VEGAS XXIX RSI Scores

Here, in alphabetical order, are the RSI scores from VEGAS XXIX! The top 12 scorers (found in bold below) advanced to the finals.

All Long Snappers were tested on The Rubio Target. Each Long Snapper was tested on 12 punt snaps where they had three normal snaps, three blocking left, three blocking right, three speed punt snaps (running in from the side and have three seconds to get the ball off once their feet are set) and 12 pat snaps where they had three normal snaps, three blocking left, three blocking right, three speed punt snaps (running in from the side and have three seconds to get the ball off once their feet are set). Once the Long Snapper has completed the test, they earn an RSI which is the fairest and most accurate way to judge a Long Snapper by numbers. Please note: the RSI does not account for athleticism, spiral or mentality.

RSI (Rubio Standard Index): The RSI is the score divided by the average speed on The Rubio Target. You may obtain 2 bonus points for an average of .75-.79, 2 more bonus points for an average of .70-.74 and an additional 2 more bonus points if you average below .70.

VEGAS XXIX Groups

 

NAME

RSI

Abrell, Erik

36.00

Aguilar, Ryan

34.67

Allen, Cody

 DNP 

Aloni, Matthew

43.06

Anderson, Koltin

 DNP 

Anthony, Enzo

36.36

Appio, Zachary

17.72

Applefield, Alex

15.66

Arroyo, Ross

5.38

Assel, Brock

54.79

Babcock, Justin

12.79

Baker, Braxton

26.19

Baldeck, Matt

32.43

Bareis, Will

7.78

Bastuga, Michael

17.35

Battles, Karsten

44.44

Beattie, Brendan

32.91

Becker, Chad

9.41

Becker, Hunter

48.72

Bedell, Derek

18.07

Bennett, Codey

4.82

Bentley, Brendan

51.39

Bergeron, Johnny

8.70

Betten, Lucas

17.50

Black, Dylan

17.44

Boan, Andrew

2.00

Boan, David

11.63

Boudreaux, Murphy

17.28

Bourque, Phillip

19.77

Bouwens, Bryce

51.32

Bowden, Peter

16.87

Bowles, Michael

10.20

Bozanich, Ryan

16.85

Broussard, Grayson

12.79

Bursell, John

 DNP 

Burson, Hunter

17.65

Cahill, Kevin

21.95

Calcagno, Joe

22.86

Caldwell, Noah

 DNP 

Campbell, Gavin

23.17

Cannon, Zach

23.26

Casasante, Jac

39.71

Casillas, Mark

20.51

Castano, Zac

27.71

Castro, Dylan

22.54

Cervantes, Gabriel

7.50

Cesta, Domenic

20.24

Chason, Bryce

 DNP 

Chestnut, George

9.88

Christensen, Kyle

12.50

Clark, Jayden

21.33

Clements, Cody

39.73

Clore, Chris

35.14

Cobb, William

8.42

Cognetti, Dustin

13.64

Coulson, Bryce

 DNP 

Covan, AJ

45.07

Crabtree, Kevin

49.30

Culbertson, Ryan

 DNP 

Derosier, Charles

49.33

Dixon, Danny

18.07

Domingo, Andrew

28.21

Dragna, Andrea

13.41

Drevno, Zack

38.89

Dunagan, Payton

25.97

Durham, Nate

52.94

Durr, James

4.82

Durschlag, Max

35.62

