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Pioneer standout heading to Tennessee Tech
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Being a long snapper rarely comes with awards or praise, but leave it to Nick Sangi to turn it into a potential college scholarship.Sangi signed his letter of intent to attend Tennessee Tech next season where he will compete for the long-snapper job as well as a college scholarship.Sangi will be a preferred walk-on next season, a term which includes players who pay their own way to college with the potential to earn a scholarship down the line.With Tennessee Tech only having one long snapper on its team, a senior, the Golden Eagles are in search of a replacement for the 2013 season.Sangi will go into fall practice next season in competition with one other player for the long-snapper job. If he wins, Sangi should receive the coveted football scholarship he has dreamed about since putting on pads while growing up in California.Though Sangi took the first step to being a college football player Wednesday when he signed at his mother’s doctor’s office, Sangi understands the journey has just begun.“I have to go there and work hard from day one,” said Sangi. “Nothing will be given to me.