Author Archives: longsnap

Godsil Invited to NFL Combine

The NFL Combine starts at the end of the month in Indianapolis and just one long snapper, Dan Godsil of Indiana, has been invited.  Godsil also played in the Senior Bowl last month. Advertisements

Posted in College, NFL, NFL Draft

NFL Special Teams Coach Update

All 32 NFL teams now have a special teams coach in place following the usual changes that occur at the end of each season. Below is a comprehensive summary of all of the changes since the end of the regular … Continue reading

Posted in Coaching, NFL

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

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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