Drescher was signed as a free agent by the Saints during the 2010 season and has handled snapping duties in all 86 regular season games and four postseason contests. He is expected to reprise snapping duties in 2016.
NFL CAREER – Drescher was signed as a free agent by the Saints during the 2010 season and has handled snapping duties in all 86 regular season games and four postseason contests. He is expected to reprise snapping duties in 2016.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS – Agreed to terms on a four-year contract, 3/13/13; Agreed to terms on a one-year contract (ERFA), 2/29/12; Signed by New Orleans, 11/23/10; Waived by Atlanta Falcons, 6/15/10; Signed by Atlanta as an undrafted free agent, 4/26/10.
2015 – Played in all 16 games handling long snapper duties. Recorded two special teams tackles. 2014 – Played in all 16 games handling long snapper duties…Recorded one special teams tackle vs. Cincinnati, Nov. 16…Helped kicker Shayne Graham convert 19-of-22 field goal attempts. 2013 – Handled all snaps in all 16 regular season games, as well as both postseason contests. 2012 – Played in all 16 games, handling snapping duties…Helped kicker Garrett Hartley convert 18-of-22 field goal attempts. 2011 – Played in all 16 regular season games handling snapping duties on extra points, field goals and punts, as well as both postseason contests….Helped kicker John Kasay convert 28-of-34 field goal attempts. 2010 – After spending part of the offseason with Atlanta, he was signed by New Orleans on Nov. 23 and handled snapping duties for the final six regular season games and one playoff contest…Recorded one special teams tackle at Cincinnati, Dec. 5…Helped Hartley convert all ten of his field goal attempts.
COLLEGE – Long snapper for the Buffaloes for all four of his collegiate seasons in Boulder, appearing in 49 games, making five tackles and recovering a fumble on special teams while handling the snap on every kick…Graduated with a bachelor’s degree in finance.
PERSONAL – Second-team All-District selection as a senior, playing G and LS for Carroll (Southlake, Texas) HS…A part of two state championship teams, winning 32 consecutive games in his two seasons…Also lettered in baseball…Participated in a sporting clays competition with Saints alumni to benefit the Green Beret and Navy Seal Foundations in 2013…One of the club’s most active players in the community, Drescher also has participated in the NFL-United Way Hometown Huddle events, Playworks School visits, Rotolo’s Literacy Program visits, supported Winn-Dixie/Second Harvest Food Bank Thanksgiving food drives, visited patients at Ochsner Medical Center as well as participating in the “Baskets of Hope” program at the hospital and participated in Verizon-sponsored fan engagement events…Born Jan. 1, 1988 in Colorado Springs, Colo.
The Royal Sonesta Hosted their annual Lighting of the Balconies along with the Saints' Justin Drescher, the Saintsations, Sir Saint and Mr. and Mrs. Claus; as well as two young girls from the Children's Hospital. Video by Brendan Hassett (New Orleans Saints Video)