Long snappers as a rule usually go unnoticed - until they send a bad snap that causes a kick to get blocked or sails over the head of the punter or holder and is recovered by the other team. Which is a roundabout way of saying that, while it's not a "sexy" position, it is still one of need and of great importance to strong special teams play.
Washington and Coach Chris Petersen obviously agree, as they had extended a scholarship offer to AJ Carty out of Servite High School in Anaheim, CA. Today, via Twitter, he announced his commitment to the University of Washington:
Chris Rubio has established himself as a guru for long snapping, running camps and serving as a personal coach. Here was a recent top-12 list he posted on his website, with Carty listed fourth.
Carty's latest highlights from a recent Rubio camp event: