Category Archives: Snapping in the Media

Andrew East Interviews the Man Who Took His Job

Long snapper Andrew East has been with multiple NFL teams since he entered the NFL in 2015.  Most recently, he was waived by the Redskins after replacing the injured Nick Sundberg for the final three games of last season. East’s … Continue reading

Posted in NFL, Snapping in the Media, Transactions

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

Posted in College, Snapping in the Media

College and NFL Snapping Odds and Ends

With NFL training camps opening today, the college season is not far behind.  Things are already heating up for snappers and will continue August 1st, when The Patrick Mannelly Award, for which I am honored to be one of the … Continue reading

Posted in Coaching, NFL, NFL Draft, Snapping in the Media

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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NFL Special Teams Unit Rankings

One of the more interesting aspects of NFL special teams units at this time of year is the annual rankings that are released to measure performance. Rick Gosselin is famous for his 22 kicking game criteria rankings and has just … Continue reading

Posted in Coaching, NFL, Snapping in the Media

Skinner Wins Chris Rubio Award for Top High School Snapper

Quinten Skinner, a senior from Georgia, was selected as the top high school long snapper this weekend in Las Vegas by the selection committee for the Chris Rubio Award.  The committee includes current and former professional long snappers.  I am … Continue reading

Posted in High School, Snapping in the Media

Announcing the Patrick Mannelly Long Snapper Award

As most of you now know by now, I am honored to be one of the founders of the Patrick Mannelly Long Snapper Award.  Along with Chris Rubio and Patrick Mannelly himself, we look forward to making this new Award … Continue reading

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