Monthly Archives: May 2014

Snapper Signings after the Draft

With the last few NFL teams holding rookie mini-camps this weekend, it looks like this year was the worst in recent memory for a long snapper looking to earn a contract.  To date, just three snappers signed a contract after … Continue reading

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Blind Snapper to be Preferred Walk-On at Tulane

Last year, I wrote about Jake Olsen, a blind high school long snapper from California.  This year, another blind high school snapper, Aaron Golub has received national attention after being awarded preferred walk-on status at Tulane University.  Golub is legally blind … Continue reading

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Tryout Long Snappers

Although only a few long snappers signed contracts after the Draft, many more are being given opportunities to perform at rookie mini-camps over the next two weekends.  Not all teams release information about tryout players, but my research has found … Continue reading

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Snapping Transaction Update

The smoke is starting to clear from the undrafted free agency frenzy that follows the Draft.  Last night, I reported three signings and one tryout.  Since that time, there has been at least one more signing, as Marcus Heit (Kansas … Continue reading

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First Snapping Transactions after the Draft

As expected, no long snapper was drafted today.  However, a few signed contracts or, in at least one instance, agreed to a tryout after the Draft.  Among the early signings are Casey Kreiter (Iowa) with Dallas, Trevor Gillette (Rice) with Jacksonville and … Continue reading

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Big Day for Long Snapping Draft Prospects

The third day of the NFL Draft is today and marks a key time for long snapping prospects.   Although a snapper is not expected to be selected in the Draft, they are very popular right after the Draft during undrafted free agency.  As the … Continue reading

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