The Rubio Long Snapping Signing Day Recap Continued, 5 MORE Player Commits…

Yes, the list is still growing with Rubio Long Snapping Commits from National Signing Day. These 5 players are taking their talents to the next level…

 

Chase McIntyre

A 2013 graduate of West Henderson High School in Hendersonville, North Carolina, Chase McIntyre has proven himself a consistent Long Snapper, as well as playing starting center. McIntyre is committed to Appalachian State University.

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Chris O’Risky

A 2013 graduate of North Posey High School in Poseyville, Indiana, Chris O’Risky is effective in multiple positions, serving as starting Long Snapper, starting center and starting defensive end both his junior and senior years. O’Risky is committed to Eastern Michigan University.

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Graydon Peterson

A 2013 graduate of Whitefish Bay High School in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, Graydon Peterson is an honor student and all-around player, serving as starting Long Snapper and starting center, as well as reserve defensive tackle. Peterson is committed to Dartmouth College.

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Caleb Longest

A 2013 graduate of Duncan High School in Duncan, Oklahoma, Caleb Longest is a total package Long Snapper with good size, good form and good movement. Longest is committed to Northwestern Oklahoma State University.

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AJ Hantak

A 2013 graduate of Rockwood Summit High School in Rockwood Summit, Missouri, AJ Hantak is a tall, sturdy, athletic Long Snapper who moves the ball with both accuracy and speed. Hantak is committed to Eastern Illinois University.

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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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Rubio Long Snapper Graydon Peterson commits to Dartmouth!!!

Rubio Long Snapper and TOP 12er Graydon Peterson (WI, ’13) has committed to play for Dartmouth!

This is a huge honor not only for the athletic side of things, but more so, for the academic side. Not everyone can say they will be playing football at an Ivy League school!

When Graydon told me about his commitment, he said “Took off the pads and went to warm up before snapping to the punters…wearing Top 12 shirt.  A Sailer guy, Henry Woodrow came over to catch, then more punters came over.  Woodrow told them the yellow shirt means “he’s good”  Kicking coach put a stopwatch on me…etc…etc…Long story short, came back with some offers and have decided to commit to….Dartmouth.  Embrace the power of yellow!”

Full embrace to Graydon and “the power of the yellow.” Will you be earning a TOP 12 shirt this January in Vegas?

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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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Meet The TOP 12

Going to Vegas in January for underclassmen Long Snappers means several things: seeing what all of the commotion is about, doing your absolute best, getting your ranking solidified, watching in awe at the top seniors that you have read so much about and, of course, making the exclusive TOP 12 list! The TOP 12 is chosen from underclassmen in January and they are simply the best of the best in January. They are the ones that snap the hardest, the most accurate, have the best blocking and are able to handle the pressure of the entire weekend. You make this list and you are on way to greatness….if you keep working as hard and smart as you did to make it. 
 
The TOP 12 Long Snappers of January will be listed below. They are invited to exclusive TOP 12 and EVENT ELITE camp this summer. You are only allowed to attend this camp if you prove yourself at one of our Vegas Events (January or May). Therefore, in May, I will be choosing the EVENT ELITE. They will be the best of the best in May and combine with the TOP 12 during the summer for the invite only camp. Some simply aren’t ready for January Vegas and need May to make a name for themselves. This happens. I know it. One particular instance would be Jonathan Weeks. He came in January, was not ready, worked his tail off and came back to dominate May. FYI: Jonathan Weeks in now doing this for his job. Side note: after reading his bio on that page, try to figure out what special teams camp the coach found out about him:)
 
Think about this….come this summer…will you be reading daily about the TOP 12 and EVENT ELITE camp this summer or will you be participating? MAKE IT HAPPEN. ENOUGH EXCUSES. See you in May. PROVE YOURSELF!!!
 
With no further adieu, here are your TOP 12 Long Snappers of 2011 and feel free to click on their name for the profile page from the website.

