Monthly Archives: October 2012

The “Rubio” Project Seeks Funding

Many of the top high school, college and pro snappers, or frequent readers of this blog, are very familiar with the accomplishments of Chris Rubio.  A former college long snapper at UCLA, Rubio has become a key figure in the long … Continue reading

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Week Eight in Review

Week Eight is almost complete and the snapping position remains stable for at least another week.  Because Hurricane Sandy may take my power away soon, this Week in Review is being published prior to tonight’s Monday Night Football game between … Continue reading

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Week Seven in Review

Week Seven is complete and there were no major snapping issues.  Nick Sundberg, who was hurt during Week One, is returning to practice for the Redskins this week.  Sundberg made headlines for being able to finish the game despite a … Continue reading

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Week Six in Review

The sixth week of the NFL season is complete and was relatively quiet on the snapping front, at least on the field.  Just two snappers, Beau Brinkley (Titans) and John Denney (Dolphins), recorded tackles in punt coverage.  Brinkley had a solo tackle and … Continue reading

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Week Five in Review

Week Five is complete and there were no major snapping issues.  In the lone snapping transaction, the Eagles released Kyle Nelson from the practice squad after Jon Dorenbos was able to snap following an ankle injury. The Senior Bowl recently … Continue reading

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Zauner Programs Help Produce NFL Snappers

In a popular post earlier this year, I discussed some of the options available to a long snapper who is trying to play at the professional level.  One such option that appears to be increasing in its value are the programs … Continue reading

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Week Four in Review

The NFL season has completed the first quarter and special teams have played a key role in many games.  For example, the Lions became the first team since 1940 to allow a kick return and punt return in consecutive games, putting … Continue reading

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