Steeler player, Antonio Brown, swamped by mail since autograph vow

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Pittsburgh Steelers free safety Mike Mitchell (23) defends on wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) during NFL football training camp in Latrobe, Pa., on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014 . (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) drops the sixth football that he tried to catch while holding the first five he caught in a punt catching drill during NFL football training camp in Latrobe, Pa., on Thursday, July 31, 2014 . (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Members of the media are reflected in the side of a van as Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown arrives for NFL football training camp at the team training facility in Latrobe, Pa., Friday, July 25, 2014. (AP Photo)
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown smiles as he talks with teammates during an NFL football organized team activity on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown walks along the sidelines with a figure cut into this hair before an NFL football game Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Former teammates Miami Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace, left, and Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) swap jerseys on the field after an NFL football game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. The Dolphins won 34-28. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar)
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) celebrates making a touchdown catch in the third quarter of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receivers Plaxico Burress (80), right, Antonio Brown (84) laugh at practice during NFL football training camp at the team training facility in Latrobe, Pa., Sunday, July 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) makes a catch on the first day of the teams NFL football minicamp Tuesday, June 11, 2013 in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Newly signed Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress, right, laughs with injured wide receiver Antonio Brown before NFL football practice, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, in Pittsburgh. Burress returned to the team that drafted him a dozen years ago on Wednesday hungry, humble and eager to prove there's still some life left in a career that's never quite lived up to his own outsized expectations. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) celebrates after making a catch for a first down in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, in Pittsburgh. The Steelers won 27-10. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown rouses the crowd, leading sections to cheer, before he threw the ball during the NFL football team's training camp on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, in Latrobe, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Pittsburgh Steelers' Antonio Brown (84) runs past Cincinnati Bengals' Manny Lawson after making a catch and gaining 45 yards in the first quarter of an NFL football game in Pittsburgh, on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
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By WILL GRAVES

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) - The post office at the small college where the Pittsburgh Steelers hold training camp has been swamped with mail since wide receiver Antonio Brown vowed on Facebook to autograph anything fans send him.

Brown posted the message on July 28 saying, "If I don't get a chance to sign something for you at camp just send info to me." He listed his dormitory room at St. Vincent College, the private, Catholic school where the Steelers have held training camp for more than 40 years, about 40 miles east of the city.

Now, Brown's room is "full to the top with mail," he told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, which first reported the promise.

Maria Schifano, assistant manager of the post office, said it's still pouring in.

The school's public relations staff even posted a short notice on the college website.

"The staff of the Saint Vincent Post Office has noticed a marked increase in incoming mail for Pittsburgh Steelers players living on campus during summer training camp. They said that many of the letters and packages are addressed to Antonio Brown who posted on his Facebook page recently," the notice said.

Brown seems happy with the attention and undaunted by the work, despite his training camp duties.

Brown has posted on Facebook a pictures of some of the envelopes and packages he has received with the caption, "Signing and returning thank you everyone who keeping me busy motivated n inspired! Reading and signing through out down time."

Schifano tells the newspaper that Brown received more than 100 packages on one day alone and said, "He's going to be busy."

Training camp runs through Aug. 15.

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