2022 Patrick Mannelly award winner
School: Penn State
High School: St. Francis DeSales
Hometown: Westerville, Ohio
Awards: Postseason: Named the winner of the Patrick Mannelly Award, given to the nation’s top long snapper…Earned the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award. Preseason: Named to the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team watch list.
Season: Has started 12 games as Penn State’s primary long snapper…Voted a team captain.
at Purdue (9/1): Helped Barney Amor land two punts inside the 10, including a 52-yard punt at the Purdue 9 yard-line and a 41-yard punt at the 3 yard-line. Ohio (9/10): Snapped for Amor, who landed a pair of punts inside the 10-yard line…In the second quarter, Amor knocked a punt in down to the 1-yard line, setting up a safety. at Auburn (9/17): Amor landed two punts inside the 20 including one inside the 10…Jake Pinegar made two field goals, including a long kick of 48 yards. Central Michigan (9/24): Snapped for Amor, who landed all three of his punts inside the 10. Northwestern (10/1): Assisted Pinegar in successfully converting a 38-yard field goal…Amor landed three punts inside the 10 at 7-, 4- and 8-yard lines. at Michigan (10/15): Snapped for Pinegar, who made a 27-yard field goal in the third quarter and converted all three extra-point attempts. Minnesota (10/22): Helped Pinegar convert all six of his extra point attempts as well as his 41-yard field goal make…Snapped for Amor, who averaged 42.2 yards per punt. Ohio State (10/29): Snapped for Pinegar as he connected on all five of his kicks, including a 44-yard field goal and four extra points…Snapped for Amor who set his Penn State career-long with a 59-yard punt. at Indiana (11/5): Snapped for Pinegar as he set his career high with a 50-yard field goal…Helped Amor average 47.2 yards on four punts. Maryland (11/12): Helped Pinegar drill another 50-yard field goal on a 12-point day…Snapped for Amor who blasted a 53-yard punt…Also snapped for Alex Bacchetta, who saw his first game action and had two punts downed inside the 20-yard line. at Rutgers (11/19): Snapped for Jake Pinegar as he set Penn State’s program record for extra points made (185)…Also snapped for Sander Sahaydak as he made his first career field goal and first career extra point. Michigan State (11/26): Snapped for Pinegar as he nailed all five extra point attempts…Snapped to Amor who averaged 50 yards per punt and downed two punts inside the 20-yard line.