2011 Snappers National Rating System

1/6/17 - We only evaluate campers that we have personally seen at a Kohl's camp. In order to assure yourself a ranking you must attend a Kohl's Showcase camp or the Scholarship camp. When ranking we ask the question, "If there was a college game today, is this athlete ready to help a college team win?". We look at the camp charts and take into account the different conditions at each camp. We also look strongly at how an athlete performs in drill work when they know they are being evaluated and graded. We see how they handle pressure and react in the camp competitions. We see certain athletes multiple times a year and try to grade them on their average performance. RANKINGS NOTE: Kohl's sees more athletes than anyone else in America at our 105 events. There may be over 200 Kohl's high school seniors playing college football next season. There are many good prospects at the 4.0 and 4.5 star levels that will start in college in the future.

(5.0 stars)
 
Rank Name Pounds Height Coach Observations State Commit
Wood, Zach 160 6' O" WI
1 Mcbride, Peter 215 6' 2" Good ball rotation and snap velocity. Accurate with both long and short snaps. Finished 2nd at the Western Showcase Camp in May, 2010, but won the overall accuracy competition. AZ USC
2 Ewan, Zach 220 5' 10" Good velocity with great accuracy. Was the top finisher at the 2009 scholarship camp of all snappers. Tight ball rotation and very explosive with his snap mechanics. 1st place overall finisher at 2009 Southern Showcase Camp and top finisher at Kohl's-Under Classman challenge in Orlando, FL. Most recently Zach was the top place finisher at the May, 2010 Midwest Showcase Camp. Top 10 finisher at 2010 Scholarship Camp in July. AZ Wyoming
3 Crofoot, Kyle 235 6' 3" Kyle did a private lesson in spring and showed great consistency and an ability to repeat his motion, he has a college frame and has quick hands, his speed is solid but his strength is his refinement and focus, has 4 brothers that snapped in the SEC, understands the game, will be a successful college snapper FL Florida*
4 Buban, James 200 6' 1" 1st place finisher at 2010 Scholarship Camp in July. 2nd place finisher at May, 2010 Midwest Showcase Camp. Good accuracy on both short and long snaps. Good ball rotation and excellent snap velocity. Has good snapping mechanics and is very smooth. Maximizes entire body during the snap which helps with his velocity. IL Iowa State**
5 Mays, Boomer 225 6' 1" Athletic LB who is receiving D1 college interest at both positions. He finished 3rd at the Underclassman Challenge and should receive early offers at either snapper or LB. His snap times and accuracy are impressive. Boomer has a strong back and good explosive hips that he uses to create excellent velocity. KS Northern Illinois
6 Willis, Kirk 220 6' 3" Strong explosive snapper with good levers. Very accurate with both long and short snaps. Rotation is tight and snap velocity is consistent. Good athletic frame that moves very well. OH Cincinnati*
7 Hartman, Jared 225 6' 3" Snapper with good size and strength. Tight ball rotation and great velocity. Won the snapping competition at the 2010 Midwest Showcase camp. Has proven can snap under pressure. MN Minnesota*
8 Tobin, Sean 220 6' 3" Strong explosive snapper that uses upper and lower body to maximize his snap speed. Overall good accuracy on both long and short snaps. 1st place finisher at 2010 Eastern Showcase camp and snap challenge finalist. NJ Georgia Tech
9 Noriega, Dallas 250 6' " Good frame and very explosive. Has very good arm acceleration through his snap which allows maximum velocity on his snaps. Overall accuracy is solid, AZ Arizona State*
10 Rotherham, Joe 217 6' 2" 6th overall finisher in the 2009 scholarship camp, 2nd place finisher of 2011 snappers. Good overall accuracy and velocity. Smooth snap mechanics, good ball rotation. 1st place overall finisher at 2009 Midwest showcase camp for 2011 class. Accuracy challenge winner at PA training camp in Feb. 2010. 2nd place finisher at 2010 Scholarship Camp in July. WI Nebraska*
11 Carpenter, Brandon 245 5' 11" 1st place finisher and snap challenge winner at Southern Showcase Camp. Shows poise under pressure, good snap speed. Accurate on both LS and SS with consistent snap velocity. NC Wingate*
