A disturbing story involving Florida State kicker Ricky Aguayo has a Florida connection.
On Tuesday, the Tallahassee Democrat’s Karl Etters reported Aguayo told police that members of a fraternity on Florida State’s campus beat the player over missed field goals during a game against Florida in 2016. Per Tallahassee Police records obtained by Etters, Aguayo reported being “jumped” by members of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity in front of the group’s house after the Seminoles’ 31-13 victory against the Gators. Aguayo missed two of three field-goal tries that day.
Here’s more from the story:
Aguayo told TPD he was walking by the fraternity house at about 3 a.m. on Dec. 2 when people on the front porch began to yell at him about his performance in the game.
“He said they were giving him a hard time about missed field goals during the Florida game,” officers wrote in their report. “He said he was rushed by several of the members of the fraternity…and was punched in the face.”
The report goes on to mention that police saw blood on Aguayo’s face and ripped shirt. He declined to press charges, and he refused to pursue medical treatment, according to the report.
Aguayo, a soph0more, has made 15 of 18 field-goal attempts this season, in addition to connecting on 33 extra points.
Recently, the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity at Florida State was shut down.