Nov 30, 2013; Gainesville, FL, USA; Florida State Seminoles kicker Roberto Aguayo (19) kicks a field goal as punter Cason Beatty (38) during the first quarter celebrates against the Florida Gators at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

2013 Lou Groza Award goes to Florida State’s Roberto Aguayo


The Florida State Seminoles are one of two teams who were able to secure a berth in the BCS National Championship, and their players have been pulling in the honors as a result of the team’s achievements on the field.

Earlier in the night, star quarterback Jameis Winston and center Bryan Stork took home honors, and their freshman kicker, Roberto Aguayo, added to the team’s achievements by taking home the 2013 Lou Garza Award as the most outstanding place kicker in the nation.

This season, Aguayo converted all 90 extra point attempts and 19-20 field goals.

In a stunning statistic, Aguayo actually outscored Florida State opponents this season 147-139 all by his lonesome.

With plenty of eligibility left at the collegiate level, Aguayo could find himself as a repeat award winner next season — especially if Jameis Winston is able to keep the Seminoles offense playing at a level where no one will be able to keep up.

Aguayo joins Sebastian Janikowski, who won the award back-to-back years in 1998 and 1999, and 2008 winner Graham Gano as the three kickers in Florida State history to take home the award.

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