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NFL Draft player profile: FSU kicker Roberto Aguayo

A Seminole great is bound for the League.

Roberto Aguayo
Roberto Aguayo
Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Florida State defensive back Jalen Ramsey is sure to be the first 'Nole selected in the 2016 NFL Draft, but the smart money on the second Seminole off the board is on kicker Roberto Aguayo. Aguayo (6-0, 207), who opted for the draft after his redshirt junior season, is the first collegiate kicker to leave early since fellow FSU kicker Sebastian Janikowski did so. Janikowski remains the highest drafted specialist of all time, as the Oakland Raiders selected him with the 17th overall pick in the 2000 Draft.

Aguayo, who won the 2013 Lou Groza Award bestowed upon the nation's top kicker, actually finished his collegiate career with the highest conversion rate of all time: he made all 198 extra point attempts and 69 of 78 field goals, a combined percentage of 96.73%, which topped former Nebraska kicker Alex Henery's mark of 96.67%. Aguayo is just the second Seminole to be a first-team All-American three times, joining Deion Sanders.

Like most kickers, Aguayo can struggle from distance, as he finished 20 of 29 from 40+ yards away. However, his long is 53 yards, a distance from which he's converted twice, and he was perfect inside 40, hitting all 49 attempts. He holds the NCAA single-season scoring record for kickers, with 157 in FSU's title season of 2013. Aguayo told members of the media, following his Pro Day, that NFL scouts projected him to be selected in the second to fourth round.