Recap of the NC Summer Camp (6/30/18)

Rubio Long Snapping traveled to NC on June 30th, 2018 for their summer camp. Rubio Long Snapping will be traveling around the country this spring with stops in CA, NC, GA, IL, SC (Top Gun Camp), CA (College, TOP 12, Underclassmen Invitational) and TX!

Long Snappers from AZ, CA, CT, DE, FL, GA, MA, NC, NJ, NY, SC, TX, VA & WV all traveled to this camp to get the best instruction and exposure in the world of Long Snapping. The camp was a great time had by all with an excellent group of Long Snappers and parents.

The champion of the camp was Joe Shimko! Shimko was the overall and speed champion. He has become as dominant a Long Snapper that has gone through Rubio Long Snapping in quite some time. He has now won six camp in the last year and a half. He recently committed to NC State on full scholarship and they got a great one. He snaps as hard as anyone in his class, moves extremely well and handles pressure as well as anyone in the country. He is an absolute machine that gets better with each and every camp. Flat out stud.

The finals round matchups were Rhys Suter (53.73), Joe Shimko (42.86), Carson Knight (42.67), Drew Little (39.13), Ben Wheless (38.36) and Cody White (37.50). You can see the full finals video below….

TOP 2019 LONG SNAPPERS

Drew Little

Joe Shimko was obviously dominant all day in NC. Speed and overall champion left no doubt he is, easily, one of the top Long Snappers in the country. He is an absolute machine.

Drew Little was on fire all day in NC. Body is getting thicker and stronger by the second. Ball is smooth and extremely fast with times under .70 at all times. The North Carolina Tar Heels got a great one. Ball is so smooth and he has zero wasted movement.

Doug McLaughlin is smooth and powerful. Always improving. Body is tightening up. Workhorse.

Rhys Suter looked very sharp in NC. Body is solid and he is snapping with great power right now. Locking down his spiral is going to be key. Great attitude.

Carson Knight made it to the finals and has the ability to snap some severe heat back to the punter. When he is on, he is very on.

Scooter Hinton is a massive human being with excellent power. Very raw with upside that is off the charts.

John Morton snaps a very smooth ball and has a nice, thick frame.

Justin Pollock is built like a college tight end right now and has all of the tools for greatness.

Matt Parrino is a big man that has the ability snap a very powerful ball back to the punter.

Notables: Kevin Thompson, CJ Otwell, Tripp Heath. Henry Freer, Sam Hargett

TOP 2020 LONG SNAPPERS

Cody White

Cody White had a great day in NC making it deep into the finals and snapping with great power. He came all the way out from CA and showed he can easily be one of the top Long Snappers in his class.

Bryce Eimer got hot late and did great in NC. Very good attitude and he is snapping the ball very well right now. North Jersey should be proud.

Jake Foggia is solid with his form, attitude and the spiral when he is snapping the ball. When he really lets it go, the ball can fly out of his hands.

Ryan Purcell was snapping balls back to the punter under .80 with his quick hands and smooth hands. Impressive day.

Will McCoy has all of the tools to be one of the greats. Incredible frame.

Will Cobb is extremely athletic and when gets hot, he is on fire!

Notables: Griff Barlow, Michael Bowles, Kir Holton, Jack May, Cole McCutcheon, Cole Rasmussen, Brandon Richards

TOP 2021 LONG SNAPPERS

Rocco Underwood

Rocco Underwood has a great frame and can rip the ball back to the punter. Locking down his release point to increase his accuracy is going to be huge for Rocco.

Alex McLaughlin is a strong Long Snapper that can easily hit under .80 when his spiral is on and he is getting his eyes through. Solid athlete and great upside.

Austin Turner is big and powerful with one of the tightest spirals in the country. Great potential and he is a hard worker.

Ty Nicholas is one of the most intriguing Long Snappers in his class. Built extremely well and once it clicks, he will crush the rest of his class.

Aaron Brannon shows waves of brilliance and has tons of upside.

Ben Wheless charted very well and earned a top 6 RSI to get all the way into the finals.

