Recap of the NC Spring Camp (3/11/18)

Rubio Long Snapping traveled to NC on March 11th, 2018 for their fall camp. Rubio Long Snapping will be traveling around the country this spring with stops in CA, NC, WA, NJ, AZ, IL, GA and TX with all camps leading right into VEGAS XXXII on May 12-13, 2018!

Maddie Golden, Rubio and Joe Shimko!

Long Snappers from 13 states all traveled to this camp to get the best instruction and exposure in the world of Long Snapping. The camp was overflowing with talent with many committed seniors and also tons of new Long Snappers.

The overall champions of the camp were Maddie Golden (speed) and Joe Shimko (overall). Shimko has won four camps in the past year and continues to be amazing on the field. He is one of the only Long Snappers I have ever seen that actually gets better as the day goes on. The more tired Shimko gets, the better he ends up snapping the ball.

You can see the full finals video with Drew Little, Will Cobb, Christian Johnstone, Joseph Shimko, Aaron Brannock and Bryce Eimer below…

Maddie Golden

TOP 2018 LONG SNAPPERS
Maddie Golden was amazing in NC. His speeds were so good that I had to re-time him several times as they were so good. Easily was snapping sub .75 at 15 yards with tons of snaps in the .6s. He won the overall speed competition with snaps in the low .6s.

Brock Assel is looking very solid (be sure to check out his hair!) and was snapping with great consistency. Upside is very solid and I am loving his work ethic. Air Force got a great one.

Trey Gable was very impressive in NC. Form is excellent, he snaps well under a pressure and he has a tremendous attitude. His snapping motion has minimal wasted movement and he can rip the ball back to the punter.

Notable: Graham Finklea

TOP 2019 LONG SNAPPERS

Mad Dog

Quentin “Mad Dog” Skinner left absolutely no doubt he is the best junior in the country. Moves well on his feet, he is massive and he is as consistent as anyone in the country. Ball is so smooth yet so powerful. It is a pure joy to watch and LSU is lucky to have him coming in two years. Kid is a flat out stud.

Drew Little was on fire in NC and continues to show me why NC State had no problem offering him a full scholarship during his junior year. Form is excellent and he snaps the ball with great force. So smooth and a tremendous worker that is always improving. Great attitude.

Christian Johnstone can pass an eyeball test from a 1/4 mile away, moves well on his feet and has a great personality. He snaps a really catchable ball that will stick to your hands.

Joe Shimko was incredible in the finals and just ripped the ball back, time after time, right into the three hole. The more exhausted he gets, the more dominant he becomes. It’s just crazy to watch.

Douglas McLaughlin was solid all day in NC. He has a great frame and is one of the most accurate/consistent Long Snappers in the country.

William Wagner has done a great job improving his overall frame and was snapping with a purpose. Keep a very close eye on him at VEGAS XXXII in May.

Luke Hosford was impressive in NC. Form is great and he has excellent size. Watch this kid.

Rhys Suter is coming off an injury and you would never even know it. Form is great and he was having no problem snapping in the mid .7s.

Luke Payne had a solid day in NC with extremely accurate and consistent snaps. The bigger and stronger he gets, the better he will be in the long run.

Brandon Hurst showed me tremendous upside. When he is quick with his snapping motion and snaps hard, he is as good as they get.

Mark Fuchs has great starting form and is smooth when snapping the ball. Leading with his elbows and snapping with full power will help a ton.

Griffin Kaye showed incredible upside and there is no doubt he can snap at the next level.

Liam Crowley did well in NC. Looks like he is continuing to grow and has no problem snapping a ball sub .79. Great upside.

Notables: Peter Griffith, Alex Harper, Carson Knight, Matt Parrino, Justin Pollock, Nathan Smith, Kevin Thompson, Heath Tripp

TOP 2020 LONG SNAPPERS

Will Albright

Will Albright looked excellent in NC. He moves extremely well on his feet, he has a frame that can easily put on some good weight over the next couple of years.

