Long Snapper AJ Carty Commits

Special Teams coach Jeff Choate has his next long snapper - Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Washington has found their next long snapper in 2015 prospect AJ Carty.

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:

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