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Happy Ranksgiving to the Class of 2016 Long Snappers

The rankings are completed for ALL 2016 Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping National Event: VEGAS XXV! Approximately 300 Long Snappers came in from nearly every state in the country and even Canada to learn from the best and get the most exposure possible for Long Snappers. This was what you call a true national event to […]

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Happy Ranksgiving to the Class of 2017 Long Snappers

The rankings are completed for ALL 2017 Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping National Event: VEGAS XXV! Approximately 300 Long Snappers came in from nearly every state in the country and even Canada to learn from the best and get the most exposure possible for Long Snappers. This was what you call a true national event to […]

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Happy Ranksgiving to the Class of 2018 Long Snappers

The rankings are completed for ALL 2018 Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping National Event: VEGAS XXV! Approximately 300 Long Snappers came in from nearly every state in the country and even Canada to learn from the best and get the most exposure possible for Long Snappers. This was what you call a true national event to […]

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So, You Didn’t Make the TOP 12, Now What?

For the past couple weeks, you have been watching the TOP 12 Long Snappers get chosen one by one. Nightly, you stared at your Twitter feed, Instagram or Facebook at approximately 5 pm pst waiting for the inevitable clue to be dropped. Each day, one person was ecstatic while countless others felt the opposite emotions. Last night, […]

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3 Things That Will Upset a Coach

Starting a text with “I have a question“ JUST ASK! Now, you have wasted the coach’s time and have put him in a bad mood right off the bat. Just come out with your question right off the bat. All he is going to say is “Ok” and then you are going to ask the […]

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Happy Ranksgiving to the Class of 2015 Long Snappers

The rankings are completed for ALL 2015 Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping National Event: VEGAS XXV! Approximately 300 Long Snappers came in from nearly every state in the country and even Canada to learn from the best and get the most exposure possible for Long Snappers. This was what you call a true national event to […]

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Sad, But True

There once was a Long Snapper that went to visit his favorite college in the fall. He took his father. His father spoke too much. Rubio told the father to stop talking to the coaches as they would want to talk to the son and not the father. Rubio told the the father it was like […]

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What a Preferred Walk-On Needs to Ask

You got a preferred walk-on spot to a major university? That is great news BUT know what you are getting into…. They (coaches/school) will most likely try to bring in more than one preferred walk-on. They will do this for competition. ASK IF THEY ARE BRINGING SOMEONE ELSE IN They will want you to get […]

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Vegas XXV Average Snap Speeds

Here are the average snap speeds from VEGAS XXV in alphabetical order. For the speed of the snap, the clock started as soon as the Long Snapper began the snapping motion and the clock stopped when the ball hit the target.  If the ball missed the target completely, the time was recorded as one second. […]

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RSI’s from VEGAS XXV

Here are the RSI’s from VEGAS XXV in alphabetical order. The RSI (Rubio Standard Index) is the Long Snapper’s score on The Rubio Target divided by the Long Snapper’s average speed. The Long Snapper may obtain two bonus points for an average time of .75-.79, two more bonus points for an average of .70-.74 and an […]

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Why Not Just Have a Lineman Do It?

Rarely, and I mean RARELY, do I get fired up about something but the above question seriously upsets me. The more that Rubio Long Snapping grows and the more that Rubio Long Snappers get picked up for college, the more you will hear/read/see people that think they know what they are talking about in regards to […]

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40 Times from VEGAS XXV

Each Long Snapper was timed twice on Sunday running a 40 yard sprint. Here are their averages (alphabetically). Adams, C 4.96 Alexander, D 5.87 Aloma, J 5.60 Anderson, K 6.16 Anthony, E 7.68 Appio, Z 5.53 Arent, N 5.26 Arroyo, R 6.98 Arroyo, T DNP Ashe, A 5.28 Babb, W 5.71 Baldeck, M 5.89 Bale, […]

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VEGAS XXVI Contest!

Another Vegas means another Vegas Contest! Let’s see which Long Snapper will win a FREE admission to VEGAS XXVI! WHO: Any Long Snapper from the 8th grade to 2nd year of Junior College that would like a FREE admission to VEGAS XXVI in May! WHAT: A Long Snapper must create a YouTube video showing one, just […]

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5 Key Points for the Class of 2015 Long Snappers

You still have a long way to go with recruiting. Breathe, relax, take a chill pill. Read THIS ten more times. Laminate it. Memorize it. Breathe. Every single year, I will have a couple Long Snappers get picked up in August of their senior year. Yes, the August that is about 8 months from now. […]

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ASK RUBIO – Redshirting in High School? Best Looking on 90210? Potential NFL Long Snappers? Liking Sailer?