Zane McCracken is really improving well as he is snapping with confidence and snapping an extremely smooth ball. When his eyes go all the way through, he can easily get sub .75. Getting bigger by the second.

Bryce Eimer made it into the finals with an incredible RSI score. Accuracy is tremendous and he is starting to really snap well under pressure. Great attitude.

Jake Foggia was very solid in NC. Form is coming along nicely and he is beginning to snap with a great deal of confidence. Excellent attitude.

Will Cobb was snapping with excellent accuracy and made it to the finals. Easily could have won and only lost by inches. Gaining power and strength will be huge for Cobb as we head towards VEGAS XXXII in May.

John Bergeron looked very good with excellent form and a solid attitude. Balance is very good and he is always improving.

Byron Floyd is big, strong, powerful and can rip the ball back to the punter sub .75. Really impressive Long Snapper and person.

Ryan Purcell is smooth, accurate and is growing by the second. Great upside.

Peter Haynes is an athletic Long Snapper that is using his whole body very well. Locking down his consistency will be huge as we move ahead.

Notables: Alex Applefield, Ethan Lane, Ted Busbee, Will McCoy, Zach Cowan, and Cheyenne Wray

TOP 2021 and BEYOND LONG SNAPPERS

Nick Walker

Nick Walker looked very solid in NC. He is growing by the second and can already get the ball back to the punter in under .75! The upside on Walker is off the charts if he keeps improving at this rate.

Austin Turner

Austin Turner was excellent in NC. I just saw him a couple of months ago and, I kid you not, he looked like he had grown a foot in the last couple of months. Form is excellent, ball is tight and his upside is off the charts. He could easily be the top Long Snapper in his class at VEGAS XXXII in May.

Aaron Brannock had a great day in NC and made it all the way to the finals. Tremendous accomplishment for a freshman. The less he thinks, the better Brannock will do in the long run.

Oden Pierce showed me good things in NC. Great frame and he moves very well on his feet.

Alex McLaughlin did well in NC with solid athleticism and a nice, catchable ball. If he can eliminate his hitch by VEGAS XXXII in May, he could find himself staring down a TOP 12 Camp Invite.

Notables: Stewart Jones, Carson Keaton, Josh Giambrone, Gabe Landers, Nathan Merchant

Here are the RSI scores from the NC Spring Camp….

Name

Year

RSI

Albright, Will

20

  43.48

Applefield, Alex

20

  32.91

Assel, Brock

18

  35.71

Barlow, Griff

20

  41.56

Bergeron, John

20

  10.23

Both, Austin

20

  10.47

Bowen, Jack

20

  9.47

Bradshaw, Andrew

19

  7.89

Brannock, Aaron

21

  50.67

Britt Jr, Jeffrey

19

  6.45

Busbee, Ted

23

  16.48

Champagne, Zachary

22

     

Cobb, Will

20

  61.43

Cowan, Zachary

20

  3.37

Crowley, Liam

19

  7.41

Davis, Colby

19

  6.38

Dezern, Jacob

21

     

Duff, Jonathan

20

  6.67

Eimer, Bryce

20

  50.00

Finklea, Graham

18

  6.25

Floyd, Byron E.

20

     

Foggia, Jake

20

  48.75

Fuchs, Mark

19

  21.95

Gable, Trey

18

  37.66

Giambrone, Josh

22

  9.18

Golden, Maddie

18

  34.72

Griffith, Peter

19

  24.14

Harper, Alex

19

  6.67

Haynes, Bryce

21

  6.12

Holton, Martin

20

  17.39

Hosford, Luke

19

  40.30

Hurst, Brandon

19

  18.06

Johnstone, Christian

19

  56.78

Jones, Stewart

21

  30.00

Katz, Sam

19

  40.91

Kaye, Griffin

19

  18.31

Keaton, Carson

21

  9.47

Knight, Carson

19

  22.73

Kuzemka, Nick

19

  3.80

Landers, Gabe

22

  14.46

Lane, Ethan

20

  10.13

Little, Drew

19

  61.76

MacQuarrie, Cullen

19

  10.47

Martin, Tyler

19

  23.08

McCoy, Will

20

  18.52

McCracken, Zane

20

  49.35

McLaughlin lll, Douglas

19

  36.71

McLaughlin, Alex

21

  27.14

Merchant, Nathan

22

  9.00

Mitchell, Christian

19

  9.89

Nathan Lingle

21

     

