Tyler Santucci is in his third season at Stony Brook and first working with the safeties. During the previous two years, Santucci worked as a graduate assistant with the defensive line. His leadership helped Ryan Haber and Roosevelt Kirk earn All-Big South honors.
Santucci earned second team All-America honors by the Associated Press after a senior season in which he led the Seawolves with 93 tackles. The 2009 Big South Defensive Player of the Year, Santucci finished his career with 284 tackles, fourth all-time in school history. His 145 solo tackles are tied for the most in SBU history.
Education: Bachelor's degree, sociology, Stony Brook, 2010
Playing Experience: Stony Brook, linebacker, 2006-10
Coaching Experience: 2 years