15  Kyle Essington
Kyle Essington

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chino Hills, Calif.

High School:
Brea Olinda

Last College:
Fullerton College

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190

Position:
QB

Birthdate:
05/04/1990

Major:
Business Management


02/06/2013

Stony Brook announces 2013 recruiting class

24-member class includes seven from the state of New York

01/17/2013

Priore's Contract Extended Through 2017

Priore is 47-30 in seven years at Stony Brook

12/10/2012

Football holds annual awards banquet

Priore hands out team awards; names 2013 captains

12/01/2012

Montana State edges Stony Brook, 16-10

Despite loss, Seawolves won a program-record 10 games

12/01/2012

Seawolves Fall Short To Montana State, 16-10

Kyle Essington threw for 122 yards and one touchdown.

10/10/2011

Stony Brook Football on ESPN SportsCenter Top Plays

Stony Brook Football on ESPN SportsCenter Top Plays...Kyle Essington's 40-yard Hail Mary touchdown pass to Matt Brevi was No. 9 on the list.

09/29/2012

Stony Brook vs. Army - AP Photos - 09/29/12

Stony Brook vs. Army - AP Photos - 09/29/12

CAREER HIGHS
Passing
Attempts:
31, at Liberty (11/10/12)
Completions:
18, at VMI (10/22/11)
Yards:
292, vs. Presbyterian (10/8/11)
Touchdowns:
5, vs. Charleston Southern (10/6/12)
Long:
89, vs. Central Connecticut (9/1/12)

Rushing
Attempts:
7, at Liberty (11/10/12)
Yards:
56, at Liberty (11/10/12)
Touchdowns:
1, five times, most recent at Charleston Southern (11/5/11)
Long:
41, at Liberty (11/10/12)

2012:Started 12 games ... second team All-Big South and All-Academic team ... passed for a career-best 2,032 yards and 23 touchdowns ... 17-4 as a starter ... DNP vs. Villanova (11/24) ...threw for 227 yards and four INTs, and rushed for a career-high 56 yards at Liberty (11/10) ... passed for 166 yards and three touchdowns vs. VMI (11/3) ... totaled 185 yards and three touchdowns at Presbyterian (10/27) ... passed for 142 yards and two touchdowns vs. Gardner-Webb (10/20) ... completed 10 of 13 for 181 yards and two touchdowns at Coastal Carolina (10/13) ...Big South Co-Offensive Player of the Week after 263-yard, five-TD performance vs. Charleston Southern (10/6) ... efficient 11 of 15 for 151 yards at Army (9/29) ... tossed a 34-yard TD and a career-long run of 30 yards vs. Colgate (9/22) ... completed 4 of 19 passes for 94 yards and a touchdown at Syracuse (9/15) ...6 of 6 for 158 yards and two touchdowns vs. Pace (9/8) ... completed 9 of 17 passes for 188 yards, including an 89-yard completing to Kevin Norrell, and three touchdowns vs. Central Connecticut (9/1)... preseason All-Big South by Phil Steele's College Football Preview.

2011: Played in 13 games, starting nine ... second team All-Big South and All-Academic Team ... completed 111 of 204 passes for 1,919 yards and 20 touchdowns ... threw just four INTs ... 20 touchdowns is the most by a Stony Brook QB in Division I era ... also rushed for five touchdowns ... took over starting role when Michael Coulter suffered a season-ending injury ... threw for 226 yards and two touchdowns at Sam Houston State (12/3) ... passed for 258 yards and two touchdowns vs. Albany (11/26) ... passed for 250 yards and three touchdowns vs. Liberty (11/19) ... threw for 190 yards and three touchdowns at Gardner-Webb (11/12) ... completed 6 of 12 passes for 109 yards and ran for a touchdown at Charleston Southern (11/5) ...0 of 4 in Nor'Easter vs. Coastal Carolina (10/29) ... completed 18 of 23 passes for 255 yards and two touchdowns, and ran for another at VMI (10/22) ... completed 16 of 20 passes for 275 yards and three touchdowns vs. St. Anselm (10/15) ...Big South Offensive Player of the Week, CFPA Co-National Player of the Week and College Sporting News National All-Star vs. Presbyterian (10/8) ... threw for 292 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another vs. Blue Hose ... did not complete a pass vs. Lafayette (9/24) ... rushed for an 18-yard touchdown vs. Brown (9/17) ... threw a 16-yard td pass to Jordan Gush at Buffalo (9/10) ... rushed for 26 yards, including a two-yard touchdown, and threw for 11 yards at UTEP (9/3).

2010: Played in four games in back-up quarterback role ... saw action against Gardner-Webb (11/13) ... went 2 of 2 for 27 yards against Presbyterian (11/6) ... saw action against Charleston Southern (10/30) ... made Stony Brook debut against American International (9/11) ... completed a pass vs. Yellow Jackets.

Prior to Stony Brook: Attended Fullerton College in Fullerton, California ... played one season ... threw for more than 680 yards and six touchdowns in 2009 ... helped team to a 10-2 record.

High School: A 2008 graduate of Brea Olinda High School ... three-time letter winner in football for the Wildcats ... first team all-Century League as a senior ... team's Offensive Back of the Year ... National Honor Society.

Personal: Kyle Essington ... born May 4, 1990 in Chino Hills, California ... son of Randy and Julie Essington ... has two sisters ... dad played football at Colorado and was the final pick (Mr. Irrelevant) of the 1984 NFL draft.

Essington's Passing Statistics
Year GP/GS Comp. Att. Yards Pct. Int TDs Long
2012 12/12 120 205 2,032 58.5 8 23 89
2011 13/9 111 203 1,919 54.7 4 20 55
2010 4/0 3 4 34 75.0 0 0 17
Totals 29/21 234 412 3,985 56.8 12 43 -

Essington's Rushing Statistics
Year GP/GS No. Yards Avg. TDs Long
2012 12/12 31 66 2.1 0 41
2011 13/9 41 9 0.2 5 18
2010 4/0 0 0 0.0 0 -
Totals 29/21 72 75 1.0 5 30