Nichols, Jake

21

  6.19

Otero, Lucas

20

  6.25

Otwell, CJ

19

  22.37

Parrino, Matt

19

  33.78

Payne, Luke

19

  38.67

Pierce, Oden

21

  27.91

Pollock, Justin

19

  3.41

Purcell, Ryan

20

  17.24

Richards, Brandon

20

  6.32

Russell, Reves

20

  9.38

Shimko, Joseph

19

  56.52

Skinner, Quentin

19

  30.88

Smith, Nathan

19

  25.00

Suter, Rhys

19

  25.32

Thompson, Kevin

19

  25.64

Tootle, Austin

19

  3.13

Tripp, Heath

19

  16.67

Turner, Austin

21

  24.71

Wagner, William

19

  36.71

Walker, Nick

21

  13.51

Wheless, Ben

21

  15.15

Wray, Cheyenne

20

     

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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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Recap of the OH Fall Camp

Great group of instructors in Ohio!

Rubio Long Snapping traveled to OH on December 17th, 2017 for their fall camp. Rubio Long Snapping has traveled the country this fall instructing Long Snappers and getting them all ready for their season and beyond. Following OH, Rubio Long Snapping will head to the Super Bowl for Long Snappers, VEGAS XXXI on January 12-14, 2018.

Long Snappers from IL, IA, NY, NJ, OH, NE, DE, SD, IN, MI, VA, WI, GA, TX, MS & PA all traveled to his camp to get the best instruction and exposure in the world of Long Snapping.

Here are the RSI Scores from the OH Camp…

Champion Joe Shimko

 

The overall winner of the camp was Joseph Shimko (NJ, ‘19). Shimko is one of the rare Long Snappers in he world that actually gets better over the day. When others are getting tired, Shimko gets more polished. He was actually the overall speed champion with a snap of a .65 and he also won the NJ summer and fall camps! To say Shimko is on a roll is a gross understatement. TONS of athleticism and his ball rips back to the punter. Kid just keeps on improving and improving.

The finals in Brad George (50.00), John Morton (45.88), Roen McCullough (43.66), Aidan Hall (43.37), Michael Vinson (42.67) and Joe Shimko (39.44). You can see the full finals video below…

TOP 2018 & JC LONG SNAPPERS

Roen McCullough

Roen was very solid in OH and left no doubt he was the best 2018 Long Snapper in attendance. Body is strong and he rips the ball back to the punter. When Roen reaches all the way through, he is as good as anyone in the country.

Michael Vinson has good size, moves well on his feet and snaps a nice, consistent ball in the mid .7s all day long. Ball is quick and hits in The Rubio Zone over and over. Locking down his spiral is going to be huge for Vinson.

Evan Jennings is thick and powerful with great overall body snapping. Big fan of how Jennings was using all of his body in Ohio.

Levi McKinney is athletic and can snap a quick ball. Always improving and has a very good attitude.

Bailey Pickering is a JC Long Snapper that can hit in the high .7s and moved really well on his feet.

Notables: Corey Fichter, Freddy Barnes, Dylan Remington, Jase Whittner

TOP 2019 LONG SNAPPERS

Joe Shimko

Joe Shimko was a machine in OH. Runs like the wind and snaps like a champion because that is what he is…..in NJ this summer, NJ this fall and OH in the fall. He is on fire and I don’t see him slowing down. The bigger and stronger he gets, the more dominate Shimko becomes.

