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2019 NFL Draft Results: Buccaneers Select Kicker Matt Gay

The Buccaneers use their fifth round pick on Utah kicker Matt Gay

NCAA Football: Utah at UCLA Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers use their fifth round pick on a position that has been a nightmare to try and fill since the departure of Matt Bryant - kicker. To do so, they went to Utah and drafted kicker Matt Gay.

Gay was 100% on extra points and 86.7% on field goals during his two seasons with the Utes.

Here is the draft analysis from’s Lance Zierlein;

Surprising omission from the Senior Bowl, Gay is a big boy with an even bigger leg who has the ability to drive both the long field goal and the long kickoff. The former soccer player has an awkward, three-step approach to strike field goals which may require some work to make a roster on the next level.