Category Archives: Snapping in the Media

Special Teams University All-American Team

With college football’s regular season winding down, all-Conference and all-American teams are starting to be released.  Very few of these include snappers but, to fill that void, Kyle Stelter of Special Teams University announced his all-American team of long snappers … Continue reading

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Week Seven in Review

Week Seven included a rare but critical snapper penalty for moving the ball before a field goal snap.  LP Ladouceur of the Cowboys was called for a false start penalty as the Cowboys attempted a last-second field goal to tie … Continue reading

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Week Four in Review

Week Four was a notable one as the Thursday night game made Vikings snapper Kevin McDermott a national hero for his incredible toughness.  McDermott lost the tip of his pinky finger when it got caught in a face mask.  McDermott … Continue reading

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2018 Phil Steele All-American Long Snappers

Phil Steele’s 2018 College Football Preview is out and remains the premier source for college football information.  To his credit, Steele always includes four long snappers on his Preseason All-American Team. This year’s team features Dan Godsil of Indiana as … Continue reading

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Rick Gosselin’s All-Time Special Teams Unit Snappers

Rick Gosselin recently named his all-time NFL Special Teams Unit, which included three long snappers.  Gosselin, who has ranked each NFL teams special teams groups for 38 seasons, created a First Team, Second Team and some wild card spots to … Continue reading

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NFL Teams Still Need Dedicated Long Snappers

NFL teams still need dedicated long snappers.  Alex Kirshner of SB Nation recently wrote an excellent analysis of how NFL teams still need a specialist that does nothing other than snap despite the trend toward versatility in other positions. In … Continue reading

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Week Sixteen In Review

Week Sixteen brought another prominent use of an emergency snapper, as Kevin McDermott of the Vikings was injured late in the first half against the Packers.  Tight end David Morgan served as the snapper the rest of the game and … Continue reading

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