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The Alleged Mail Bomber Appears To Have Been A Former College Athlete

A picture of an AutoZone.

PLANTATION, FL - OCTOBER 26: The AutoZone at 801 S. State Road 7 is seen where Cesar Sayoc, a 56-year-old man from Aventura, Florida was arrested in the possible connection with pipe bombs being mailed to critics of President Donald Trump on October 26, 2018 in Plantation, Florida. The pipe bomb devices have been recovered in New York, Washington D.C., California and South Florida, all with the return address of Debbie Wasserman-Schultz's office. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Friday morning, federal authorities apprehended a suspect in connection with the reported explosive devices that were mailed to over a dozen members of the Democratic party. The alleged suspect's name was just released - Cesar Altieri Sayoc.

Sayoc is a 56-year-old registered Republican from Aventura, Florida who was born in Brooklyn, New York. He was arrested near an AutoZone in Plantation, Florida.

It appears that Sayoc, at least according to his social media accounts, is a former college athlete. Sayoc appears to have played soccer at Brevard College in North Carolina for at least two years.

Sayoc is listed in Brevard's yearbook for two years - 1981 and 1982. It's unclear if he played longer than that. His reported LinkedIn page also lists Brevard as a place he studied.

Lori Denberg of FOX8 confirmed that Sayoc attended Brevard for three semesters.

More information will surely be released on Sayoc's life in the coming days.

Luckily, nobody has been hurt when discovering any of the packages so far.