Video: NU long snapper can, um, snap it



Trick shot videos are great. Even the ones involving long snappers and other special teamers. Northwestern recently posted a video to its YouTube page entitled, “The Specialists.” Basically, it follows around the team’s special teams players, including star kicker Jeff Budzien.

At one point, long snapper Pat Hickey shows off his long-snapping skills. Go directly to the snaps. Snap the ball through two rolling tires? Check! Snap the ball from the video tower? Check!

Here’s Hickey from the video tower.



And here’s the full video:

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