12 McNally, Sean 230 5' 10" Junior College snapper that finished 4th overall at 2010 Scholarship Camp in July. Is consistent with snap speed and accuracy on both long and short snaps. Full body snapper that maximizes levers and strength for increased accuracy and snap speed. 3rd place finisher at 2010 Western Showcase, 2nd for 2011 class. CA Miami*
13 Fischer, Craig 190 5' 11" 1st place finisher at Texas Showcase Camp in April, 2010. Good overall accuracy, solid ball rotation and good snap velocity. Top 10 finisher at 2010 Scholarship Camp in July. 1st place finisher at 2010 Texas Showcase camp and snap challenge winner. Snaps very well under pressure. TX Texas Christian University**
14 Lovato, Rick 220 6' 3" Very impressive athlete, great size and runs well. Rotation is tight and very accurate on both longs and shorts. Clean and compact in delivering the ball, great extensions and explosion on long snaps NJ Old Dominion
15 Kersten, Richard 251 6' 3" Snap velocity is very good. Short snaps are accurate going 15/15 at the midwest showcase. Strong, explosive snapper. Overall accuracy on LS is good. IL Illinois*
16 D'Appollonio, Alan 195 6' 3" Accurate on both long and short snaps with tight ball rotation. Uses long levers to create maximum velocity on snaps. 2nd place overall finisher and 1st place finisher of 2011 snappers at Western Showcase Camp. Won snap challenge at camp. AZ Arkansas*
17 Dooley, Matthew 265 6' 5" Matt is a very explosive snapper, looks like a college football player, had good short snaps, a snapper that can run well for his size, is someone to watch for this next recruiting year, a 2010 hs grad who will be eligible for the 2011 class AZ Indiana
19 Liberato, Sal 175 5' 9" 1st place finisher at May, 2010 Eastern Showcase Camp. Good ball rotation and mechanics. Snap velocity is good and overall accuracy is solid. NJ Monmouth*
20 Zenk, Mike 245 6' 3" Good size and strength. Solid snap velocity and overall accuracy as well. Potential to improve in the years to come OH Central Michigan*
21 Jaffe, Brandon 206 5' 11" Accurate snapper with good velocity. Explosive full body snapper that maximizes upper and lower body in order to provide maximum accuracy and velocity on his snaps. 3rd place finisher at 2010 Scholarship Camp in July. AZ
22 Maxwell, Justin 205 6' O" Has good overall accuracy. Great snap velocity and is consistent with his snap speed. Is strong and explosive during the snap and has good snap mechanics. Snapped his way into the 2010 Midwest Showcase challenge. WI Arkansas State
23 Ellington, Grant 190 6' 1" Smooth snap mechanics with solid fundamentals. Needs to get stronger. Overall good accuracy on both long and short snaps. Top 10 finisher at 2010 Scholarship Camp in July IL Drake
(4.5 stars)
 
Rank Name Pounds Height Coach Observations State Commit
Wood, Zach 160 6' O" Zach attended the 2013 Midwest SC in December where he was one of 4 snap competition finalists. He finished with an average snap time of .78 seconds and scored on 11/15 LS with 6 going through the target. Zach has good rotation on his snaps and was very consistent during the live segment with the punters. WI
24 Jackson, Conor 210 6' 2" Good snap mechanics but can decrease snap time by incorporating entire body into LS. LS and SS accuracy is good with solid ball rotation. Snap challenge winner at 2010 Eastern Showcase camp. PA Indiana University of PA*
25 Chancellor, Aaron 200 6' 4" Good size with long levers. Has potential to be very good. Very accurate on SS but needs to improve LS accuracy. Smooth mechanics with great snap velocity. CA
26 Lipps, David 250 6' 1" 5th place finisher at 2010 Scholarship Camp in July. Strong explosive snapper with good mechanics. Will be able to increase snap speed by utilizing more lower body and maximizing arm swing. IN Western Kentucky**
27 Tubbs, Austin 210 5' 11" Overall LS accuracy is good, needs to improve SS. Snap speed is consistent and he uses entire body during the LS to maximize velocity. Good ball rotation. CA Stanford*
28 Dostal, Colby 195 6' O" Very intense and focused. Explosive, quick and smooth with his snap delivery. Good ball rotation and velocity. Needs to improve on overall accuracy. NE Wayne State College
