Recap of the TX Spring Camp (3/26/17)

Rubio Long Snapping traveled to TX on March 26th, 2017 for their spring camp. Rubio Long Snapping will be traveling the country this spring instructing Long Snappers and getting them all ready for the 2nd biggest event of the year (the largest is our January Vegas Event), VEGAS 30!

The next stop for Rubio Long Snapping will be Arizona and New Jersey on April 9th, April 23 in Illinois and April 30th in Georgia.

This was the fourth Rubio Long Snapping regional camp that featured the RSI Testing to track a Long Snappers progress throughout the year and it was an overwhelming success. You can find out more about this new format HERE and the RSI’s from this actual camp already posted HERE

Champion Dillon Hayes

Long Snappers from TX, AR, OK, LA, CT, ID, IL, MS, KS all traveled to get the best instruction and the most exposure possible for Long Snapping.

The overall camp champion was Dillon Hayes! Dillon is coming off several days of private lessons in Idaho and you can tell it definitely paid off. He was smooth, accurate, VERY consistent and handles pressure like, well, a champion. This is his second victory in a row as Dillon also was crowned the champion of VEGAS XXIX!  His victory earned him a free admission to VEGAS 30 on May 13-14!

You can see the full finals (Jax Wilson, Karsten Battles, Dillon Hayes, Jake Pagel, Trevor Fleming, Chris Clore) below ….

TOP 2017 LONG SNAPPERS

Jake Pagel

Jake Pagel left no doubt he is just a flat out stud when snapping the ball. His hands are some of the quickest I have seen and it shows with the speed of his ball as it is rarely above .75. He will do great at Texas A&M.

Drew Wise was on fire throughout the day as he prepares to head to Missouri in the summer. Body is big and he throws a ton of heat on the ball. Love the direction he is headed and he is always improving.

Noah Caldwell looked very solid. Body is thicker and he was snapping with good power. Form is good and his hands are like rockets.

Caleb Cantrell is headed to Wyoming and he left no doubt he can succeed there with his quick hands and great form. Love his attitude.

Chris Clore is a large Long Snapper with tons of intelligence and great form. When he is reaching back all the way and snapping hard, there are few that are better.

Trevor Fleming made it to the finals and got at the right time. Good form and I like his attitude. Moved well on his feet and handles pressure well. Well done to Grambling State getting Trevor.

Notables: Pierce Warn, Andrew Morrison, Dillon Hall

TOP 2018 LONG SNAPPERS

Karsten Battles

Karsten Battles had a great day in TX. He is big, powerful and snaps a great ball back to the punter. Almost ended up winning the whole thing and I don’t think it will be long until he claims a championship of his own. Lots of upside and he just keeps getting better.

Zach Edwards is one of the smoothest and most consistent Long Snappers in his class. Major athlete and he just keeps getting better. Hands are rockets and the ball is at college level speed right now!

John Raines was throwing incredible heat all day in TX. Form is good and he is using his whole body really well. Love his improvement and if he can get his spiral locked down at VEGAS 30 in May, he could easily be a TOP 12 Camp member.

Evan Gibson continues to improve and impress me. Moving well on his feet and snapping with confidence. The harder he snaps, the better he does. Great attitude and upside.

Tre Rubio had a great camp and has done an incredible job of improving over the years. Ball is VERY smooth  and extremely catchable. Tight spiral and his form is almost perfect.

Jax Wilson had the highest RSI score of the camp and is absolutely dripping with potential. MASSIVE human being that could easily find himself on a college roster for Long Snapping if he focuses on his form and being more consistent. Incredible talent.

Cole Voyles is long, lean and dripping with potential. I love the upside on this kid from TX. Keep a very close eye on him at VEGAS 30.

Tyler Springer threw some great snaps throughout the day and was always snapping sub .75. He definitely has the ability to snap at the next level and can be a TOP 12 member with some more accuracy.

Turner Pallisard is a strong Long Snapper that practically looks like a college tight end right now. Potential is off the charts and his consistency will be the thing that makes or breaks him at VEGAS 30.