JC Vega came up from GA and was one of the final three Long Snappers in the speed competition and doesn’t seem to be slowing down. His ball can hit in the low .6s! He is very athletic and could easily be a factor on any college punt team. Locking down his release point will be huge in increase his accuracy.

Samuel Wiesbrook is extremely long with a frame that could easily put on another fifty pounds over the next couple of years. Hovers from mid .6s to high .7s and locking down his consistent form will push him way over the edge. Samuel could easily be a TOP 12 member at VEGAS XXXI.

Donato Crisanti is another tall drink of water with massive upside. When he is on, Donato is very on and could be a TOP 12 member at VEGAS XXXI. Athletic and full of upside.

Jude Pedrozo is strong, has a good frame and is one of the most smooth Long Snappers in the country. Snapping with full power and strength is going to be huge for Jude.

John Morton made it to the finals once again and is proving time and time again that he is one of the most consistent Long Snappers in the country.

Brad George can snap a very quick ball with his solid form and tremendous attitude.

Sean Wracher is an athletic Long Snapper with great upside. Follows through well and has the ability to get the ball in the .7s when he really lets it go. Keep an eye on Wracher.

Thomas Peterson is big, smooth and extremely consistent. Hovered right at .75 throughout the whole day.

Brendan Beattie has a quick ball that jumps out of the gate well and is really accurate.

Aidan Hall is accurate, consistent and always improving.

Cayson Pfeiffer has a good frame and I like his attitude. Ball is powerful and his upside is solid.

Kuper Imrem was snapping with confidence and hitting in the mid to high .7s. Always improving.

Luke Hosford was impressive with his athleticism and consistency of speed. Locking down his spiral will be huge.

Notables: Nolan Rossback, Mike Wojciechowski, Collin Kinniry, Caiden Hahn

TOP 2020 LONG SNAPPERS

Jake Foggia

Jake Foggia was the most consistent sophomore Long Snapper at the OH camp with his very fluid and smooth snaps.

Cooper Frazier is a massive sophomore from MS that got better as the day went on. If he can get his body straight when he is snapping back to the punter, his accuracy will be off the charts. Cooper was very impressive and definitely someone to keep an eye on at VEGAS XXXI.

Samuel Merryman was ne of the most athletic Long Snappers in OH and is absolutely dripping with potential. Leaning back is going to be massive for him in the future.

Notables: Jesse Smith and Mick Bastuga

TOP 2021 and BEYOND LONG SNAPPERS

Zach Tylor

Zach Taylor came over from NJ and was easily the best freshman Long Snapper in attendance. He is accurate, has great form and can already snap sub .80 when he lets the ball fly.

Aaron Brannock had a great day in OH and was snapping a very consistent ball all day long. Great attitude and always improving.

Triston O’Brien is long, lean and has good upside. Locking down his hands on the ball pre-snap, will really increase his overall speed and accuracy.

Notables: Ben Cerrato, Jordan Newhouse

Rubio Long Snapping is, by far, the biggest and best resource for Long Snappers in the country. Rubio has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the USA Today, Deadspin and countless other publications.

Chris Rubio can help you to become the best snapper you can be! In just 12 years, Chris Rubio has become the #1 snapping instructor in the country and the go-to man when a college coach needs a snapper. Colleges from across the country rely on Chris Rubio’s word day in and day out on who the best snappers are in the country. Chris Rubio has assisted in almost 1,000 Long Snappers earning full scholarships and preferred walk-ons to major Universities just for snapping.
Offering the best instruction and most exposure in the world, Rubio Long Snapping can help you to become the best snapper you can be!

It’s simple, if you want to get yourself better, noticed and into the next level: go through Rubio Long Snapping

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Recap Article of the IL Camp (11/22)

Chicago_RubioRubio Long Snapping traveled to IL on December 22nd for their fall camp. The camp was filled great Long Snappers on a below freezing day….but Long Snappers were inside so it was balmy:)

Long Snappers came out from IL, MI, OH, IN, PA, IA, NE, MN, WI, MA, UT, MO, KY, SD and even CA to learn from the best and get the most exposure possible for Long Snapping.

