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Miguel Maysonet: Plenty of hometown support

Miquel Maysonet smiles after receiving the call to

Miquel Maysonet smiles after receiving the call to be a Philadelphia Eagle after the NFL draft on April 27, 2013. Credit: Randee Daddona

Former Stony Brook star running back Miguel Maysonet is in Cleveland trying to make it in the NFL, but he's still got plenty of support from his hometown of Riverhead. 

"I've had tremendous support from people back at home," Maysonet said when we spoke at after Thursday's practice at the Browns' training facility in Berea, Ohio. "I get texts all the time, just supporting me, giving me words of wisdom. It’s exciting to have people back home still supporting me and following me." 

Here's a piece we wrote on Maysonet for the newspaper. 

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