Five Things You Need To Know About Andrew East


The Silver and Black signed another long-snapper Tuesday, adding Andrew East to the roster.

Get to know more about the newest Raider.

1. A Decorated Career In Nashville

East enjoyed a four-year career at Vanderbilt, handling the snapping duties for all 51 games of his career. After his senior season he was named a finalist for the Wuerffel Trophy, and was also the Commodores' representative for the SEC Good Works Team.

2. Not His First Stop In the League

East went undrafted out of Vanderbilt, and after signing with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2015, was eventually released and signed a reserve future free agent contract with the Seattle Seahawks in January.

3. Versatile Athlete

Not only was East a standout long-snapper during his prep days, he also lettered in varsity rugby during his time at North Central High School in Indianapolis.

4. Snapping Runs In The Family

Andrew's dad, Guy, was also a college snapper. He earned three letters playing as a tight end/snapper at Purdue.

5. Smile, You're On Camera!

East is far from camera shy.

He and his fiancée – former Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson – post videos to YouTube chronicling their lives together.

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