College football’s perfect running back specimen dealt with injury here and there, but when he was healthy (and not playing Alabama), he proved his recruiting hype right. He is a thoroughbred in the open field, and he showed patience and physicality.
Maybe injury issues continue (it’s hard to get a read for who’s “injury-prone” in college; remember how many injuries Adrian Peterson dealt with at Oklahoma?), or maybe his own lack of agility will prove a hindrance. But he spent quite a bit of the last three years looking the part.
Aguayo kicked six field goals of more than 50 yards in three years at FSU and kicked touchbacks on 55.95 percent of his kickoffs. Gonzalez was trusted much more often at Arizona State with big kicks.
As a senior, he made seven of nine field goals from more than 50 yards and he booted touchbacks on 75.3 percent of his kickoffs in his last two seasons.
When Gonzalez arrived at Arizona State, he was Youth Authentic Cheap Jerseys listed at just 160 pounds and split kicking duties with Alex Garoutte, who handled kickoff duties. But Gonzalez added weight through the years, added leg strength, and weighed in at the NFL Combine at 202 pounds.
Unlike Aguayo, Gonzalez has given NFL teams reason to US Cheap Jerseys Club trust him with the toughest kicks and to eliminate opposing kick returns.
If Gonzalez doesn’t get picked in the second day of the 2017 NFL Draft, it may have a lot to do with Aguayo’s struggles as a rookie. The kicker missed four of his first seven field goals, and made an NFL-worst 71 percent of his field goals on the season.