Paul Joseph Meyers is built extremely well and could easily do this at the next level if he keeps improving with his legs.

Notables: Samuel Watkins, Stewart Jones

TOP 2022 LONG SNAPPERS

Briggs Magee

Briggs Magee already has good form and I love his attitude. Always improving and he is starting to move well on his feet. Ball is quick for his age and just getting better. Watch this kid!

Here are the RSI Scores from the NC camp….

Barlow, Griff 20               3.49
Bowen, Jack 20            13.92
Bowles, Michael 20               6.98
Bradshaw, Andrew 19            10.59
Brannock, Aaron 21            14.81
Busbee, Caleb 23               7.50
Cobb, Jr., Jeffrey 20                      –
Cobb, Will 20            11.84
Cooney, Patrick 21               6.82
Cottrell, Jude 21               6.32
Rader, Daniel 19            12.37
Dezern, Jacob 21               2.91
Doolittle, Caden 19               6.59
Eimer, Bryce 20            33.78
Finklea, Graham 19                      –
Foggia, Jake 20               3.95
Freer, Henry 19               3.66
Gibbons, Jacob 19               6.32
Gordon, Zach 19                      –
Hagler, Chase 19            17.24
Hargett, Sam 19            10.47
Health, Tripp 19                      –
Hinton, Scotter 19               3.66
Holton, Kirk 20               6.67
Jones, Stewart 21               3.19
Knight, Carson 19            42.67
Little, Drew 19            39.13
Lucas, Andrew 21               3.03
Magee, Briggs 22                      –
Magee, Michael 22               9.47
Manis, Ryan 22               6.00
May, Jax 20                      –
McCoy, Will 20               6.59
McCutcheon, Cole 20            17.05
McLaughlin, Alex 21                      –
McLaughlin, Doug 19            22.37
Mennona, Anthony 22                      –
Meyers, Paul Joseph 21                      –
Mitchell, Christopher 23                      –
Mitchell, Will 20                      –
Morton, John 19                      –
Nicholas, Ty 21            13.48
Otwell, CJ 19               6.82
Parrino, Matt 19            21.79
Pollock, Justin 19            26.76
Purcell, Ryan 20                      –
Radhuber, Brayden 21               5.83
Rasmussen, Cole 20            14.29
Richards, Brandon 20               7.41
Salerno, Avery 15               6.06
Shimko, Joseph 19            42.86
Stringfellow, Dale 22               6.00
Suter, Rhys 19            53.73
Thompson, Kevin 19            21.52
Tootle, Austin 19            14.29
Triplett, Spencer 20               6.90
Turner, Austin 21            14.10
Underwood, Rocco 21            22.22
Watkins, Samuel 21            26.09
Wheless, Ben 21            38.36
White, Cody 20            37.50
Wright, Michael 20                      –

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 1,000 Long Snappers earning full scholarships and preferred walk-on opportunities to major colleges and universities just for Long Snapping and many into the NFL as well.

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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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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 NC Fall Camp

Rubio Long Snapping traveled to NC on November 19, 2017 for their fall camp. Rubio Long Snapping will travel the country this fall instructing Long Snapper and getting them all ready for their season and beyond. Following NC, Rubio Long Snapping will head to GA on 12/3, AZ on 12/10, OH on 12/17 and then the Super Bowl for Long Snappers, VEGAS XXXI on January 1-15, 2018.

Long Snappers from AL, TN, FL, GA, IN, NC, NJ, NY, SC & VA 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 NC Camp…

Champion Brennen Milliron

The overall winner of the camp was Brennen Million (AL, 2018). Milliron has always been a solid Long Snapper but today he really just took over during the last half of the day. Ball was quick with times averaging right in the mid .7s on a very consistent basis. Milliron is built strong and has a very sturdy frame. Handles pressure really well and, obviously, has great accuracy. Hard worker that will make a college coach very happy next year.

The finals in NC were between Colin Springer (51.39), Doug McLaughlin (50), Corbin Robertson (50), Maddie Golden (48.57), Carson Knight (43.06) and Brennen Milliron (37.04).