Notables: Brayden Adams, Grayson Broussard, Jack Fisher, Justin Hutyra, Ryan Rey, Chris Stoneking,

TOP 2019 LONG SNAPPERS

Hayden Hood

Hayden Hood was exceptional all day in TX. His snaps were absolutely screaming back to the punter and the kid moves well on his feet. Smoothing out his snapping motion will help in the long run but he is already on his way to greatness.

Luke Rizzo is coming along very nicely. He is thick and strong with quick hands. he can really whip the ball back to the punter. His snaps are consistently in the .7s and just getting faster. Great upside on Rizzo.

Samuel Wiesbrook has a lot of potential on his very long body. Has a frame that could easily put on 50 lbs over the next couple of years. His snaps are quick and he has tons of upside.

Braedy Wilson showed me some great movement on his feet and consistent snaps. Putting on some size will be huge for him as we get ready for VEGAS 30 and beyond.

Jay Dempsey has a nice frame, quick hands and moves well on his feet. Athletic with tons of potential.

Landon Sleeper has good form, a powerful body and a good attitude. Hard worker that will make a college coach happy in the long run

Notables: John Farris, Nate McCormack, David Medrano, Max Murry, Chad Wolf

TOP 2020 LONG SNAPPERS AND BEYOND…

Blake Hooker

Blake Hooker looked VERY solid in TX. He was snapping with confidence and his ball was zipping back to the punter. Never even saw him snap a ball above .80 all day. Great day for Hooker.

Eli Chism looks like he has grown a foot and put on some good weight. Definitely paying off with his snapping as this was the best I have seen him do at a camp. Great upside.

Oden Pierce is a 2021 Long Snapper with good length and lots of upside. Impressive throughout the day.

Haydon Wiginton continues to impress  me. He will be as good as he wants to be with his Long Snapping.

Phillip Bourque has good form, a great attitude and a thick body. He is always improving.

Notables: JT Sleeper, Johnny Bergeron, Zach Chlore, Jake Foggia, Coltin Knape, Alec Eckert, Jackson McFarland, Jake Eldridge, Thad Baker

KEY POINTS:
* My rankings are NOT done just from The Rubio Target and will always be announced when they are completed on social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat.)
* My rankings are NOT done from some mathematical formula.
* My rankings ARE done by me and my several select members of my senior staff. 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 PLAYER PROFILES, simply go to RubioLongSnapping.com, click PLAYER PROFILES, click which class and find your name.

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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.

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 TX Fall Camp (12/4/16)

Rubio Long Snapping traveled to Texas on December 4th, 2016 for their fall camp. Rubio Long Snapping will be traveling the country this fall instructing Long Snappers and getting them all ready for the biggest event of the year, VEGAS XXIX!

Long Snappers from TX, LA, AR, OK, NM, IL, MS, MI, AL & KS all traveled to get the best instruction and the most exposure possible for Long Snapping.

CHAMPION JAKE PAGEL!!!

CHAMPION JAKE PAGEL!!!

The overall camp champion was Jake Pagel. Pagel left no doubt that he is easily one of the top Long Snappers in the country. His ball is VERY fast and he can catch a serious groove to dominate. He was one of only about two Long Snappers that has been crowned champion by winning BOTH the speed and accuracy competition. His victory in TX earned him a free admission to VEGAS XXIX!

You can see the finals between Jake Pagel and John Raines below…

The next stop for Rubio Long Snapping will be AZ (12/11) and GA (12/18)

Top 2017 Long Snappers

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Drew Wise

Drew Wise was on fire all day long and was actually my horse to win the whole thing. His snaps are very fast and tight. Ball just sticks to the punter’s hands when he catches a snap from Drew. He has excellent size and a tremendous attitude. College coaches should take a very hard look at Drew!

Noah Caldwell looked impressive in TX. Snaps were solid and had good speed. I really liked how smooth and relaxed he was throughout all the day.

John Davis moved well on his feet and was really accurate with his snaps all day. Locking down his spiral and snapping full speed puts him over the top.

