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Bucs release kicker Connor Barth

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that the team has released kicker Connor Barth.

“Connor has been a productive and efficient kicker in the league over the years and I know he still has plenty of kicks left in his career,” said Buccaneers General Manager Jason Licht. “This past weekend we drafted Roberto Aguayo because we believe he is special and we decided to release Connor in order to give him the best opportunity to explore the market and find the best situation for himself. We would like to thank Connor for all that he has done both on and off the football field during his time as a Buccaneer and we wish him continued success in the future.”

Barth spent the 2015 season with Tampa Bay, connecting on 23-of-28 field goal attempts and 25-of-26 extra points. Barth also spent 2009-12 with Tampa Bay and in his Bucs career has made 114-of-136 field goal attempts and 135-of-136 extra points.

The team also waived defensive end Martin Ifedi and announced that the following college free agents have agreed to terms:

 

Name                                      Position                       Ht.       Wt.             College                 

Peyton Barber                         Running Back             5-11     225            Auburn

Tim Brown                              Fullback                      6-3       235            West Chester

Kivon Cartwright                     Tight End                     6-4       245            Colorado State

Tyson Coleman                      Linebacker                  6-1       235            Oregon

Alan Cross                              Fullback                      6-1       235            Memphis

Taylor Fallin                            Tackle                         6-6       330            Memphis

Russell Hansbrough                Running Back             5-9       195            Missouri

Traveon Henry                        Safety                         6-1       215            Northwestern

Isaiah Johnson                        Safety                         6-0       209            South Carolina

Anthony Kelly                          Wide Receiver            6-2       210            Kutztown

Davonte Lambert                    Defensive Tackle        6-2       282            Auburn

Cassanova McKinzy               Linebacker                  6-3       253            Auburn

Jontavius Morris                     Defensive Tackle        6-2       295            Western Kentucky

Luke Rhodes                           Linebacker                  6-2       242            William & Mary

Dominique Robertson             Guard                          6-5       324            West Georgia

Elijah Shumate                        Safety                         6-0       224            Notre Dame

Dez Stewart                            Wide Receiver            6-2       200            Ohio Dominican

Channing Ward                       Defensive End            6-4       279            Ole Miss

Leonard Wester                      Tackle                         6-6       305            Missouri Western

 

Report come courtesy of the Buccaneers Communications Department.

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