Big
South Conference title and reaching the FCS playoff second round.
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