You can see the full finals video below…

Maddie Golden

TOP 2018 LONG SNAPPERS
Maddie Golden was exceptional all day long in NC. Body is strong and he was absolutely ripping the ball back to the punter. He had zero issues getting the ball under .70 won the speed competition in NC. Form is good, attitude is excellent and he can be a leader in the lockeroom and on the field.

Noah Turner is thick, strong and has a very smooth and powerful ball that can explode back to the punter. His snapping motion is very fluid and has minimal wasted movement. Turner is a very accurate and consistent Long Snapper.

Kent Vines is a large Long Snapper with good, quick hands and the ability to get his ball under .75 when he gets his whole body going back at all times. Good upside on Vines.

Noah Turner

Collin Springer has quick hands and had the highest RSI heading into the finals rounds. He is thickening up well and shows great accuracy and consistent speed.

Corbin Robertson is a massive man and one of the most consistent Long Snappers in his class. Ball jumps out of the gate well and he can definitely stop a big rush with his large stature. Coachable Long Snapper.

Levi McKinney was snapping a quick and fast ball that is like an arrow getting back to the punter. Good athlete that moves well on his feet.

Trey Gable has a great personality and was snapping the ball consisntenly right at .70. Form is good and he has zero wasted movement on his snapping motion. Love his attitude.

Marshall Eury has a great attitude, quick hands and excellent upside.

Zach Chamblee had a great day in NC and started to snap with confidence which resulted in times in the low .7s!

Graham Finklea is athletic, has good form and is a consistent Long Snapper. Great upside on Graham.

Brett Duffey has a great attitude, good use of his whole body and a consistent snapping motion.

Sam DeLuke was solid all day long in NC. Big man with lots of power that could easily dominate VEGAS XXXI with a tighter spiral.

Doug McLaughlin made it to the finals with his accurate and consistent snaps. Big fan of his frame and his upside. Watch for him at VEGAS XXXI.

TOP 2019 LONG SNAPPERS

Christian Johnstone

Christian Johnstone was on fire all day long in NC. Body is strong and he can pass an eyeball test from a 100 yards away. He has improved a ton and has some of the most potential in his class. He looked great and is definitely headed for the next level and could crush it there and beyond.

Joe Shimko is a great athlete that literally gets better, the more he snaps. It is almost amazing to see him just get stronger and better throughout the day. In the afternoon, his ball actually picks up speed. It is simply awesome to watch.

Joe Shimko

Liam Crowley has incredible upside and is absolutely dripping with potential. Built very long and snaps one of the smoothest balls in the country. Could easily make TOP 12 in January.

Carson Knight made it to the finals with a strong snapping motion and powerful snaps. Love to see Knight focus on getting hisspiral locked down before VEGAS XXXI.

Tripp Heath is strong and consistent. Smooth Long Snapper. Love his attitude.

Liam Crowley

Henry Freer is athletic and has some great power on his snaps. Love watching him use all of his body to get his snaps under .75.

Kevin Thompson was snapping with great power and times sub .75 easily. Locking down his spiral is going to be a  massive key to moving up the rankings and getting a TOP 12 spot at VEGAS XXXI.

Seth Roberson showed me some great upside and consistent snap speeds.

Notables: Alex Harper, Scout Hughes, Sam Katz, Reece McManus, John Morton

TOP 2020 LONG SNAPPERS

Will Albright

Will Albright was tremendous all day in NC. Body is built long and he has some great athleticism. Upside is off the charts. Easily can snap the ball under .80 on a consistent basis. Looks like a stud varsity Long Snapper right now and he still has a couple years to play left in high school. Keep a very close eye on him at VEGAS XXXI.

Jake Foggia is snapping with some solid power and he is a true student of the position. Ball is getting quicker by the second. Just needs to bring it down a bit to be more accurate.

Bryce Eimer showed good athleticism and nice pop on the ball. Consistency of speed and increasing his accuracy is going to be huge for Bryce at VEGAS XXXI.

Griff Barlow is thick, strong and had a great day in NC. Ball was consistent and he has quick hands.

