Stat Me: As a junior, Long finished last season completing 61 percent of his passes for 2,476 yards and a 37-1 touchdown-to-interception ratio. He also rushed for 669 yards and 12 touchdowns, leading his team to a TSSAA Class 2A football championship. By the time he was done there, he had thrown for over 10,000 yards and led them to two Tennesee Class 2A State Championships.
Seein' Stars: Scout 2*, Rivals 3*, ESPN 4*
Who's Crying?: USF, Temple, Arizona, Buffalo
Money Quote: "That's always my No. 1 goal...I'm gunning to be the starter."
Which SU Coach Gets a Bonus?: Tim Lester
Fun Fact: Long has been on campus since the semester started, so there wasn't much drama in his "signing" today.
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