• 2012-13 Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll
2016: Saw action in 12 of 13 games, making four starts at right guard on the offensive line ... had 12 knockdown blocks and graded out at 74 percent in 229 snaps ... played an integral role in Houston’s 28 rushing touchdowns and 1,887 yards on the ground this season ... helped Houston to a rushing touchdown in 10-of-the 12 games played ... was a part of an offensive line that allowed the Cougars to score five rushing touchdowns and account for 243 yards rushing in a road win at Texas State (Sept. 24) ... helped the Cougars to a season-high six rushing touchdowns and 381 yards rushing in a win over Lamar (Sept. 10).
2015: Appeared in four games for the Cougars including the three final games of the year ... helped the Cougars rush for 218 yards and three touchdowns in the regular season finale against Navy ... appeared in Houston’s American Athletic Conference Championship game where he helped the Cougars compile 233 rushing yards and three scores.
2014: Provided depth to the Houston offensive line ... appeared in nine games in the 2014 season ... appeared in Houston’s victory against Pittsburgh in the Armed Forces Bowl.
2013: Saw first action of his career in season opener against Southern with action on 10 snaps ... provided depth at tackle for the Cougars ... part of an offensive line that ranked fourth in The American Athletic Conference with 29 sacks given up ... team ranked third in the league with an average of 33.2 points per game.
High School: Four-star performer by ESPN.com and has the ability to play each position along the offensive line ... First Team All-State (all classes) by Dave Campbell’s Texas Magazine ... First Team Class 2A All-State by the Texas Sports Writers Association ... ranked as the country’s No. 12 center prospect ... three-time All-State, All-Area and All-District selection ... offensive line MVP of the National Underclassman combine as a sophomore in 2009 ... First Team All-State as a junior and senior ... played for Mike Pierce at Edna High School ... also was a thrower in track and was a regional qualifier in discus ... offensive line coach at Edna was former Cougar standout Josh Lovelady.
Personal: Son of D’Anna and Donnie Long ... member of the Edna National Honors Society and works as a community mentor ... enjoys fishing, hunting and outdoor activities ... lists his father as the most influential person in his life.