Dvorchik, Evan

25.00

Dyer, Kellen

17.78

Edwards, Zach

15.66

Elmore, Luke

20.00

Estrada, Aaron

17.57

Eury, Marshall

13.58

Farris, John

9.68

Fiene, Robert

40.28

Fontana, Alexander

23.38

Fridolfs, Hunter

15.00

Fuentes, Johnny

34.25

Gable, Trey

38.36

Gaines, Ron

36.11

Gambs, Charles

18.75

Gannon, Matthew

17.07

Garcia, Jacob

28.95

Garcia, Matt

34.52

Gates, Breck

 DNP 

George, Brad

17.65

Gibbs, Kyle

45.07

Gibson, Evan

39.73

Gibson, Jake

35.14

Gill, Tuck

52.78

Golden, Maddie

28.99

Gonneville, Andrew

13.75

Green, Steven

17.28

Grotelueschen, Trent

17.95

Guillemette, Adam

21.79

Hadley, Jack

51.43

Hahn, Derek

36.36

Hall, Dillon

16.47

Hall, Mitch

54.79

Hall, Nathan

23.33

Hallacy, Brendan

13.25

Halper, Jack

43.48

Hanken, Will

 DNP 

Hankins, Justyce

19.74

Hanstein, Hunter

12.05

Hatcher, Philip

13.95

Hathoot, Justin

51.47

Hawkins, Kameron

30.59

Hayes, Dillon

55.41

Heffel, Zach

14.12

Hembrough, Matt

33.33

Higgins, Grant

21.62

Hinders, Ross

29.33

Hirsch, Josiah

10.98

Hoffman, Harrison

32.43

Hood, Hayden

38.24

Hooker, Blake

27.27

Hooper, Devon

15.00

Hooper, Jesse

23.68

Howell, Noah

13.41

Hudak, Ethan

17.86

Hudgins, Frank

23.53

Hughes, Jack

 DNP 

Hughes, Joseph

7.22

Jacobson, Jarrod

32.05

James, Clay

29.49

Jenkins, Eli

 DNP 

Jenkins, Zach

19.28

Jennings, Evan

18.89

Johnson, Logan

6.38

Johnson, Nico

21.25

Johnstone, Christian

16.87

Kaye, Griffin

9.09

Keaton, Tyler

24.36

Kelleher, Kasey

60.61

Kent, Chris

4.00

Key, Jarrett

36.84

King, Cameron

12.50

King, Gage

15.48

King, Zach

16.30

Kobs, Josh

 DNP 

La Rouche, Conor

9.09

Landherr, Jack

12.94

Langan, Ryan

35.14

Lassiter, Zach

31.88

Lau, Dean

14.67

Lawless, Paul

21.18

Lawver, Caleb

38.16

Lindsay, JJ

20.00

Lipel, Jonah

 DNP 

Little, Drew

51.35

Livingston, Aidan

22.22

Long, Alex

 DNP 

Long, Cade

36.49

Mac Donald, Logan

12.35

Maningo, Zane

 DNP 

Manning, Dillon

24.68

Mayo, Darryl

23.29

McCaffrey, Chris

16.28

McCauley, Declan

7.69

McCauley, Jack

27.16

McCormack, Nate

22.22

McCracken, Zane

7.06

McCullough, Roen

36.11

McCully, TJ

15.38

McInerney, Patrick

20.00

McPherson, Chase

13.64

Melgarejo, Frank

25.61

Michaelsen, Alex

30.99

Milliron, Brennen

25.00

Mimoun, Jacob

22.97

Mitchell, Will

8.33

Montoya, Jacob

14.77

Morton, John

21.43

Moses, Chandler

24.36

Mosier, Austin

3.26

Munoz, Michael

6.38

Nelson, Chancelor

41.33

Newsome, Matthew

13.58

Nieland, Max

34.21

Noth, Devin

39.13

O’Connor, Kyle

50.68

O’Steen, Brian

12.79

Ortega, Austin

17.65

Osthus, Luke

       –   

Pagel, Jake

50.75

Pak, Aidan

14.61

Pallissard, Turner

11.90

Palmer, Blaise

