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Matt Araiza: Mexican joins the NFL in Buffalo Bills

matt araiza was born on May 16, 2000. And although he was born in San Diego, California, he has dual citizenship thanks to his father, Rico Araiza, who was born in Mexico. Now, the player is added to the list of mexicans go down in history , along with other names such as Tom Fears (of an American father and a Mexican mother), José Septién (born in Mexico City), Raúl Alegre (from Torreón, Coahuila), Rolando Cantú (the only one who managed to play an official match without having passed by a university in the United States), among others.

The life of matt araiza It was developed mainly in the United States. For the same reason, he studied at the University of San Diego, having his approach to sport and to soccer American particularly there. But this is not all, because the student also stood out for his grades, since he obtained an almost perfect mark. However, although he was not necessarily on the 2022 Draft prospect lists to be preferred by teams in the NFLstood out surprisingly.

Now, matt araizafather’s son Mexicanwas recruited by the buffalo bills in it Draft 2022 of the NFL. This happened when the team decided to use his sixth round pick on the University of San Diego graduate, being the 180th player to be drafted and the first from his position in this event in which National Football League teams take turns picking college graduates or others who are eligible for the first time to join the NFL.

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In the event, matt araiza he posted the highest-ranked score at his position and showed he can perform on both punts and spot kicking. In three seasons with the University of San Diego, Araiza he converted 95 of 96 extra point attempts, 50 of 68 field goal attempts and in his final season with the team, he punted for a total of 79 paws and 4,400 yards.

In addition, the player received the Ray Guy Award, which is given to the best punter in the nation, in addition to being selected as a unanimous All American, being the Special Teams Player of the Year in the Mountain West and also being elected to the first team All -MWC.

Now, with his recent interaction with the buffalo billsa team that has gone down in history for some of its plays such as that of Super Bowl XXV in 1991 against the New York Giants, the Mexican He will compete for the starting job with American Matt Haack, who had a solid season with 52 clearances, 2,230 yards and a blocked punt. However, it is expected that Araiza competition during the off-season to determine who will get the minutes of match.

For all of the above, we expect a prosperous and striking career for the player of Mexican descent and we will be very attentive.

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