Chris Clore is really getting his body in great shop and snapping with good speed and confidence. Locking down his spiral will move him way up.

Jarrod Jacobson has a great frame and form. Uses his body well and gets very good speed on the ball

Caleb Cantrell snaps well under pressure and is very accurate!

Steven Taylor did really well in TX. Ball is VERY smooth and he can easily be one of the most accurate Long Snappers in the country. It wouldn’t surprise me at all to see Taylor go very far in the finals at VEGAS XXIX.

Hunter Thiem is a very raw Long Snapper with a lot of potential. He moves well on his feet and is built well.

Notables: Justyce Hankins and Joe Smith

Top 2018 Long Snappers

Zach Edwards

Zach Edwards

Zach Edwards was tremendous out in TX. Kid is a PURE athlete that might have the fastest snaps in the country. Zach’s snaps absolutely rocket back to the punter to the point of almost looking fake. He could take the top spot in the country at VEGAS XXIX.

Ron Gaines was very solid in TX. Large Long Snapper with footwork that is definitely improving. Love to see him focus on continuing to improve his athleticism and making sure he is just a tad quicker out of the gate to speed up the overall snap speed.

John Raines was great all day. Looked very polished and was snapping with a good amount of confidence. Made it to the finals and could have easily taken home the championship.

Karsten Battles is absolutely dripping with potential and could easily be one of the top kids in his class. Great frame and he can rip the ball back to the punter. Moves well on his feet. This kid literally did not miss getting points on The Rubio Target….INCREDIBLE!!!

Evan Gibson looked very solid in TX. He is a really accurate Long Snapper that can catch a groove. Consistent and smooth.

Tre Rubio is coming along nicely and is always improving. Rubio (no relation) has some very quick hands that really get the ball out of the gate well.

Grayson Yeager is dripping with potential and could easily fight for a TOP 12 Camp spot at VEGAS XXIX. Great frame and he snaps a smooth ball.

Chandler Moses is a strong Long Snapper with great upside. Raw and can be a top kid in his class…..easily. Will be fun to watch him compete at VEGAS XXIX.

Stephen Elmore handles pressure really well and has solid accuracy.

Notables: Hunter Burson, Dillon Hayes, Cameron Harris, Evan Jennings, Turner Pallissard, Tyler Springer,

Top 2019 Long Snappers

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Hayden Hood

Hayden Hood left no doubt he was the best 2019 Long Snapper at the TX camp. He moves really well on his feet and is a true athlete. He can really rip the ball back to the punter with times in the low .7s at times. Consistency of speed will be a major thing I am looking for at VEGAS XXIX.

Luke Rizzo is an athletic Long Snapper with good, raw power. Snapping with confidence will make him dominate at VEGAS XXIX.

Landon Sleeper is a strong and consistent Long Snapper with good potential and a great attitude.

Notables: Chad Wolf, Max Murry, Izeya Floyd, John Farris, Ross Arroyo

Top 2020 Long Snappers and beyond….

Ethan Wells

Ethan Wells

Ethan Wells was excellent all day in TX. He is a very consistent Long Snapper with great explosion and the ability to get the ball in the low .80s. I really like his attitude and the way he snaps the ball. Ethan could easily take the top spot in his class with a good performance at VEGAS XXIX.

Blake Hooker has great consistency and I like his attitude. Strength and power will help him a ton at VEGAS XXIX and beyond.

Phillip Bourque looked good with solid consistency and nice form.

Haydon Wiginton has great form for his age and I like the length of his frame.

JT Sleeper is big, powerful and oozing with potential.

Zachary Clore is overflowing with potential. He is built VERY long and already has some great form. Keep an eye out for Clore over the next couple of years.

Notables: Jack Curtin

KEY POINTS:

  • My rankings are NOT done just from The Rubio Target and will always be announced when they are completed on social media.
  • My rankings are NOT done from some mathematical formula.
  • My rankings ARE done by me and my several select member of my senior staff. 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.

