TAMPA,FL (WWAY) — Wilmington resident Connor Barth signed a four year contract on Thursday with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The contract averages out to 3.3 million a year for the Hoggard High School graduate. Barth was a standout kicker at Hoggard. After kicking for the Vikings Barth took his kicking talent to Chapel Hill in order to kick for the UNC Tar Heels. Connor’s brother, Casey, is currently the starting kicker for UNC. Casey is in line to break his brother’s alt-time field goal record at UNC this fall.
WFTS is the abc television station in Tampa. Here’s a link to their story today on Barth’s signing with the Buccaneers. http://www.abcactionnews.com/dpp/sports/sports_blogs_local/barth-was-tagged-the-teams-farnchise-player