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Road to the NFL Draft / Roberto Aguayo

Position: Kicker.

School: Florida State.

Combine measurables: 6-foot-1, 207 pounds.

Combine stats: Did not participate.

Career stats: 41 games, 69 of 78 field goals (88.5 conversion rate), 198 of 198 extra points, 405 points.

Draft projection: Second-third round.

Lowdown: The best kicker in college football, Aguayo is doing the unheard of at his position and leaving school early for the draft. The last kicker to do so was another Seminole, Sebastian Janikowski, in 1999. … Won the Lou Groza Award as the best kicker in college as a redshirt freshman in 2013 and went on to become Florida State’s first three-time All-American since Deion Sanders. … Set an FBS record with 157 points in the Seminoles’ national championship season of 2013. Holds the ACC record with 198 straight successful extra points. … Improved his touchback percentage to 56 in 2015, up from 51 the year before, showing an increase in leg strength, but still does not boom the ball. His career-long field goal is 53 yards, and he missed attempts from 54 and 56 yards. … Attempted only six kicks of 50-plus yards in college. … Aguayo’s junior season was actually his worst, as he went 21 of 26 on field-goal attempts, with all five misses coming from 40-plus yards. Despite that, he’s expected to be the first kicker taken in the first 100 picks since Mike Nugent in 2005.

They said it: “I liked his DNA, I liked his makeup. His parents are phenomenal people. Hard-working, blue collar. They live for their kids and he lives for his parents. You could tell the relationship. How he interacted. He was hungry.” – Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher.

– Jay Skurski

The Buffalo News is profiling 50 prospects in 50 days leading up to the NFL Draft, which begins April 28.

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