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RICKY AGUAYO

#23

Player profile

position
Kicker
height
6'2"
weight
219
year
Sophomore
hometown
Mascotte, Fla.
high school
IMG Academy

2017 HONORS

Watch List: Groza

2016 HONORS

Freshman All-American First Team – ESPN
Freshman All-America Second Team – Campus Insiders
Groza Star of the Week – Sept. 5
ACC Specialist of the Week – Sept. 5
Honorable Mention All-ACC

2016:

Finished the regular season 19 of 26 on field goals, including 6-6 in the season opener against Ole Miss…named a freshman All-American by ESPN…his effort against the Rebels set the FSU record for field goals in a single game, was the most nationally in a collegiate debut and tied for the most in any game by a freshman in college football history…drilled field goals from 44, 40, 40, 30, 25 and 21 yards as the Noles came back from 25 points down in the largest come-from-behind victory in school history against Ole Miss…was named Groza Award ‘Star of the Week’ after the Ole Miss game, as well as ACC Specialist of the Week…honorable mention All-ACC…was a perfect 12-of-12 on field goals inside 40 yards…made his first 51 PATs to extend Florida State’s NCAA record to 302 consecutive extra points before his extra point was blocked at the end of the Orange Bowl…the consecutive extra-point record was broken against USF and came on his third PAT…the new mark broke a 27-year-old record held by Syracuse…nailed a 46-yard field goal versus Charleston Southern and drilled a season-long 47-yarder at No. 10 Louisville…finished 2-of-3 on field goals against the Cardinals…made both of his field goal tries at USF (25 & 35 yards)…went 1-for-2 on field goals against Wake Forest…drilled a 32-yard field goal at NC State…nailed six extra points and had a 42-yard field goal at Syracuse…made an extra point and a 22-yard field goal versus Florida before leaving with a minor injury…made two field goals (42 & 38 yards) against No. 6 Michigan in the Orange Bowl.

PERSONAL:

A consensus three-star prospect who enrolled in January 2016…competed for Team Highlight in the Under Armour All-America Game where he converted 23-yard and 29-yard field goals and all three of his extra point attempts…older brother, Roberto Aguayo, was a three-time All-American and won the 2013 Lou Groza Award…named Special Teams MVP after leading IMG Academy to a 9-0 regular season mark and a No. 4 ranking in the final USA Today Super 25 Expert Rankings…nailed 41 PATs and three field goals and had 35 touchbacks in 57 kickoffs during his senior season…rated a five-star and the No. 3 kicker in the nation by Kohl’s Kicking, who said he “has the frame and look of a big-time kicker”…ranked the nation’s No. 4 kicker by ESPN and Scout…attended Montverde Academy before IMG where he was a teammate of current Seminole offensive tackle Abdul Bello…finished third in the kickoff competition at the 2015 Kohl’s National Invitational Scholarship Camp…born on November 24, 1997…majoring in business.