Rubio Long Snappers in College Bowl Games!

Here is your list of Rubio Long Snappers that will be participating in bowl games this December and January! Best of luck to them all as I hope for lots of punts:)

All times shown are Eastern.

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Dec. 17

Steven Romero

Matt Bayliss

Gildan New Mexico Bowl
Steven Romero & Jared Enrico of New Mexico vs Matt Bayliss of UTSA
New Mexico vs. UTSA
2 p.m., ESPN
University Stadium, Albuquerque, N.M.

Jared Enrico

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jon Letter

Ryan Simmons

Las Vegas Bowl Presented by Geico
Jon Letter, Payton Pardee & Nick Wildberger of Houston vs Ryan Simmons of San Diego State
Houston vs. San Diego State
3:30 p.m., ABC
Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas

Payton Pardee

Nick Wildberger

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elias McMurry

Raycom Media Camellia Bowl
Elias McMurry of Appalachian State 
Appalachian State vs. Toledo
5:30 p.m., ESPN
Cramton Bowl, Montgomery, Ala.

 

 

 

 

Mason Bedell

Ryan Eustace

AutoNation Cure Bowl
Mason Bedell of UCF vs Ryan Eustace & Ty Mimbs of Arkansas State
UCF vs. Arkansas State
5:30 p.m., CBS Sports Network
Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Fla.

Ty Mimbs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cody Block

Stephen Morella

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
Cody Block & Austin Steel of Southern Mississippi vs Stephen Morella of Louisiana-Lafayette
Southern Mississippi vs. Louisiana-Lafayette
9 p.m., ESPN
Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans

Austin Keel

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dec. 19

Keegan Markgraf

Spencer Shores

Miami Beach Bowl
Keegan Markgraf & Travis Malinowski of Central Michigan vs Spencer Shores & Robert Hill of Tulsa
Central Michigan vs. Tulsa
2:30 p.m., ESPN
Marlins Park, Miami

Robert Hill

Travis Malinowski

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Dec. 20

Andrew Ashe

Nolan Dowling

Boca Raton Bowl
Trevor Morgan & Andrew Ashe of Memphis vs Nolan Dowling & Jared Nash of Western Kentucky
Memphis vs. Western Kentucky
7 p.m., ESPN
FAU Stadium, Boca Raton, Fla.

Trevor Morgan

Jared Nash

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dec. 21

Matt Foley

Brendan Turelli

San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl
Matt Foley of BYU vs Brendan Turelli of Wyoming
BYU vs. Wyoming
9 p.m., ESPN
Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego

 

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Dec. 22

Alex Boatman

Nathan Lucas

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
Alex Boatman & Brett Ballard of Idaho vs Nathan Lucas of Colorado State
Idaho vs. Colorado State
7 p.m., ESPN
Albertsons Stadium, Boise, Idaho

Brett Ballard

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dec. 23

Chris O’Risky

Reed Buce

Popeyes Bahamas Bowl
Drake Sutton & Chris O’Risky of Eastern Michigan vs Reed Buce & Jacob Schwind of Old Dominion
Eastern Michigan vs. Old Dominion
1 p.m., ESPN
Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium, Nassau, Bahamas

Jacob Schwind

Drake Sutton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Darrell Travis

Michael Pifer

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl
Drew Edgar & Darrell Travis of Louisiana Tech vs Michael Pifer & Josh Antol of Navy
Louisiana Tech vs. No. 25 Navy
4:30 p.m., ESPN
Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, Texas

Josh Antol

Drew Edgar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jake Hale

Cameron Kaye

Dollar General Bowl
Jake Hale & Ceth Miller of Ohio vs Cameron Kaye of Troy
Ohio vs. Troy
8 p.m., ESPN
Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, Ala.

 

Ceth Miller

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dec. 24

Russ Hiett

William Eads

Hawai’i Bowl
Russ Hiett & William Eads of Middle Tennessee
Hawai’i vs. Middle Tennessee
8 p.m., ESPN
Aloha Stadium, Honolulu

 

 

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Dec. 26

Joel Baldwin

Nick Walter

St. Petersburg Bowl
Nick Walter & Trent Kramer of Miami (OH) vs Joel Baldwin of Mississippi State
Miami (Ohio) vs. Mississippi State
11 a.m., ESPN
Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Fla.

Trent Kramer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Matthew Oliveira

Leonard Skubal

Quick Lane Bowl
Matt Oliveira & Nate Adams of Maryland vs Leonard Skubal of Boston College
Maryland vs. Boston College
2:30 p.m., ESPN
Ford Field, Detroit

 

Nate Adams

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tyler Griffiths

Davis Winkie

Camping World Independence Bowl
Tyler Griffiths & Jackson Quiggle of NC State vs Davis Winkie of Vanderbilt
NC State vs. Vanderbilt
5 p.m., ESPN2
Independence Stadium, Shreveport, La.

Jackson Quiggle

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dec. 27

Clay Barton

Trey Enterline

Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl
Clay Barton of Army vs Tim Ursery, Trey Enterline, Kel Straubmueller & Jake Davis of North Texas
Army vs. North Texas
12 p.m., ESPN
Cotton Bowl, Dallas

Jake Davis

Tim Ursery

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kel Straubmueller

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Garrett Wilson

Chase Wilson

Military Bowl Presented by Northrop Grumman
Garrett Wilson & Chase Wilson of Wake Forest
No. 24 Temple vs. Wake Forest
3:30 p.m., ESPN
Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, Md.

 

 

Jack Haney

National Funding Holiday Bowl
Jack Haney of Washington State
Minnesota vs. Washington State
7 p.m., ESPN
Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego

 

 

 

Matthew Cota

Thor Rodoni

Motel 6 Cactus Bowl
Matt Cota of Boise State vs Thor Rodoni & Chris Lutzel of Baylor
Boise State vs. Baylor
10:15 p.m., ESPN
Chase Field, Phoenix

 

Chris Lutzel

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dec. 28

Jake Knight

Chris Fitzpatrick

New Era Pinstripe Bowl
Jake Knight of Pittsburgh vs Chris Fitzpatrick of Northwestern
No. 23 Pittsburgh vs. Northwestern
2 p.m., ESPN
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, N.Y.

 

 

RC Brunstetter

Jacob Munoz

Russell Athletic Bowl
R.C. Brunstetter of West Virginia vs Jordan Butler, Jacob Munoz & Sam York of Miami
No. 16 West Virginia vs. Miami
5:30 p.m., ESPN
Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Fla.

Jordan Butler

Sam York

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chase Dominguez

John Aloma

Foster Farms Bowl
Chase Dominguez & John Aloma of Utah
Indiana vs. No. 19 Utah
8:30 p.m., Fox
Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, Calif.

 

 

Austin Frey

Grant Gustafson

AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl
Austin Frey & Grant Gustafson of Texas A&M
Texas A&M vs. Kansas State
9 p.m., ESPN
NRG Stadium, Houston

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Dec. 29

Wyman Baxley

Drew Williams

Birmingham Bowl
Wyman Baxley, Ben Asbury, Harrison Freeman & Drew Williams of South Carolina
South Florida vs. South Carolina
2 p.m., ESPN
Legion Field, Birmingham, Ala.

 

Harrison Freeman

Ben Asbury

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Decker

Colton Taylor

Belk Bowl
Robert Decker & George Madden of Arkansas vs Colton Taylor, Wright Bynum & Chaska Moon of Virginia Tech
Arkansas vs. No. 22 Virginia Tech
5:30 p.m., ESPN
Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, N.C.

Wright Bynum

George Madden

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chaska Moon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kaleb Smith

JT Bale

Valero Alamo Bowl
Kaleb Smith & Sam Walkingstick of Oklahoma State vs J.T. Bale of Colorado
No. 12 Oklahoma State vs. No. 10 Colorado
9 p.m., ESPN
Alamodome, San Antonio

Sam Walkingstick

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Dec. 30

Koby Pyrz

Matt Boggs

AutoZone Liberty Bowl
Koby Pyrz & Trent Frix of Georgia vs Matt Boggs & Donovan Cahill of TCU
Georgia vs. TCU
12 p.m., ESPN
Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, Tenn.