The overall winner of the camp and top 2017 Long Snapper was Kasey Kelleher (OH, ’17)! Kasey was on fire all day snapping absolute bullets to the punter. Kasey continues to be one of the most consistent and powerful Long Snappers in his class. He almost won the NJ camp a couple weeks prior. Keep a very close eye on him at VEGAS XXVII. Kid is a stud!

TOP 2016 LONG SNAPPERS:

Bradley Robinson was the best 2016 Long Snapper in attendance. He is incredibly smooth and accurate with a nice, catchable ball. Passes an eyeball test quickly and has a great attitude.

  • Phillip Thomas keeps improving and heading in the right direction. Smooth Long Snapper with unlimited potential.

  • Paul Monaco never stops improving and is making a great name for himself as one of the top Long Snappers in his class.
  • Brad Sorenson passes an eyeball test quickly and has great raw power.
  • Camden Boyle has very good speed and will dominate once his eyes get all the way through on a very consistent basis.
  • Ethan Tabel is a smooth, accurate Long Snapper with a good base. Increasing his speed by leading with his elbows will be key.

Notables: Jake Yelich, Seth Swanson, Ben Dillion, Riley John

TOP 2017 LONG SNAPPERS:

  • Nate Durham

    Nate Durham

    Nate Durham continues to improve and show great power. The more confident he gets, the better he will be in the long run. Kid has massive upside.

  • Dylan Castro is a large Long Snapper with great speed and consistency. Should dominate Vegas.
  • Zach Appio has improved as much as anyone in the country. Incredible Long Snapper and person.
  • Jack Darby showed very good potential and will dominate once it is all fine tuned.
  • John Davis has a complete tweaks to make it could EASILY be the best in his class. Good attitude. Always improving.
  • Jake Hess is coming along nicely and definitely starting to believe in himself. Great form and attitude.
  • Caleb Lawver flew in from UT and almost won the whole thing. Incredible talent.
  • Shiloh Mast might snap with the most confidence of anyone in the whole country and I love it. Great explosion.
  • Kyle O’Connor just lets the ball rip back to the punter. Lots of upside. Locking down the spiral will be key.
  • Quinn Stephenson is flat out smoooooth. Good kid.

Notables: Gunner Daniel, Matt Hembrough, Tyler Howell, Ben Jackson, Luke Sanders, Chaz Satnan, Jack Williams, Reid Williams.

TOP 2018 LONG SNAPPERS:

Roen McCullough was the top 2018 Long Snapper in attendance. Kid is a beast with his size and his snapping. Looks like a college Long Snapper right now. Sky is the limit.

  • Ross Hinders was VERY impressive in Chicago. Easily one of the best in his class. Ball is glorious to watch.
  • Ron Gaines has improved a ton and is starting to look the part. If he can increase his athleticism, he will be doing this for a long time.
  • Matt Cluchey impressed me all day with his accuracy.
  • Charles DeRosier came out from CA and was very impressive. Snapped with a ton of confidence.
  • Jack Halper has tons of upside and snaps a great ball.

Notables: Derek Hahn, Jack Mullen, Albert Tulo IV, Justin White

TOP 2019 LONG SNAPPERS:

Brendan Beattie was the best 2019 Long Snapper in IL. He snaps a nice, tight ball with good accuracy. Great form for his age.

  • Done Eldredge impressed with good form and a solid attitude. Coachable.

  • Brad George did well all day and has good upside.
  • Nolan Rossback has perfect form for his age and will dominate as he continues to grow.
  • Mike Wojciechowski was very impressive with his form and how he handles pressure.

Notables: Luke Hosford, Pat Szcsesniak, Ethan Warren

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 profiles section, simply go to RubioLongSnapping.com. click PLAYER PROFILES, click which 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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