Long Snapper Issues & Semi Rant


  • #44005
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    Brettski
    Ute Fan
    @brettski

    What’s the story on the poor long snapper play? The 3pts we gave up due to the poor punt execution was the difference in the game.

    I think Troy has liabilities as a QB but he’s what Utah has right now. I feel for the kid. I hope he has a great game at SC and that we can pass protect a little better and that he stays in the pocket longer.

  • #44011
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    PlainsUte
    Ute Fan
    @plainsute

    Coach Whitt addressed long snapping in his press conf today.  Its a Long Story (pun intended), including injuries, no available schollies available for a long snapper specialist, people trying to play ohfense and special teams and not able to exclusively practice long snapping, etc.

    Troy is something of a glass-half-empty story.  He can make plays, just not consitently enough to get the Utes to the upper echelon of this league.

    • #44020
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      KiYi-Ute
      Ute Fan
      @kiyi-ute

      No scholarships available? So we’re just throwing bodies at it hoping someone can snap?

      Sounds like really poor management/coaching. I miss Chase. 
      • #44054

        PlainsUte
        Ute Fan
        @plainsute

        After the first option (Handlley, who had been Chase’s understudy) got hurt, yes, in a way.  How many guys out of a limited number of schollies can you reserve to be exclusively a long snapper?

        • #44059

          KiYi-Ute
          Ute Fan
          @kiyi-ute

          Ah, I somehow missed that Handley was Chase’s backup. I didn’t think he had any previous experience and was just thrown into the role. Naive on my part.

  • #44016
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    Milton Vanderslice
    Ute Fan
    @miltonvanderslice

    I have to say though, the defensive effort to stop Stanford after Wishnowsky was tackled was nothing short of impressive.

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