Trent Frix

Donovan Cahill

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CJ Keller

Kyle Murphy

Hyundai Sun Bowl
C.J. Keller & Richard McNitzky of Stanford vs Kyle Murphy & Tommy Bancroft of North Carolina
No. 18 Stanford vs. North Carolina
2 p.m., CBS
Sun Bowl, El Paso, Texas

Richard McNitzky

Tommy Bancroft

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jordan Ober

Riley Lovingood

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl
Jordan Ober & Chase Urbach of Nebraska vs Riley Lovingood & Jake Yelich of Tennessee
Nebraska vs. No. 21 Tennessee
3:30 p.m., ESPN
Nissan Stadium, Nashville, Tenn.

Chase Urbach

Jake Yelich

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Justin Green

Andrew Zink

Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl
Andrew Zink of South Alabama vs Justin Green of Air Force
South Alabama vs. Air Force
5:30 p.m., Campus Insiders
Arizona Stadium, Tucson, Ariz.

 

 

 

Andrew Robinson

Ken Burnham

Capital One Orange Bowl
Andrew Robinson, Camaron Cheeseman & Scott Sypniewski of Michigan vs Ken Burnham of Florida State
No. 6 Michigan vs. No. 11 Florida State
8 p.m., ESPN
Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Fla.

Scott Sypniewski

Camaron Cheeseman

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Dec. 31

Brendan Lowery

Blake Ferguson

Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl
Blake Ferguson of LSU vs Brendan Lowery of Louisville
No. 20 LSU vs. No. 13 Louisville
11 a.m., ABC
Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Fla.

 

 

Casey Wilson

Colton Piatt

TaxSlayer Bowl
Casey Wilson and Lucas Patelles of Georgia Tech vs Colton Piatt of Kentucky
Georgia Tech vs. Kentucky
11 a.m., ESPN
EverBank Field, Jacksonville, Fla.

 

Lucas Patelles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AJ Carty

Cole Mazza

College Football Playoff semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
A.J. Carty & Luke Hutchison of Washington vs Cole Mazza, Ryan Parris & Scott Meyer of Alabama
No. 4 Washington vs. No. 1 Alabama
3 p.m., ESPN
Georgia Dome, Atlanta

Luke Hutchison

Ryan Parris

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scott Meyer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liam McCullough

Austin Spence

College Football Playoff semifinal at the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
Liam McCullough of Ohio State vs Austin Spence, Bradley Tatko & David Estes of Clemson
No. 3 Ohio State vs. No. 2 Clemson
7 p.m., ESPN
University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Ariz.

Bradley Tatko

David Estes

 

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Jan. 2

Ryan Farr

Austin Spiewak

Outback Bowl
Ryan Farr & Brett Dioguardi of Florida vs Austin Spiewak of Iowa
No. 17 Florida vs. Iowa
1 p.m., ABC
Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Fla.

Brett DioGuardi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wyatt Pfeifer

Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic
Wyatt Pfeifer of Western Michigan
No. 15 Western Michigan vs. No. 8 Wisconsin
1 p.m., ESPN
AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas

 

 

 

 

Zach Smith

Nick Cox

Rose Bowl Game Presented by Northwestern Mutual
Zach Smith of USC vs Nick Cox of Penn State
No. 9 USC vs. No. 5 Penn State
5 p.m., ESPN
Rose Bowl, Pasadena, Calif.

 

 

 

Ike Powell

Matthew Leckrone

Allstate Sugar Bowl
No. 14 Auburn vs. No. 7 Oklahoma
Ike Powell, Clarke Smith & Zach Wade of Auburn vs Matthew Leckrone of Oklahoma
8:30 p.m., ESPN
Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans

Zach Wade

Clarke Smith

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Jan. 9

College Football Playoff National Championship
8 p.m., ESPN
Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Fla.

 

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Chris-Rubio-2Rubio Long Snapping is, by far, the biggest and best resource for Long Snappers in the country. Offering the best instruction and most exposure in the world. Rubio Long Snapping can help you to become the best snapper you can be!

In just 12 years, Chris Rubio, President and Owner of Rubio Long Snapping, has become the #1 Long Snapping instructor in the country and the go-to man when a college coach needs a Long Snapper. Colleges from across the country rely on “Rubio’s” word day in and day out on who the best Long Snappers are in the country. Rubio Long Snapping has assisted in over 300 Long Snappers earning FULL SCHOLARSHIPS to major colleges and universities just for Long Snapping and many into the NFL as well. 

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Article & Rankings for the 2015 Long Snappers from the NC/GA Spring Camps

The rankings are completed for ALL 2015 & JC Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping Spring Camps in NC & GA!

Long Snappers in this class came out from NC, MS, FL, AL, MA, PA and GA to get the best instruction and most exposure for Long Snappers in the country.

Next ranking opportunity will be at the Rubio Long Snapping spring camp in IL on April 12th.

TOP 2015 LONG SNAPPERS

  • Tyler Griffiths was exquisite all day in NC. Snapping with a ton of confidence and he is snapping with great power. NC State got a great one in Griffiths.
  • Austin Spence showed incredible improvement and proved that Clemson got a solid Long Snapper for the next four years. Great athlete
  • Drew McCracken was snapping with great power and an improved, muscular body in GA. Kid is an incredible athlete and will be a playmaker.
  • Ryan Parris was smooth and solid all day in GA. Body is strong and when he reaches all the way through while snapping with full power, he is outstanding.
  • Garrett Wilson caught fire in GA and was unstoppable. Passes an eye ball test really quick and leaves no doubt he is ready for college.
  • Marco Cadavieco is, easily, one of the smoothest Long Snappers in his class. Love his drive and attitude.
  • Jamie Land was the best I have seen him in NC. Snapped with great confidence and showed why he is one of the top Long Snappers in the south.

Notables: Noah Luxford, Kyle Varnell, Logan Hamilton, Brandt Cameron and Andrew Ashe

KEY POINTS:

  • My rankings are NOT done just from The Rubio Target
  • My rankings are NOT done from some mathematical formula.
  • My rankings ARE done by me and only me. That is why they take a good amount of time. (Think of it this way, it takes MONTHS to build a Rolls Royce but only hours to build an average car)
  • My rankings are based off of this blog I wrote about what makes a Long Snapper great.
  • If you would like anything added to your profile page, simply email me (Rubio@RubioLongSnapping.com) the information and consider it done.
  • All Long Snappers are ranked after their first fall camp of their freshman year in high school.

A Long Snapper has the ability to adjust their ranking anytime I see them LIVE, not on video.

For the rankings section, simply go to RubioLongSnapping.com  rollover PLAYER RANKINGS, rollover which CLASS you are looking for, click that CLASS, click LONG SNAPPERS and find your name.

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Chris-Rubio-2Rubio Long Snapping is, by far, the biggest and best resource for Long Snappers in the country. Offering the best instruction and most exposure in the world. Rubio Long Snapping can help you to become the best snapper you can be!

In just 12 years,  Chris Rubio, President and Owner of Rubio Long Snapping, has become the #1 Long Snapping instructor in the country and the go-to man when a college coach needs a Long Snapper. Colleges from across the country rely on “Rubio’s” word day in and day out on who the best Long Snappers are in the country. Rubio Long Snapping has assisted in over 300 Long Snappers earning FULL SCHOLARSHIPS to major colleges and universities just for Long Snapping and many into the NFL as well.

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FULL article from the Rubio Long Snapping Fall Camp in NC (11/22)

The rankings are completed for ALL Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping fall Camp in NC.

Long Snappers came in from VA, GA, SC, OH, FL, MD, PA TN, NY and, of course, NC to learn from the best and get the most exposure possible for Long Snappers.

Next ranking opportunity will be in TX on December 7th and at VEGAS XXV.

Griffiths, Tyler

Tyler Griffiths

The best 2015 Long Snapper at the camp was Tyler Griffiths. The recent NC State commit left no doubt he was the best overall Long Snapper at the camp when he won the speed competition and then the whole camp. Great attitude, solid frame and smooth snap. The kid has it all.

  • Garrett Wilson showed great athleticism and extremely quick hands.
  • Erik Lawson has a massive frame and is one of the smoothest Long Snappers in his class.
  • Brandon Fields might be the most accurate Long Snapper in the class and almost won in NC and GA
Ben Wyatt

Ben Wyatt

The best 2016 Long Snapper at the camp was Ben Wyatt. Ben has been improving drastically over the past year and he was absolutely dominant at the fall camp in NC. Snaps D1 speeds right now and rarely misses. One to watch for sure.

