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SBU's Maysonet in Running for Walter Payton Award

Award is given to the top offensive Division I FCS football player each season.

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.

Click here to read the full story from Newsday.

wildbx2 July 15, 2012 at 10:30 AM
Who can forget the Riverhead high school football team of 2008, Miguel and his teammates had one of the best high school teams in Suffolk history, Congratulations Miguel on your latest honor

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