Category Archives: Patrick Mannelly Award

College All-Star Game Long Snappers

With the college football season coming to a close Monday night, it is time to highlight some of the top long snapping prospects for this year’s NFL Draft. A good place to start is the college all-star games that have … Continue reading

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Cal Adomitis Wins Third Annual Patrick Mannelly Award

On Saturday night before a sold-out crowd, Cal Adomitis of Pitt won the third edition of the Patrick Mannelly Award. The Award, given annually to the FBS senior judged the best long snapper by a panel of experts, was founded … Continue reading

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Week Twelve in Review

Week Twelve included a rare blocked extra point last night that was returned for a two-point conversion by the Seahawks against Washington. It was only the second blocked extra point this season and first to be returned for a score. … Continue reading

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2021 Patrick Mannelly Award Semi-Finalists

This evening, 10 senior FBS long snappers were announced as semi-finalists for the Patrick Mannelly Award. This will be the third season for the Award and the winner will be announced at a live event on Saturday, December 11, 2021 … Continue reading

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Week Seven in Review

Week Seven was another quiet one at the snapping position. There were no major issues or injuries. After last week’s game action, three teams had tryouts that included snappers, with Chicago working out Mitchell Fraboni and John Wirtel, Cleveland had … Continue reading

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2021 Patrick Mannelly Award Preseason Watch List

The college football season is right around the corner and the Watch List of 31 long snappers in early consideration for the 2021 Patrick Mannelly Award was revealed this afternoon. The Award, named after former Chicago Bears long snapping great … Continue reading

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Alabama’s Fletcher Wins Patrick Mannelly Award

In a virtual ceremony held on Saturday evening, Alabama long snapper Thomas Fletcher became the second recipient of the Patrick Mannelly Award for the best FBS senior snapper. Damon Johnson (USC) and Ryan Langan (Georgia Southern) were the other two … Continue reading

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Three Finalists Selected for the Patrick Mannelly Award

Last evening, the Patrick Mannelly Award, of which I am one of the Founders, announced the three finalists for the Award given annually to the best senior long snapper at the FBS level. Thomas Fletcher (Alabama), Damon Johnson (USC) and … Continue reading

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Semifinalists Announced for the Patrick Mannelly Award

Yesterday, 10 senior FBS long snappers were announced as semifinalists for the second annual Patrick Mannelly Award. Had this year gone as planned, we would have been handing out the Award Saturday in a live ceremony before a few hundred … Continue reading

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New Timelines for the Patrick Mannelly Award

COVID has impacted everything this year in a dramatic fashion and college football is no different. As one of the founders of the Patrick Mannelly Award, started last year to recognize the best FBS senior long snapper, I was concerned … Continue reading

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