  • Harrison Freeman was smooth and accurate all day long. Just letting the ball go will be huge for him. Passes the eye ball test quickly.
  • Charles McDonough was exceptional all camp and started his push towards the TOP 12.
  • Jackson Quiggle got hot and was throwing immense heat at the end of the camp. Major improvement in the past couple of months.
  • Skyler Korinek is right on the cusp of greatness. Couple tweaks and he will crush other Long Snappers in his class.
  • Sion Harrington has all of the tools to be a great one. Watch him closely.

Notables: Kyad Agha, Jacob Keith, Hayden Moore, John Murphy, Ethan Ray, Javon McHenry, Mitchell Sepe, Gabe Skrobot , Troy Smith and Sean Somers.

Mitch Hall

Mitch Hall

The best 2017 Long Snapper at the camp was Mitch Hall. Mitch was on fire all day and was snapping the ball with a ton of confidence. He has definitely regained his mojo and is one to watch at VEGAS XXV!

  • Ryan Culbertson is smooth and improving by the second. Love his attitude and how well he listens.
  • Kyle Davis was very impressive with good accuracy and speed all day long. Built very long.
  • Austin Reeves did well with his overall speed and placement of the ball. Love his frame and attitude.

Notables: Gunnar Daniel, Parker Carlton, Colin Scott and Ryan Watkins

Turner, Noah

Noah Turner

The best 2018 Long Snapper at the camp was Noah Tuner. Noah was great all day. He can already snap in the mid .7s and snaps with a lot of power. Really like his attitude and his drive.

  • Oscar Shadley showed great athleticism and tons of potential. Once he widens out a bit, he will dominate.

Notables: Drew McDaniel, Chase McPherson

KEY POINTS:

  • My rankings are NOT done just from The Rubio Target
  • My rankings are NOT done from some mathematical formula.
  • My rankings ARE done by me and only me. That is why they take a good amount of time. (Think of it this way, it takes MONTHS to build a Rolls Royce but only hours to build an average car)
  • My rankings are based off of this blog I wrote about what makes a Long Snapper great.
  • If you would like anything added to your profile page, simply email me (Rubio@RubioLongSnapping.com) the information and consider it done.
  • All Long Snappers are ranked after their first fall camp of their freshman year in high school.

A Long Snapper has the ability to adjust their ranking anytime I see them LIVE, not on video.

For the rankings section, simply go to RubioLongSnapping.com  rollover PLAYER RANKINGS, rollover which CLASS you are looking for, click that CLASS, click LONG SNAPPERS and find your name.

Be sure to check out the highlight tape from the Rubio Long Snapping fall camps in NC and GA below…

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Happy Ranksgiving to the 2015 Long Snappers from NC Camp (11/22)

The rankings are completed for ALL  2015 Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping fall Camp in NC.

Long Snappers came in from VA, GA, SC, OH, FL, MD, PA TN, NY and, of course, NC to learn from the best and get the most exposure possible for Long Snappers.

Next ranking opportunity will be in TX on December 7th and at VEGAS XXV.

Griffiths, Tyler

Tyler Griffiths

The best 2015 Long Snapper at the camp was Tyler Griffiths. The recent NC State commit left no doubt he was the best overall Long Snapper at the camp when he won the speed competition and then the whole camp. Great attitude, solid frame and smooth snap. The kid has it all.

  • Garrett Wilson showed great athleticism and extremely quick hands.
  • Erik Lawson has a massive frame and is one of the smoothest Long Snappers in his class.
  • Brandon Fields might be the most accurate Long Snapper in the class and almost won in NC and GA

KEY POINTS:

  • My rankings are NOT done just from The Rubio Target
  • My rankings are NOT done from some mathematical formula.
  • My rankings ARE done by me and only me. That is why they take a good amount of time. (Think of it this way, it takes MONTHS to build a Rolls Royce but only hours to build an average car)
  • My rankings are based off of this blog I wrote about what makes a Long Snapper great.
  • If you would like anything added to your profile page, simply email me (Rubio@RubioLongSnapping.com) the information and consider it done.
  • All Long Snappers are ranked after their first fall camp of their freshman year in high school.

A Long Snapper has the ability to adjust their ranking anytime I see them LIVE, not on video.

For the rankings section, simply go to RubioLongSnapping.com  rollover PLAYER RANKINGS, rollover which CLASS you are looking for, click that CLASS, click LONG SNAPPERS and find your name.

Be sure to check out the highlight tape from the Rubio Long Snapping fall camps in NC and GA below…

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2014 Chris Rubio Award Pre-Season Watch List

Take a look at the 2014 Preseason Chris Rubio Award Long Snapper Watch List!

The Chris Rubio Award recognizes the top high school Long Snapper of the Year. Past winners of the Chris Rubio Award are Scott Daly (Notre Dame), Cole Mazza (Alabama) and Blake Ferguson (LSU commit).

The players on the Watch List were selected based on their showing  from the 2013 season and 2014 season expectations.  The eventual winner does NOT have to be on the Watch List to win the awards.

Chris Rubio Award Long Snapper Watch List: (In Alphabetical Order):

Travis Baugus (SR, GA)
Good sized Long Snapper with a great ball. Always improving.

AJ Carty (SR, CA)
Terrific Long Snapper with a great frame and tremendous speed on the ball. Washington commit

Nick Cox (SR, FL)
Extremely powerful Long Snapper with large upside. Penn St. commit

Wesley Farnsworth (SR, NV)
Easily one of the most athletic Long Snappers in the country. Nevada commit

Ryan Farr (SR, NV)
One of the smoothest Long Snappers in the country. Oregon St. offer.

Blake Ferguson (SR, GA)
2013 Chris Rubio Award Winner, Army All-American, LSU commit

Grant Gluhaich (SR, CA)
Might have the fastest snap in the country. Tight spiral and great attitude.

Harrison Goebel (SR, UT)
Phenomenal frame on this exceptionally smooth Long Snapper.

Tyler Griffiths (SR, NC)
Smooth and accurate Long Snapper with a good frame. NC State commit

George Madden (SR, OK)
Extremely strong Long Snapper that can play at the next level right now.

Ben Makowski (SR, IN)
Thick bodied and smooth Long Snapper from the midwest. Purdue commit

Liam McCullough (SR, OH)
Army All-American, Ohio St. commit

Michael Poujol (SR, TX)
Always improving Long Snapper with an excellent frame and attitude.

Hayden Sak (SR, IL)
Tremendous size on this midwest Long Snapper with a solid ball.

Garrett Wilson (SR, NC)
Strong, athletic Long Snapper that moves well on his feet. Wake Forest commit

 

Semi-Finalists will be announced in early November.

The three Finalists will be announced in early December.

The winner will be announced on January 16, 2015 at the Awards Ceremony in Las Vegas, NV.

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Meet The TOP 12 & EVENT ELITE members

Here are your TOP 12 and EVENT ELITE members! These are the Long Snappers (in alphabetical order) that were absolutely dominant throughout the year during the Vegas Events in January and May. Enjoy:

Aloma, JohnName: John Aloma

State: California

Grad Year: 2016

Ht 6’1″

Wt: 193

GPA: 4.0

SAT/ACT: N/A

Top 5 College Choices:
1. UCLA
2. USC
3. University of Utah
4. San Jose State University
5. San Diego State University 

Hobbies:
1.Throwing shot put and discus
2. Coaching youth track
3. Watching football

What is favorite movie? Anchorman

What is your favorite food? Chocolate and bacon

What is your favorite motivational quote? Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.

What makes YOU the best Long Snapper in the country? My work ethic and my attitude towards adversity.

What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about? I have a twin brother that looks nothing like me.

State: GA
Grad Year: 2015
Ht: 6″3
Wt: 220
GPA: 3.1
SAT/ACT: 1550/not taken yet
Top 5 College Choices:
1. UGA
2. Clemson
3. South Carolina
4. Kentucky
5. Florida
Hobbies:
1. Fishing
2. Wakeboarding
3. Boating
What is favorite movie?
The Other Guys
What is your favorite food? Steak
What is your favorite motivational quote? Dream big and dare to fail.
What makes YOU the best Long Snapper in the country? My work ethic and drive.
What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about? I have a twin.

