TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Redshirt sophomore kicker Roberto Aguayo and junior linebacker Reggie Northrup collected ACC Player of the Week honors following their standout performances in Florida State’s 43-3 victory over Wake Forest on Saturday.
Aguayo was named ACC Specialist of the Week after he tied a school record by nailing five field goals against the Demon Deacons. He has made 21 consecutive field goals dating back to last season, breaking the FSU record of 18 straight set by Graham Gano in 2008.
Aguayo was also named a Lou Groza Star of the Week and the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) National Placekicker of the Week. He had a career-best 19 points versus Wake Forest and leads the ACC and ranks fourth in the country in scoring (11.6).
The Mascotte, Fla., native has made 79 straight kicks (including 58 consecutive PATs) entering this Saturday’s game at Syracuse. For his career, the 2013 Lou Groza Award winner has made 33 of 34 field goal attempts and all 116 of his extra points.
This marks Aguayo’s second ACC Specialist of the Week award of his career.
Northrup captured his first career ACC Linebacker of the Week award after totaling a team-high eight tackles and scoring his first career defensive touchdown. Northrup forced a fumble while tackling Wake Forest running back Isaiah Robinson and returned the ball 31 yards for a score. The Jacksonville, Fla., native leads FSU with 43 total tackles this season.
He was also name an Honorable Mention National Linebacker of the Week from CFPA.