29 Popp, Kyler 204 5' 9" Top 10 finisher at 2010 Scholarship Camp in July. Very explosive and quick with his snap delivery. Snap speed is very good with tight ball rotation. Very good feet. MI
30 Strzelczyk, Matt 185 5' 10" Overall snap accuracy is good. Needs to find pre-snap routine. Smooth ball with good rotation. Can increase snap velocity by involving lower body in snap mechanics. IL
31 Bushley, Chad 195 6' 1" Top 10 finisher in 2009 scholarship camp, 3rd overall of 2011 class. Has good technique and is consistent. He will improve his snap velocity through improving his overall strength. Has good overall snap accuracy. OH Kent State*
32 Sidders, Blaine 235 6' 1" 5th overall finisher at the 2009 scholarship camp of the 2011 class, 17th overall finisher. Makes the necessary adjustments needed to make sure his snaps are accurate. Has made great improvements over the years and is going to keep making them. Good snap velocity and ball rotation. Strong and explosive, utilizes entire body during the LS. WI Middle Tennessee State*
33 Ellis, Richard 210 6' 3" Long levers that will help increase snap velocity. Good overall accuracy on both long and short snaps. Makes adjustments and has shown continuous improvement. Very dedicated. One of the snap finalists for the 2010 Midwest Showcase challenge. WI Concordia University*
34 Mikkelsen, Jerod 260 6' 4" Good size and strength. Overall SS accuracy is very good. Overall LS accuracy is good. Has made great improvement to his snap speed and is more consistent with both LS and SS snap velocity. IL
35 Dooling, John 205 6' 2" Good size and technique. Accurate snapper with good ball rotation and velocity. Athletic frame with potential to put on more mass. Works hard at polishing the craft of snapping. Has the tools to be very good. OH
36 Kilpatrick, Cameron 225 6' 4" Good frame that can benefit from strength gains. Smooth snap mechanics with good short snap accuracy. Through continued snap repetition has the ability to be very good. Snap speed is good. SC
37 Lyons, Nick 175 5' 10" Top finisher at Southern Showcase Camp in April, 2010. Has good snap velocity with tight ball rotation. Nick is a very accurate short snapper with solid snap mechanics. LA Nicholls State*
38 Ostrowski, Eddie 175 5' 10" Overall SS accuracy is very good, went 15/15 at Eastern Showcase camp. Needs to improve accuracy on LS and accelerate hands through entire snap while using more lower body. CT Central Conneticut State*
(4.0 stars)
 
Rank Name Pounds Height Coach Observations State Commit
39 Ostermeyer, Billy 270 6' 4" Great size and strength. Has good ball rotation and snap mechanics. Very good short snap accuracy and can improve long snap accuracy, however was consistently around the snap target at the Midwest Showcase Camp where he finished 4th amongst his grade out of 6 snappers. WI Claremont McKenna College
40 Snyder, Jacob 200 6' 4" Mechanically sound with long levers. Needs to maximize full body during LS and become more accurate. SS are consistent with good accuracy. Great potential. PA
41 Drescher, Jonathan 253 6' 3" Great snap velocity. Can improve long snap accuracy, but has good short snap accuracy. Uses whole body in snap mechanics which aids in snap velocity. TX
42 Frese, Nolan 200 6' 2" Very good athletic frame, could have charted better, very windy day to chart, technically could improve, snaps with consistent velocity, will be able to add weight to frame in college, needs a good summer to maximize snapping potential TX
43 Cooper, Scott 195 6' 1" Very good short snap accuracy, but needs to improve LS accuracy. Explosive snap utilizing entire body. Tight ball rotation and consistent snap velocity. CA
44 Valleriano, Michael 190 6' 3" Very accurate on SS. Needs to improve accuracy on LS. Good frame that can pack on good mass. Solid technique with good ball rotation. NY Case Western*
45 Hertel, William 250 6' 2" Good size and snap mechanics. SS accuracy is good, but needs to improve accuracy on LS TX Northwest Missouri State
46 DeForest, Ammon 215 6' 1" Good ball rotation and is consistently around the snap target. Can improve snap velocity by involving lower body in snap mechanics. UT Utah State