Name:  Matthew Boggs                            

School:  Benton High School       
Grad Year:  2013
Ht:  6’1”
Wt:  200
GPA:  4.0
SAT/ACT:  27 ACT, SAT to be taken
Top 5 College Choices:
1.     TCU
2.     Vanderbilt
3.     Rice
4.     Baylor
5.     Tulane
Hobbies:  Hunting, fishing, and water sports.
Other sports in high school:  Tennis (sophomore, junior), basketball (freshman, sophomore), track (freshman)
Favorite food:  Lasagna
Favorite movie:  Shooter
Favorite inspirational quote: 
“It’s not the will to win, but the will to prepare that makes the difference” – Bear Bryant
If you could have dinner with one person who would it be and why?
Benjamin Franklin because he was influential in the United States’ creation, and he created many unique inventions that have helped shape the world today.
What makes you the best long snapper in the country?
I believe that my work ethic makes me the best Long Snapper in the country.  I am a big believer in the saying, “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.”  To me, this quote means you can be better than someone by outworking them, which I try to do.  I believe that my dedication and hard work puts me ahead of everyone else.
What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about?
I am a history enthusiast.  I enjoy going to museums, watching documentaries, and reading about history.
 
 
Name: Reed Buce
School: Centennial High School (Peoria, AZ)
Grad Year: 2013
Ht: 6’1
Wt: 240
GPA: 3.71
SAT/ACT: Scheduled for March.
Top 5 College Choices:
    1. UCLA
    2. ASU
    3. Oregon St.
    4. Alabama
    5. Oregon
Hobbies (name only three please):
Snow boarding, Hunting, Drawing 
Other sports you play in HS:
  None
Favorite Food:
 Im a long snapper they are all my favorite. (pizza)
Favorite Movie:
 Tommy Boy
Favorite Inspirational Quote:
 Don’t let someones perspective become your reality. 
If you could have dinner with one person, dead or alive, who would it be and why?
 Lance Armstrong, that man has the drive that no one else on this earth has. He’s dealt with mounds of adversity and has blown through them as if they didn’t exist, I want to know his story and what was going on through his mind when things weren’t going his way.
What makes you the best Long Snapper in the country?
  Plain and simple, I put in the work. First one in, last one out, that’s always the way I’ve been. I compete against myself and strive to be better every single day. I set goals and will sacrifice everything to obtain what I want. 
What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about?

  I’ve always wanted to be a dentist.

 

 
Name: Matthew Cota
School: Eagle High School
Graduation Year: 2013
HT: 6’2″
WT: 215
GPA: 3.750
ACT/ SAT: Will be taking the SAT in April 2012
TOP FIVE COLLEGE:
1. Boise State
2. Oklahoma State
3. University of Wyoming
4. Washington State
5. Arizona State
HOBBIES
– fishing/ hunting
– snow boarding
– paintballing
OTHER SPORTS
– Track and Field
– Lacrosse
FAVORITE FOOD
Anything BBQ
FAVORITE MOVIE
Tie between The Fighter and The Eagle
FAVORITE QUOTE
“We do not take counsel of our fears, our naysayers or the unknown.” – Chris Peterson Boise State Head Football Coach
DINNER WITH WHO AND WHY
I would have dinner with Georges St. Pierre. He is a mix martial artist who is very mentaly strong. I would like to have dinner with him to ask him how he gets his mind right before a competition.
WHAT MAKES ME THE BEST LONG SNAPPER IN THE NATION
I am the best long snapper in the nation because of my excellent work ethic and my ability to overcome adversity. I have never or never will leave my practice regiment with a bad snap.
MY UNIQUE QUALITY
I Raced Go-Karts competitively for 7 years and won many championships.
 
 
 
– Orange Lutheran High School
– 2013
– Ht: 6’4
– Wt: 180
– GPA: 3.7
– SAT: taking it in March of 2012
– Top 5 College Choices: 1. Oregon 2. Texas 3. USC 4. Colorado Boulder 5. Arizona
– Hobbies: going to the beach with friends, watching movies, playing football
– Other sports played in HS: Volleyball
– Favorite Food: Filet Mignon
– Favorite Movie: Stepbrothers
Favorite Quote: “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”
– Dinner with one person and why: I would have dinner with George Washington because I think that he was the best president we have had run this country and he set the bar for every other president to follow.
– I believe that I am the best long snapper in the country because I work very hard and I am always trying to improve my snapping technique, I am also a very coachable player.

– One unique thing: I have an identical twin brother, him and I are almost exactly the same.

