As you are aware, we both have and continue to cover Clarksville, Tennessee talent, and talent from the Clarksville metropolitan area, as part of our coverage largely because we are principally based in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. Hopkinsville and Clarksvillecomprise one metropolitan area in spite of one city being in Kentucky and the second laying just across the Tennessee state line. Well, we are proud to have partnered with the law firm of Meeks & Meeks, Attorneys to feature a weekly article promoting a Clarksville-Montgomery County area prep football player. Meeks & Meeks, Attorneys is a full service law firm covering all areas within the realm of general practice from domestic to criminal defense, contracts to malpractice, Will & Estates to civil and criminal matters in General Sessions. If you have a problem, they have a solution.If you feel like you’re drowning, they are the life raft. Call them at 931.645.3888 or just drop by 137 Franklin Street in Clarksville, Tennessee 37040.
No body ever thinks too much about the long-snapper and center until he yaks a snap. Then, all over the stadium, he’s transformed into a bum. It is amazing how that happens. Well let me tell you something about centers from the father of a center. If you get a good one like Austin Hall, you better appreciate what you have, they don’t come around too often. Whether you guys have noticed or not, few teams take snaps from under the center anymore in the advent of the Spread attack, pistol formation, which has become the offense du jour. You want an example of performing under pressure? How about a shotgun snap, on 3rd and 12 into your own end zone, from the three yard line with an A gap blitz coming right up the old pie hole! For that matter, a long-snap into the back of the end zone for a punt that, if either the punter muffs it or you yak it, it is a safety (if your lucky) or a touchdown for the other team! We ask a lot of centers and long snappers and give them damn little credit. In Austin Hall, the Hawks have both a center and long-snapper who’s getting credit today from KPGFootball and Meeks and Meeks Attorneys.
The 6-0, 200 pound prospect does both functions for the Hawks which is difficult. You know, the two snaps are performed differently from completely different distances, with the play snap going 4.5-5 yards and the long snap, 7 yards for PATs and field goals and 15 yards for punts. I will tell you one more thing I tell the long snapper at Hoptown all the time, FBS schools give full rides for players who can do it and the pros make a million a year to play about 4-6 plays a game (long snapper) and they aren’t allowed to be hit on the line of scrimmage. Talk about your easy money.
We are very proud to award to Class of 2019, Center/Long-Snapper, Austin Hall, this week’s distinction as the Meeks & Meeks, Attorneys, Montgomery County Player of the Week. KPGFootball continues to look forward to our partnership with Meeks & Meeks, Attorneys as we both continue to publicize and promote all of the fine young football players in and around Clarksville, Tennessee.
Congratulations to Austin Hall for being our Meeks & Meeks, Attorneys, Montgomery County Area Player of the Week!
This is Fletcher Long reporting for KPGFootball reminding you to PLAY THROUGH THE WHISTLE!
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