Dear Rubio… 1) What are your thoughts about holding back/red shirting a high school student athlete for the sole purposes of giving them an edge athletically against their peers? 2) Also I need your 90210 expertise to settle an argument, Valerie right? (Tiffani Amber Thiessen) – JustStartingOut -JustStartingOut…. It would depend on when you hold […]

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VEGAS XXV Contest with SoloShot!

Every year, Sailer and I have a contest as we head towards our big Vegas Events. The contest usually entails a Long Snapper, kicker or punter taking a creative photo either “Rubioing” if you are a Long Snapper or “Sailering” if you are a kicker/punter. Since VEGAS XXV is going to be the biggest and best […]

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Rubio Long Snappers in The National Championship Game!

It seems that every single year, there is a Rubio Long Snapper in The National Championship game and this year BOTH teams will have one! To make it even more interesting, both will have a former #1 Rubio Long Snapper. Bryce Haynes, The Ohio State Long Snapper, was my #1 for the class of 2011. […]

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2015 Spring and Summer Camps

Here we go, you have seen what others say about Rubio Long Snapping and now is the time to get involved. Here is a list, and explanations, of the Rubio Long Snapping spring and summer schedule for 2015… INSTRUCTIONAL, EVALUATION & EXPOSURE CAMPS Spring and summer Long Snapping Camps are open to ALL levels Long Snappers. You […]

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Don’t Be a “That Guy” on Social Media

Don’t be “that guy” who…. Leaves an open-ended post just waiting for someone to chime in. Confused? You have seen them, trust me, you have seen them. They go like this “Such a bad day, can’t believe that just happened….” For the love of all that is holy man, it is so obvious that you are […]

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Rubio Long Snapper Owen Gilbert Picks Up Offer

Rubio Long Snapper Owen Gilbert (IN, ’15) has picked up a preferred walk-on offer from Indiana St! He texted me that “…thank you for all the help you’ve given me over the past two years. I’ve been training hard and I’m looking forward to Vegas!” ARE YOU? Owen did a great job at the Rubio Long […]

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Zumer Sports will be at VEGAS XXV!

Zumer Sports will be on site at VEGAS XXV on Saturday, January 17, 2015! They will have a wide array of gear sporting the Rubio Long Snapping logo. If you have never seen the Zumer products, you will be really impressed as they have high-quality gear made from actual football leather. Unique to say the least! If […]

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How to be Chosen for the US Army All-American Bowl

As you know, Rubio Long Snapping chooses the Long Snappers for the US Army All-American Bowl. This bowl, which is the largest high school all-star game in the world, takes place in early January at the Alamodome in San Antonio, TX on NBC and highlights the top high school athletes in the country. Last year, […]

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TOP 5 Questions Regarding The Chris Rubio Award

1. What is it? Each year, The Chris Rubio Award is presented to the top high school Long Snapper in the country. The award is given out the day before the largest Long Snapping event in the world in January in Las Vegas. 2. When is it? This year, The Chris Rubio Award will be […]

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Rubio Long Snapper Andrew MacLean (Canada) Picks Up Offer

Long time Rubio Long Snapper Andrew MacLean (Canada) has been offered full tuition by the University of Regina! This is considered an equivalent to a full ride in Canada! Andrew has been to Lewiston, ID several times for lessons, IL for camps and the Vegas Events frequently over the past couple of years. Congratulations to […]

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ASK RUBIO – Favorite Airline, Mentors, Having Dinner with _______ and Which President Could Snap!

Dear Rubio… You are a very frequent flyer, What’s the best airline to fly on and why? -Future Pilot -Future Pilot…. I live in a very small area with an even smaller airport that only has two airlines available: Alaska and Delta. I fly Delta A LOT and they really do a good job. Only […]

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ASK RUBIO – Comfort after overeating, my days as a teacher, snapping Damon?!?!?