_________________________________________________________________

Rubio 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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Recap of the NC Summer Camp (7/11/16)

12814074_969087929834004_1802732804974303182_nRubio Long Snapping traveled to North Carolina on July 11th, 2016 for their summer camp. Rubio Long Snapping will be back in Illinois on November 20th. You can register for that camp HERE.

Long Snappers from NC, VA, OH, NY, PA, KY, SC, MA, IL, TX & TN all traveled to get the best instruction and the most exposure possible for Long Snapping.

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CHAMPION TYLER KEATON!

The overall camp champion was TYLER KEATON (NC, ’17)! Keaton was nails under pressure winning the accuracy and overall championship in NC. Body is thick and he moves well on his feet. Locking down his spiral and increasing his speed a bit will really push him up the rankings.

Top 2017 Long Snappers

Mitch Hall

Mitch Hall

Mitch Hall was a machine in NC. Ball is extremely smooth and he didn’t have a bad snap all day. Kid was on fire and can snap at the next level right now. Very accurate Long Snapper that continues to impress me with his snapping and attitude.

Kanyon Combs looked excellent with very fast snaps that can hover in the low .7s and great athleticism.

Ryan Schwind can pass an eyeball test well and snaps with good power. Ball is consistently in the .7s and on target. Great upside. keep a very close eye on this Long Snapper from VA.

Thomas Bowling is a very athletic Long Snapper with good pop and a smooth ball to the punter. Always improving.

Austin Reeves is very smooth and always snapping a catchable ball. The harder he snaps the ball, the better he does.

Bryant Sasser has a long frame, good snap speed and upside. Love to see him put on some size and snap with more confidence. Good potential.

NOTABLES: Joe Christian, Zach Cannon, John Lawson, Ryan Watkins, Tucker Mullis

Top 2018 Long Snappers

Maddie Golden

Maddie Golden

Maddie Golden was throwing some severe heat. Strong framed and has great form. The bigger he gets, the better he does. Laser focused and can dominate a camp. Wouldn’t surprise me one bit to see him win a big Event soon.

Brock Assel has grown about a foot and it has really paid off with his snapping. He looked the best I have seen him in the past year and looks to move way up the charts. Watch him closely.

Matt Aloni is a thick Long Snapper with good form and upside. His hands are like rockets.

AJ Covan is one of the smoothest and most accurate Long Snappers in his class. Locking down some more speed and getting him into the .7s by XXIX will be huge for him as he shoots for TOP 12.

NOTABLES: Trey Gable, Michael Vojvodich, Corbin Robertson, Max Durschlag,

Drew Little

Drew Little

Top 2019 Long Snappers

Drew Little did really well all day in NC. Form is excellent for his age and he is starting to grow to dominate. When he snaps with absolute full power, he is incredible. Great work ethic.

Luke Rizzo is a good physical athlete that is coming along nicely. The more I see him, the better he looks. Keep a very close eye on him in Texas and at XXIX.

NOTABLES: Garrett Karres, Brad George, Matthew Gastaldo, Liam Crowley

Ryan Purcell

Ryan Purcell

Top 2020 and 2021 Long Snappers

Ryan Purcell was the best overall 2020 Long Snapper in attendance. He can already hit in the .8s with his great form and strong snaps.

Michael Bowles is a very smooth Long Snapper with great form. As he continues to mature, he will gain speed and power.

Will Mitchell is a very good Long Snapper with excellent form for his age. Good upside and he is going to be big.

Stewart Jones was a solid 2021 Long Snapper with good power and quick hands.

Trent McGaughey is a massive Long Snapper for his age that is absolutely dripping with potential. Once he gets the snapping motion down, he will crush the punter. Quick learner.

KEY POINTS:

  • My rankings are NOT done just from The Rubio Target and will always be announced when they are completed on social media. For summer camps, they have been promised by October 1, 2016 due to the amount of travel Rubio Long Snapping will have to do.
  • My rankings are NOT done from some mathematical formula.
  • My rankings ARE done by me and my several select member of my senior staff. 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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Recap Article of the TX Camp (12/13/15)

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Rubio Long Snapping traveled to TX on December 13th for their fall camp. The camp had the most talent, from top to bottom, of any Texas camp I have ever had in the last ten years.

