Riverhead High School graduate Miguel Maysonet’s professional football career begins with the NFL Draft this weekend. While it’s unlikely Maysonet will be drafted before the final rounds Saturday, it’s inevitable he’ll at least get a shot with an NFL team this season.
We sat down with Maysonet this week to discuss his football career and the upcoming draft. Read more about it in this week’s News-Review and later this week on riverheadnewsreview.com.
In the meantime, here’s what some of the leading NFL draft websites are saying about his draft prospects:
Position rank: 10
Quote: “Workhorse. Runs with a chip on his shoulder.”
Position rank: 24
Overall rank: 320
Projection: Seventh round or free agent
Quote: “He isn’t flashy and hasn’t shown passing down ability because of limited repetitions, but he could produce as a ball carrier if given an opportunity.”
NFL player comparison: Alfred Morris
Position rank: 23
Projection: Late round or free agent
Position rank: 29
Projections: Seventh round or free agent