Dear Rubio…. the holiday season is upon us, and there will  be an abundance of eating. Do you recommend a recliner or a couch after the second helping? -SoonToBeStuffedLSD SoonToBeStuffedLSD… Personally, I have to go with couch. If one really does some damage at the table, a chair (recliner or not) won’t suffice. I like […]

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Rubio Long Snapper Bobby Daggett Commits to Southern Miss!

Long time Rubio Long Snapper Bobby Daggett (MS, JC) has committed to Southern Miss as a preferred walk-on! Daggett did extremely well at the Rubio Long Snapping summer camp in GA. He is a thick, strong Long Snapper that can snap at D1 speeds right now. Love to see him push the ball a bit […]

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Rubio Long Snapper Nixon Commits on Scholarship!

Rubio Long Snapper Steven Nixon (GA, ’15) has committed to Mercer on scholarship! Nixon has been with Rubio Long Snapping since 2012 and has never stopped improving. He is a workhorse that is built thick and strong. Great attitude on this wonderful Long Snapper. Loved getting the text from Nixon, “Thanks for everything Rubio. I […]

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Rubio Long Snappers in Bowl Games

Here you go! Get your DVR ready as here is the full list of games with a Long Snapper that has gone through Rubio Long Snapping. Enjoy…. R+L CARRIERS NEW ORLEANS BOWL (12/20) LA Lafayette – Jake Guidry, Stephen Morella GILDAN NEW MEXICO BOWL (12/20) Utah St. – Salano Galeai, Garrett Frum, Mark Hutchison UTEP – […]

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SoloShot Will Be on Hand at VEGAS XXV!

SoloShot will on hand at VEGAS XXV! Yesterday, I had a great meeting with them on the phone regarding fully implementing the “robot cameraman” into the Long Snappers regimen on Sunday during competition day. We both agreed it would be great to get some film of them when they are ….. nah, you are going […]

FULL Article from the Rubio Long Snapping Fall Camp in TX

The rankings are completed for ALL Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping fall Camp in TX. Long Snappers came in from PA, LA, NE, FL, KS, NV, CA, MD, OH, TN, OK, KY, AZ, MS and, of course, TX to learn from the best and get the most exposure possible for Long Snappers. Next ranking opportunity […]

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ASK RUBIO – The Big Lebowski and Music

Dear Rubio…. In the movie The Big Lebowski. If “the Dude”, Walter, and Donnie were the kicker, Long Snapper, and holder. Who would do what? -JJWASTAKEN Dear JJWASTAKEN…. I have thought long and hard on this question and I believe The Dude would be the Long Snapper, Donnie would be the holder and Walter would […]

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Rubio Long Snapper Overbaugh Wins Academic Award

Rubio Long Snapper Jeff Overbaugh has been honored with the President’s Award from San Diego St. for his high academic achievement. The junior Psychology major carries a cumulative 3.72 GPA and is scheduled to finish his undergraduate degree before his fourth year of school. Overbaugh will be heading into his fourth year with the Aztecs […]

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Rubio Long Snapper George Madden Commits to Arkansas!

Long time Rubio Long Snapper George Madden (OK, ’15) has committed to the University of Arkansas as a preferred walk-on! He looks to replace Alan D’Appollino who was has also gone through Rubio Long Snapping camps Madden continues to be one of the most dominant Long Snappers in the country. He passes the eye ball […]

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Happy Ranksgiving to the 2017 Long Snappers from the TX Camp!

The rankings are completed for ALL 2017 Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping fall Camp in TX. Long Snappers came in from PA, LA, NE, FL, KS, NV, CA, MD, OH, TN, OK, KY, AZ, MS and, of course, TX to learn from the best and get the most exposure possible for Long Snappers. Next ranking […]

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ASK RUBIO – Athleticism, Flexibility & Strength in the Off-Season AND Confidence vs Cockiness

Dear Rubio…. What are your recommendations for improving athleticism, flexibility, and strength during the off season, which is normally coupled with spring football workouts, -Sincerely, don’t think just snap! Dear Don’t Think Just Snap…. YOGA, YOGA, then more YOGA…make sure you are in the back row. You’ll thank me later. ________________________________________________________________ Dear Rubio…. You always […]

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Rubio Long Snapper Earns Freshman All-American Honors!