 

School:  Blessed Trinity High School
Grad Year: 2013
Ht:  5’11
Wt:   225
GPA: overall    3.2
SAT/ACT:  Taking it March 10
Top 5 College Choices:
    1. Alabama
    2. Vanderbilt
    3. Ole Miss
    4. Auburn
    5. Appalachian State
Hobbies (name only three please): Fishing, Golf, Weightlifting
Other sports you play in HS:  None  
Favorite Food: Chicken Parmesan
Favorite Movie: Saving Private Ryan
Favorite Inspirational Quote: “First, I prepare. Then, I have faith.” – Joe Namath
If you could have dinner with one person, dead or alive, who would it be and why?
I would like to have dinner with Bear Bryant to learn more about the character traits that led to his success as a football coach.  I’m interested in his ability to motivate others while teaching them self-discipline, his perseverance in preparing the team physically and mentally, and how he balanced being a really tough coach with being a kind and generous man.   
What makes you the best Long Snapper in the country? My ability to snap under pressure and to snap consistently are what make me the best long snapper in the country.
What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about? I have the perfect snapping partner – my identical twin brother is a punter and a holder.
School: Pinnacle High School
Grad Year: 2013
Ht: 6ft
Wt: 225
GPA: 3.41
SAT/ACT: January 28th, 2012
Top 5 College Choices: 
    1. Wisconsin
    2. Oklahoma
    3. Mississippi
    4. Arizona
    5. Duke
Hobbies (name only three please): Working out, long snapping,
Other sports you play in HS: None
Favorite Food: Italian
Favorite Movie: Valkyrie
Favorite Inspirational Quote: “Success is getting up one more time then your knocked down”
If you could have dinner with one person, dead or alive, who would it be and why?
Abe Lincoln because he stayed on course and never wavered. 
What makes you the best Long Snapper in the country?
No one out works me. I do not fold under pressure. And even on my worst days I deliver.
What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about?

I have owned multiple businesses.

 

School: Liberty High School
Grad Year: 2013
Ht: 6’1
Wt: 240
GPA: overall 3.6
SAT/ACT: Took it Saturday January 28
Top 5 College Choices:
    1. Alabama 
    2. Oregon
    3. Georgia
    4. Tennessee 
    5. Washington
Hobbies (name only three please): playing basketball with friends, hanging out with friends, and working out. 
Other sports you play in HS: none 
Favorite Food: authentic Italian food
Favorite Movie: Friday Night Lights
Favorite Inspirational Quote: “Ability can take you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.”
If you could have dinner with one person, dead or alive, who would it be and why? I would want to have dinner with Seth Rogan because he is the funniest actor I know and I love to be around people who can make me laugh really hard. 
What makes you the best Long Snapper in the country? I work harder and smarter then any other person out there and I want to be the best more then any other person out there. 
What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about? I like to volunteer at the homeless center because it keeps me humble and makes me appreciate what I have. 
 
Name:  Gabriel Miller
School:  Penn High School
Grad Year:  2013
Ht: 6′ 1″
Wt: 240
GPA: 3.875
SAT/ACT: 1540  (I will be taking it again at the end of my Junior year)
Top 5 College Choices:
1. Boston College
2. Alabama
3. Virginia Tech
4. Illinois
5. Vanderbilt
Hobbies: Weight lifting, Running, Spending time with my family
Other sports you play in HS: Wrestling, track, and I also run with the Cross Country team during the summer.
Favorite Food: Barbecue Ribs
Favorite Movie: Remember the Titans
Favorite Inspirational Quote: “Winning is not a some time thing it is an all the time thing.  You don’t do things right once in a while… you do them right all the time.”  Vince Lombardi
If you could have dinner with one person, dead or alive, who would it be and why?  Vince Lombardi – I would like to listen to all of his great stories and gain some knowledge from the greatest football coach of all time.
What makes you the best Long Snapper in the country?  I am the best long snapper in the country because of my focus, drive, confidence and determination.  I have the discipline, passion, mental toughness,  and spirit to outwork everyone.  I have the will to excel and the will to win.  

What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about?  My name is Gabriel, which means God is my might, and Hero of God.  I try to live up to this in every aspect of my life.  I hope that when people see me, and everything that I represent, they will see that I am different.  I don’t just follow the crowd, I am a leader.

