Diamond in the Rough: Long Snapper Brodie Scoggins

Brodie Scoggins is a 6’2” 205lbs long snapper for Coppell High School. As a Junior, Brodie has been the long snapper for the Cowboys since joining varsity his freshmen year. In the 2025 class, he is ranked 10th in the nation (Per Kohl’s Professional Camp), giving him a 4.5-star rating. His .72-second snap time makes him one of the best to do it in the nation.

When did you start playing football?

“I started playing tackle football in 1st grade.”

What is your favorite football memory?

“My favorite football memory would be from my first season. It was when my dad told me if I get the ball on this play, score and don’t get tackled. I proceeded to get the ball but was almost tackled. I ended up puting my hand down saving myself and scored a touchdown.”

What are your hobbies off of the football field?

“I would say my biggest hobby is hunting and fishing because it’s what I grew up doing. I have the best memories from both of them.”

What have you learned about yourself while playing football?

“While playing football, I have really learned to strive to better myself so I can win the job or just be great at what I’m doing.”

Besides football, do you play any other sports? And, if yes, how have they help your football game?

“Currently, I do not play any other sports but growing up I played baseball, basketball and lacrosse. They’ve all taught me to have the competitive drive in myself.”

What made you get into being a long snapper?

“My freshman year I was put on the freshman A team as a tight end. When the time came, they tried to find someone who could snap. I stepped up and was just okay at it. Three games into my freshman year the snapper on varsity broke his thumb. Varisity coaches thought I was good enough to play varsity, so I got called up and took it serious ever since.”

Is Kohl’s Snapping Camp the only camp you’ve been to? If not, what are they?

“So, Kohl’s Camp is the only ranking camp I’ve been to. I went to other camps where it’s more instructional, and I’ve really learned a lot from them.”

How was your experience at Kohl’s Snapping Camp?

“My experience at Kohl’s was great every time.  Although the first performance I had wasn’t very good, I pushed myself to get better and ever since I have made my way to 10th in the nation and still hungry to move up.”

Besides long snapping, do you play any other positions on the team?

“Besides long snapping, I play tight end with my team, but I really just focus all my energy on snapping, so I can hopefully get an opportunity at the next level.”

What is your favorite accomplishment so far in your football career?

“My favorite accomplishment in football so far would definitely be making varsity as a freshman. The reasoning is because I’ve made some of my most cherishable memories in that season of football.”

What have you worked on over the offseason to improve your game?

“This offseason I really worked to just get stronger and put on weight. The reason I worked on these two things are because when I put on more muscle and become stronger, my snaps will get quicker and smoother. I wanted to put on more weight too because I was getting thrown around at the size I was at and now, since the offseason, I haven’t been thrown around and can stand my ground.”

What is your personal goal for the season?

“My personal goal for this season would probably be to get a tackle on a punt because that’s something I have still yet to do on varsity.”

What is the biggest challenge you’ve faced on the field?

“The biggest challenge I’ve faced on the field would be playing my freshman year when I was just 14 years old having to block players much older and stronger than me.”

Which NFL or college player do you model your game after?

“As a long snapper I don’t necessarily look up to anyone specifically because this position is so unique. It’s really hard to find someone you want to be. I just want to become one of the best myself.”

How would your coach describe you?

“My coach would describe me as someone who is always ready to do whatever it is for the team and always ready for any circumstances. Preperations is something I view highly.”

How would your teammates describe you?

“My teammates would describe me as a guy who is always trying to get the team up and going. Ready for any competition.”

Who is your role model off the field?

“My role model off the field is my Dad because he has taught me so much about the sport of football.”

What do you think you still need to improve on throughout the remainder of this season?

“Through the remainder of the season, I’ll need to work on consistency through my snaps.  Sometimes when the shield protectors are taking a while to call cadence, I get in my head then snap goes a little high. Therefore, I need to work on just doing what I do best and keeping a level head.”

How has the recruiting process been for you? Do you have offers?

“The recruiting process for me hasn’t been much yet but really hoping it’s about to start picking up later this fall. At this time I have no offers”

What makes you special where a college should be interested in you?

“What makes me special is that I will always be determined to work and do anything to better my game. If I’m having a bad day, I’ll make sure to detect my problem then fix that immediately.”

As a junior, how have you tried to increase your role as a leader on your team?

“Now that I’m a upperclassman and have experience on the varsity level, I always just try to talk positively to the new varsity kids and make sure they know to just go out there and do exactly what they know to.”