47 Lulloff, Halden 260 6' 1" Strong and explosive. Needs to improve flexibility which will help with the overall snap mechanics. Good ball rotation. Needs to improve overall accuracy. WI
48 Koch, Zach 202 6' 2" Long levers and smooth mechanics enable him to produce a ball with tight rotation. Good overall accuracy, but needs to get stronger. Has great potential. WI
49 Koonce, Duncan 250 6' O" Good size and strength. Overall LS accuracy is good. Can improve SS accuracy. Needs to improve snap speed which can happen through repetition and lower body involvement. TX Texas A&M Commerece
50 McCormick, Mitch 248 6' 2" Top 10 finisher in 2009 scholarship camp, 4th place finisher amongst 2011 class. Good frame and flexibility. Overall velocity is good and can be improved with increased acceleration of the feet and arms through the snap. Good overall accuracy. Hindered by sprained ankle at 2009 Midwest Showcase. WI
51 Steele, Jes 240 6' 4" Great frame with good overall SS accuracy. Needs to improve LS accuracy and incorporate entire body during the LS. Hand acceleration through the entire snap will decrease snap time. LA Henderson State University
52 Barnett, Zachary 185 6' 1" Needs to improve on both long and short snap accuracy. Has good snap velocity and bal rotation. Can make a few technique changes to maximize his full snapping potential. GA
53 Mason, Kelly 220 6' 3" Good technique and accuracy. Needs to maximize his lower body strength through the snap which will help his snap velocity. Good frame with great potential to be a top prospect. IL University of Kentucky*
54 Caivo, Brandon 225 6' 1" Very good short snap accuracy but needs to improve on LS accuracy. Good snap velocity and ball rotation. Can benefit from improving flexibility and making adjustments to his snapping mechanics. FL
55 Smego, Matthew 210 5' 10" Needs to improve overall accuracy on both long and short snaps. Has good snap velocity and mechanics. Will benefit from increased strength gains. IL
56 Ross, Austin 275 6' 2" Good snap velocity and has good feet. SS accuracy is good, but can improve LS accuracy. Uses upper body in snap and can benefit from involving lower body. GA
57 Palmer , Andrew 225 6' 1" Smooth snap mechanics and snaps a tight spiral. Needs to improve overall accuracy. Snap speed will benefit from maximizing arm swing. MO
58 Perry, Jim 205 6' O" Is consistently around the snap target. Can maximize snap accuracy and velocity by improving lower body explosion and maximizing arm swing. Short snaps are very accurate. IN
59 Faulkenberg, Kurtiss 215 6' 2" Good size with good strength. Has the ability to be a very good snapper. Needs to make minor adjustments to mechanics to best maximize accuracy and snap speed. IN
60 Beck, Charles 182 5' 11" Very focused and intense snapper. Dedicated to the craft of snapping and makes necessary adjustments to his mechanics to best improve his next snap. AZ
61 Firlik, Spencer 240 6' 1" Has good snap velocity but needs to improve accuracy on both long and short snaps. Good size and strength. AZ Michigan Tech
62 McMillan, Mark 205 6' 2" Great snap speed, good size and solid snap mechanics. Good ball rotation but needs to improve on both LS and SS accuracy. AL
63 Harrold, Joshua 215 6' O" Strong and explosive athlete. Good ball rotation and snap velocity. Long snap accuracy needs to improve but SS are very good. Minor adustments to technique will allow for improvement in both areas of accuracy and velocity. WI
64 Clark, Andrew 195 6' 3" Good size with long levers that aide in snap velocity. Needs to improve overall long snap accuracy. Good short snap accuracy. Consistent snap speed on both long and short snaps. WI
(3.5 stars)
 
Rank Name Pounds Height Coach Observations State Commit
65 Smith, Tyler 235 6' 2" Good long snap accuracy, needs to improve on SS. Good frame with ability to improve strength. Maximize heel drive and arm acceleration to improve velocity. IA
66 Smith, Tyler 150 5' 8" Good long snap accuracy, needs to improve on SS. Good frame with ability to improve strength. Maximize heel drive and arm acceleration to improve velocity. AZ