Rubio Long Snapper Bobby Joe Nielsen has been named a Freshman All-American at Midwestern State for USA College Football Division II! Nielsen has been with Rubio Long Snapping since 2012 and is one of those Long Snappers that never stopped improving. He has excellent form and an even better attitude. He as also chosen as […]

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Happy Ranksgiving to the 2016 Long Snappers from the TX Camp!

The rankings are completed for ALL 2016 Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping fall Camp in TX. Long Snappers came in from PA, LA, NE, FL, KS, NV, CA, MD, OH, TN, OK, KY, AZ, MS and, of course, TX to learn from the best and get the most exposure possible for Long Snappers. Next ranking […]

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Finalists for The Chris Rubio Award!

Here are your finalists, in alphabetical order, for The Chris Rubio Award… CONGRATULATIONS to these three fine young men! They deserve it. Now, is it when it will really get intense. Each finalist has the option of doing the following…. sending in a two minute highlight tape explaining why they should be the next recipient of The […]

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The Movie RUBIO is Coming to Los Angeles!

The Movie Rubio, directed by Tanner Gibas, is coming to Los Angeles, CA on December 20th at 4:00 pm! It will take place at the…. Downtown Independent Cinema 251 S Main Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 I would highly recommend purchasing tickets ahead of time by clicking HERE as it can sell out. RUBIO has been shown in […]

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ASK RUBIO – What foods do you love & hate AND Favorite Character on Rudolph

Dear Rubio… What are some foods that you like and dislike? -Curious in the Midwest   -Curious in the Midwest Here are the ones I love…. – I am huge fan of pizza. Love it. I could eat it every single day, every meal, hot or cold. Love it. Best pizza I have ever had […]

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Happy Ranksgiving to the 2018 Long Snappers from the TX Camp

The rankings are completed for ALL 2018 Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping fall Camp in TX. Long Snappers came in from PA, LA, NE, FL, KS, NV, CA, MD, OH, TN, OK, KY, AZ, MS and, of course, TX to learn from the best and get the most exposure possible for Long Snappers. Next ranking […]

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ASK RUBIO – Off-Season Visits, Coach vs Mom, Is Senior Year Too Late?

Dear Rubio…. Hi Rubio. I wanted to take an unofficial visit this year but with my dad’s work schedule and my football schedule I couldn’t find the time to schedule one. I want to know if there is anyway to take a visit once football is out of season and how does one go about […]

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Rubio Long Snapper Connor Kelsey Put on Scholarship!

Long time Rubio Long Snapper Connor Kelsey has been put on scholarship at Oregon St! It is a great feeling when you get a text that reads, “Hey Rubio, it’s Connor Kelsey, I just really wanted to thank for you everything and let you know I was just put onto full scholarship today! Again, thank […]

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Happy Ranksgiving to the 2015 Long Snappers from the TX Camp!

The rankings are completed for ALL 2015 Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping fall Camp in TX. Long Snappers came in from PA, LA, NE, FL, KS, NV, CA, MD, OH, TN, OK, KY, AZ, MS and, of course, TX to learn from the best and get the most exposure possible for Long Snappers. Next ranking […]

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2015 Rubio Long Snapper Writes a Book!

Over the summer, I was approached by Rubio Long Snapper Jackson Wilder (WA, 2015) and his father while I was in Seattle, WA about something they wanted to do “with” Rubio Long Snapping. Turns out, Jackson was in the process of writing a book (yes, an actual book) on the life of a Rubio Long Snapper. I […]

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ASK RUBIO “How do you tell a coach”, “Where does an Inexperienced player begin”, “Heavy footballs?”

Dear Rubio…. How do you tell a coach that you are de-committing from his college to go to another college? How do you approach him and what tone do you use? Signed, Confused Confused…. You need to be up front with them and make it quick. If you are leaving a preferred walk-on for a scholarship, […]

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Rubio Long Snapper Rick Lovato Chosen for All-Star Game

Long time Rubio Long Snapper Rick Lovato of Old Dominion has been chosen for the Gridiron Classic Senior All-Star Game on January 10th! Lovato has been dominating at Old Dominion for four years as the starter. One of the most accurate and consistent Long Snappers in the country, Lovato has a very good shot of […]

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ASK RUBIO “My coach just….”

