Monthly Archives: June 2014

Top College Snapping Prospects for the 2015 NFL Draft

Although the 2014 NFL Draft concluded just a few weeks ago, there are already a handful of college snappers that are considered the early top prospects for next year’s Draft.  Matt Dooley (Indiana), Jesse Schmitt (Purdue) and Andrew East (Vanderbilt) are … Continue reading

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CFL Snappers for 2014 Season

The 2014 CFL season is now underway which makes this a good time to take a quick look at the long snappers for each team. Former NFL snapper Randy Chevrier is back for another season in Calgary, while former CFL snapper Chad Rempel … Continue reading

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Recent Snapping Transactions

With NFL training camps a few weeks away, this time tends to be a slow one in the NFL.  In the last few weeks, other than the retirement of veteran Pat Mannelly, the only long snapping transaction involved the Jaguars. … Continue reading

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Mannelly Retires after 16 NFL Seasons

After 16 seasons in the NFL following his selection in the Sixth Round of the 1998 NFL Draft, Pat Mannelly of the Bears is retiring today.  Mannelly is 39 and, although he had hoped to return for a 17th season, a hip … Continue reading

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Phil Steele Announces All-America Snappers

Phil Steele has just announced his All-America teams and, as usual, his is one of the rare publications to include long snappers.  The first team snapper is Scott Thompson of NC State, who held the same position last year.  Reid … Continue reading

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