6.67

Palmer, Dallas

27.71

Payne, Luke

21.25

Pedrozo, Jude

 DNP 

Petrucci, Kyle

43.24

Pfeiffer, Cayson

24.68

Pickett, Coy

17.11

Plattner, Randen

26.67

Prevette, Davis

5.00

Pugh, Gabriel

33.33

Purcell, Ryan

14.44

Raines, John

34.72

Rea, Brian

13.54

Reeves, Austin

40.00

Reiter, Ross

60.00

Reynoso, Raymond

39.47

Rhodes, Matthew

12.79

Riddle, Campbell

31.17

Riggs, Austin

23.46

Rizzo, Luke

17.11

Robertson, Corbin

27.85

Rodriquez -Trammell, Noah

27.63

Rosenberry, James

57.58

Rossback, Nolan

2.06

Rovetti, Nicholas

22.35

Rubio, Tre

 DNP 

Rudolph, Jake

28.77

Sage, Maxwell

12.64

Samarzich, Simon

55.07

Sanchez, Jaden

18.42

Sather, Neo

15.73

Satnan, Chaz

 DNP 

Schwindt, Cody

12.99

Serapiglia, Dom

34.25

Shadley, Oscar

38.46

Sharp, Aidan

21.52

Shaw, Tyler

10.71

Shefland, DJ

18.92

Shimko, Joseph

10.00

Shirley, Ben

17.81

Short, Cooper

35.62

Shottenkirk, Kaleb

10.00

Simmons, Reed

13.95

Sivore, Timothy

25.93

Skinner, Quentin

60.29

Sleeper, JT

2.06

Sleeper, Landon

15.12

Snyder, Hayden

16.30

Springer, Tyler

22.22

Stewart, Cole

12.35

Stover, Will

40.63

Suter, Rhys

 DNP 

Suzuki, Joshua

21.92

Symes, Kyle

5.68

Szczesniak, Patrick

13.95

Tamayo, Adrian

20.48

Taylor, Billy

48.48

Taylor, Steven

38.16

Thayer, Ace

16.67

Thomas, Karson

51.47

Tibbetts, Nick

24.36

Tokos, Matthew

18.67

Tokos, Michael

7.22

Toothman, Andrew

50.00

Townsend, James

25.33

Tucker, Wyatt

19.48

Turner, Noah

44.29

Twining, Jacob

 DNP 

Van Der Brink, Dylan

20.00

Vance, Ryder

21.52

Vasquez, Jesse

18.18

Vega, JC

18.60

Villarreal, Tony

34.94

Vines, Kent

43.42

Vinson, Michael

18.99

Vojvodich, Michael

12.05

Voyles, Cole

20.51

Wagner, William

33.75

Walker, Jacob

42.47

Walker, Ryan

6.38

Walsh, George

11.25

Walsh, Ryan

21.25

Walsh, Scott

24.00

Warn, Pierce

23.08

Warren, Ethan

17.86

Washburn, Johnathan

17.50

Watson, Brendan

18.07

Wells, Andrew

6.67

Wells, Ethan

10.47

Weneta, Nathan

33.33

White, Cody

14.12

White, Justin

25.29

Whitfield, Chase

24.14

Williams, Bailey

15.12

Williams, Tanner

14.77

Willis, Ethan

24.00

Wise, Drew

42.03

Wiysel, Joseph

11.11

Wojciechowski, Mike

22.92

Wood, Camren

32.00

Worthen, Jackson

28.05

Yanagi, Peyton

16.46

Yeager, Grayson

25.61

Zuhr, Jacob

16.05

 

___________________________________________________________________

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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VEGAS XXIX 40 Yard Dash Times

Below are the 40 yard dash times from the VEGAS XXIX Event that took place on January 14th-15th, 2017. Athletes are listed in alphabetical order.

VEGAS XXIX Groups

 