Will Cobb was easily one of the most consistent Long Snappers at the camp. All snaps looked the same over and over again.

Zach Cowan was snapping an extremely smooth ball all day long in NC. Great upside.

Austin Both had a great first Rubio Long Snapping camp. Good attitude and some solid snap speeds are going to take him a long way!

Notable: WIll Mitchell, Ryan Purcell, Michael Wright

TOP 2021 LONG SNAPPERS

Austin Turner

Austin Turner has grown about a foot in the past year and has also gained some solid strength. Turner is consistently in the .8s and has some VERY quick hands. This Long Snapper has all of the tools to be one of the bests.

Ty Nichols has a great frame and snaps a really smooth ball. His snaps are very catchable and he looks like a varsity Long Snapper right now. Easily can pass an eyeball test.

Alex McLaughlin was an athletic Long Snapper that could get the ball into the .7s when he just rips it back to the punter. Locking down his spiral is going to be huge for him at VEGAS XXXI.

Aaron Brannock is consistent and has great upside. Follow through and making sure his snapping motion is exploding will be key as we advance throughout high school.

Carson Keaton has great form, uses his body well and I love his attitude. Gaining strength is going to make Keaton a stud out there.

Notables: Mack Gresham, Paul Joseph Meyers

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 of the NC Summer Camp (7/9/17)

Rubio Long Snapping traveled to NC on July 9th, 2017 for their Summer camp. Rubio Long Snapping will be traveling the country this summer instructing Long Snappers and getting them all ready for the season and beyond!

Speed Champion, Oscar Shadley and Overall Champion, Drew Little

Long Snappers from NC, TX, MS, VA, CA, SC, NJ, WV, OH, FL & DE all traveled to this camp to get the best instruction and exposure in the world of long snapping.

For the overall RSI Scores from the NC Camp, please go HERE

The overall champion of the camp was Drew Little (NC, ’19). Drew was on fire all day long in NC and left no doubt he is 5 Star Rubio Long Snapper. His ball is extremely fast and his accuracy is college level right now. He could snap in college tonight, let alone in two years. NC State offering him was great move in my opinion.

The finals were between Oscar Shadley (75.00), Drew Little (66.18), Dillon Hayes (61.64), Sam DeLuke (58.33), Kameron Hawkins (56.76) and Karsten Battles (52.77). The full finals video can be seen below…

TOP 2018 LONG SNAPPERS

Oscar Shadley left absolutely no doubt he is the best Long Snapper in the country. His ball rarely gets above .72, his accuracy is incredible and he has ice going through his veins. Athletically, he will dominate on the field. I simply can’t say enough good things about him.

Karsten Battles did extremely well in NC. He has great size, is very solid with his frame and he can move on his feet. One of the most accurate Long Snappers in the country. Ball is quick and very powerful back to the punter. When he gets his eyes all the way through, he never misses.

Brock Assel was very solid in NC. Body is looking very good and he is snapping with a lot of confidence. He hovered in the low .7s to high .6s all day long and is definitely looking ready for the next level.

Sam DeLuke made it to the finals round and could have easily won it if he just had bit more gas in the tank. In one of his matches, he went through twelve rounds of snaps and that wore him down a bit. Body is thick and strong. Ball has very good power on it.

Dillon Hayes was looking very accurate and consistent all day. Body is thickening up well and his ball jumps out of the gate quickly. Locking down his spiral will be the key to moving up the rankings.

Corbin Robertson is a large Long Snapper with good form and a solid attitude. The more athletic he gets, the better he will be in the long run.

Collin Springer showed good promise in NC. I really like his attitude and drive. Showed good hips and he can move pretty well on his feet.

Marshall Eury had a great day in NC and left no doubt he is improving with his snapping. Tremendous attitude and he is built strong.

Trey Gable showed great athleticism and has an excellent attitude. His snapping is coming along very nicely.

