Biography: Four-year starter at left tackle. All-American and all-conference selection since his junior season, and recipient of the 2011 Gene Upshaw Award as the top Division II lineman in the nation. All-academic performer since his freshman year. Brother to Jake Long, former 1st-round pick of the Miami Dolphins.
Positives: Large college left tackle with limited athleticism and upside. Strong, controls defenders at the point of attack and keeps opponents in front of him. Stays square, keeps his feet moving and makes good use of blocking angles. Displays a good degree of quickness in his game and terrific hand punch.
Negatives: Struggles moving in space, lacks footwork off the edge and exploited by speed rushers. Ineffective in motion, lacks flexibility and heavy-footed.
Analysis: Long was productive on the small school level yet lacks the athleticism and flexibility for the NFL. He's a right tackle prospect who may get consideration on a practice squad.
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