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Stony Brook players rush the field after their victory over Albany. (Nov. 26, 2011)

FCS playoffs: Stony Brook 31, Albany 28

Stony Brook came back from a 28-10 deficit, scoring the final 21 points to beat Albany in the FCS playoffs.

The ball is just of the reach of
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The ball is just of the reach of Stony Brook wide receiver Matt Brevi (8) in the first half. (Nov. 26, 2011)

Stony Brook running back Brock Jackolski (3) scores
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Stony Brook running back Brock Jackolski (3) scores a touchdown while dragging Albany defender Justin Hassan (22) in the second half. (Nov. 26, 2011)

Stony Brook's Kevin Norrell (3) with a reception
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Stony Brook's Kevin Norrell (3) with a reception along the sideline in the second half as Albany's Justin Hassan (22) knocks him out of bounds. (Nov. 26, 2011)

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Stony Brook defensive back Donald Porter takes down
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Stony Brook defensive back Donald Porter takes down Albany wide receiver Nick Hutcherson. (Nov. 26, 2011)

Stony Brook running back Brock Jackolski (30) with
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Stony Brook running back Brock Jackolski (30) with an over the shoulder catch for a touchdown in the second half. (Nov. 26, 2011)

Stony Brook defender Donald Porter (6) deflects a
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Stony Brook defender Donald Porter (6) deflects a pass in the end zone intended for Albany's Brian Parker (49) into the arms of Dominick Reyes (24) for the interception and the win. (Nov. 26, 2011)

Stony Brook running back Brock Jackolski (3) scores
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Stony Brook running back Brock Jackolski (3) scores a touchdown ahead of Albany defender Dave Pungas (45) in the second half. (Nov. 26, 2011)

Stony Brook's Miguel Maysonet (l) and Dominick Reyes
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Stony Brook's Miguel Maysonet (l) and Dominick Reyes (r) celebrate after the game. (Nov. 26, 2011)

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Stony Brook lineman Jonathan Coats (92) with the
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Stony Brook lineman Jonathan Coats (92) with the pass rush on Albany quarterback Dan DiLella (12) in the second half. (Nov. 26, 2011)

Stony Brook players rush the field after their
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Stony Brook players rush the field after their victory over Albany. (Nov. 26, 2011)

Stony Brook running back Brock Jackolski (30) breaks
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Stony Brook running back Brock Jackolski (30) breaks through the line of scrimmage in the first half. (Nov. 26, 2011)

Stony Brook's Grant Nakwaasah (9) Dominick Reyes (24)
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Stony Brook's Grant Nakwaasah (9) Dominick Reyes (24) and Roosevelt Kirk (90) combine to stop Albany's Dillon Romain (20) after a short gain in the first half. (Nov. 26, 2011)

Stony Brook running back Miguel Maysonet (5) cuts
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Stony Brook running back Miguel Maysonet (5) cuts back into the secondary in the second half. (Nov. 26, 2011)

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Stony Brook players celebrate after the game. Stony
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Stony Brook players celebrate after the game. Stony Brook defeated Albany 31-28. (Nov. 26, 2011)

Stony Brook quarterback Kyle Essington (15) celebrates after
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Stony Brook quarterback Kyle Essington (15) celebrates after the game. (Nov. 26, 2011)

Stony Brook quarterback Kyle Essington (15) rolls out
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Stony Brook quarterback Kyle Essington (15) rolls out to pass in the second half. (Nov. 26, 2011)

Albany's Brian Parker (49) tries to tackle Stony
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Albany's Brian Parker (49) tries to tackle Stony Brook's Dominick Reyes (24) after he makes the interception off a tipped pass for the win. (Nov. 26, 2011)

Stony Brook linebacker Jawara Dudley (44) can't hold
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Stony Brook linebacker Jawara Dudley (44) can't hold on to an interception in the first half. (Nov. 26, 2011)

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Stony Brook running back Brock Jackolski (30) runs
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Stony Brook running back Brock Jackolski (30) runs for a gain around the right side in the first half. (Nov. 26, 2011)

Stony Brook running back Miguel Maysonet (5) meets
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Stony Brook running back Miguel Maysonet (5) meets Albany safety Jake Ciccarello (4) in the secondary in the first half. (Nov. 26, 2011)

Stony Brook running back Brock Jackolski (30) breaks
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Stony Brook running back Brock Jackolski (30) breaks the tackle attempt by Albany's Clay Harris (25) in the first half. (Nov. 26, 2011)

Stony Brook defenders try to block the extra
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Stony Brook defenders try to block the extra point by Albany's Herb Glass (13) in the first half. (Nov. 26, 2011)

Stony Brook defensive back Dominick Reyes (24) is
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Stony Brook defensive back Dominick Reyes (24) is called for interference on a pass intended for Albany's Cole King (87) in the first half. (Nov. 26, 2011)

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Stony Brook running back Miguel Maysonet (5) runs
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Stony Brook running back Miguel Maysonet (5) runs around the left side for a gain in the first half. (Nov. 26, 2011)

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