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High School snapping news

Eighth Grade Snapper Offered Scholarship

It was revealed yesterday that Quentin Skinner Jr., a 13 year old rising eighth grade snapper, has received a verbal offer of a college scholarship.  Skinner attended a specialists camp at LSU this past weekend.  He made such an impression on the special … Continue reading

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Blind Snapper to be Preferred Walk-On at Tulane

Last year, I wrote about Jake Olsen, a blind high school long snapper from California.  This year, another blind high school snapper, Aaron Golub has received national attention after being awarded preferred walk-on status at Tulane University.  Golub is legally blind … Continue reading

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Justin Snow Long Snapping Academy Now Open

Client and veteran NFL long snapper Justin Snow has recently started his own camps and training programs for long snappers.  Snow, who spent 13 years with the Colts and Redskins, has developed a variety of camps and training program packages … Continue reading

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Ferguson Wins 2013 Herbalife 24 Chris Rubio Award

Blake Ferguson, a high school junior and LSU recruit, took him the 2013 Herbalife 24 Chris Rubio Award last night in Vegas as the top high school long snapper.  Ferguson prevailed over two senior snappers, Alan Lucy and Tanner Carew.

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2013 Chris Rubio Award Finalists Announced

On Friday, three finalists were announced for the third annual 2013 Chris Rubio Award.  The award will be presented at a cermenony in Las Vegas on January 17, 2014. This year’s finalists are Tanner Carew (California, Class of 2014), Blake … Continue reading

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The Blind Long Snapper

As noted here many times before, there are tremendous and inspiring stories of the people who fill the role as long snapper at all levels of football.  One such story that has received national attention is that of Jake Olson.  Jake … Continue reading

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Rubio Featured in The New York Times

Snapping instructor Chris Rubio has been featured regularly on Longsnap.com as well as many other national media sources.  The latest recognition came in the form of a feature story in The New York Times by Scott Cacciola, who calls Rubio, appropriately, “Guru of the … Continue reading

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Pontbriand Offering Private and Group Snapping Training

Ryan Pontbriand, who is the highest drafted snapper in the history of the NFL, is now offering both private and group snapping training and instruction.  Based in Texas, Pontbriand has started to train high school and college snappers in sessions … Continue reading

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USC Recruit Zach Smith Becomes a National Video Sensation

California high school snapper Zach Smith, who is committed to attend USC next Fall, has become the latest national video star with his amazing compilation of long snapping tricks.  At last check, Smith’s video had over 425,000 views and has … Continue reading

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NFL Snapping News

With the Super Bowl teams to be determined today, there has been significant snapping news off the field since the end of the regular season.  As usual, the off-season brings many coaching changes and the special teams coaching position is … Continue reading

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