Monthly Archives: January 2019

Snappers for the Inaugural Season of the Alliance of American Football

Long snappers who want to play at the professional level but have not been able to crack an NFL roster have limited options.  The CFL uses Canadian snappers and the indoor leagues do not punt.  Although other leagues have tried … Continue reading

Posted in AAF

The Importance of the Long Snapper According to Joe Judge of the Patriots

Amid all the Super Bowl hype was an excellent story by Andrew Callahan on Masslive.com  regarding the assistant coaches for the Patriots and what it takes to play for them.  Of note was special teams coach Joe Judge’s comments on the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

NFL Special Teams Unit Rankings

One of the more interesting aspects of NFL special teams units at this time of year is the annual rankings that are released to measure performance. Rick Gosselin is famous for his 22 kicking game criteria rankings and has just … Continue reading

Posted in Coaching, NFL, Snapping in the Media

Skinner Wins Chris Rubio Award for Top High School Snapper

Quinten Skinner, a senior from Georgia, was selected as the top high school long snapper this weekend in Las Vegas by the selection committee for the Chris Rubio Award.  The committee includes current and former professional long snappers.  I am … Continue reading

Posted in High School, Snapping in the Media

Comprehensive NFL Snapping Update Before Conference Championships

With the AFC and NFC Championship games tomorrow, it is a good time to take a look at the many developments impacting long snappers since the end of the regular season. Here are the latest news on a tryout, future … Continue reading

Posted in Coaching, NFL, Tackles, Transactions

Kreiter and Muhlbach Named Pro Bowl Long Snappers

Client Casey Kreiter of the Denver Broncos and Don Muhlbach of the Detroit Lions will be the snappers for the AFC and NFC respectively in the Pro Bowl on Sunday, January 27, 2019. For Kreiter, it is his first Pro … Continue reading

Posted in NFL

Announcing the Patrick Mannelly Long Snapper Award

As most of you now know by now, I am honored to be one of the founders of the Patrick Mannelly Long Snapper Award.  Along with Chris Rubio and Patrick Mannelly himself, we look forward to making this new Award … Continue reading

Posted in College, Snapping in the Media