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College snapping news

Post-Season Update for Top College Snappers

With college football season nearly complete, it is a good time to review some news regarding the top college snappers participating in post-season games and earning post-season honors. In the All-Star games, Steven Wirtel (Iowa State) and Blake Ferguson (LSU) … Continue reading

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Notre Dame Snapper John Shannon Wins Inaugural Patrick Mannelly Award

Notre Dame senior long snapper John Shannon was announced as the winner of the inaugural Patrick Mannelly Award on Saturday.  Liam McCullough (Ohio State) and Steven Wirtel (Iowa State) were the other finalists. As one of the founders of the … Continue reading

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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

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2019 Division One Long Snappers

Longsnap.com is proud to present its exclusive compilation of the long snappers for each Division One FBS college football team for the 2019 season. The list includes uniform number, name, height, weight and class year.  Like last year, this list … Continue reading

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An Extensive Examination of Icing the Kicker in the NFL and College

Long snappers are critical to every successful kick, especially on field goal attempts.  Icing the kicker, by calling a timeout before the kick, is a tactic that some coaches have employed as part of normal game strategy. Nathan Cooper of … Continue reading

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25 FBS College Seniors Named to Patrick Mannelly Award Watch List

Yesterday was an important day for long snappers as the Watch List for the inaugural Patrick Mannelly Award Presented By Bernie’s Book Bank was announced. A total of 25 senior FBS snappers were on the initial list, although additions are … Continue reading

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2019 Phil Steele All-American Long Snappers; FCS All-Americans from HERO Sports

Phil Steele’s 2019 College Football Preview is now available and remains one of the best publications for in-depth college football information.  Once again, Steele includes four long snappers on his Preseason All-American Team and goes a step further in the … Continue reading

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