NAME

40 Time

Abrell, Erik

5.43

Aguilar, Ryan

5.28

Allen, Cody

 DNP 

Aloni, Matthew

5.77

Anderson, Koltin

 DNP 

Anthony, Enzo

5.89

Appio, Zachary

5.06

Applefield, Alex

5.82

Arroyo, Ross

6.09

Assel, Brock

5.52

Babcock, Justin

4.84

Baker, Braxton

5.55

Baldeck, Matt

5.43

Bareis, Will

5.80

Bastuga, Michael

6.97

Battles, Karsten

5.32

Beattie, Brendan

5.11

Becker, Chad

5.22

Becker, Hunter

6.65

Bedell, Derek

5.59

Bennett, Codey

5.31

Bentley, Brendan

5.45

Bergeron, Johnny

6.41

Betten, Lucas

5.37

Black, Dylan

5.08

Boan, Andrew

5.86

Boan, David

5.39

Boudreaux, Murphy

5.27

Bourque, Phillip

6.07

Bouwens, Bryce

 DNP 

Bowden, Peter

5.36

Bowles, Michael

6.89

Bozanich, Ryan

5.12

Broussard, Grayson

5.86

Bursell, John

 DNP 

Burson, Hunter

5.22

Cahill, Kevin

5.22

Calcagno, Joe

5.35

Caldwell, Noah

 DNP 

Campbell, Gavin

5.15

Cannon, Zach

5.48

Casasante, Jac

4.75

Casillas, Mark

5.68

Castano, Zac

4.96

Castro, Dylan

5.91

Cervantes, Gabriel

5.60

Cesta, Domenic

5.16

Chason, Bryce

 DNP 

Chestnut, George

5.50

Christensen, Kyle

5.81

Clark, Jayden

5.21

Clements, Cody

5.98

Clore, Chris

5.43

Cobb, William

5.41

Cognetti, Dustin

5.51

Coulson, Bryce

 DNP 

Covan, AJ

5.51

Crabtree, Kevin

5.20

Culbertson, Ryan

 DNP 

Derosier, Charles

5.55

Dixon, Danny

5.75

Domingo, Andrew

5.10

Dragna, Andrea

5.00

Drevno, Zack

5.50

Dunagan, Payton

5.34

Durham, Nate

5.76

Durr, James

5.52

Durschlag, Max

5.02

Dvorchik, Evan

5.53

Dyer, Kellen

5.68

Edwards, Zach

5.00

Elmore, Luke

5.31

Estrada, Aaron

5.37

Eury, Marshall

5.13

Farris, John

5.82

Fiene, Robert

5.29

Fontana, Alexander

5.96

Fridolfs, Hunter

5.36

Fuentes, Johnny

5.58

Gable, Trey

5.43

Gaines, Ron

6.54

Gambs, Charles

6.01

Gannon, Matthew

5.33

Garcia, Jacob

6.13

Garcia, Matt

5.17

Gates, Breck

 DNP 

George, Brad

5.24

Gibbs, Kyle

4.97

Gibson, Evan

 DNP 

Gibson, Jake

5.41

Gill, Tuck

5.52

Golden, Maddie

4.82

Gonneville, Andrew

5.27

Green, Steven

5.08

Grotelueschen, Trent

 DNP 

Guillemette, Adam

5.07

Hadley, Jack

5.61

Hahn, Derek

5.77

Hall, Dillon

5.14

Hall, Mitch

5.28

Hall, Nathan

5.94

Hallacy, Brendan

 DNP 

Halper, Jack

4.65

Hanken, Will

 DNP 

Hankins, Justyce

5.47

Hanstein, Hunter

5.27

Hatcher, Philip

5.22

Hathoot, Justin

 DNP 

Hawkins, Kameron

6.25

Hayes, Dillon

5.37

Heffel, Zach

5.78

Hembrough, Matt

5.10

Higgins, Grant

5.49

Hinders, Ross

5.05

Hirsch, Josiah

5.68

Hoffman, Harrison

5.41

Hood, Hayden

5.30

Hooker, Blake

5.80

Hooper, Devon

5.85

Hooper, Jesse

5.61

Howell, Noah

5.66

Hudak, Ethan

5.11

Hudgins, Frank

5.52

Hughes, Jack

 DNP 

Hughes, Joseph

5.66

Jacobson, Jarrod

5.38

James, Clay

5.21

Jenkins, Eli

 DNP 

Jenkins, Zach

5.35

Jennings, Evan

5.81

Johnson, Logan

5.03

Johnson, Nico

5.47

Johnstone, Christian

5.13

Kaye, Griffin

5.10

Keaton, Tyler

5.42

Kelleher, Kasey

5.50

Kent, Chris

7.00

Key, Jarrett

5.56

King, Cameron

4.94

King, Gage

5.30

King, Zach

5.86

Kobs, Josh

 DNP 

La Rouche, Conor

5.56

Landherr, Jack

5.31

Langan, Ryan

5.11

Lassiter, Zach

5.23

Lau, Dean

4.83

Lawless, Paul

5.25

Lawver, Caleb

5.50

Lindsay, JJ

5.77

Lipel, Jonah

 DNP 

Little, Drew

5.48

Livingston, Aidan

5.56

Long, Alex

 DNP 

Long, Cade

5.09

MacDonald, Logan

5.49

Maningo, Zane

 DNP 

Manning, Dillon

5.14

Mayo, Darryl

5.03

McCaffrey, Chris

5.89

McCauley, Declan

5.42

McCauley, Jack

5.58

McCormack, Nate

6.57

McCracken, Zane

5.30

McCullough, Roen

5.27

McCully, TJ

5.26

McInerney, Patrick

5.08

McPherson, Chase

5.67

Melgarejo, Frank

5.09

Michaelsen, Alex

5.25

Milliron, Brennen

4.99

Mimoun, Jacob

5.69

Mitchell, Will

5.74

Montoya, Jacob

5.27

Morton, John

6.39

Moses, Chandler

5.34

Mosier, Austin

