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USC football: Long snapper Zach Smith a trick-shot sensation

June 05, 2013|By Gary Klein

Zach Smith is a long snapper who will be a preferred walk-on at USC in the fall.

He also is becoming something of Internet sensation.

Smith, a senior at the Menlo School in Atherton, Calif., and friends put together a video of trick snaps -- "Zach Smith: Long-snapping mix tape," he says during the intro-- that was posted to YouTube on Sunday.

By Thursday morning it had generated more than 436,000 views.

Among the feats: Smith snaps footballs through the windows of a parked car, over the full length of a court into a basketball hoop and into trash cans from varying distances. He also hits moving targets.

USC opens training camp in early August in preparation for their Aug. 29 opener at Hawaii.

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