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Don't mock the Mayhem moniker

After two sackless seasons in Buffalo, Aaron Maybin rewards Jets for believing in him

Updated: October 27, 2011, 4:36 PM ET
By Jane McManus | ESPNNewYork.com

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Aaron Maybin had to grow into the nickname "Mayhem," because it was given to him in a slip of the tongue. His freshman year, Penn State coach Joe Paterno simply got his name wrong. Maybin, Mayhem -- tomato, tomahto.

Maybin's teammates, however, never let him forget. In college, the linebacker grew into the name and wore it like a badge, putting the name on his license plate. But when he was drafted by Buffalo in 2009, it got a lot harder to live up to the nickname. ...

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