5.49

Munoz, Michael

5.98

Nelson, Chancelor

4.90

Newsome, Matthew

5.25

Nieland, Max

5.47

Noth, Devin

4.87

O’Connor, Kyle

5.65

O’Steen, Brian

5.36

Ortega, Austin

5.29

Osthus, Luke

5.86

Pagel, Jake

5.21

Pak, AIdan

4.99

Pallissard, Turner

DNP

Palmer, Blaise

5.89

Palmer, Dallas

5.19

Payne, Luke

6.05

Pedrozo, Jude

 DNP 

Petrucci, Kyle

5.67

Pfeiffer, Cayson

5.36

Pickett, Coy

6.35

Plattner, Randen

5.28

Prevette, Davis

5.97

Pugh, Gabriel

5.74

Purcell, Ryan

5.85

Raines, John

5.66

Rea, Brian

5.62

Reeves, Austin

5.12

Reiter, Ross

5.38

Reynoso, Raymond

5.55

Rhodes, Matthew

5.74

Riddle, Campbell

5.44

Riggs, Austin

5.19

Rizzo, Luke

5.44

Robertson, Corbin

5.56

Rodriquez -Trammell, Noah

5.19

Rosenberry, James

5.47

Rossback, Nolan

6.06

Rovetti, Nicholas

5.58

Rubio, Tre

 DNP 

Rudolph, Jake

4.93

Sage, Maxwell

5.27

Samarzich, Simon

5.14

Sanchez, Jaden

4.87

Sather, Neo

5.49

Satnan, Chaz

 DNP 

Schwindt, Cody

5.21

Serapiglia, Dom

 DNP 

Shadley, Oscar

4.99

Sharp, Aidan

5.16

Shaw, Tyler

5.48

Shefland, DJ

5.47

Shimko, Joseph

4.96

Shirley, Ben

5.25

Short, Cooper

5.56

Shottenkirk, Kaleb

6.34

Simmons, Reed

5.82

Sivore, Timothy

5.52

Skinner, Quentin

5.23

Sleeper, JT

6.30

Sleeper, Landon

5.30

Snyder, Hayden

5.65

Springer, Tyler

4.90

Stewart, Cole

5.02

Stover, Will

5.34

Suter, Rhys

 DNP 

Suzuki, Joshua

5.24

Symes, Kyle

4.78

Szczesniak, Patrick

5.08

Tamayo, Adrian

5.27

Taylor, Billy

4.75

Taylor, Steven

5.34

Thayer, Ace

5.28

Thomas, Karson

5.44

Tibbetts, Nick

4.78

Tokos, Matthew

5.50

Tokos, Michael

5.29

Toothman, Andrew

6.21

Townsend, James

5.00

Tucker, Wyatt

5.16

Turner, Noah

5.35

Twining, Jacob

 DNP 

Van Der Brink, Dylan

5.53

Vance, Ryder

5.00

Vasquez, Jesse

5.78

Vega, JC

 DNP 

Villarreal, Tony

 DNP 

Vines, Kent

5.80

Vinson, Michael

5.39

Vojvodich, Michael

4.98

Voyles, Cole

5.08

Wagner, William

5.38

Walker, Jacob

6.14

Walker, Ryan

5.62

Walsh, George

5.70

Walsh, Ryan

5.22

Walsh, Scott

5.58

Warn, Pierce

5.27

Warren, Ethan

5.12

Washburn, Johnathan

5.49

Watson, Brendan

5.14

Wells, Andrew

4.92

Wells, Ethan

5.70

Weneta, Nathan

4.90

White, Cody

5.74

White, Justin

7.39

Whitfield, Chase

5.37

Williams, Bailey

5.35

Williams, Tanner

5.03

Willis, Ethan

5.42

Wise, Drew

5.14

Wiysel, Joseph

5.12

Wojciechowski, Mike

5.85

Wood, Camren

5.19

Worthen, Jackson

5.40

Yanagi, Peyton

5.55

Yeager, Grayson

5.43

Zuhr, Jacob

5.78

 

___________________________________________________________________

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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The 2016 Chris Rubio Award Ceremony

1. What is it?

  • The Chris Rubio Award is presented, on an annual basis, to the best national high school Long Snapper for that given season.

2. Where is it?

  • Suncoast Hotel & Casino (The Madrid Room)
    9090 Alta Drive
    Las Vegas, NV.

3. When is it?

  • Friday, January 13th at 7:00pm.

4. Who is allowed to attend the Awards Show?

  • Open to all, free to attend.   Attire is casual. Doors will open at 7:00pm at the Suncoast Hotel & Casino in the Madrid Room (follow the signs). Trust me when I tell you, you will NOT want to miss this as a special MC will be hosting AND we will be presenting other awards as well that could to you!

5. Who are the three finalists this year?

  • Thomas Fletcher, IMG Academy, FL
  • Kyle Gibbs, Norco HS, CA
  • Mitch Hall, Clayton HS, NC

6. Who is on the Chris Rubio Award Selection Committee and what is their role?

They are the people that vote on the winner. Each committee member votes for a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place Long Snapper. Votes are tallied and the winner is announced at the awards ceremony.

