|Offense||5th||135.1 (5th)||240.8 (17th)|
|Defense||10th||100.4 (10th)||240.0 (15th)|
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected Vitale in the sixth round of the 2016 NFL Draft, 197th overall.
Although he's a fullback, it's still slightly surprising Vitale fell this far. He's proven as a pass catcher to the point that he could probably log some snaps at tight end, or at least h-back, and he showed at the Combine that he has the athleticism to do something once he has the ball. At 6-foot-1, 239 pounds, Vitale ran a 4.60 40 and showed even more explosiveness with a 38.5-inch vertical and 123-inch broad jump.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected Devante Bond in the sixth round of the 2016 NFL Draft, 183rd overall.
Tampa Bay already has a young and deep linebacking corps, but Bond will add even more depth at the position. Bond's quickest path to playing time would be as a strongside linebacker, but the Buccaneers already have a number of young options at that position. He will likely be a special teams player early on in his career in Tampa Bay.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected Benenoch in the fifth round of the 2016 NFL Draft, 148th overall.
A college tackle at UCLA, Benenoch might be viewed as a guard by the Buccaneers. Benenoch has just a modest reach with 34 and 1/8-inch arms, and he has intriguing athleticism as an interior consideration, logging a sub-5.0 second 40-yard dash.
Smith is a small school player, but one who showed real NFL potential at North Carolina Central. At 5-foot-11, 189 pounds, Smith exhibited good all-around athleticism at the Combine by running a 4.47-second 40 and logging jumps of 36 inches in the vertical and 122 inches in the broad jump. With relatively short arms, Smith might best project to the slot.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected Roberto Aguayo in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft, 59th overall.
It's a surprising pick both because Aguayo is a kicker and because Connor Barth has actually done quite well as a kicker in Tampa Bay. Still, with Tampa spending a second-round pick on Aguayo, he's the starter for sure going forward. Aguayo was one of the most accurate kickers in college football history at Florida State, converting 69-of-78 field goal attempts and all 198 of his extra point attempts.
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