The moment is the Patriots' drafting of Michigan punter Zoltan Mesko in the fifth round of the 2010 NFL draft.
Mekso, a native of Romania who grew up in Ohio, was the first kicker or punter named captain in the 100-plus years of history in the Wolverines' program. He was twice named to the Big Ten All-Conference Team, was named to the 2009 All-American first team and was a finalist for both the Ray Guy Award and Wuerffel Trophy in 2009.
In 50 career college games, he averaged 42.5 yards per punt, booting a career-high 68-yard punt in 2007.
The Patriots visited Mesko last Friday, according to the Detroit Free Press.
The Patriots also signed Australian rules football player David King as a punter earlier this month, but the team likely wouldn't spend a fifth-round pick on a punter if he wasn't going to make the roster.
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