The college football season is right around the corner and the Watch List of 31 long snappers in early consideration for the 2021 Patrick Mannelly Award was revealed this afternoon.
The Award, named after former Chicago Bears long snapping great Patrick Mannelly, will be presented for the third time in December to the snapper judged to be the best among all seniors at the FBS level.
You may see some familiar names from last season, as changes to NCAA eligibility rules allowed many seniors from last year to return for 2021. In addition, many seniors this season can elect to return for another season of eligibility in 2022.
Here is this year’s Watch List