7  Dwayne Eley
Dwayne Eley

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bowie, Md.

High School:
Gonzaga

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180

Position:
WR

Major:
Technological Systems Management


2008: Closed out his Stony Brook career as the team's top receiver in 2008 ... started all 10 games in which he played ... led the team in receiving with 48 catches and 697 yards, both career highs ... receiving yards was a career-high by two over the previous season ... third in the Big South in receiving yards per game and fourth in receptions per game ... at least one catch in each game he played ... at least five receptions seven times ... three 100-yard receiving games ... also led the team with five TD grabs ... finished second all-time at SBU with 157 receptions and third all-time with 2,062 receiving yards ... also rushed for 30 yards as well as totaling 56 yards in punt returns ... 783 all-purpose yards was third on the team ... five catches for 62 yards against Elon (9/6) ... season-high three punt returns for 24 yards at Brown (9/20) ... snared six passes for 69 yards vs. Hofstra (9/26) ... first touchdown of the season game vs. Charleston Southern (10/18) when he had a season best seven receptions for 89 yards ... six catches for 120 yards and three scores at Coastal Carolina (10/25) ... season-high 124 yards on five catches against Gardner-Webb (11/1) ... second career rushing TD at Iona (11/8) ... 104 yards on six catches with one score vs. VMI (11/15).

2007: Solid junior season as one of Stony Brook's top all-purpose threats on offense ... started nine of 11 games played ... second on the team in receiving with 59 catches and 692 yards, both career highs ... at least two catches in each game ... Stony Brook won every game but one (5) in which he caught a TD pass ... shared the team lead with six touchdown receptions ... also rushed for 92 yards as well as totaling 85 yards in punt returns ... 949 total yards ... 47 yards rushing and 50 yards receiving with one score vs. Georgetown (9/1) ... two TDs, one rushing and one receiving, at Bucknell (9/8) ... season-highs of eight catches and 114 yards vs. Monmouth (9/21) ... season best 143 all-purpose yards at Hofstra (9/29) ... six catches for 111 yards and one score vs. Central Connecticut State (11/10).

2006: Breakout season as a sophomore ... led the team with 50 receptions and 670 receiving yards ... squad's primary punt returner, totaling 125 yards on 20 returns ... receiving yards was the 10th best mark in school history ... caught five passes for 106 yards and two scores at Monmouth (9/30) ... eight receptions for 104 yards and one score at St. Francis (Pa.) (10/14) ... career-high 168 yards on eight catches, including a 51-yard TD play, at Central Connecticut State (11/11).

2005: Led the team with an average of 17.3 yards per kick return and with 225 total kick return yards.

High School: A 2005 graduate of Gonzaga College High School in Washington, D.C. ... three-year letterwinner in football for the Eagles ... named an all-star in the Good Samaritan Bowl in 2005 ... garnered 2004 WCAC all-conference honors ... earned all-Met honorable mention honors in 2004 ... helped team to a WCAC football championship in 2003 ... also lettered in track and field ... #1 hurdler in Washington metro area in 2005.

Personal: Born Dwayne Eley, Jr. on December 11, 1987 in Silver Spring, Maryland ... son of Sherri and Dwayne Eley, Sr. ... majoring in technological systems management.