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Patrick Mannelly Award Long Snapper Profile Form Available

FBS senior college long snappers can now submit their information and videos to be considered for the first annual Patrick Mannelly Award.  Snappers must perform both long and short snaps and submit a link to video for all of this … Continue reading

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Week Eight in Review

Week Eight is complete and missed field goal and extra point attempts were critical in a number of games.  However, few appeared to be related to the snap. After using three snappers while he was suspended, Kyle Nelson returned to … Continue reading

Posted in NFL, Tackles, Transactions

Seven Additions Made to Patrick Mannelly Award Watch List

On December 14th, the Patrick Mannelly Award will be presented, for the first time, to the best senior FBS long snapper.  An initial Watch List of 25 snappers was announced on August 1, 2019 and, on Wednesday, seven new names … Continue reading

Posted in College, Patrick Mannelly Award, Snapping in the Media

Week Seven in Review

Week Seven is complete and Don Muhlbach of the Lions continues to move up the all-time games played list.  With Sunday’s appearance, Muhlbach has played in 234 games over his 16 seasons that puts him 88th in NFL history for … Continue reading

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XFL Teams Draft Long Snappers

The XFL concluded its two day draft this afternoon and today was the day that long snappers could be selected.  Each of the eight teams now has one snapper on the roster, although the DC club selected a player that … Continue reading

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Week Six in Review

Week Six of the NFL season is complete and was a calm and uneventful one for long snappers.  Just two snappers recorded tackles in punt coverage, as Rick Lovato (Eagles) had a solo tackle and JJ Jansen (Panthers) recorded an … Continue reading

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Long Snappers Eligible for XFL Draft Pool

The XFL is coming back in 2020 and will conduct a player draft Tuesday and Wednesday of next week to populate team rosters for the eight teams. The following 18 snappers are listed by the XFL as eligible to be … Continue reading

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