Dear Rubio…. My coach just took another job at a bigger school. What do I do now? -Angry Long Snapper Angry Long Snapper… I have actually answered this question a couple times recently due to coaches leaving or being fired. Bottom line, just go out and do your job. It most likely will happen again […]

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FULL Article from the Rubio Long Snapping Fall Camp in GA (11/23)

The rankings are completed for ALL Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping fall Camp in GA. Long Snappers came in from FL, MS, TN, AL, OH, SC, KY and, of course, GA to learn from the best and get the most exposure possible for Long Snappers. Next ranking opportunity will be in TX on December 7th and at VEGAS […]

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Happy Ranksgiving to the 2016 Long Snappers from the GA Camp (11/23)

The rankings are completed for ALL 2016 Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping fall Camp in GA. Long Snappers came in from FL, MS, TN, AL, OH, SC, KY and, of course, GA to learn from the best and get the most exposure possible for Long Snappers. Next ranking opportunity will be in TX on December 7th and […]

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ASK RUBIO “I have been dating this girl for a year and….”

Dear Rubio…. I have been dating this girl for a year and I think I am done with it all. Big issue is she gets along with my family and they get along with her. Plus, she is really pretty. Any advice? – Southern Long Snapper   Southern Long Snapper… GET RID OF HER. She probably […]

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Rubio Long Snapper Carson Vey Commits to the University of Pennsylvania!

Rubio Long Snapper & EVENT ELITE member Carson Vey (NJ, ’15) has committed to the University of Penn! Vey is, easily, one of the most athletic Long Snappers in the country. To go along with his excellent athletic ability, Vey is also one heck of a student (hence, being admitted to an Ivy League school). […]

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Rubio Long Snapper Elias McMurry Commits to Appalachian St.

Rubio Long Snapper Elias McMurry (NC, ’15) has committed to Appalachian St. as a preferred walk-on! Elias is a very strong and thick Long Snapper with good hands and solid balance. Definitely one of those Long Snappers that is always improving. He will graduate in December and enroll in January. Elias will be joining Rubio […]

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Happy Ranksgiving to the 2017 Long Snappers from the GA Camp (11/23)

The rankings are completed for ALL 2017 Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping fall Camp in GA. Long Snappers came in from FL, MS, TN, AL, OH, SC, KY and, of course, GA to learn from the best and get the most exposure possible for Long Snappers. Next ranking opportunity will be in TX on December 7th and […]

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ASK RUBIO

Starting tomorrow, I will begin an “ASK RUBIO” column within this blog. It will be very similar to a Ann Landers or Dear Abby column you would see in your local paper or online. If you don’t know who they are, find a newspaper and look in it…or just click on the links:) Bottom line, you ask […]

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Rubio Long Snapper Commits to McNeese St of Full Scholarship

Rubio Long Snapper Grant Merka (TX, ’15) has picked up an offer from McNeese St and has committed! Merka is an excellent Long Snapper with tremendous form that moves well on his feet and delivers a crisp, clean ball. Merka sent me this message this morning, “I just wanted to thank you for everything you […]

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FULL article from the Rubio Long Snapping Fall Camp in NC (11/22)

The rankings are completed for ALL Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping fall Camp in NC. Long Snappers came in from VA, GA, SC, OH, FL, MD, PA TN, NY and, of course, NC to learn from the best and get the most exposure possible for Long Snappers. Next ranking opportunity will be in TX on December […]

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Happy Ranksgiving to the 2015 Long Snappers from the GA Camp (11/23)

The rankings are completed for ALL  2015 Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping fall Camp in GA. Long Snappers came in from FL, MS, TN, AL, OH, SC, KY and, of course, GA to learn from the best and get the most exposure possible for Long Snappers. Next ranking opportunity will be in TX on December 7th and […]

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Rubio Long Snapper & TOP 12er John Sheperdson Chosen for All-Star Game

Long time Rubio Long Snapper John Sheperdson of Cal has been selected to participate in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl! John has been the starter for three years and has done extremely well throughout his high school and college career. Congratulations to John and his family.

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Rubio Long Snapper Harrison Hoffman Picks Up Offer!

