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List of Famous Football Long Snappers

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List of the most famous (American) football long snappers in the history of the sport, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. There have been many legendary long snappers in the NFL and NCAA, and you'll find all of them on this list below. Some of these men are considered to be the best long snappers to ever play the game, and if you're looking for a specific football player you can look for them by using the "search" function on this list. These amazing long snappers may currently be active while others have been retired for quite sometime. This list of the top long snappers in American football includes all the greats from both the NFL and college football.

Items include everything from David Binn to Justin Snow.

This list answers the questions, "Who is the greatest long snapper of all time?" and "Who are the best long snappers of all time?"
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Justin Snow is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Football Long Snappers
Long snapper and Tight end from Fort Worth, Texas

Age: 39

Teams: Indianapolis Colts, Washington Redskins

Justin Snow (born December 21, 1976) is a former American football long snapper who played in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Baylor University. He signed as an ...more
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Ethan Albright is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Football Long Snappers
Tackle and Long snapper from Greensboro, North Carolina

Age: 44

Teams: Buffalo Bills, Washington Redskins, North Carolina Tar Heels football, Miami Dolphins, San Diego Chargers

Lawrence Ethan Albright (born May 1, 1971) is a former American football long snapper in the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent in ...more
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Jay Alford is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Football Long Snappers
Defensive tackle and Tackle from Orange, New Jersey

Age: 32

Jason Jamaal Alford (born May 28, 1983) is a former American football defensive tackle. He most recently played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the ...more
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Tanner Purdum is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Football Long Snappers
Long snapper and Center from Enid, Oklahoma

Age: 31

Teams: New York Jets

Tanner Gregory Purdum (born August 15, 1984) is a former American football long snapper who played seven seasons with the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). Purdum comes from ...more
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Kevin Houser is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Football Long Snappers
Long snapper and Fullback from Westlake, Ohio

Age: 38

Teams: Seattle Seahawks

Kevin J. Houser (born August 23, 1977) is a former American football long snapper. He was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the seventh round of the 2000 NFL Draft. He played college football ...more
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Jeff Robinson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Football Long Snappers
Defensive end and Long snapper from Washington

Age: 45

Jeffrey William "Jeff" Robinson (born February 20, 1970) is a former professional football player, last as long snapper for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. He was ...more
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Dave Moore is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Football Long Snappers
Long snapper and Fullback from Morristown, New Jersey

Age: 46

David Edward Moore (born November 11, 1969) is a retired American football player who over the span of his 15-year career (1992–2006) with the National Football League played for the Miami ...more
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Kendall Gammon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Football Long Snappers
Long snapper and Offensive Lineman from Rose Hill, Kansas

Age: 47

Kendall Robert Gammon (born October 23, 1968) is a former American football long snapper and tight end who played for three teams in the National Football League. In 2004, Gammon was the first ...more
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Adam Treu is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Football Long Snappers
Long snapper and Offensive Lineman from Lincoln, Nebraska

Age: 44

Adam Treu (born June 24, 1974) is a former center who played in the National Football League. He walked on to University of Nebraska-Lincoln after playing at Pius X High School in Lincoln. He ...more
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Jeff Grau is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Football Long Snappers
Long snapper and Center from Los Angeles, Inglewood, California

Age: 36

Jeffrey Alan Grau (born December 16, 1979) is a former American football long snapper and tight end in the National Football League (NFL) for the Dallas Cowboys and Miami Dolphins. He played ...more
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Jeremy Cain is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Football Long Snappers
Long snapper and Fullback from Boynton Beach, Florida

Age: 35

Teams: Jacksonville Jaguars

Jeremy Robert Cain (born March 24, 1980) is a former American football long snapper. He was signed by the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent in 2004. He played college football at ...more
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Kyle Nelson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Football Long Snappers
Long snapper and Tight end from Norman, Oklahoma

Age: 32

Teams: Washington Redskins, Omaha Nighthawks, San Diego Chargers

Kyle Nelson is an American football long snapper.
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Rob Davis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Football Long Snappers
Defensive tackle and Long snapper from Washington, D.C.

Age: 47

Robert Emmett Davis (born December 10, 1968) is a former American football long snapper in the National Football League and current Director of Player Development for the Green Bay Packers. He ...more
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Joe Zelenka is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Football Long Snappers
Long snapper and Tight end from Cleveland, Ohio

Age: 39

Teams: Atlanta Falcons

Joseph John Zelenka (born March 9, 1976) is a former American football long snapper in the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent in ...more
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Mike Leach is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Football Long Snappers
Long snapper and Tight end from Dover, New Jersey

Age: 39

Teams: Arizona Cardinals, William and Mary Tribe football

John Michael Leach (born October 18, 1976) is a former American football long snapper who played in the National Football League. He was signed by the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent ...more
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Brian Jennings is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Football Long Snappers
Long snapper and Tight end from Mesa, Arizona

Age: 39

Teams: San Francisco 49ers

Brian Lewis Jennings (born October 14, 1976) is a former American football long snapper and tight end for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college ...more
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Joel Dreessen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Football Long Snappers
Long snapper and Tight end from Ida Grove, Iowa

Age: 33

Teams: Denver Broncos, Houston Texans

Joel Clifford Dreessen (born July 26, 1982) is a former American football tight end. He was drafted by the New York Jets in the sixth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at ...more
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Clark Harris is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Football Long Snappers
Long snapper and Tight end from Manahawkin, New Jersey

Age: 31

Teams: Cincinnati Bengals

Clark Harris (born July 10, 1984) is an American football long snapper and tight end for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the ...more
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J. J. Milan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Football Long Snappers

Age: 31

J. J. Milan (born August 11, 1984 in Reno, Nevada) is a former American football Defensive End. He was signed by the Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He played college ...more
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James Dearth is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Football Long Snappers
Long snapper and Tight end from Scurry, Texas

Age: 43

Teams: New York Jets

James Dearth (born January 22, 1976) is a former American football long snapper. Dearth, who attended Tarleton State University, was selected by the Cleveland Browns in the sixth round of the ...more
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Ryan Neill is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Football Long Snappers
Defensive end and Long snapper from Wayne, New Jersey

Age: 33

Ryan Neill (born December 12, 1982 in Wayne, New Jersey) is a former American football defensive end and long snapper. He was signed by the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He ...more
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Boone Stutz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Football Long Snappers
Long snapper and Tight end from Fort Worth, Texas

Age: 33

Jeffrey Boone Stutz (born November 4, 1982) was a former tight end and long snapper for Texas A&M University and long snapper in the National Football League. He was released by the Seattle ...more
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L. P. Ladouceur is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Football Long Snappers
Long snapper from Montreal, Canada

Age: 37

Teams: Dallas Cowboys

Louis-Philippe Ladouceur (born March 13, 1981) is a Canadian-born American football long snapper for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at
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Brad St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Football Long Snappers
Long snapper and Tight end from Missouri

Age: 39

Teams: Cincinnati Bengals

Brad Allen St. Louis (born August 19, 1976) is a former American football long snapper. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the seventh round of the 2000 NFL Draft. He played college ...more
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Mike Bartrum is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Football Long Snappers
Long snapper and Tight end from Gallipolis Township, Gallipolis, West Virginia

Age: 45

Mike Weldon Bartrum (born June 23, 1970) is a former American football long snapper and tight end who played 13 seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He was considered one of the best ...more