Notables: Nathan Allen, Jon Eric Kirkland, Ken King, Keelan Grainger, Brett Duffey

TOP 2019 LONG SNAPPERS

Drew Little left no doubt he is, easily, one of the best 2019 Long Snappers in the country. Ball is a rocket and his form is perfect. He creates an incredible amount of power on his ball as it roars back to the punter. Great attitude on this hardworking Long Snapper.

Kevin Thompson was impressive in NC was great snap speeds that hovered under .80 all day long. Built strong and has good power in his body.

Sam Katz was solid all day in NC. Moved well on his feet and can snap under. 75 when he is on. Good upside and I like his attitude.

Brandon Hurst is dripping with potential. Athletic frame and he moves very well on his feet. Focusing on form will help him greatly over the next couple of years and beyond.

Jacob Gibbons is starting to really shine and snap with some power. The more confidence he has, the better he will be.

Notables: Milton Johnston, Christian Mitchell

TOP 2020 LONG SNAPPERS

Kameron Hawkins came all the way out from CA and was on a mission. He was snapping with great power and can snap a college level ball right now….let alone in 3 years. Improving his athleticism will move him closer to a 5 Star Rubio Long Snapper.

Jake Foggia was very accurate and consistent all day in NC. Form is coming along nicely and I am impressed with his attitude.

Will Mitchell is dripping with potential. He looked solid in NC and he has a great attitude. Keep a very close eye on Will over the next couple of years.

Mason Williams is a strong Long Snapper with good form. His ball is quick and he can already get it under. 80 at times. Lots of upside on Mason.

Notables: Cody White, Logan Watson, Michael Bowles

TOP 2021 and BEYOND LONG SNAPPERS

Alex McClaughlin had a great day in NC and really impressed me with his overall snap speeds. He had no problem hitting in the low .8s!

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Recap of the NC Fall Camp (11/20)

Rubio Long Snapping traveled to North Carolina on November 20th, 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!

AJ Covan

AJ Covan

Long Snappers from NY, SC, OH, PA, VA, GA, FL, TN , WB, IN, NJ & NC all traveled to get the best instruction and the most exposure possible for Long Snapping.

The overall camp champion was AJ COVAN (SC, ’18)! Covan is EASILY one of the most consistent and accurate Long Snappers in the country. Once he catches his stride, there is no stopping him in a competition. He is excellent on the Target and has very little wasted movement with his snapping. I wouldn’t be surprised at all to see him win the whole thing in Vegas. His victory in NC earned him a free admission to VEGAS XXIX!

You can see the finals between AJ Covan and Maddie Golden below…

The next stop for Rubio Long Snapping will be TX (12/4), AZ (12/11) and GA (12/18)

Top 2017 Long Snappers

Mitch Hall

Mitch Hall

Mitch Hall, who recently committed to Louisville on full scholarship, was tremendous from the first to last snap of the day. He is extremely smooth and snapping with an incredible amount of confidence. Lousiville got a good one in Mitch.

Austin Reeves looked VERY good in NC. Body is solid and so is his attitude. Reeves was snapping like he knows he is a D1 Long Snapper and I love that. Ball is accurate and clean. Great kid.

Shiloh Mast came down from Indiana and was very impressive. He is a thick and strong Long Snapper that uses his body really well. Incredible personality that will be a hit on the field and in the locker room. The recent Indiana State commit has a great day.

Ryan Culbertson looked very smooth and showed great consistency all day. Moved well on his feet and showed excellent potential. Snapped with confidence and uses his body well.

Matthew Newsome was excellent in NC. Ball is very quick and his upside is off the charts. Should dominate VEGAS XXIX.

Tyler Keaton was one of the most consistent Long Snappers in attendance. Form is very good and I love his attitude. As he continues to put on more size, the speed of his ball will definitely increase.

Ryan Watkins has great form and did very well even though he is a bit nicked up. Incredible drive and attitude.

George Chestnut has improved a ton since the last time I saw him in TX. Body is maturing well and he has good athleticism for his size. Snapping with confidence will be key as he has great form and I want him to trust it. Lots of upside on this big, strong Long Snapper.

Nick Chiaravalloti has some very quick hand and moves well on his feet. Love to see him lean back a bit more to get his ball down a tad more as it will really increase his accuracy. VERY good upside on Nick.