Block, CodyName: Cody Block

State:Arizona

Grad Year:2015
Ht:6
Wt:220
GPA:3.76
SAT/ACT:1450

Top 5 College Choices:
1.San Diego state
2.Colorado State
3.UCLA
4.ASU
5.Michigan State

Hobbies:
1.wake boarding
2.mountain biking
3.racquetball

What is favorite movie? End of watch

What is your favorite food? BBQ chicken pizza

What is your favorite motivational quote?
Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.
What makes YOU the best Long Snapper in the country? Athleticism on top of an excellent LongSnapper. Humble

What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about?
I like to mentor/help other kids who were in my shoes at their age. Anywhere from football to life

Carty, AJName: Aidan “AJ” Carty

State: California

Grad Year: 2015

Ht: 6’3
Wt: 240
GPA: 3.7
SAT/ACT: 30 (math – 33)

Top 5 College Choices:
1. Washington
2. Penn State
3. UCLA
4. Texas A&M
5. Yale

Hobbies:
1. Snowboarding
2. Ultimate frisbee
3. Annoying my sisters

What is favorite movie?Miracle

What is your favorite food?Oreos

What is your favorite motivational quote? “Tough times never last but tough people do” Dr. Robert Shueller

What makes YOU the best Long Snapper in the country? My speed and accuracy and now finally my consistency makes me the best long snapper in the country.

What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about?My pediatrician diagnosed me with failure to thrive when I was 1 and 2 years old.

Den Bleyker, JohnnyName:  Johnny Den Bleyker

State:  California

Grad Year:  2016

Ht:  6′ 1″

Wt:195

GPA:  3.74

SAT/ACT: Hasn’t taken yet

Top 5 College Choices:
1.  Colorado
2.  Washington State
3.  San Diego State
4.  North Carolina
5.  Duke

Hobbies:
1.  Lifting with my friends & teammates
2.  Playing any sport (mostly basketball) with my friends
3.  Playing strategic board games

What is favorite movie?  Gladiator

What is your favorite food? Meat

What is your favorite motivational quote?  “Ability is a poor man’s wealth.” — John Wooden

What makes YOU the best Long Snapper in the country?  1) I’ve known Rubio since I was 12;  2) I have been an athlete my entire life and have excelled at several different sports. Through my many years of playing on all sides of the ball, especially on defense, I have developed not only a physical, but a mental toughness.  I snap fast, I can block, I like to hit & tackle and I’m fast enough to get down field and stop the returner;  3) I am seen as a leader by my teachers, coaches & peers and I do well academically.

What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about?  I am going to be balder than Rubio.

Eatherly, GeronGeron Eatherly

Texas
Class of 2016
 
6 foot
200 lbs
3.5 GPA
SAT/ACT. I haunt taken them yet but will this summer
 
Top 5 colleges 
1.University of Houston 
2.UTSA
3.Florida
4.Alabama
5.Arizona 
 
Hobbies
1.Play the piano
2.Play football with my friends 
3.Work out
 
My favorite movie is Rocky 4 
 
My favorite food is Steak
 
My favorite motivation quote is “Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard” -Kevin Durant
 
I AM the best long snapper in the country because of how hard I work and how Aggressive i am
 
one quality that i have is that i am empathetic 

Farnsworth, WesleyName: Wes Farnsworth

Nevada

2015

6’2″

210

3.3

Colleges
University Washington
Oregon  State
Oregon
Washington State
San Jose state

Hobbies
Football
Baseball
Marshmallow golf

Movie: Grid Iron Gang

Favorite Food: Seafood 

Quote: Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.

What makes you the Best Long Snapper? I love my family and I know they are a crucial part of who I am and my success.   I drive myself hard on and off the field.  I have worked very hard to master my craft of long snapping and incorporating that into my athleticism.  I am very humble and appreciate those that have taken an interest in me and my future.

What is one Unique quality: Take pride in being a good role model for young kids

State: Nevada
Grad Year: 2015
Ht: 6’1″
Wt: 220
GPA: 3.24
SAT/ACT: 1580
Top 5 College Choices:
1. Florida
2. Oregon State
3. Cal
4. UCLA
5. TCU
Hobbies:
1. Lifting
2. Hiking
3. Hanging out with friends.
What is favorite movie? Tombstone
What is your favorite food? Gyros
What is your favorite motivational quote? “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid;E)” style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-weight: bold; vertical-align: top;”> do not be dismayed,F)” style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-weight: bold; vertical-align: top;”> for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” – Joshua 1:9
What makes YOU the best Long Snapper in the country? The will and determination to be the best I can be.
What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about? I learned to juggle in 2nd grade.

Ferguson, BlakeName: Blake Ferguson

 State: Georgia
Grad Year: 2015
Ht: 6’3″
Wt: 220
GPA: 3.7
SAT/ACT: 1520, 25
Top 5 College Choices:
1. LSU
2. See #1
3. See #2
4. See #3
5. See #4
Hobbies:
1. Cooking
2. Soccer
3. Social Media
What is favorite movie? The Great Gatsby
What is your favorite food? Tied between Steak Burrito & Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
What is your favorite motivational quote? “When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, that’s when you’ll be successful.”
What makes YOU the best Long Snapper in the country? Because I believe I am.
What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about? I am currently involved in a 5 year Medical Research Study finding a cure for Type 1 Diabetes.
Foley, MattName: Matt Foley

State: California
Grad Year: 2015
Ht: 6’1″
Wt: 215
GPA: 3.2
SAT/ACT: 1640/22
Top 5 College Choices:
1. BYU
2. SDSU
3. New Mexico
4. Arizona
5. Washington
Hobbies:
1. Weight Lifting
2. Hanging out with teammates
3. Netflix
What is favorite movie? Friday Night Lights
What is your favorite food? California Burrito (no pico de gallo)
What is your favorite motivational quote? “Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.”
What makes YOU the best Long Snapper in the country? My determination to be the best and willingness to work as hard as it takes to reach that. And my hair.
What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about? I can eat more California burritos in one day than most people can in a week.

Freeman, HarrisonName: Harrison Freeman

State: NC

Grad Year: 2016

Ht: 6’4

Wt: 215

GPA: 4.25

SAT/ACT: N/A

Top 5 College Choices:
1. Duke
2. UNC
3. Yale
4. NCSU
5. South Carolina

Hobbies:
1. Longsnapping
2. Reading
3. Tutoring friends in Spanish

What is favorite movie? Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

What is your favorite food? Chicken Parm

What is your favorite motivational quote? “Start strong, stay strong, finish strong”

What makes YOU the best Long Snapper in the country? High level of confidence, ability to understand feedback for improvement and passion to excel; all to better my team as a whole.

What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about? I have a love for the Spanish language.

Goebel, HarrisonName: Harrison Goebel

State: UTAH

Grad Year:2015

Ht:6’6”
Wt:242
GPA:3.98
SAT/ACT:21 (but just barely did a retake)

Top 5 College Choices:
1.Utah State
2.Colorado
3.Minnesota
4.CAL
5.NAU

Hobbies:
1.Baseball
2.Basketball
3.Madden (unbeatable)

What is favorite movie? Bo Knows (espn 30/30)

What is your favorite food? Whipped cream

What is your favorite motivational quote? “I hated every minute of training, but I said, don’t quit.  Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.”

What makes YOU the best Long Snapper in the country? My size athleticism and my love and understanding of the game. Believing in myself so much that every time I step on the football field I believe I can make a game changing play.

What is one unique quality about you that  not everyone might know about? People have said that I am really humble. Almost too humble.

State: California
Grad Year: 2015
Ht: 5’11”
Wt: 190
GPA: 3.0
SAT/ACT: Not yet given results from June 7th
Top 5 College Choices:
1. Stanford
2. Cal Poly SLO
3. Cal Berkeley
4. USC
5. San Diego State
Hobbies:
1. Golfing
2. Weight Lifting
3. Basketball
What is favorite movie?
21 Jump Street
What is your favorite food?
Sushi or Pizza
What is your favorite motivational quote?
“It isn’t about how hard you hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward; how much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done” -Rocky
What makes YOU the best Long Snapper in the country?
What makes me the best Long Snapper in the country is my work ethic, focus, and desire to succeed. I work hard everyday to improve and accomplish my goals.
What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about?
I am a radio commentator for high school baseball.

