Tyler Santucci is in his fourth season at Stony Brook and first working with the defensive line. Last year, Santucci coached the Seawolves' safeties, led by Cedrick Moore and Dominick Reyes.
Santucci also assists with the defensive play-calling.
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: 4 years