Miguel Maysonet has already sealed his spot among Stony Brook University's elite athletes, but on Thursday, he was named to the watch list for the Walter Payton Award – the award given to the top offensive player in the Division I FCS – according to a report published Thursday in Newsday.
Maysonet is one of 20 people on that watch list, according to the report, and has also been named a FCS Preseason All-America third team selection.
Head football coach Chuck Priore called him "a very, very big part of what we do."
"We count on [his] ability to be consistent, and to produce positive plays," Priore told Newdsay.
Maysonet, a product of , started his NCAA career at Hofstra but transferred to Stony Brook when Hofstra cut its football program. He will be a senior this coming season.
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