Harrison Hoffman, who is committed to Pitzer, has picked up an offer from the Air Force Academy! If he was to choose the Academy, he would join Rubio Long Snappers Harrison Elliott, JC Everett and Tom Sullivan. Hoffman is a Long Snapper that has improved dramatically in the past year. Very intelligent Long Snapper with a […]

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Happy Ranksgiving to the 2018 Long Snappers from the GA Camp (11/23)

The rankings are completed for ALL  2018 Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping fall Camp in GA. Long Snappers came in from FL, MS, TN, AL, OH, SC, KY and, of course, GA to learn from the best and get the most exposure possible for Long Snappers. Next ranking opportunity will be in TX on December 7th and […]

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Happy Ranksgiving to the 2016 Long Snappers from the NC Camp (11/22)

The rankings are completed for ALL  2016 Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping fall Camp in NC. Long Snappers came in from VA, GA, SC, OH, FL, MD, PA TN, NY and, of course, NC to learn from the best and get the most exposure possible for Long Snappers. Next ranking opportunity will be in TX on […]

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Two Rubio Long Snappers to Senior Bowl!

For the first time, but not the last I am sure, two Rubio Long Snappers have been chosen to the Senior Bowl! Rubio Long Snapper Andrew East of Vanderbilt has been selected to the Senior Bowl. Andrew is a very athletic Long Snapper that has been a four year starter for the Commodores. He is one […]

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Happy Ranksgiving to the 2017 Long Snappers from the NC Camp (11/22)

The rankings are completed for ALL  2017 Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping fall Camp in NC. Long Snappers came in from VA, GA, SC, OH, FL, MD, PA TN, NY and, of course, NC to learn from the best and get the most exposure possible for Long Snappers. Next ranking opportunity will be in TX on […]

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One Year Later and TONS to be Thankful For….

I have never been a really big Thanksgiving fan, but this year, and every year from this point on, this holiday will always remind me just how thankful I need to be. Here is why…. Anyone that has been with Rubio Long Snapping for over a year knows about Damon and his story. Damon is […]

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Happy Ranksgiving to the 2018 Long Snappers from the NC Camp (11/22)

The rankings are completed for ALL  2018 Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping fall Camp in NC. Long Snappers came in from VA, GA, SC, OH, FL, MD, PA TN, NY and, of course, NC to learn from the best and get the most exposure possible for Long Snappers. Next ranking opportunity will be in TX on […]

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Happy Ranksgiving to the 2015 Long Snappers from NC Camp (11/22)

The rankings are completed for ALL  2015 Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping fall Camp in NC. Long Snappers came in from VA, GA, SC, OH, FL, MD, PA TN, NY and, of course, NC to learn from the best and get the most exposure possible for Long Snappers. Next ranking opportunity will be in TX on […]

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Rubio Long Snapper Blake Word Picks up Offer from Alabama St.

Rubio Long Snapper Blake Word (JC, CA) has picked up a full ride offer from Alabama St. Blake is a JC Long Snapper that has really used the extra year of eligibility to fine-tune his body and really increase the speed of his ball. Blake has attended over ten Rubio Long Snapping camps and has […]

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Rubio Long Snapper Chaska Moon Commits to Virginia Tech!

Long time Rubio Long Snapper and EVENT ELITE member Chaska Moon (NC, ’15) has committed to Virginia Tech as a preferred walk-on! He looks to take over for Rubio Long Snapper Joe St. Germain as the starter  when he graduates. Chaska is one of the smartest Long Snappers in the country, has great form and rips […]

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Major Positive Vibes Needed for Rubio Long Snapper Jordan Frese

Many of you, especially if you are from Texas, know the Frese family. Mike and Kami, the parents, have produced two amazing Rubio Long Snappers in Nolan (University of Houston) and Jordan (Texas A&M). The Frese family has been with Rubio Long Snapping for almost ten years at this point. Great family and always willing […]

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Rubio Long Snapper Drew McCracken Commits to UAB on Full Scholarship

Long time Rubio Long Snapper Drew McCracken (GA, ’15) has committed to UAB on full scholarship! It was great receiving the text “I have just committed to UAB on full scholarship! Thank you for everything. I couldn’t have done it without you!” McCracken, who is an EVENT ELITE member and has attended 10 Rubio Long […]

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Happy Ranksgiving the Class of 2017 Long Snappers

The rankings are completed for ALL  2017 Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping fall Camp in IL. Long Snappers came in from MA, MI, KY, IN, OH, CA, IA, TN, WI, NE, KY, NJ and, of course, IL to learn from the best and get the most exposure possible for Long Snappers. Next ranking […]

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Happy Ranksgiving to the Class of 2016 Long Snappers