Justin Drescher – Four year starter at Colorado. Currently with the New Orleans Saints.

Christian Yount- Four year starter at UCLA. Two time, and only, Playboy All-American. Senior Bowl participant. First Long Snapper to be offered a scholarship his junior year. NFL Long Snapper with the Cleveland Browns

Corey Adams – Four year starter at Kansas St. All four years without a bad snap (almost 400). 2010 Lowes Award finalist for being a tremendous student-athlete on and off the field.

Aaron Brewer – Four year starter at San Diego St. All four years without a bad snap. Former #1 for Rubio Long Snapping in high school. Currently the starting Long Snapper for the Arizona Cardinals.

Kevin Gold – Kevin Gold is an NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor and creator of the award-winning Web site Longsnap.com, dedicated to football long snapping. Longsnap.com was founded in 2000 and, in April 2009, converted to its current blog format. Mr. Gold has negotiated in excess of 50 NFL player contracts.

Carson Tinker – Four year starter at Alabama. Currently with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

John Finch – Three year starter at Purdue. Senior most Rubio Long Snapping staff member.

Jon Weeks – Played his collegiate ball with Baylor. Currently with the Houston Texans.

Brandon Huffman –  Brandon is in his seventh year with Scout.com, currently as a National Recruiting Analyst and West Regional Manager.

Randy Taylor – Randy is a Recruiting Analyst and National Speaker for NCSA Athletic Recruiting.

Greg Biggins – Assistant Recruiting Editor & West Regional Coordinator at ESPN.

Chris Sailer – President and owner of Chris Sailer Kicking

Chris Rubio – President and owner of Rubio Long Snapping.

Above: The 2015 Chris Rubio Award Winner, Johnny Den Bleyker. Den Bleyker now plays for UCLA.

7. Who are the past winners?

  • Johnny Den Bleyker of UCLA (2015)
  • Blake Ferguson of LSU (TWO time winner 2014 & 2013)
  • Cole Mazza of Alabama (2012)
  • Scott Daly of Notre Dame (2011)

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you have any questions about the ceremony, please contact Samantha@RubioLongSnapping.com.

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The National Long Snapper of the Year is named in honor of Chris Rubio for his outstanding high school career and nearly single handedly changing the world of long snapping.  Chris is now the most prominent private long snapping coach in America.  He has made the position of long snapping a specialty and revered around the country through his website, as well as camps.  Through his training and development of young long snappers, dozens of high school long snapping specialists now receive full ride scholarships each year for their skill in that position.

Chris Rubio played high school football for Charter Oak High School in California from 1989-1992.  He was part of team that won the league championship in 1992 serving as the teams Long Snapper and left tackle.  He was voted Center of the Century in the San Gabriel Valley.  His long snapping ability earned him a spot on the UCLA football team where he was a 3-year starter at Long Snapper for three All-Americans.

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NEW Prep Camp Format!

John Finch

You asked for it and you got it! Rubio Long Snapping will be holding THREE VEGAS XXIX PREP CAMPS on January 8th, 2016. The three locations will be California, Texas and Georgia.

Jeff Abraham

The PREP CAMPS will be only four hours long, are half the cost, and will be run as an EXACT replica of what a Long Snapper will be seeing on Sunday, January 15th at VEGAS XXIX.

These camps are the best way to get a Long Snapper fully prepared mentally and physically for what they will experience at VEGAS XXIX.

Rubio will be running the California camp, Senior Staff member John Finch will be running the Texas camp and Senior Staff member Jeff Abraham will be in charge of the Georgia camp.

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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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Finalists for The Chris Rubio Award!

Here are your finalists, in alphabetical order, for The Chris Rubio Award…

Thomas Fletcher, FL, 2017, Committed to Alabama – Fletcher is a two-time winner of a Rubio Long Snapping Vegas Event.  Fletcher is an incredibly smooth Long Snapper with exceptional form and no wasted movement. Fletcher had offers from Alabama, Florida State, Oregon, Texas A&M, Portland State and Memphis. Fletcher is an Army All-American.

 

Kyle Gibbs, CA, 2017, Committed to Navy  – Gibbs is an extremely solid athlete with quick hands that has no problem getting downfield on punt coverage. He played for a Norco in CA and started on Varsity for three years. Dedicated Long Snapper that is always improving. Gibbs had offers from Air Force, Navy and West Point. Gibbs missed being an Army All-American by a 1/4 of an inch.

