IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa senior long snapper Jackson Subbert has been named one of 10 semifinalists for the Patrick Mannelly Award. The award is presented to the best overall long snapper in Division I football.
Subbert (6-foot-3, 243-pounds) is Iowa’s starting long snapper, handling deep snaps for all punts, field goals, and PATs. The Williamsburg, Iowa, native has been the long snapper for all of Keith Duncan’s 23 field goals and 21 PATs. He has played in 19 straight games since 2018.
The award is named after Patrick Mannelly, who long snapped at Duke and was drafted by the Chicago Bears. He is widely known as the best long snapper in the modern NFL era and holds the Bears’ career record for most games played (245).
Former Hawkeye long snapper Casey Kreiter was named to the 2019 NFL Pro Bowl as a member of the Denver Broncos. Last season, he handled 146 snapped without an unplayable delivery. He was an honorable mention All-Big Ten selection his senior year in 2013.
Finalists for the award will be announced on next Monday, Nov. 25. The winner of the award will be announced Dec. 14 at Bernie’s Book Bank in Lake Bluff, Illinois.
The Hawkeyes play their final home game of the season Saturday, hosting Illinois (11 a.m., BTN). For ticket information, visit hawkeyesports.com/footballgameday.