 

 
 
School: Cathedral High School of Indianapolis Indiana
Grad Year: 2013
Ht: 6’1″
Wt: 245
GPA: 3.0
SAT/ACT: Not yet taken
Top 5 College Choices:
1. Michigan
2. Penn State
3.West Virginia
4.Georgia Tech
5.Purdue
Hobbies (name only three please): Weight Training, listening to music, and long snapping
Other sports you play in HS: none
Favorite Food: Spaghetti
Favorite Movie: Transformers 2
Favorite Inspirational Quote: Everything is okay in the end, if it’s not ok, it’s not the end.
If you could have dinner with one person, dead or alive, who would it be and why? President Obama. We need to talk.
What makes you the best Long Snapper in the country? My size, strength, my consistantly accurate ball, my quick hands, and my blocking ability.
What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about? I only wear one contact (Sharp-Shooter Swag)
 
 
School: Whitefish Bay High School 
Grad Year: 2013
Ht: 6’1’’
Wt: 230 lbs.
GPA: 3.824
SAT/ACT: SAT- March, ACT- April
Top 5 College Choices:
    1. Harvard
    2. Yale
    3. Stanford           
    4. Wisconsin
    5. Washington University St. Louis
Hobbies (name only three please): Reading, weightlifting, playing Clarinet
Other sports you play in HS: track and baseball
Favorite Food: Steak Frites with Béarnaise sauce
Favorite Movie: Young Frankenstein
Favorite Inspirational Quote: What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us. And when we bring what is within us out into the world, miracles happen. 
If you could have dinner with one person, dead or alive, who would it be and why? If I could have dinner with one person it would be Albert Einstein because of his contributions to the world of modern physics, theory of general relativity and the photoelectric effect during a chaotic time in the world.
What makes you the best Long Snapper in the country? Everyone in the Top 12 can long snap with accuracy and consistency.   What differentiates me from the others is that I best exemplify the student athlete.  I am currently enrolled in AP Biology, AP American History and am registered for four AP classes next semester including English, French, Chemistry and Calculus.  I take care of business in the classroom and on the field.

What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know about? I Irish danced competitively for several years and medaled at the Mid American Championships.

 

Marquette Academy
Ottawa, IL
2013
6’1″
225 
3.3 GPA
ACT– will take in April 2012
Top 5 Colleges
1. Michigan
2. Iowa
3. Tenneesee
4. Nebraska
5. Western Michigan
Hobbies: working out, traveling, being with friends and family
Food: Lasagna
Movie: Miracle On Ice
Quote: “Hard work beats talent, when talent doesnt work hard.” 
Dinner with one person: My grandma. She never had the chance to see snap. Also she loved Vegas.
Why am I the best Long Snapper in the country: I continue to train and improve every day.  I realize that long snapping is a selfless position.  It requires self- motivation and dedication.  I work countless hours on my snapping technique.  In college, I know how special it is to have the opportunity to be a long snapper.  Most times, during practice, we are left alone to practice while the rest of the team goes through their offensive and defensive practice.  I understand this responsibility and embrace it.  I will be the hardest worker on the team.

What is one unique quality about myself: I have dedicated myself to training.  During the week, I snap at 5:15am at Off the Bench (an indoor training center in Ottawa, IL) for 45 minutes.  After school, I drive 50 miles, each way and work out 60-90 minutes at Extreme Speed.  Extreme Speed is an elite training center owned and operated by 2 former College/NFL players, Tavian Banks and Kevin Kasper.

 

School: Arcadia High School
Grad Year: 2013
Ht: 6′ 2″
Wt: 240
GPA: 3.1
SAT/ACT: have not recieved results yet
Top 5 College Choices:
   1. Miami FL
   2. TCU
   3. Baylor
   4. Oregon
   5. Nebraska
Hobbies (name only three please): ping pong, teaching my dogs tricks,
online shopping
Other sports you play in HS: used to play basketball but quit to focus
on long snapping
Favorite Food: fish tacos
Favorite Movie: Step Brothers
Favorite Inspirational Quote: I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my
career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to
take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and
over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
If you could have dinner with one person, dead or alive, who would it
be and why? Ghandi, we would talk about his mind set and inner
strength when he was going through all the hate
What makes you the best Long Snapper in the country? consistency and
dedication to long snapping. all the friday nights and weekends i have
missed for training and competitions is completely
What is one unique quality about you that not everyone might know

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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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