Griffiths, TylerName: Tyler Griffiths

State:North Carolina

Grad Year:2015

Ht:6’3”

Wt:230

GPA: 3.9

SAT/ACT: 1640/25

Top 5 College Choices:
1.Clemson
2. NC State
3.Chapel Hill
4.Louisville
5.Virginia

Hobbies:
1.White Water Kayaking
2.Buffets
3.Long Snapping

What is favorite movie? Draft Day

What is your favorite food? Taco Bell

What is your favorite motivational quote? “Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.”
-Lou Holtz

What makes YOU the best Long Snapper in the country? I Work smart and everyone knows I Spit Hot fire!

What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about? I make good bird noises, and I am the FCA president at my school. (Fellowship of Christian Athletes)

Ca
2016
Ht: 6’0
Weight: 195
Top 5 colleges
1) UCLA
2) Oregon
3) Alabama
4) USC
5) Washington
Hobbies:
1) ride my bike
2) watch tv
3) go to the beach
The blind side.
CheeseBurgers.
“When you feel like quitting remeber why you started”.
The Amount of heart I have for not only long snapping but the game of football.
I’m color blind.

Kirkegaard, ConnorName: Conner Kirkegaard

State:California

Grad Year: 2016

Ht: 5’11”
Wt: 195
GPA: 3.6
SAT/ACT:

Top 5 College Choices:
1. ASU
2. UCLA
3. SDSU
4. USC
5. Oregon

Hobbies:
1. Football
2. Lacrosse
3. Hunting

What is favorite movie? -The Longest Yard

What is your favorite food? -All.

What is your favorite motivational quote? “Get busy living, or get busy dying” -The Shawshank Redemption

What makes YOU the best Long Snapper in the country? What makes me the best long snapper in the country is that I am an analytical thinker which enables me to continually perfect my craft to perfection. Also I’m diligent in the pursuit of perfection and striving to be the best at what I do, in everything I do.

What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about?m Not everyone knows I can do magic, like card/coin tricks haha

Knight, JakeName: Jake Knight

State: MI
Grad Year: 2015
Ht: 6’3
Wt: 230
GPA: 4.1
ACT: 27
Top 5 College Choices:
1. Boston College
2. Cornell
3. Princeton
4. Vanderbilt
5. Villanova
Hobbies:
1. Golfing
2. Snowmobiling
3. Playing Basketball
Favorite Movie: Step Brothers
Favorite Food: Chicken queso burrito from Qdoba
Favorite Motivational Quote: “Tough times don’t last, but tough people do.” – Floyd Mayweather
I am the best long snapper in the country because I know how hard I’ve worked, and I have CONFIDENCE in myself that I am the greatest.
One unique quality everyone may not know about me is that I played Hockey for 12 years.

Lovingood, RileyRiley Lovingood

Tennessee

2015
6’1
230
3.75
23

1.Tennessee

Hobbies
1. Playing golf
2. Playing tennis
3. Playing Table tennis

Favorite movie is: Zoolander

Favorite food is: a Chickfala Sandwich

Quote: “but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strengthThey will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.” – Isaiah 40:31

Im the best snapper because of my mental edge and the ability to do the same fast and accurate snap every time

a unique quality: I always have to be the one driving, I hate riding with other people

State: OK
Grad Year: 2015
Ht: 6′ 2″
Wt: 245
GPA: 3.0
SAT/ACT:
Top 5 College Choices:
1. Oklahoma
2. Arkansas
3. Tulsa
4. Texas Tech
5. UCLA
Hobbies:
1. Weightlifting
2. Wake boarding
3. Fishing
What is favorite movie? The Other Guys
What is your favorite food? Pulled pork
What is your favorite motivational quote?  “Adversity cause some men to break; others to break records.”
– William A. Ward
What makes YOU the best Long Snapper in the country? I bring the best combination of snapping skill, blocking and tackling.
What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about? I can out kick my kicker!
State: Indiana
Grad Year: 2015
Ht: 6 ft 2 in
Wt:255lbs
GPA: 3.875/4.0
SAT/ACT: My scores are not posted yet
Top 5 College Choices:
1. Purdue
2. Minnesota
3. Wisconsin
4. Cornell
5. Ball State
Hobbies:
1. Fishing
2. Hunting
3. Four wheeling
What is favorite movie?
Saving Private Ryan
What is your favorite food? General Tso Chicken
What is your favorite motivational quote? “One Brick Higher”
What makes YOU the best Long Snapper in the country? I snap a fast, consistent, and smooth ball back to punter. My snaps are easy to catch and the punter can count on the ball being there every time.
What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about? If I can’t be on the football field, I love to be out fishing or hunting.
McCracken, DrewName: Drew McCrackenState: GeorgiaGrad Year: 2015

Ht: 6’1″
Wt: 190
GPA: 3.5
SAT/ACT:

Top 5 College Choices:
1. Georgia
2. Georgia Southern
3. Mercer
4. UAB
5. Coastal Carolina

Hobbies:
1. Snapping
2. Football
3. Basketball

What is favorite movie? Jack Reacher

What is your favorite food? Steak

What is your favorite motivational quote? I can do all things through Christ who strengtheneth me.

What makes YOU the best Long Snapper in the country? Work ethic

What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might. Commitment

McCullough, LiamName: Liam McCullough
OH
2015
6’3″
220
3.6
30 ACT
Committed to THE Ohio State University
Hobbies:
Cooking
Traveling
Favorite movie: Anchorman
Favorite Food: Yes
“Everyone like to work at what they’re good at. You have to work at the things you hate in order to get better.”  -OSU Coach Kerry Coombs
I have great speed, accuracy, and consistency on my snaps. I have size and athleticism and move well after the snap. I have a great attitude and work ethic and am very coachable
I have an eidetic memory and can quote from hundreds of episodes of Spongebob and the Big Bang Theory. I can quote almost the whole movie anchorman and know a song containing every country in the world, as well as one containing every element on the periodic table. I know countless facts that are completely useless in life and am able to recall objects, images, sounds, and occurrences with high precision and in great detail.

Meyer, ScottName: Scott Meyer

State: Georgia

Grad Year: 2016

Ht: 6’2

Wt: 210

GPA: 3.4/4.0

SAT/ACT: n/a

Top 5 College Choices:
1. University of Georgia
2. University of Miami
3. West Virginia University
4. Mississippi State University
5. University of South Florida

Hobbies:
1. Long Snapping
2. Baseball
3. Hanging out with friends

What is favorite movie? Talladega Nights

What is your favorite food? Steak

What is your favorite motivational quote? “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door”

What makes YOU the best Long Snapper in the country?  Strong work ethic, consistent, quick learner, always looking to get better

What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about? My dad is Jewish, My mom was raised Southern Baptist, and I go to Catholic School. Try to figure that one out…

Ober, JordanName: Jordan Ober

State: Nevada

Grad Year: 2015

Ht:6’1
Wt:190
GPA:3.2
SAT/ACT: 1390 And waiting for ACT score

Top 5 College Choices:
1. UCLA
2.ASU
3. U of A
4. UC Berkely
5. Michigan St

Hobbies:
1. Golf
2. Play mini hoop (basketball)
3. Play piano

What is favorite movie?
Armageddon

What is your favorite food?
Chipotle burritos with extra steak

What is your favorite motivational quote?
“If you want to succeed as much as you want to breathe, then you will be successful. ”

What makes YOU the best Long Snapper in the country?
I am hard working and very dedicated to play the game that I love. I truly put all of my effort and heart into whatever I do. I practice day and night and when people are watching me, I remain calm and I snap better under pressure.

What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about?
Most people crack under pressure. I do the best under pressure.

Parris, RyanName: Ryan Parris 

State: Alabama

Grad Year:2015

Ht:6’0

Wt:230

GPA:3.4

SAT/ACT:ACT- 23

Top 5 College Choices:
1.Alabama
2.University of South FLorida
3.University of Alabama in Birmingham
4.Southern Miss
5.Western Kentucky

Hobbies:
1. Kayaking
2.Fishing
3.Working on the farm

What is favorite movie? Fast and Furious Tokyo Drift

What is your favorite food? Raw Oysters

What is your favorite motivational quote? Amat Victoria Curum- Victory loves preparation

What makes YOU the best Long Snapper in the country? LOCATION. LOCATION. LOCATION.