67 Vongsaga, Brandon 215 5' 11" Explosive snapper with good ball rotation and consistent snap speed. Short snap accuracy mis solid, needs to improve overall long snap accuracy. Can and will benefit from making small adjustments to technique. IL
68 Jankowski, Noah 230 6' 2" Good ball rotation and technique. Needs to improve quickness and arm acceleration. Solid short snap accuracy with continued improvement on LS accuracy. WI Concordia, St. Paul*
69 Fritzwater, Luke 177 5' 11" Accurate short snapper, needs improvement on long snap accuracy. Good looking athlete, but needs to get stronger. WI
70 Ellis, Christian 220 6' 1" Very accurate on both long and short snaps. Has potential to improve and become a very good snapper. WI Concordia University*
71 McFarland, Scott 160 5' 11" Good technique and a great work ethic. Motivated to get better and has the potential to do so. Makes adjustments to his snaps and has good overall accuracy. Needs to get stronger MO
72 Turgeon, Tyler 195 6' 3" Needs to utilize long levers and entire body which will increase snap velocity. Will benefit from getting stronger. Has good overall snap speed, but needs to improve LS accuracy. Short snaps are accurate and consistent. WI
73 McMahan, Dustin 200 6' 1" Accurate on short snaps. Needs to improve overall accuracy on long snaps. GA
74 DeVee, Derek 226 5' 8" Through repetition will become a very good snapper. Needs to incorporate lower body in the snap to maximize accuracy and and snap speed. Making adjustments to his snap will also help improve his accuracy. MI
75 Kooi, Drew 155 5' 8" Has good ball rotation, but needs to improve overall technique. More arm acceleration through the snap and he needs to get stronger. IL
76 Gervasi, Vincent 160 5' 8" Smooth snap and good overall accuracy. Needs to improve strength. Hard worker, very coach-able. FL
77 Moffitt, Nick 260 6' 1" Needs to inprove accuracy on both LS and SS. Will benefit from utilizing more lower body during the LS. Acceleration of the hands during the snap will also help decrease his snap time. IA
78 Hall, Joe 193 6' 4" Great frame with the ability to pack on solid mass. Still raw, but has potential to be a good snapping prospect through continued snap repetition and weight room dedication. IL
(3.0 stars)
 
Rank Name Pounds Height Coach Observations State Commit
Adams, Chris 180 6' 2" Chris attended the 2012 Eastern Showcase Event in December where he connected on 9 of his first 10 charted short snaps. He will continue to improve his accuracy through repetition and drill work. During the agility phase of camp, Chris displayed quick footwork and an explosive 1st step off the LOS. Chris has very good size and uses his lower body in his mechanics to maximize his snap velocity. MO
79 Swate, Christian 230 6' 1" Great short snap accuracy and speed consistency. Needs to improve long snap accuracy and velocity. Needs to improve his strength which will help with snap velocity. TX
80 Butner, Preston 185 6' 1" Hard worker, with the potential to improve as a snapper. Needs to get stronger and focus on the snap mechanics of exploding the hips and following through to the target. WI
81 Campbell, Cole 180 6' O" Has good short snap accuracy, but needs to improve on long snap accuracy and velocity. Hard worker with good potential. PA
82 Sorce, Peter F 200 5' 8" Hard worker and very motivated. Needs to improve technique, mainly following through to the target. Has good ball rotation and short snap accuracy. WI
83 Tipton, Storm 170 5' 7" Needs to improve overall strength and snap accuracy. Has good ball rotation and is consistent with his snap speed. GA
84 Dillon, Jamie 180 5' 9" Needs to improve his strength and accuracy. Good overall mechanics that with strength gains will improve velocity and ball control. MD
85 Schuttt, Chris 185 6' O" Works at improving his technique and continues to make adjustments throughout workouts. Very coach able and enjoys getting better. Overall accuracy is good, needs to get stronger. WI
86 Gilbert, Jacob 255 6' 3" Good size, strong and accurate short snaps. Needs to improve long snap accuracy. MS
87 Whitworth, Tyler 215 5' 10" Needs to improve both long and short snap accuracy. With small adjustments to his technique, Tyler can make improvements on accuracy and velocity. AL

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