Name: Matt Keller
Position: Long snapper
Weight: 217 lbs.
Hometown: Willow Street, Penn.
High School: Penn Manor
2016 stats: Played in all 12 games as the Syracuse Orange’s snapper for punts and placement kicks.
2017 projections: He is expected to be the long snapper for the Orange once again this season.
How’d he get here?: North Carolina, Louisville, and Texas Tech all showed interest in Keller. Although, Syracuse was the only one who offered him a scholarship.
What’d recruiting sites say?: Scout and Rivals both gave him two stars.
Tweets of wonder: Had to go back awhile for this one, but I am sure it is funny if you understand the context.
When you pass Dr. Gale the aux cord pic.twitter.com/beKWNXMEON— Matt Keller (@_mk47__) December 15, 2014
What Movie would Dino Babers Reccomend for him?: He would like the war drama Saving Private Ryan. It stars Matt Damon and follows a group of U.S. soldiers trying to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action. One of my all-time personal favorites.
Interesting nugget o’interest: Entering college, Keller was ranked as the No. 1 long-snapper recruit by Kohl’s.
Let’s get a good look at you: Speaking of Kohl’s, here is his winter showcase video via the recruiting website.