What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about? I once kayaked over 100 miles in 4 days

Poujol, MichealMichael David Poujol

State: Texas

Grad Year: 2015

Ht: 6’4

Wt: 220

GPA: 3.6

ACT: 28

Top 5 College Choices
1. Texas
2. Ole Miss
3. TCU
4. N/A
5. N/A

Hobbies:

1. Fishing / Hunting
2. Working out
3. Being around My Family 

What is favorite movie? Fast and Furious (all of Them)

What is your favorite food? A mediumare Sirloin Steak and a Baked Potato

What is your favorite motivational quote?  “Only those who go too far can possibly find out how far one can go”

What makes YOU the best Long Snapper in the country? The ability to execute my responsibilities as a long snapper, under the pressure of a huge gathering of spectators and through any amount of distraction makes me the best Long Snapper in the country.

What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about? I enjoy using my creativity to build things like custom archery arrows, a personal  closet workshop and whatever may come to mind. I also like using a little home brewed chemistry to concoct home made pyro-techniques.

Reiter, DonaldName: Donald Reiter

State: Arizona

Grad Year: 2016

Ht: 6′ 0″
Wt: 230
GPA: 3.5
SAT/ACT: Not Taken Yet

Top 5 College Choices:
1. Notre Dame
2. Stanford
3. Wisconsin
4. Boston College
5. Duke

Hobbies:
1. Hanging out with friends.
2. Building and constructing things.
3. I love to help out around the community and do things to better it. Also love serving in the church.

What is favorite movie?
Remember The Titans & The Longest Yard

What is your favorite food?
Definitely I am a steak and potatoes type of guy.

What is your favorite motivational quote?
(Verse) Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me”

What makes YOU the best Long Snapper in the country?
I will never give up. I have the work ethic to keep going no matter the circumstance. I am always looking to improve and never settle on what just happens in the past. It is always about improvement with me. I have great character and a joy to be around. I always put my best effort forward and do it to the best of my ability.

What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about?
I am a leader and have the greatest and upmost character. Always telling the truth and I am a very kind person.

Hayden SakName: HAYDEN SAK 
State: ILLINOIS
Grad Year: 2015
Ht: 6’3″
Wt: 250 lbs
GPA: 3.9
SAT/ACT: 22 (Retaken 6/14)
Top 5 College Choices:
1. Washington State
2. Arizona
3. California
4. Colorado State
5. Minnesota
Hobbies:
1. Weightlifting
2. Snapping
3. Listening to music
What is favorite movie?
SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION
What is your favorite food?
Chevaps
What is your favorite motivational quote?
“It doesn’t take skill to hustle”
What makes YOU the best Long Snapper in the country?
My dedication to the game and my drive to make it to the next level.
What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about?
I have two different colored eyes.
Shannon, JohnName: John ShannonState: ILGrad Year: 2016

Ht:6’2
Wt:225
GPA: 3.4
SAT/ACT:

Top 5 College Choices:
1.ND
2. Alabama roll tide
3. Clemson
4. Texas
5. The U

Hobbies:
1. Eating
2. Snap chat
3. Front squats

What is favorite movie? 300

What is your favorite food? Pizza (only chicago)

What is your favorite motivational quote? “In my line of work only 1% makes it”  – Ray Lewis

What makes YOU the best Long Snapper in the country? My ability to preform under any amount of pressure and deliver a perfect snap when needed.

What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about? I like playing with light switches

Simmons, RyanName: Ryan Simmons

State: California

Grad Year: 2015

Ht: 6’1 & 1/2

Wt: 225

GPA: 3.3

SAT/ACT: 1558/ 21

Top 5 College Choices:

1. University of Hawaii at Manoa
2. Northern Arizona
3. Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
4. Cal
5. San Diego State

Hobbies:
1. Fishing
2. Playing the ukulele
3. Paddle boarding

What is favorite movie? Ocean 13

What is your favorite food? Sushi

What is your favorite motivational quote? You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain’t about how hard you hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. How much you can take and keep moving forward. –  Rocky Balboa

What makes YOU the best Long Snapper in the country? I will out work anyone else that you put me up against. Whether that’s in the weight room, on the field, or in just plain ole’ effort. I will out work anyone else.

What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about? I am an avid Tai Chi student. In both mediation and in combat.

State: California
Grad Year: 2016
Ht: 6 feet
Wt: 215
GPA:3.11
SAT/ACT:
Top 5 College Choices:
1. Notre Dame
2. Nebraska
3. Illinois
4. Washington
5. Duke
Hobbies:
1. Hanging out with friends
2. Playing Video Games
3. Snapping
What is favorite movie?
Lone Survivor
What is your favorite food?
Sushi
What is your favorite motivational quote?
“No matter the circumstances that you may be going through, just push through it.” – Ray Lewis
What makes YOU the best Long Snapper in the country?
My work ethic. I work harder than any guy in our class, and make sure everything is perfect. I’m a perfectionist.
What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about?
I am teddy bear at heart. I’m the nicest person you’ll ever meet. I don’t wish bad on anyone.
State: NC
Grad Year: 2015
Ht:6’4″
Wt: 205
GPA: 4.0
SAT/ACT: 1560
Top 5 College Choices:
1. Wake Forest- Committed
2.
3.
4.
5.
Hobbies:
1. Piano
2. Water Skiing
3. Basketball
What is favorite movie? Step Brothers
What is your favorite food? London Broil
What is your favorite motivational quote? “Don’t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.” -Ludwig van Beethoven
What makes YOU the best Long Snapper in the country? In addition to excellent snapping, I have the athletic ability to cover punts.
What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about? I taught myself to play piano.

Wirtel, StevenName: Steven Wirtel

State: IL

Grad Year: 2016

Ht: 6’4

Wt: 200

GPA: 3.2

SAT/ACT:

Top 5 College Choices:
1. Notre Dame
2. Georgia
3. Florida
4. Kansas
5. Alabama

Hobbies:
1. Working Out
2. Playing all different types of sports.
3. Spending time with my family.

What is favorite movie? Bad News Bears (Newer One)

What is your favorite food? Breakfeast Burrtios

What is your favorite motivational quote? “We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.”

What makes YOU the best Long Snapper in the country? My work ethic is better than any long snapper out there! I will always outwork my opponents.

What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about? I have a big heart and I’m willing to help anyone no matter who they are.

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Recap Article and Video of the 12th Annual Spring Event in Las Vegas

Long Snappers came out on May 10-11 to attend the Rubio Long Snapping Camp in Las Vegas from from over half of the USA to get the best  Long Snapping instruction and exposure in the country for Long Snappers. Long Snappers, and their parents/guardians, were instructed on the field on Satuday with competition on Sunday. Each Long Snapper was filmed and will have a player profile provided for them on RubioLongSnapping.com.

The overall winner of the camp was Jordan Ober (NV, ’15). Ober was exceptional all weekend in Vegas. The hometown hero snapped a great, accurate ball throughout the two days. He is snapping with confidence and dips into the D1 range. Incredible accuracy and has been improving a great amount in a very short amount of time. Excellent attitude.

The 12 Long Snappers that made the finals round on Sunday due to their exceptional RSI (Rubio Standard Index – score divided by speed with bonus points for more speed) were….Jordan Ober, AJ Carty, George Madden, Grant Gluhaich, Jake Knight, Tommy Bancroft, Liam McCullough, John Aloma, Harrison Goebel, Darren Diffee, Logan Hamilton & Michael Poujol. All were great but Ober just outlasted them all.

TOP 2014/JC Long Snappers (to see any profiles, simply go to RubioLongSnapping.com under Player Rankings)….

 

  • Wesley Bertoni looked exceptional all weekend. Body is strong and his form is perfect. AMAZING improvement in the last year
  • Cody Block did extremely well over the weekend in Vegas. He is transfer from Nevada and looks to being easily able to snap at the next level. The harder he snaps, the better he does.
  • Nick Avantino was snapping hard all weekend and moves well on his feet. Great attitude.
  • Elijah Richardson was throwing heat in Vegas and is built very well. Strong Long Snapper with a ton of upside.
  • Bobby Daggett looked poised and confident. Coming along very nicely.
  • Nathan Lucas looked very smooth and accurate all weekend in Vegas.

