Author Archives: longsnap

2018 Phil Steele All-American Long Snappers

Phil Steele’s 2018 College Football Preview is out and remains the premier source for college football information.  To his credit, Steele always includes four long snappers on his Preseason All-American Team. This year’s team features Dan Godsil of Indiana as … Continue reading

Posted in College, Snapping in the Media

Snapping Transactions As Off-Season Workouts End

NFL teams are now in a break period before returning for training camp in late July.  Yesterday brought a flurry of moves involving snappers that may be the last transactions until training camp. Andrew East was signed by the Jaguars … Continue reading

Posted in NFL, Transactions

CFL Snappers for 2018

The Canadian Football League season starts tonight and the snapping position around the league remains stable.  Just one snapper, Kevin Malcolm in Hamilton, was not an opening day snapper last season.  Bradley Northnagel, who made news by signing with Edmonton … Continue reading

Posted in CFL, NFL, Transactions

Latest Snapping Moves

Off-season workouts conclude for NFL teams in the next few weeks and snapping transactions have slowed down.  The Chargers did waive Anthony Kukwa, who was signed earlier this year. In addition, there was a very rare transaction in the CFL, … Continue reading

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Rick Gosselin’s All-Time Special Teams Unit Snappers

Rick Gosselin recently named his all-time NFL Special Teams Unit, which included three long snappers.  Gosselin, who has ranked each NFL teams special teams groups for 38 seasons, created a First Team, Second Team and some wild card spots to … Continue reading

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Tryout Snapper Drew Scott Signed by Oakland

It appears that at least one tryout long snapper has been signed to a contract.  Drew Scott from Kansas State, who first tried out with the Raiders and then the Saints this past weekend, was signed by the Raiders.  With … Continue reading

Posted in NFL, NFL Draft, Transactions

Snapping Moves after the Draft

NFL rookie mini-camps have just concluded and below is a  summary of activity at the snapping position since the Draft.  Note that mini-camp tryouts are typically not made public and are often confused as signings.  In addition, players from prior … Continue reading

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