Long Snappers came out from TX, KS, LA, CO, AZ, OH, MO, PA, MI, OK, AR, NM and even CA to learn from the best and get the most exposure possible for Long Snapping.

The overall winner of the camp was EVENT ELITE member Travis Arroyo (TX, ’16). Travis is a massive Long Snapper with great athleticism, good flexibility and great form. Wonderful attitude and demeanor as well. So large and powerful that he might be able to play two positions in college as he is quite the dominant lineman.

TOP 2016 LONG SNAPPERS:

Geron Eatherly was the best 2016 Long Snapper in attendance. He is BEYOND smooth and accurate. ALWAYS is either in the finals or right next to them. Very accurate and he is gaining some good size. He will be a great pickup for a college coach.

  • Dylan Alexander

    Dylan Alexander

    Dylan Alexander was VERY impressive in TX. Long time Rubio Long Snapper that has really improved over the past year. Was snapping in the .6s. Looking very solid right now.

  • Alex Edwards continues to move up the ladder and get better. Power is solid and he is built thick.
  • Kolin Hayes showed very good accuracy and poise.
  • Conner Hemphill has some of the quickest hands in the country. Lots of potential.
  • Greg Royal might be the smoothest Long Snapper in the country. Very accurate
  • James Kozachenkzo can snap the ball with great power and accuracy. CONSISTENCY will be the next hurdle. Watch him.
  • Gabe Skrobot keeps doing his thing and moving right along. Unlimited potential on the Skrobot.

Notables: Aron Bonham, Tristan Thompson, Colt Poole, Trenton Givens, Eric Ryan

TOP 2017 LONG SNAPPERS:

Thomas Fletcher left no doubt he is the best 2017 Long Snapper in the country. He handles pressure as well as anyone I have ever had and has ZERO wasted movement when he snaps the ball. Efficiency of his snapping motion is off the charts. Kid is ready for college right now.

  • Kyle Gibbs

    Kyle Gibbs

    Kyle Gibbs showed me some absolute raw power in TX. Came out from CA and didn’t disappoint. Kid’s hands are like rockets. He is almost “there”

  • Jeremiah Riordan is really moving up the ladder lately. You can tell he has been working on his overall form. Looking very solid. I would be VERY surprised to see him not dominate VEGAS XXVII.
  • Jake Pagel is just a flat out machine with his snapping. He is always great and just keeps getting better. Silent assassin.
  • Drew Wise has TONS of upside and can get the ball moving quickly back to the punter. Watch him closely at VEGAS XXVII.

Notables: Caleb Cantrell, Benji Gormley, Jarrod Jacobson, Justin Hathoot, Justyce Hankins, Jared Reeves, Steven Taylor, Ethan Zenzen

TOP 2018 LONG SNAPPERS:

Zach Edwards made a very strong case to be the #1 Long Snapper for the country in his class. Body is coming along nicely and he has tremendous form. Kid can rip the ball back to the punter. Doesn’t say much, but doesn’t need to. I am very interested to see how he does in VEGAS with a little more pressure thrown at him.

  • Randen Plattner

    Randen Plattner

    Randen Platter was VERY accurate and handled pressure well. Solid frame that will be able to hold more weight. Good kid.

  • Joseph Ramos is a massive man with great form and power. Tons of upside and definitely one to watch.

Notables: Evan Gibson, Paul Madison, Will Gerrish, Hunter Becker

TOP 2019 LONG SNAPPERS:

Hayden Hood was the best 2019 Long Snapper in attendance. He has been working with Rubio Long Snapping staff member John Finch and it was apparent that the lessons have paid off. Kid is athletic and has a great, blasé attitude that makes him handle pressure well. TONS of upside.

  • Luke Rizzo

    Luke Rizzo

    Luke Rizzo came out of nowhere and showed me some great things. Very impressive first camp for him. Watch him over the years.

  • Dominic Serapiglia has good form and a great attitude. Increasing his strength will help as we progress.

Notables: Ross Arroyo, John Farris, Tre’Von Lovelace,

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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