The rankings are completed for ALL  2016 Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping fall Camp in IL. Long Snappers came in from MA, MI, KY, IN, OH, CA, IA, TN, WI, NE, KY, NJ and, of course, IL to learn from the best and get the most exposure possible for Long Snappers. Next ranking […]

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Rubio Long Snapper Matt Keller Picks Up Full Ride

Rubio Long Snapper and Event Elite member Matt Keller (15, PA) has picked up a full ride offer to Syracuse! If Keller was to commit to Syracuse, he would be following in Rubio Long Snapper Sam Rodgers’ footsteps. Here is the review from his profile page and video below the quote… He has good size […]

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Happy Ranksgiving to the Class of 2015 Long Snappers

The rankings are completed for ALL  2015 Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping fall Camp in IL. Long Snappers came in from MA, MI, KY, IN, OH, CA, IA, TN, WI, NE, KY, NJ and, of course, IL to learn from the best and get the most exposure possible for Long Snappers. Next ranking […]

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Happy Ranksgiving to the Class of 2018 Long Snappers

The rankings are completed for ALL  2018 Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping fall Camp in IL. Next ranking opportunity will be in NC on November 22, GA on November 23rd and at VEGAS XXV. This class of Long Snappers is starting to grow some roots. VEGAS XXV will be very interesting to see who can really […]

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Happy Ranksgiving to the Class of 2015 Long Snappers

The rankings are completed for ALL  2015 Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping fall Camp in CA. Next ranking opportunity will be in IL on November 9th and at VEGAS XXV. This class of Long Snappers has really begun to separate itself as one of the best ever. The best 2015 Long Snapper at the camp was AJ […]

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Happy Ranksgiving to the Class of 2016 Long Snappers!

The rankings are completed for ALL  2016 Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping fall Camp in CA. Next ranking opportunity will be in IL on November 9th and at VEGAS XXV. This class of Long Snappers is a very tight knit group overflowing with talent. The best 2016 Long Snapper at the camp was Conner Kirkegaard. He […]

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Happy Ranksgiving to the Class of 2018 Long Snappers!

The rankings are completed for ALL  2018 Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping fall Camp in CA. Next ranking opportunity will be in IL on November 9th and at VEGAS XXV. This class of Long Snappers is really staring to shine with several freshman standing out. Leading the pack was James Townsend of CA. Townsend was on fire all […]

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No Surprise Here for College Football Playoffs, Especially Since….

Yesterday, the top four in the first CFB Playoff Rankings were announced and they were…   Mississippi St. Florida State Auburn Ole Miss Call me crazy, but I would be willing to bet that since each one of these schools has at least one Rubio Long Snapper is the main reason they are where they […]

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Long Snapper SCORES Touchdown

As I am sure everybody knows (well, everybody involved with Long Snapping), a Alan D’Appollonio of Arkansas scored a touchdown! If you haven’t seen this VERY creative play, it is a must watch. Alan attended several Rubio Long Snapping Vegas Events and ended up being a 5 Star Long Snapper that was ranked 11th in […]

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Happy Ranksgiving to the Class of 2017 Long Snappers!

The rankings are completed for ALL  2017 Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping fall Camp in CA. Next ranking opportunity will be in IL on November 9th and at VEGAS XXV. This class of Long Snappers is really staring to shine with three sophomores standing out. Leading the pack was Thomas Fletcher of WA. Fletch was […]

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Rubio Long Snapping Halloween Contest

Since it always seems to happen anyways, I thought it would be nice to have an official Rubio Long Snapping Halloween Contest! It will be real simple, the best Rubio Long Snapping themed pumpkin and/or costume wins a Rubio Long Snapping shirt and hat! WHO: Any Long Snapper that wants to enter. Age doesn’t matter […]

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What are you looking forward to most at VEGAS XXV?

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8 Things Every Parent Can do to Help with Recruiting

Follow these easy steps to make your son and/or daughter a more recruitable athlete…   Do NOT overstep your bounds. If I have said it once, I have said it a hundred times….the coach will be recruiting your son and/or daughter, NOT you. Be very supportive of your son and/or daughter. I know they are […]

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Enough is enough, let’s vote on it!

Sailer and I have this argument all of the time, so you guys might as well get involved.

