Tampa Bay Buccaneers

5 Things to Know About Roberto Aguayo

A few interesting facts about the Bucs' new kicker.

Take a peek at photos of the newest Buccaneer.

1. He was the most accurate kicker in NCAA history.
Aguayo left Florida State having connected on 96.73% of his kicks, which is the best conversion rate of any kicker in college football history. He didn't miss a kick inside the 40-line and was also perfect on extra points, not missing a single attempt in his collegiate career.

2. He's familiar with the Bay Area.
Aguayo attended IMG Academy in Bradenton, which is about a half hour drive from the Buccaneers' training facilities in Tampa. He is originally from Mascotte, which is a little more than an hour north of Tampa.

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  1. Jameis Winston considers him the best kicker he's ever played with.**
    Winston seems very, very excited about the Bucs' second-round draft picks. Following the team's selection of Noah Spence at the top of the third round, Winston tweeted "That's my dawg" and when the Bucs picked up Aguayo, Winston tweeted "Bertoooooo." Winston' followed those two tweets with "Oh happy days!!" Winston has said last fall that Aguayo was the best kicker he's ever played with.

4. He wanted to be a Buccaneer.
Being from Florida and having a connection with Winston, Aguayo was vocal about his desire to join the Buccaneers. He said he grew up a Bucs fan and idolized former kicker Martin Gramatica.

5. He's the highest-drafted kicker in more than a decade.
The Buccaneers traded back up into the second round to snag Aguayo, making him the first kicker selected in the second round since the New York Jets drafted Mike Nugent in 2005.

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