 

Mitch Hall, NC, 2017, Committed to Louisville  – Hall is one of the smoothest Long Snappers in the country with flawless form and a great attitude. He played for Clayton HS in NC and started on Varsity for three years. Always a crowd favorite with his intense and precise snaps to go along with his beaming smile. Hall is an Army All-American

 

CONGRATULATIONS to these three fine young men! They deserve it.

Now is when it will really get intense. Each finalist is now required to provide the following.

  • No more than a 90 second updated highlight tape that shows great snap, incredible athleticism and possibly the Long Snapper speaking or even a coach/reporter speaking on the Long Snapper as well.  (on YouTube with the title of NAME, CHRIS RUBIO AWARD, 2016)
  • Three letters of recommendation (scanned and emailed to Rubio@RubioLongSnapping.com) from a current coach, a current teacher and a reporter that covers their area explaining why the Long Snapper deserves to win this prestigious award (that is THREE total letters).

All information must be sent to Rubio@RubioLongSnapping.com by 10 pm pst on Friday, December 23rd.

The winner will be selected by the Awards Committee and presented with the trophy on Friday, January 13th at 7:00 pm at the Suncoast Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV.

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The Chris Rubio Award is presented, on an annual basis, to the best national high school Long Snapper for that given season. Past winners include Scott Daly of Notre Dame (2011), Cole Mazza of Alabama (2012) and Blake Ferguson (TWO time winner) of LSU.

Chris Rubio played high school football for Charter Oak High School in California from 1989-1992.  He was part of team that won the league championship in 1992 serving as the teams Long Snapper and left tackle.  He was voted Center of the Century in the San Gabriel Valley.  His long snapping ability earned him a spot on the UCLA football team where he was a 3-year starter at Long Snapper for three All-Americans.

The National Long Snapper of the Year is named in honor of Chris Rubio for his outstanding high school career and nearly single handedly changing the world of long snapping.  Chris is now the most prominent private long snapping coach in America.  He has made the position of long snapping a specialty and revered around the country through his website, as well as camps.  Through his training and development of young long snappers, dozens of high school long snapping specialists now receive full ride scholarships each year for their skill in that position.

 

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VEGAS XXIX CONTEST WINNER!!!!

Vegas XXIX_ContestAs you know, Rubio Long Snapping had a GIVE BACK CONTEST for a free admission to VEGAS XXIX.

All of my contests are difficult to judge, but this was one was probably the most tricky as everyone did a great job in expressing themselves and what they do to give back. I saw videos on topics ranging from….

  • Voluntarily mowing a cemetery lawn that takes THREE days…
  • Working with the Special Olympics
  • Volunteering for a Pediatric Cancer Foundation
  • Care packages of food for the needy
  • Organizing kid’s games at the local church
  • Heart screenings for teens
  • Serving meals to the needy
  • Working on a food drive for ELEVEN years
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Traveling to Costa Rica to help the poor
  • A project to keep kid’s in school
  • The Ronald McDonald House
  • It’s About the Warrior Foundation to help soldiers

Honestly, any one of the entries could have won but there are two that really stood out and here they are in alphabetical order….

Needless to say, I was VERY impressed with Nick Tibbetts and Jacob Zuhr for acting as leaders in their community. They not only volunteer, they started a volunteering organization to get others involved.

So, in the spirit of GIVING BACK, I am going to crown them BOTH the winners of the contest and they are both going to be given a FREE admission to VEGAS XXIX!

Congratulations once again to Tibbetts and Zuhr for going above and beyond in helping others. These two, and all of the others, are great examples of what the Rubio Long Snapping family is all about!

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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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BIG Changes to the TOP 12 Camp!

Rubio top 12 CampAs you all know, at every January Vegas Event, Chris Sailer and I choose the TOP 12 Long Snappers, Kickers and Punters. Then, at our May Vegas Event, Sailer and I choose the “Event Elite” which is made up of the top Long Snappers, Kickers and Punters over the weekend. Together, they combine and form the exclusive TOP 12 & EVENT ELITE camp during the summer. This is the cream of the crop talent wise and over 90% of these athletes end up in college with many headed off to the NFL.

This year, things will be different….MUCH different.

In order to create the maximum amount of targeted exposure for our athletes we have decided to make a few changes. These new changes will allow us to showcase which Long Snappers, kickers, and punters are truly ready to compete at the next level.

At each of our Vegas Events, Vegas XXIX and Vegas 30, Sailer and I will select 20 athletes that dominated each camp and we feel could potentially be ready for the next level.

