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Utah football: After four years, Patrick Greene finds the game is a snap

Utah’s long snapper has spent four years on the team in obscurity – but the coach says that’s a good thing.

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The Utes have others who can do that job. As for long snappers, they have just one task. And the Utes are very thankful for him.

"He is a solid, steady performer for us," Whittingham said. "He is a really good guy."

At a glance

Patrick Greene file

» 6-foot-2, 231 pounds, Sr.

Notes » Awarded a scholarship in 2010 after walking on. ... Has played in every game since he was a freshman. ... All-league baseball and football player at Monrovia High. ... Snaps for all field goals, punts and PATs.

Very snappy

Utah’s Patrick Greene has played in every game since he was a freshman and handled all the snapping duties in the kicking game for 503 snaps to date. Here is a breakdown of his snaps.

2009 139

2010 128

2011 133

2012 103

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A good guy, even if he doesn’t show up in the stats.


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