At Navy: Was voted co-captain by his teammates, one of the grestest honors a Navy varsity athlete can receive ... enters the fall second on the depth chart at slot back ... has above average quickness ... an excellent special teams player ... a threat to catch the ball out of the backfield as a receiver ... plays with a nasty disposition and is a relentless blocker ... has earned three varsity letters.
2011: Having seen action in all 12 contests, Snelson finished the year with 17 carries for 91 yards, while catching three passes for 45 yards ... part of a Navy offense that finished the season ranked No. 4 nationally in rushing offense, averaging 312.25 yards per game ... carried the ball once for six yards at San Jose State ... returned one kickof against Troy for 22 yards ... carried the ball twice for five yards at Notre Dame ... also returned a kick 16 yards against the Irish ... rushed for eight yards on his lone carry against East Carolina on Homecoming ... carried the ball twice at Rutgers for a gain of five yards ... rushed for 13 yards on three carries against Southern Miss, while also catching a seven-yard pass ... returned his first kickoff of the 2011 campaign for a career-best 29 yards against the Golden Eagles ... caught one pass for five yards in the Mids' overtime loss to Air Force ... carried the ball twice for 15 yards and caught one pass for a career-best 33 yards against 10th-ranked South Carolina ... rushed for a career-high 32 yards on four carries in the Mids' road win at Western Kentucky ... carried the ball twice for a gain of seven yards in the season opener against Delaware ... threw a pair of key blocks in the game, including one that freed up Kriss Proctor for the game's first TD.
2010: Played in all 13 games ... played mostly special teams in the first half of the season before seeing more playing time at slot back in the latter part of the year ... carried the ball 11 times for 91 yards and a touchdown and caught one pass for seven yards over the course of the year ... member of Navy's offensive unit that finished the season ranked sixth in the country in rushing offense (284.77 yds/gm), ninth in pass efficiency (156.65), 38th in total offense (404.77 yds/gm), 45th in scoring offense (29.69 pts/gm) and 27th in turnover margin (+0.54 /gm) ... carried the ball twice for 13 yards against San Diego State in the Poinsettia Bowl ... rushed for 25 yards on three carries in Navy's win over Arkansas State in its home finale ... also caught a seven-yard pass, his first-career reception ... carried the ball three times for 28 yards against Central Michigan, including a 19-yard carry on 2nd-and-5 midway through the third quarter which was a career-long run ... his previous long was an 11-yard gain in Navy's win at East Carolina ... at East Carolina, he figured into the normal rotation of slot backs for the first time in his career ... carried the ball three times for 25 yards and scored his first-collegiate touchdown, a six-yarder to open the fourth quarter ... Navy's offense put up 76 points in the win over East Carolina, setting a modern day scoring record ... it's the most points scored by the Mids since Navy defeated Colby, 121-0, on Nov. 15, 1919 ...Navy finished the game with a season-high 521 yards rushing, marking the first time the Mids have topped the 500-yard rushing milestone since Aug. 30, 2008, when the Mids ran for 558 yards against Towson ... it's tied as the fifth-best rushing performance in school history ... Navy's 596 yards of total offense marks its best offensive day since finishing with 602 yards against Towson on Aug. 30, 2008 ... it goes down as the 16th-most yards (tied) in program history ... in Navy's loss to Duke, he returned one kick for a gain of 11 yards ... returned one kick for 11 yards at Wake Forest, his first return of the season ... recorded his first-collegiate tackle in the Mids' win over Georgia Southern in the home-opener, while also posting a tackle in the Louisiana Tech win.
2009: Appeared in 11 games for the Mids, seeing action mostly as a kick returner ... returned four kicks over the course of the season for 63 yards ... also carried the ball once for nine yards ... his 27-yard kickoff return at Hawai'i was the longest of his career ... returned one kickoff for 16 yards against Delaware in the Mids' home finale ... gained 12 yards on his first career kickoff return, the second-half opening kickoff by Wake Forest ... made his first-career appearance at slot back in the Mids' win over Rice where he carried the ball once for a gain of nine yards ... inserted into the lineup as a kickoff returner against Air Force ... made his collegiate debut in the Mids' home-opening victory over Louisiana Tech.
High School / Personal: A 2009 graduate of Pasadena Memorial High School, Snelson was a four-sport standout earning letters in power lifting (4), track & field (4), baseball (3) and football (3) ... received All-State (Texas) honors as a junior and senior ... named the Old Spice Player of the Year twice ... named the district's offensive MVP his junior and senior years ... served as team captain his senior year ... coached in high school by his father, John, who played football and baseball at Southwest Baptist in Bolivar, Mo. ... placed third at the Texas State Track & Field Championship in the 4x100 relay with a time of 41.3 ... served as Class President for three years ... son of John and Mandy Snelson ... majoring in English.