Patrick Mannelly Award
Awarded forBest long snapper in college football
First award2019
Most recentJoe Shimko, NC State

The Patrick Mannelly Award is an award given annually in the United States to the best college football long snapper. The award is named after Duke Blue Devils alum and former Chicago Bears long snapper Patrick Mannelly.[1] The award was founded in 2019 by Mannelly, Chris Rubio, and Kevin Gold.[2][3]


Year Player School Ref.
2019 John Shannon Notre Dame [4]
2020 Thomas Fletcher Alabama [5]
2021 Cal Adomitis Pittsburgh [6]
2022 Chris Stoll Penn State [7]
2023 Joe Shimko NC State [8]


  1. ^ Biggs, Brad. "Patrick Mannelly Award created to honor college football's best long snapper: 'They need to be recognized'". Retrieved 2020-09-23.
  2. ^ "Founders". Patrick Mannelly Award.
  3. ^ "New college award named after former Bear Patrick Mannelly". BearReport. Retrieved 2021-05-11.
  4. ^ "Notre Dame long snapper John Shannon wins national award, plans career in law enforcement".
  5. ^ Stanton, Edwin. "Just call Alabama Long Snapper U". Retrieved 4 April 2021.
  6. ^ Morrison, Ethan (11 December 2021). "Cal Adomitis Wins Mannelly Award as Nation's Top Long Snapper".
  7. ^ Penwell, Anderley (11 December 2022). "Long snapper Stoll wins Patrick Mannelly Award". WETM. Retrieved 11 December 2022.
  8. ^ "NC State's Joe Shimko Wins 2023 Patrick Mannelly Award". 2023-12-09. Retrieved 2023-12-11.