Stony Brook University's Miguel Maysonet passed over in draft, but signs with Eagles

Stony Brook University's Miguel Maysonet wasn't drafted, but he's still heading to the NFL. Maysonet was hoping to be the first player in Seawolves history

The NFL prospect was cool and relaxed as he hung out in Riverhead with friends and family, but his cellphone never left his hands.

The NFL prospect was cool and relaxed as he hung out in Riverhead with friends and family, but his cellphone never left his hands. (4/27/13)

RIVERHEAD - Stony Brook University's star running back Miguel Maysonet was a likely NFL draft prospect, but after days of anxiously waiting for the phone to ring, he was passed over.

Still, he's heading to the NFL anyway. Maysonet signed with the Philadelphia Eagles moments after the draft ended.

News 12 Long Island's Jamie Stuart spent the day on Saturday with Maysonet, his family and friends as he hoped for a phone call. He was hoping to become the first player in Seawolves history to be drafted to the NFL, and had dreamed of signing with the Giants.

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