2012-13 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
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 ... Teammate of another UH signee, Devin Parks ... 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 ... Born May 26, 1994 ... Undecided on his major at UH, but is a 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 ... undecided on a major.