Originally posted on isportsweb.com  |  Last updated 6/6/12

Michigan Football picked up a commitment from Scott Sypniewski (Ottawa, Illinois) on Wednesday. He is one of the premiere long snappers in the country.  He is a student of the Rubio long snapping school and was recently ranked the #2 long snapper in the country.

Michigan’s special teams coach Dan Ferrigno extended the scholarship offer and Sypniewski immediately accepted. Long snapping is one of those underrated facets of a football team. When everything is going right with it, nobody really notices. However, if the snaps start sailing and wreaking havoc, everybody knows who the long snapper is.

The 6-foot-1, 230 pound Sypniewski is a hard-working, poised recruit. An excerpt from his Rubio long snapping bio says, Ball is like a missle yet very easy to catch. Movement is flawless and he is snapping with ease. Looks like he is not even trying but, before you blink, the ball is right on your hip. Accuracy, consistency and speed are all excellent.

Sypniewski is commit #21 for the Wolverines and that means additional spots in this recruiting class are becoming scarce. Below is a complete look at Michigan’s 2013 commit list.

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PlayerPos.HometownHgt./Wgt.RankingNotes Kyle BoschOLWheaton, Illinois6-5/2854-starRanked the #60 overall recruit by rivals.com. Is a member of the ESPNU 150. Jake ButtTEPickerington, Ohio6-5/2204-starRanked #96 overall by rivals.com and is a member of the ESPNU 150 Taco CharltonDEPickerington, Ohio6-6/2404-starIs a member of the ESPNU 150 Gareon ConleyCBMassillon, Ohio6-2/1654-starIs a member of the ESPNU 150 David DawsonOLDetroit, Michigan6-5/3054-starA member of the ESPNU 150 and ranked #78 overall by maxpreps Jaron DukesWRColumbus, Ohio6-5/195NRJunior season stats: 36 catches for 670 yards and 7 TDs Chris FoxOLParker, Colorado6-6/3004-starRanked #46 overall by rivals.com and a member of the ESPNU 150 Ben GedeonLBHudson, Ohio6-3/2154-starRated as the #8 ILB by rivals.com Khalid HillTEDetroit, Michigan6-2/2303-starHauled in 29 passes for 448 yards and 6 TDs as a junior Maurice Hurst Jr.DTWestwood, Massachusetts6-2/2754-starRated the #23 DT by scout.com Patrick KuglerOLWexford, PA6-5/2805-starIs ranked #54 overall by rivals. Is a member of the ESPNU 150 Jourdan LewisCBDetroit, Michigan5-11/1704-starSnagged 8 interceptions and scored 11 TDs as a junior. Is a member of the ESPNU 150 Mike McCrayLBTrotwood, Ohio6-4/2304-starRanked #44 overall by rivals.com. Is a member of the ESPNU 150 Shane MorrisQBWarren, Michigan6-3/1855-starConsidered the top QB recruit in the class of 2013 Henry PoggiDTBaltimore, Maryland6-4/2605-starConsidered a 5-star recruit and #25 overall prospect by maxprepes. Wyatt ShallmanATHNovi, Michigan6-3/2554-starIs considered the #1 ranked fullback by scout.com Deveon SmithRBWarren, Ohio5-11/1954-starRanked #53 overall by scout.com Scott SypniewskiLSOttawa, Illinois6-1/2303-starRanked the #2 long snapper in the country Dymonte ThomasSAlliance, Ohio6-1/1755-starHe is considered one of the Top 5 DB prospects in the country. Logan Tuley-TillmanOTPeoria, Illinois6-7/2954-starIs ranked 50th overall by Maxpreps and is a member of the ESPNU 150. Csont'e YorkWRHarper Woods, Michigan6-3/1853-starHe is ranked the #67 WR by scout.com

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