But like many college stars, Aguayo'ssuccess just did not translate to the NFL.
The Bucs are being featured on HBO's "Hard Knocks" this season and Tuesday's episode could chronicle the decision to part with the second-round pick after just one season handling kicking duties. Of course, he wasn't just an after thought picked in the later rounds. Automatic inside Raymond James Stadium. A three-time first-team All-American and All-ACC selection who skipped his senior year to head to the NFL, Aguayo went 69-for-78 on field goals and made all 198 PATs he attempted during his time at Florida State.
The Broncos can not afford to lose Wolfe as they have already lost defensive lineman Billy Winn for the season due to a torn ACL suffered in Thursday's preseason game. His fate was likely sealed after he claimed to be "unlucky" to miss a point-after try and a field goal in the preseason opener.
Tampa Bay had to stick with Aguayo in 2016 after spending such a high pick on him, but the leash figures to be much shorter this preseason with the veteran Folk on hand.
The Bucs traded up into the second round to draft Aguayo after he was an All-America kicker at Florida State. However, his disastrous previous year plus with the Buccaneers will likely prevent National Football League teams from using a day two pick on a kicker in an upcoming draft. I had a field goal in there but at the end of the day, it wasn't what I wanted. Aguayo will look for a fresh start elsewhere, while Nick Folk takes over the kicking responsibilities for the Bucs. However, he is going to have plenty of work ahead to get rid of the stench of being a kicker picked in the second round who couldn't make it to a second regular season.