Honors & Awards
- Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2011, 2012)
- Brook Berringer Citizenship Team Honorable Mention (2012)
Chris Long will look to add depth on the offensive line as a sophomore in the 2013 season. The 6-4, 280-pound Long is a walk-on from Blair High School. Long spent his time this spring working at guard, a position where Nebraska returns second-team All-American Spencer Long.
2012 (Redshirt Freshman)
Long added depth on the line, but did not play in a game.
Long redshirted in his first season in the Nebraska program.
Before Nebraska (Blair HS)
Long joined the Husker program as a walk-on after leading Blair High School to the Class B Nebraska state semifinals as a senior. Long was an All-Nebraska second team member according to the Omaha World-Herald and was part of the Lincoln Journal Star Class B all-state team. Long anchored an offensive line that helped produce over 30 points per game for the Bears. Also a member of the Blair wrestling team, Long finished runner-up in the heavyweight class as a senior with a 41-4 record. Long chose Nebraska over scholarship offers from Nebraska-Omaha and Northwest Missouri State.
Long is the son of Patrick and Stacy Long, and he was born on Feb. 25, 1993. Long is majoring in elementary education, and was part of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall of 2011 and 2012. Long is active in NU’s community outreach efforts and was an honorable-mention member of the Brook Berringer Citizenship Team. He has volunteered his time at local hospital and school visits, Husker Hotline and Husker Heroes.