Coker Lands At Stony Brook

January 30, 2012

Iowa Football

Former Hawkeye Marcus Coker has enrolled at Stony Brook.

Marcus Coker is headed east:

Stony Brook football is poised to take a step toward national prominence with the official announcement coming Wednesday that former Iowa running back Marcus Coker has enrolled as a transfer student, according to

Stony Brook  coach Chuck Priore confirmed Monday that Coker is joining the team, Newsday said.

Coker rushed for 1,384 yards and scored 15 touchdowns as a sophomore last season, trailing only Heisman Trophy finalist Montee Ball of Wisconsin in Big Ten rushing.

Coker was investigated, but not charged, in an alleged sexual assault Oct. 28 in Iowa City, police said.

Stony Brook is on the north shore of Long Island. It was founded in 1957. It has a dental school and a journalism school, among others.  And, as its website says, the campus has “a four-season climate, tempered by proximity to the Atlantic Ocean and Long Island Sound


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