We will also have a maximum of FIVE Wild Card invites each that we can give throughout the year. Our choice. Any camp. All on us and what we have seen and/or read about throughout the year.

Curious as to what I am looking for in a Long Snapper, click HERE

Now, here is where things REALLY get interesting. During the summer, at The TOP 12 camp  (the term “Event Elite” is officially retired), not only will the athletes have to perform on the field, they will have to perform off the field as well. Each athlete will undergo a full interview process along with several meetings so that we can really grasp who they are and how they will handle the life of a college and/or pro athlete.

As soon as each Long Snapper, kicker, or punter receives their respective invitation to this prestigious camp, they will be mailed a black shirt with yellow writing. At the end of the camp, when we unveil the TOP 12, each one of those campers will receive the elusive yellow shirt AND a full special outfit designed by Adidas specifically for those campers.

Stay with me here, The TOP 12 will be chosen at the end of the camp. They will be selected at individual meetings in a war room at the end of camp while the other Long Snappers will be waiting and feeling the pressure, wondering “How many spots are left?”

They will be selected by their mental and physical ability over the three days of the camp.

Now, we will REALLY get to see who are The TOP 12 of Rubio Long Snapping and The TOP 12 of Chris Sailer Kicking!

VEGAS XXIX

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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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VEGAS XXIX CONTEST!

As you know, for each VEGAS Event, Rubio Long Snapping will always have a contest to earn a FREE admission to VEGAS XXIX. This year will be a little different! Here we go:

WHO: Any Long Snapper from 7th grade to second year of Junior College that would like to attend VEGAS XXIX for free.

WHATRubio Long Snapping VEGAS XXIX Gives Back!

Over the years we have seen some excellent examples of Rubio Long Snappers giving back to their community.  I want to see which Rubio Long Snappers are out there already volunteering their time, being active leaders in their community and, if you are not, why aren’t you and it is now time to get off your butts to do so!

For this contest, I would like to see which Long Snappers are involved in their local charities or actively volunteer across the world. You will need to submit a video entry, no longer than two minutes in length. Your video will have to be uploaded to YouTube with the title: Your Name, Rubio Long Snapping VEGAS XXIX Gives Back, 2016.

Your video entry will have to clearly state who you are, where you are, what charity or volunteer organization you are involved in, and why you are passionate about volunteering with that specific group. 

The overall focus of the video should be why giving back is important to you.  It doesn’t matter who or what you support or how you give back, just show us why and how you do!  If you pick up trash off the beach on weekends, awesome, tell us why that is important to you.  Do you hand out meals or blankets to those in need, tell us why it is you started volunteering in that specific way.  This is not a competition to see who can give back the “best”.  We just want to encourage the ENTIRE Rubio Long Snapping family to get out and volunteer.  Don’t stress or put too much thought into it and do not feel bad if you’ve been slacking, simply get up and go!

This video does NOT need to be done with high tech cameras or anything like that as simply creating an edited iMovie on your iPhone would be more than sufficient to get your point across to the Rubio Long Snapping family.

WHEN: All entries must be submitted to me by email (Rubio@RubioLongSnapping) by October 1st at noon pst.

WHERE: All across the world!

WHY: To motivate and energize the Rubio Long Snapping family to get out and help their community and those around them.  The most inspiring video entry will earn a free admission to VEGAS XXIX.

Remember, Long Snapping can take you far in life, but giving back to your community will take you even farther!

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Please Note: If you win the contest and are already registered for VEGAS XXIX, your free admission will be pushed to VEGAS XXX in May!

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r4ubio5Rubio 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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Two Day Deal!

You have asked for it and we are going to give it to you!

For two days only, Rubio Long Snapping will be having a VEGAS XXIX COMBO OFFER! Starting at 10 am pst on August 15th and ending at 10 am pst on August 17th, you will be able to get a regional camp and VEGAS XXIX for a discount. 

Normal price for a regional camp and VEGAS XXIX is normally $875, but the sale price is going to be $725 for two days only!

For Illinois and VEGAS XXIX, click HERE.

For Florida and VEGAS XXIX, click HERE.

For Pennsylvania and VEGAS XXIX, click HERE.

For Washington and VEGAS XXIX, click HERE.

For California, and VEGAS XXIX, click HERE.

For North Carolina and VEGAS XXIX, click HERE.

For Texas and VEGAS XXIX, click HERE.

For Arizona and VEGAS XXIX, click HERE.

For Georgia and VEGAS XXIX, click HERE.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Samantha@RubioLongSnapping.com.

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r4ubio5Rubio 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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