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Alex Peitsch, Country’s No. 1 Long Snapper, Announces Commitment

first_imgGeneric photo of footballs in an end zone.(Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)The No. 1 overall recruit in the 2020 high school football class announced his commitment earlier this week. Five-star defensive end Bryan Bresee is headed to Clemson and he started recruiting the No. 1 quarterback in the class not long after.While Clemson is the favorite to land the No. 1 quarterback in the class, the Tigers won’t land the No. 1 recruit at one position.According to Matt Freeman, the No. 1 long snapper recruit in the country announced his commitment on Wednesday.Alex Peitsch is headed to Notre Dame.Here’s the announcement from Freeman.BREAKING | Notre Dame has gained a commitment from Alex Peitsch (@AlexPeitsch) who is the nation’s top long snapper. https://t.co/1wZHjHjxxi— Matt Freeman (@mattfreemanISD) April 24, 2019Peitsch adds to a solid class for Notre Dame this cycle.The Fighting Irish currently hold the No. 13 class in the 2020 cycle, according to 247Sports’ Composite Rankings. Their class is led by four-star wide receiver Jordan Johnson – who is the No. 6 player at his position.Peitsch took to Twitter to make his announcement:“I am humbled by Coach Kelly’s and Coach Polian’s confidence in me and with all that being said I am honored to announce that I have committed on scholarship to the University of Notre Dame,” he said.While landing a long snapper isn’t a sexy endeavor, it’s pivotal to have someone to rely on in key situations. A bad snap at any given time can ruin a game.last_img read more

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Notley says Kenney rail cancellation plan forgoes jobs leaves oil in ground

CALGARY, Alta. — Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley says the United Conservative Party’s budget plan will leave oil in the ground, limit job creation and cost the province $2.2 billion in royalties.Notley says UCP Leader Jason Kenney needs to account for lost revenue in his budget platform, since he would cancel the government’s plan to get more oil to market by leasing rail cars.Kenney has said the $3.7-billion lease deal doesn’t make financial sense.Notley will get a chance to put her concerns to Kenney directly in the leaders’ debate Thursday.Her campaign team has confirmed she will join three other party leaders in the televised forum.Voters go to the polls on April 16.Notley commented on Kenney’s budget plan Monday while in Calgary on Monday as the election campaign nears its midpoint.Notley told reporters the rail lease deal will move an additional 120,000 barrels a day.“Not only will this investment make a $2.2-billion profit for Albertans, it will help get people back to work,” she said.“It will help us get our production up so we can bring curtailment to an end sooner, and it will do so of course without affecting (rail) shipments of our agricultural goods.”Since the start of the year, Notley’s government has also mandated production cuts in oil for large producers to reduce a widening gap in prices that threatened layoffs or similar drastic industry countermeasures.The Canadian Press read more

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