TOP 2015 Long Snappers (to see any profiles, simply go to RubioLongSnapping.com under Player Rankings)…

  • Blake Ferguson continues to dominate the art of Long Snapping. He looks like a full grown man and is snapping like one as well. Ball is very smooth, accurate and fast. Said it once and I will say it again, LSU got lucky grabbing him early.
  • Liam McCullough made it into the finals against Ober and could have easily taken the title. Kid is massive and snaps a nice ball that jumps out at you. Four scholarships and counting…and all well deserved.
  • Garrett Wilson  has been putting on some very good weight and that has helped him snapping immensely. Kid is on fire and was performing so well, I invited him to the Event Elite, right on the spot.
  • Ryan Simmons is another Long Snapper that was so impressive that he was selected to Event Elite right on the spot. Great accuracy and was snapping hard all weekend.
  • AJ Carty was ripping the ball back to the punter and snapping the ball with a ton of confidence.
  • Grant Gluhaich was ON FIRE all weekend in Vegas. Kid can snap as anyone in the country…easily. The bigger he gets, the better he will be.
  • Wes Farnsworth is as athletic a Long Snapper as you could ever hope for in life. Kid flies like the wind and rips the ball back to the punter.
  • George Madden is built like a college linebacker and snaps like a college Long Snapper.
  • Nick Cox performed very well and was excellent for his first Rubio Long Snapping camp.
  • Michael Poujol might have the most upside of any Long Snapper in the country.

Other notable 2015 Long Snappers…Tommy Bancroft, Marco Cadavieco, Peter Comaroto, Darren Diffee, Ryan Farr, Matt Foley, Harrison Goebel, Caleb Hendrix, Logan Hamilton, Matt Keller, Jake Knight, Brendan Lowery, Chris Lutzel,  Chaska Moon, Ryan Parris, Hayden Sak, Chase Urbach, Richard Wilcox and Hunter Womac.

Top 2016 Long Snappers  (to see any profiles, simply go to RubioLongSnapping.com under Player Rankings)…

  • John Shannon, yet again, separated himself as a man amongst boys with his overall ability at the Vegas Event. He easily snaps at the D1 level right now and looks ripe to get a scholarship soon.
  • John Aloma was the only sophomore to make it to the finals round and it was well deserved. He came to Vegas with a strong mindset and really dominated from start to finish.
  • Harrison Freeman is a massive man with the most potential in his class. Kid could jump and take the top spot soon.
  • Johnny Den Bleyker could be the most athletic Long Snapper in his class. Tons of talent on this Long Snapper.
  • Connor Kirkegaard was excellent all weekend in Vegas. He is starting to snap with a lot of confidence. The more consistent he gets, the better he will be.
  • Donald Reiter was really solid in Vegas. Large man that is strong and does a great job on his spiral. Love his attitude.

Other notable 2016 Long Snappers…Geron Eatherly, Damon Johnson, Jake Munoz, Anthony Ratliff, Koby Walsh and Steven Wirtel.

Top 2017/2018 Long Snappers  (to see any profiles, simply go to RubioLongSnapping.com under Player Rankings)….

  • Mitch Hall looked great, as always, out in Vegas. It is like he is older and snapping with youngsters. Very good form and attitude.
  • Shiloh Mast has a wonderful attitude and just rips the ball back to the punter. Very impressive pop for his age.
  • Thomas Fletcher is coming along very nicely with solid form and a laid back attitude. All the tools to be a great one. Size will be next hurdle for him.
  • Nate Durham is gaining confidence and he is snapping well. Watch him

Other notable 2017/2018 Long Snappers: Joe Calcagno, Javier King, Caleb Lawver, Dan Cantrell, Colin Scott and Enzo Anthony.

Rubio Long Snapping will next travel to Seattle, WA (May 16-17) for their FBU Camp. After that, several more Rubio Long Snapping camps will be coming up and can be seen at RubioLongSnapping.com

For more rankings, evaluations & future camp dates visit RubioLongSnapping.com or email Rubio@RubioLongSnapping.com. Be sure to follow @TheChrisRubio and find Rubio Long Snapping on Facebook and Instagram for updates.

Rubio Long Snapping is an official partner of FBU, the U.S. Army All-America Bowl, and East Bay All-America Games.  The Road to the U.S. All-America Bowl & East Bay All-American Games begins now.

 Rubio Long Snapping at FBU Camps: Seattle, WA (May 16-17), Los Angeles, CA (May 30-31), Central Ohio (July 11-12).  Email Rubio@RubioLongSnapping.com to inquire about an invitation to these prestigious camps.

Now feel free to watch the full video recap below…

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Recap Article & Video of the Rubio Long Snapping Spring Camp in TX

Long Snappers came out on April 27 to attend the Rubio Long Snapping Camp in TX from TX, CA, OK, NJ, MN, IL, LA, FL, AR, KS, GA and SC to get the best  Long Snapping instruction and exposure in the country for Long Snappers. Long Snappers, and their parents/guardians, were instructed on the field, had a film and classroom session, a recruiting seminar and ended the day with a competition with Rubio present and running the camp. Each Long Snapper was filmed and will have a player profile provided for them on RubioLongSnapping.com.

Eatherly, GeronThe overall winner of the camp was Geron Eatherly (TX, ’16). Geron (pronounced with a hard G) had a good day throughout the whole camp and came on very strong in the finals. He can snap a D1 ball right now and he is only a sophomore. The more consistent he gets, the better he will be. Look for him to do some big things in Vegas! Great attitude and always improving.

TOP 2014 LONG SNAPPERS…

  • JC Everett (AR) was simply fantastic all day long in TX. He has completely transformed his body by losing twenty lbs of excess weight and adding some great muscle. He looks wonderful and is snapping the same way. He is very ready for the Air Force Academy!
  • Bronson Bruneau (MN) looked excellent all day in TX and definitely ready to earn the starting spot next year at Duke. He is a massive man with a ton of upside. His snapping and his frame looked great.
  • Jordan Frese (TX) is headed to Texas A&M in the fall and is right on path to do great things. Body is getting bigger and his form is coming along very nicely. Great personality and attitude.
  • Bobby Joe Nielsen (TX) is absolutely ripping the ball back to the punter. He uses every ounce of his body and I love it. Form is very good and he is accurate. Midwestern State got a good one in Bobby Joe!
  • Clayton Jackson (KS) looked very smooth and confident all day long in TX. The more he knows he can do it, the better he will. Incredible person on all levels.

TOP 2015 LONG SNAPPERS…

  • Michael Poujol (TX) passes the eyeball test very quickly and is becoming one of the most dominant Long Snappers in his class. Poujol left no doubt he was there to set himself apart from the others and that is exactly what he did with great snaps all day. He is ready for college now.
  • George Madden (OK) is built extremely well and has great form. This all equals to excellent snaps every single time. He was on fire all weekend and seems ready to dominate Vegas. Keep a very close eye on him. He is ready for college now.
  • Ryan Farr (NV) came all the way from Las Vegas but showed no jet-lag whatsoever. He is easily one of the smoothest Long Snappers in the country and is always snapping with great accuracy.
  • Sam Walkingstick (OK) could give Farr a run for the smoothest and most accurate Long Snapper in the country. Kid simply doesn’t miss!
  • Garrett Wilson  (NC) has put on about 2o lbs of muscle and it has definitely paid off with his snapping. He is built very well and snapping hard.
  • Grant Merka (TX) is snapping with a ton of confidence and snapping, easily, at the D1 level right now. The bigger he gets, the higher up the rankings he goes.
  • Matt Oliveira (NJ) has excellent size and is snapping a great ball right now. He is beginning to really believe in himself and that is a wonderful thing to see.
  • Garrett Stotts (TX) is a thick Long Snapper that snaps with good power and force. He is coming into his own and looking to make a big name for himself in the next couple months and I could easily see it happening.

Other notable 2015 Long Snappers: Peter Comaroto, Chris Clark, Tipa Galeai and Wyatt Leath

TOP 2016 LONG SNAPPERS…

  • Conner Kirkegaard (CA) was great all day. I actually picked him as my horse to win the whole competition! He came up a bit short but was phenomenal all day long with fast, crisp snaps. Kid is on fire and ready to dominate Vegas.
  • Travis Arroyo (TX) is a massive Long Snapper with excellent form. His balance is good and he is intense when he is snapping.  Tons of upside on Arroyo. Great attitude.