Notables: Zach Cannon, Jason Anderson, Chad Quick, Logan Odum, Jake Goldberg, Nick

Top 2018 Long Snappers

Maddie Golden

Maddie Golden

Maddie Golden was outstanding in NC. His snap speeds are well into the college level right now and the ball jumps out of the gate. Hands are quick and he has great form. He moves well on his feet and he does well under pressure. Like to see a bit more size on him but he is already one heck of a Long Snapper and should be focused on making The TOP 12 Camp at VEGAS XXIX.

Payton Dunagan looked VERY sharp out in NC. He has good size and moved well on his feet. Ball can be really quick and precise. If he can improve his accuracy and consistency by VEGAS XXIX, he will punch his ticket to The TOP 12 Camp.

Jack Hadley came down from NJ and left no doubt he has the ability to be one of the top Long Snappers in the country. Body is maturing really well and I like the way he moves his feet for a bigger man. Overall consistency of speed is what I will be focused on at VEGAS XXIX.

Noah Turner is a thick, strong Long Snapper with good power. Ball is quick and has good accuracy. Powerful Long Snapper that needs to make sure he doesn’t get too stiff. If he stays loose, he could take the top spot in his class at VEGAS XXIX.

Kent Vines is a big man with a great snap. Really enjoy watching him throughout the day. TONS of upside.

James Rosenberry is a tremendously consistent Long Snapper with speeds in the mid to high .7s. Form is good and he uses his whole body really well. Definitely one to watch as he could EASILY get a TOP 12 spot by the end of the first day of VEGAS XXIX.

Brennan Milliron was very impressive in NC with his quick hands, good snaps and athleticism throughout the day. Love his attitude as he is always improving.

Max Durschlag had a great day in NC and almost ended up winning the whole thing! Handles pressure really well and is built extremely solid. Like to see him focus on trusting his body and just letting the ball fly out of his hands.

Marshall Eury has a great attitude and good upside. Consistent speed means he is definitely one to watch at VEGAS XXIX.

Jon Kirkland might have the most upside of anyone in his class. This kid fine tunes some things and he is going to find himself with colleges drooling all over him right after VEGAS XXIX.

Notables: Trent Grotelueschen, Same Deluke, Griffin Hicks, Frank Hudgins, Brett Duffey, Matt Cronin, Corbin Robertson, Jack McCauley, Kenneth King, Zach Chamblee, Hunter Becker, Dominic Cesta

Top 2019 Long Snappers

Rhys Suter

Rhys Suter

Rhys Suter looked very solid in NC. Ball is consistently in the low .8s and he can dip into the high .7s when he really lets is fly. Good attitude and he has a good shot for The TOP 12 Camp after VEGAS XXIX.

Drew Little has great form and is growing well. Ball pops back to the punter and has good accuracy. VERY close to ending a camp with a victory and it should happen in the near future.

Liam Crowley has tons of upside and could easily be one of the top Long Snappers in his class.

Alexander Harper was impressive when he was snapping the ball AND when he was moving on his feet.

Kevin Thompson might just be one of the most athletic Long Snappers in his class. He absolutely destroyed the agility section of the camp.

Tripp Heath has good upside and I like his attitude. Ball moves well.

Mike Wojciechowski is extremely accurate and is growing nicely.

Notables: Brendan Beattie, Shane Wilson, Zach Lassiter

Top 2020 Long Snappers and beyond….

Declan McCauley was tremendous out in NC. He could pass for a freshman in college, let alone a freshman in high school. Snap speed is very solid and he can already hit in the .7s. The upside on Declan is off the charts.

Mason Williams showed me a lot of good things in NC. Good Long Snapper with lots of upside. Consistent speeds in the .8s. Watch him at VEGAS XXIX.

Ryan Purcell has a great attitude and good form. Smooth Long Snapper that is impressive for his age.

Alexander Shuran is ONLY a 2024 Long Snapper and already has great form. Remember his name.

Notables: Kaleb Shottenkirk, Jacob Ashley

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.

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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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