Ever wondered what life is like for the long snapper?

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  1. kplo

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    powerfuldragon g'mornin to you

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    shoulda gone with the punter...
     
  3. kplo

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    Perhaps, but I think it's pretty interesting that this guy literally sees the action upside down.
     
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    powerfuldragon g'mornin to you

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    i was just joking. pittman and turk are my two favorite texans hands down.
     
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    powerfuldragon g'mornin to you

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    do you agree with the ads in the last few pages?
     
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    You mean there's other pages in the Houston Press?
     
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    That's the half I agree with! :howdy:
     


  9. Kaiser Toro

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    My only regret in life is that I never felt the thrill of executing a long snap. Hopefully one day I will be able to go to the Long Snapper Fantasy Camp and live the dream.

    Pittman rules. :texflag:
     
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    The Pencil Neck Subscribed Contributor

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    I was a long-snapper in grade school.

    Before I shattered my arm because of a cyst in the bone and ended my football career.
     
  11. YellerLotYeller

    YellerLotYeller nice marmot

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    Long Snapper in the NFL is my dream job...did it through high school. SI has a nice little read on Denver's Mike Leach.
     
  12. HuttoKarl

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    My favorite part.

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    JCF: How is life different as a Houston Texan this year now that Matt Schaub is the quarterback?

    BP: Schaub brings a laidback, poised, successful attitude. Everyone can see that and everyone is comfortable with him. So it’s definitely a better change. It probably should have happened two years ago, but now that the change has happened we’re progressing forward.

    JCF: Did you feel like it was something that should have happened two years ago?

    BP: Yeah.

    JCF: Was that the general feeling in the locker room?

    BP: Yeah, I think it was. I don’t want to speak for any of my teammates who were here at that time, but I think that was the general consensus.
     
  13. Hervoyel

    Hervoyel The Right Track

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    And my favorite part (in bold) of your quoted favorite part. "A laidback, poised, successful attitude" is hilarious. That's as close as I've seen to a Texan standing there and saying that David Carr brought a tense, inept, losing attitude to the team. That's a pretty harsh indictment and I doubt he would be saying it if there wasn't a grain of truth in there.
     
  14. HuttoKarl

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    No kidding...it's nice to know our QB understands that not everything will go perfectly on the field and that getting sacked will sometimes happen. Sometimes we'll get penalties. Other times, a QB will throw a pick. Schaub understands that to freak out and panic when something like that happens- rather than own it and adjust and get up and play the next down-is not going to do anything but hurt the team as a whole.

    Throwing the INT and then the next series going deep to AJ to show that he's not scared showed a lot about Matt Schaub, in my opinion.
     
  15. Yankee_In_TX

    Yankee_In_TX Dance Lindsay!

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    How wonderfully inappropriate, LMFAO!
     
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    On the Fox news 1st & 10 they are following Pittman around....it had clips of him long snapping a loaf of bread into a grocery basket at the store and snapping a football into the hoop on a basketball court.:tv:

    edit: it was bagels, and he hit the long snap from half court! Also long snapped the reporter in the face as he drove by in a SUV.
     
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    long snapper....ha
     

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