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Joe Long
T #79
Height:
6-5
Weight:
304
College:
Wayne State (Mich.)
Hometown:
Lapeer, MI
Experience:
1
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Biography

PRO (0-0/0-0): Joe Long signed a Reserve/Future contract with the Steelers on January 2, 2013…signed to the Steelers’ practice squad on November 28, 2012…released by the St. Louis Rams on August 31, 2012…originally signed with the Rams as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 8, 2012.

PRO (0-0/0-0): Joe Long signed a Reserve/Future contract with the Steelers on January 2, 2013…signed to the Steelers’ practice squad on November 28, 2012…released by the St. Louis Rams on August 31, 2012…originally signed with the Rams as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 8, 2012.

COLLEGE: Started all 49 games at left tackle, breaking the school record for both career and consecutive starts…a four-time all-league performer…blocked for a 1,000-yard rusher all four seasons…paved the way for the team to rush for 9,808 yards in his 49 games, compiling a 35-14 record...majored in secondary education. 2011: Recipient of the 2011 Gene Upshaw Award as the top Division II lineman (both offensive and defensive)…a Daktronics, D2Football.com and Hansen’s Football Gazette first-team All-American…earned AP Little All-America first-team honors…selected Super Region 3 Offensive Player of the Year by Don Hansen…named to Don Hansen’s Super Region 3’s first-team…voted GLIAC Offensive Lineman of the Year and named first-team All-GLIAC…named to the GLIAC All-Academic Team…helped pave the way for the team to rush for 1,038 yards and 15 touchdowns in the 2011 NCAA playoffs…blocked for two 1,000-yard rushers and helped the team average more than 200 rushing yards per game. 2010: Named honorable mention D2Football.com All-American…selected to the Daktronics Super Region 3 second-team…named Hansen’s Football Gazette all-region third-team…named All-GLIAC first-team offensive line…named to the GLIAC All-Academic team…named a co-captain…was a regional finalist for the Gene Upshaw Award…earned the team’s Ultimate Warrior award for the football student athlete that did outstanding work in the weight room. 2009: Named to the GLIAC All-Academic team…named All-GLIAC honorable mention…helped pave the way for a rushing offense that ranked ninth nationally in rushing yards per game (233.7). 2008: Named All-GLIAC honorable mention…earned GLIAC All-Academic team honors…voted co-offensive rookie of the year. 2007: Dressed for five games but did not see any action…redshirted.    

PERSONAL: Attended Lapeer East High School (Lapeer, Mich.)…played in the 2007 Michigan High School Football Coaches Association all-star game…earned second-team All-Flint Metro League honors and earned AP Class A all-state honors…served as a team captain in both football and basketball…is the son of John and Denise Long…brother, Jake, was a four-year letterman at Michigan, a two-time Big Ten Offensive Lineman of the Year and the number one overall selection of the 2008 NFL Draft by the Miami Dolphins…Full name: Joseph R. Long.

 

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