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By Connor Collins, Xavier senior
CEDAR RAPIDS – With a national overall ranking of 18 at long snapping, Xavier senior Drew Scott is taking his talents to the Little Apple – aka Manhattan, Kan.
Scott will be a preferred walk-on at Kansas State and is the first Division I football player to come out of Xavier.
Next fall, Scott hopes to be snapping for the preseason, 24th-ranked Wildcats.
Q: How long have you been long snapping?
A: “Since 8th grade.”
Q: When did you know you had a chance to go to college for long snapping?
A: “This past summer I started going to camps and got talked to by different college coaches.”
Q: How does it feel to know you will be playing for one of the best college football programs in the country?
A: “It really hasn’t hit me yet, but I can’t wait to play for a school with such great tradition.”
Q: How do you train to get better?
A: “I work with a Luke Miller, who used to snap at Coe and also played at Xavier. He’s a huge help.”