Other notable 2016 Long Snappers: Dylan Alexander 

Rubio Long Snapping will next travel to Los Angeles, CA (May 4).  The Spring Camp Tour will conclude with the 12th Annual National Snapping Spring Event in Las Vegas May 10-11, 2014!

For more rankings, evaluations & future camp dates visit RubioLongSnapping.com or email Rubio@RubioLongSnapping.com. Be sure to follow @TheChrisRubio and find Rubio Long Snapping on Facebook and Instagram for updates.

Rubio Long Snapping is an official partner of FBU, the U.S. Army All-America Bowl, and East Bay All-America Games.  The Road to the U.S. All-America Bowl & East Bay All-American Games begins now.

 Rubio Long Snapping at FBU Camps: Central Florida (April 4-5), Dallas, TX (April 25-26), San Diego, CA (May 2-3), Seattle, WA (May 16-17), Los Angeles, CA (May 30-31), Central Ohio (July 11-12).  Email Rubio@RubioLongSnapping.com to inquire about an invitation to these prestigious camps.

Now feel free to watch the full video recap below…

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Recap of the Rubio Long Snapping Camp in NC on March 1, 2014

Long Snappers came out to NC to attend the Rubio Long Snapping NC Camp on March 1st from NC, SC, FL, VA, PA, MA, KY, DE, MD, OH, NY, TN and CT to get the best  Long Snapping instruction and exposure in the country for Long Snappers. Long Snappers, and their parents/guardians, were instructed on the field, had a film and classroom session, a recruiting seminar and ended the day with a competition with Rubio present and running the camp. Each Long Snapper was filmed and will have a player profile provided for them on RubioLongSnapping.com.

Kyle LandisThe overall winner of the  winner of the camp was Kyle Landis (14) out of PA. Kyle is a very thick Long Snapper that uses his strength very well. He snaps a nice, crisp, hard ball that gets back to the punter quickly. Did a good job of handling the pressure and improved throughout the day.

 

Top 2014 Long Snappers….

  • Alan Lucy (VA) showed exactly why Rutgers took him on scholarship. He is snapping with a great deal of confidence and some great accuracy. Speed is always excellent and his consistency was amazing.
  • Dillon Counts (NC) had a terrific day showing me great form and incredible athleticism of his very strong frame. He has a ton of potential and just continues to get better.
  • Nate Hawkins (OH) was beyond accurate and consistent all day. His body is looking very solid and he is oozing confidence.

Top 2015 Long Snappers…

  • Garrett Wilson (NC) looked exceptional all day long in NC. His body is looking very solid and he is snapping with good pop and confidence. Event Elite should be all over his mind for Vegas.
  • Jamie Land (SC) was very solid throughout the day. He snapped with great aggression and showed me a lot of promise. Keep an eye on this Long Snapper in Vegas.
  • Ben Warner (SC) was snapping good balls all day long. He has a good frame and with more confidence, he will dominate.

Other notable 2015 Long Snappers….Chris Lutzel, Marco Cadavieco, Caleb Hendrix, Hunter Colonna, Tyler Griffiths. Jacob Schwind, Jackson Mahorney, Erik Lawson and Chaska Moon

Top 2016 Long Snappers…..

  • Harrison Freeman (NC) was by far the best sophomore at the camp. He is built VERY well and the sky is the limit for his potential.
  • John Murphy (NY) impressed me throughout the day with a steady, consistent snap that was very accurate.
  • Bradley Watkins (SC) was one of the most consistent Long Snappers at the NC camp. He was almost always hitting a 3 or a 2 on The Target. Very solid potential.
  • Jackson Quiggle (NC) did very well all day long. Great form and confidence is starting to build. Watch him.

Other notable 2016 Long Snappers…..Skyler Korinek, Ryan Landis, Kyad Agha, Ben Wyatt, Jack Wellenhoffer

Top 2017 Long Snappers…..

  • Mitch Hall (NC) left no doubt he is the best Long Snapper in his class. His form is in a class all by itself for his age. The only question is can he keep the top spot all four years. I think he can!
  • Carson Tebbetts (CT) was very accurate and consistent all day in NC. Great form and a solid attitude on Tebbetts.

Other notable 2017 Long Snappers….Ben Reeder

For the full spring and summer schedule, please go to RubioLongSnapping.com!

 

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Nike Spring Camp in NC – RECAP

Long Snappers came out to NC on Saturday, April 13th from SC, GA, TN, MA, CA, PA, FL, CT, VA, MD and NC to get the best instruction and exposure in the country for Long Snappers. The weather was perfect and the talent was very solid. The overall winner of the camp was Tyler Griffiths (NC, ’15). This was Tyler’s first Rubio Long Snapping camp and he handled the pressure well. He is a very accurate and consistent Long Snapper that has a great frame.

Other Long Snappers that were exceptional throughout the day were….

Class of 2013

Odegard, Emmett

Emmett Odegard was the top 2013 Long Snapper in NC

  • Emmett Odegard  (CT) – This UMASS commit was beyond solid all day long. Great form, better attitude and extremely coachable make him a great one.
  • Stewart Sherrill (NC) – He came out very strong and confident all day in NC. Getting very comfortable with his snapping. Great improvement.
  • Ben Winstead (NC) – Ben was strong, smooth and snapping with good pop all day. Great personality.
  • Chase McIntyre (NC) – Showed tremendous explosion with his snapping. The more he gets his eyes through, the better he will be.

Class of 2014

Lucy, Alan

Alan Lucy was the top 2014 Long Snapper in NC

  • Alan Lucy (VA) – He was, by far, the best overall Long Snapper at the camp. He left no doubt he is tops in his class. He has fine-tuned his body and is snapping with a great deal of confidence.
  • Adam Vaught (VA) – This mountain of a men looked exceptional out in NC. Easy D1 size right now and he is snapping like he belongs in college as well.
  • Matthew Wolcott (VA) – Wolcott is looking very solid with his snapping. He is snapping hard and he is realizing just how good he is and can be in the future.
  • Kyle Murphy (NC) – Looks like a college Long Snapper right now. Great form. The harder he snaps the ball, the better he will be.
  • Zach Hubbard (FL) – Tons of potential on size alone. Once he locks down his form, the sky will be the limit for him with his snapping.

Class of 2015

Carty, AJ

AJ Carty was the top 2015 Long Snapper in NC

  • AJ Carty (CA) – He came out from CA and was the dominant force all day within his class. He was snapping D1 speeds all day and almost won the whole camp.
  • Caleb Hendrix (NC) – He snapped with a great deal
  • Chaska Moon  (NC) – He has improved as much as anyone in the past year. Keep a very close eye on him.
  • Connor Kubala (GA) – He performed very well for his first Rubio Long Snapping camp. Excellent upper body rotation and snaps with a lot of power.
  • Austin Spence (SC) – Spence is continuing to grow with his body and snapping. Very confident Long Snapper with good upside.
  • Garrett Wilson (NC) – He had a very good performance in NC and showed a great deal of potential.

Class of 2016 and Beyond…

McDonough, Charles

Charles McDonough was the top 2016 Long Snapper in NC

  • Charles McDonough (NC) – Outstanding form for his age. As he keeps growing, he will just get better and better.
  • Skyler Korinek (SC) – Good body, solid form and a great attitude. Keep an eye on him.
  • Harrison Freeman (NC) – Showed excellent potential. Extremely long and athletic.
  • Mitch Hall (NC) – This 2017 Long Snapper could easily be top Long Snapper when his class starts getting ranked. Exceptional form.
  • Ethan Wolcott (VA) – Another 2017 Long Snapper with a very bright future. Great attitude and composure.

Other notables from the camp in NC: Perry Able, Tripp Camp, Dillon Counts, Louis Pikula, Bain Schroeder, Zach Tolle, Zane Weekman, Marco Cadavieco, Tanner Kern, Ben Nadenik, Kendall Trautz and Tristan Minnick.

Rubio Long Snapping will have its 11th Annual National Kicking and Snapping Spring Event in Las Vegas on May 4-5, 2013!

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