Monday, August 13, 2012

Maysonet garners All-American from Phil Steele

Senior running back named to fourth team
Cleveland, Ohio - Phil Steele's College Football Preview has named senior Miguel Maysonet (Riverhead, N.Y.) to its preseason All-America Team, the magazine recently announced. Maysonet, a running back, garnered fourth-team honors.
Maysonet rushed for 1,633 yards, a Stony Brook and Big South record, and 15 touchdowns in 2011. He scored four touchdowns against Lafayette and Charleston Southern, becoming the school's all-time leader in rushing TDs (27).He sits in fifth place in conference history with 2,761 yards and is 873 yards shy of breaking the all-time mark set by former Liberty and Jacksonville Jaguar running back Rashad Jennings. Maysonet is 847 yards shy of breaking Conte Cuttino's school-rushing mark of 3,607.Entering 2012, Maysonet is tops in the nation among all active players in yards per game (115.0) and second in yards per carry (6.45).The magazine also announced its All-Big South selections. Joining Maysonet on the first team are senior quarterback Kyle Essington (Chino Hills, Calif.), junior running back Marcus Coker (Beltsville, Md.), senior fullback Chris Fenelon (Bellerose, N.Y.), junior linebacker Jawara Dudley (Roosevelt, N.Y.), senior defensive back Dominick Reyes (Hesperia, Calif.) and senior kicker Wesley Skiffington (Brandon, Fla.).

Senior wide receiver Kevin Norrell (Los Angeles, Calif.), junior right tackle Michael Bamiro (Tobyhanna, Pa.), junior linebacker Grant Nakwaasah (Richardson, Texas), junior defensive back Davonte Anderson (Corona, Calif.) and senior linebacker Dan Mulrooney (Prospect, Conn.) made the second team.