Cleveland Browns solve need at kicker; LSU’s Cade York the most-drafted kicker ever since 2016

The Cleveland BrownsFormerly drafted LSU kicker Cade YorkThe fourth round featured the 124th overall selection on Saturday. This was the highest kicker ever to reach that point in the history of the tournament. NFL draftSince 2016.

The following year, Tampa Bay BuccaneersDraft Florida StateRoberto Aguayo is in the second round.

The Browns are hoping York will draft them. Aguayo was only with the Bucs for a single season before being released.

In spite of being drafted, Cleveland has had trouble with kicker in recent seasons. Arizona State‘s Zane GonzalezThe seventh round of 2017 was the final. Oklahoma‘s Austin SeibertIn 2019, the fifth round will be held.

Last season, Chase McLaughlinAs the starter, the Browns converted 72.7% (the worst mark in all of the NFL) of their field goal attempts.

York was the top-rated kicker on ESPN going into the draft. He set an LSU record of 15 field goals over 50 yards. He set a school record with a 57-yard field kick to beat the sixth-ranked team in 2020. FloridaIn the last seconds of the fog.

Dan Saganey, Browns’ director of player personnel, said that York’s “mental makeup and overall talent level” impressed the team.

Saganey stated, “Looking forward seeing him get the chance to kick in our Stadium.” It will be fun.

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