Recap of the NC Fall Camp (10/7/18)

There was an excellent group of instructors in NC led by Casey Hales and Jeff Abraham!

Rubio Long Snapping traveled to NC on October 7th, 2018 for their fall camp. Rubio Long Snapping will be traveling around the country this fall with stops in NC, NJ, WA, CA, TX, GA, AZ, IL with everything leading into the biggest and best Long Snapping event in the world, VEGAS XXXIII in January!

Long Snappers from NC, SC, GA, MS, VA, IL, NJ, FL & TN 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 Drew Little! Drew was simply tremendous with smooth and powerful snaps non-stop from start to finish. The North Carolina Tar Heel commit was the overall and speed champion, which doesn’t happen often at all. Form is excellent and he just keeps getting better! The Tar Heels got a great one in Drew!

The finals round matchups were between Matt Parrino (49.35), Drew Little (43.06), Joe Shimko (30.43), Justin Pollack (30.26), Rhys Suter (29.11) and Will Cobb (28.92).  You can see the full finals video below….


Joe Shimko

Drew Little was off the charts and dominated from the start. Great to see him always improving and leaving no doubt that North Carolina got a great Long Snapper coming in for the 2019 season!

Joe Shimko continues to roll along and be one of the top Long Snappers in the country. Yet again, he made it deep into the finals and could have easily won the whole thing. This NC State commit snaps one of the hardest balls in the country.

Rhys Suter

Rhys Suter was smooth and knocking it out of the park all day in NC. Snapping with excellent power and one of the most accurate Long Snappers around. He has a 33 ACT and is snapping with excellent speed.

John Morton is thick and powerful with a very smooth snap. Ball is very quick out of the gate.

Justin Pollock looks like a college tight-end and moves like one as well. The upside is off the charts for Justin.

Matt Parrino almost won the whole camp and was snapping with excellent power all day long. Great attitude.

Kuper Imrem has some of the quickest hands around and is always improving.

Notables: Keaton Chambers, Brandon Hurst, Christian Mitchell, CJ Patterson,


William Long

William Long is a long athlete that moves well on his feet and was snapping a great ball all day long. Kid was ripping the ball back to the punter well under .80 and doesn’t seem to be slowing down any time soon!

Will Cobb

Will Cobb is one of the most athletic Long Snappers in the country and was snapping a very consistent ball back to the punter. Easy to catch and has good accuracy.

Cooper Frazier is a massive Long Snapper that could easily snap at the next level. Following through is going to be the key to his greatness.

Will Benton has a good size and showed tons of potential. Smooth Long Snapper and there is no doubt he can do this at the next level.

Will Mitchell is a big Long Snapper with great upside. Smooth snapping motion and has all of the tools to be one of the greats.

JT Tyson might have the most potential of anyone in his class.

Mason Williams was using his body very well and snapping a great ball all day long.

Spencer Triplett has all of the tools to be one of the best in his class.

Notables: Reves Russell, Garrett Mason, Colby Garfield, Griff Barlow, Will McCoy


Austin Turner

Austin Turner was solid from start to finish. Big and strong Long Snapper that snaps one of the tightest balls in the country. When he gets his upper body through, there is no one better.

Rocco Underwood

Rocco Underwood could pass for a college Long Snapper right now. When he is on, he is VERY on. All the tools to dominate his class for a long, long time.

Alex McLaughlin is strong and dominant in his class. When he gets his eyes through, there is no one better. Kid rips the ball back and has a great attitude.

Aaron Brannock continues to impress me with great form, an excellent attitude and one of the smoothest snaps in the country.

Ty Nicholas looks like a college Long Snapper and is as smooth as one as well. Great upside. Kid is massive

Notables: Ben Wheless, Samuel Watkins,  Andrew Lucas




Joe Miller

Joe Miller was great out in NC. Excellent Long Snapper and he is already snapping under .85 with a great ball.

Joshua Giambrone is a long athlete with a great attitude and listens well.

James Gleason was solid all day long in NC.

Caleb Royston was impressive with snap speeds under .90!

Avery Salerno was solid and left no doubt he can be one of the best in his class.

As you know, at every Rubio Long Snapping camp, the Long Snappers are tested to receive an RSI score. This is the most accurate and fair way to test a Long Snapper. Here are the RSI Scores from the NC Camp…..

Barlow, Griff 20            20.22 2020
Benton, Will 20               3.53 2020
Bowling, Ethan 20                      – 2020
Brannock, Aaron 21            14.46 2021
Bunch, Payton 19                      – 2019 – JC
Chambers, Keaton 19                      – 2019 – JC
Cobb JR, Jeffrey 20                      – 2020
Cobb, Will 20            28.92 2020
Cornett, JT 21               3.26 2021
Cowan, Zachary 20            16.13 2020
Frazier, Cooper 20               1.32 2020
Gannon, Burt 23                      – 2023 – 2025
Garfield, Colby 20               7.23 2020
Giambrone, Joshua 22               6.06 2022
Gleeson, James 22            12.50 2022
Hurst, Brandon 19                      – 2019 – JC
Imrem, Kuper 19               3.61 2019 – JC
Jordan, Grayson 20               6.45 2020
Little, Drew 19            43.06 2019 – JC
Long, William 20                      – 2020
Lucas, Andrew 21                      – 2021
Mahaffey, Andrew 22                      – 2022
Manis, Ryan 22            23.60 2022
Mason, Garrett 20                      – 2020
McCoy, Will 20            17.44 2020
McLaughlin, Alex 21            17.24 2021
Meddings, Carson 22               6.06 2022
Merchant, Nathan 22               9.28 2022
Miller, Joe 22            13.64 2022
Mitchell, Christian 19            17.24 2019 – JC
Mitchell, Will 20               3.53 2020
Moore, Sterling 20               3.00 2020
Morton, John 19            25.64 2019 – JC
Moser, Caleb 23            10.53 2023 – 2025
Nichols, Ty 21            16.48 2021
O’Brien, Dominic 21                      – 2021
Parrino, Matt 19            49.35 2019 – JC
Patterson, CJ 19            10.34 2019 – JC
Pollock, Justin 19            30.26 2019 – JC
Purcell, Ryan 20            10.11 2020
Rasmussen, Cole 20            17.95 2020
Richards, Brandon 20            24.71 2020
Royston, Caleb 22                      – 2022
Ruddy, Bryson 22               6.00 2022
Russell, Reves 20               6.98 2020
Salerno, Avery 22               6.00 2022
Seets, Colin 22               9.28 2022
Shimko, Joe 19            30.43 2019 – JC
Suter, Rhys 19            29.11 2019 – JC
Thompson, Kevin 19                      – 2019 – JC
Tinnin, Kyle 18            10.98 2019 – JC
Tripplet, Spencer 20            17.86 2020
Tuders, Joseph 20            14.63 2020
Turner, Austin 21            20.45 2021
Tyson, Joshua 20               3.41 2020
Underwood, Rocco 21            27.27 2021
Watkins, Samuel 21                      – 2021
Whatley, Sims 21                      – 2021
Wheless, Ben 21            15.63 2021
Williams, Mason 20               3.23 2020


Rubio Long Snapping is, by far, the biggest and best resource for Long Snappers in the country. Rubio has been featured in the Washington Post, 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 14 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.


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


  • 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 ( 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.

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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.