Lewiston Tribune Article on RUBIO

This article was featured in the Lewiston Tribune on October 3, 2014.   Documenting the life of a long-snapping coach isn’t the way most filmmakers opt to begin their career. But Tanner Gibas knew Chris Rubio’s story couldn’t go untold. A Lewiston resident, Rubio is known as the nation’s leading guru for high-schoolers hoping to […]

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MAJOR Positive Vibes Needed for Rubio Long Snapper Gabriel Miller

For the past couple of weeks, I have been communicating back and forth with Rubio Long Snapper Gabriel Miller of Nebraska and his mother. Gabe tweaked his back prior to season and was having some issues. I honestly thought it would pass with some good rest, it didn’t. This morning, Miller is having major back […]

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How to Get an Unofficial Recruiting Trip

Ask. Seriously, that is all you have to do . Call the football office (THE PLAYER CALLS) and say the following when they answer… “Hi, my name is ___________ and I am a Rubio Long Snapper in the class of ____. (if you want to brag about your ranking, here is where you would do […]

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Recap Article and Rankings from the NY Fall Camp

The rankings are completed for ALL  Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Fall Summer Camp in NY. Always good to be back in the northeast and this time didn’t disappoint as Long Snappers came out from NY, NJ, MA, OH, NC, PA, CT & CANADA. The NY fall camp was dominated by several Long […]

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Is Your Son Ready for a Rubio Long Snapping Camp?

“Rubio, I’m nervous my son is not ready for your camp since he is just starting out” “Rubio, all your camps have a ton of great Long Snappers and I don’t know if my son will be able to handle it” “Rubio, how do I know if my son is ready for your camps?” “Rubio, […]

Happy Birthday Macaw!

Who is Macaw? Macaw is my grandmother and today she is turning 97 years old and I just had to give her a shoutout as she is a true legend……and one of the meanest people you will ever meet:) This is from the first blog I wrote about my family (obviously three years ago)… Macaw – My […]

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Rubio Long Snappers Playing This Weekend (9/18 – 9/21)

Teams that have a Long Snapper that has participated in a Rubio Long Snapping camp will be in bold and CAPITALIZED. Will you be on this list in the future, prove yourself this fall and at VEGAS XXV to make it happen As always, this list is VERY big and with so many Rubio Long Snappers playing (Rubio problem) I can miss someone. If […]

With Social Media, Just Think R – U – B – I – O

Read each thing you are going to post at least FIVE times before you post it. If, in any way you can be offending someone or something, do NOT send it out to the world. Understand that once you press Post, Publish, Share or Tweet, your statement is live, all over the world. Even if […]

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Rubio Long Snappers Playing This Weekend (9/11-9/14)

Teams that have a Long Snapper that has participated in a Rubio Long Snapping camp will be in bold and CAPITALIZED. Will you be on this list in the future, prove yourself this fall and at VEGAS XXV to make it happen As always, this list is VERY big and with so many Rubio Long Snappers playing (Rubio problem) I can miss someone. If […]

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10 Most Common Questions About VEGAS XXV

1. How do I get invited to VEGAS XXV? You don’t! It is OPEN TO ALL LONG SNAPPERS. It is not an invite only camp. It is a first come, first served Event. You register and you are in.  2. How old do you have to be to attend VEGAS XXV? All levels of High School through second year of Junior […]

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Happy Ranksgiving to 2015 Long Snappers from CA Camp

The rankings are completed for ALL  2015 and JC Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping Summer Camp in CA. Next ranking opportunity in CA will be on October 19 and at VEGAS XXV. KEY POINTS: My rankings are NOT done just from The Rubio Target My rankings are NOT done from some mathematical formula. My rankings ARE done […]

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Something Special for the NY Long Snappers

It turns out that SoloShot will on hand at the Rubio Long Snapping NY camp this Sunday, September 14th! SoloShot was on hand at the Rubio Long Snapping Season Prep Camp in CA in late July and was very impressive. Basically, the subject (whomever you want to film) wears a “tag” and the SoloShot follows […]

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Happy Ranksgiving to the 2016 Long Snappers from CA Camp

The rankings are completed for ALL  2016 Long Snappers that participated in the Rubio Long Snapping Summer Camp in CA. Next ranking opportunity in CA will be on October 19 and at VEGAS XXV. KEY POINTS: My rankings are NOT done just from The Rubio Target My rankings are NOT done from some mathematical formula. My rankings ARE done by me […]