Honors & Awards
- Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2014)
- Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2011, 2012; Spring 2014)
- Brook Berringer Citizenship Team (2013)
- Brook Berringer Citizenship Team Honorable Mention (2012)
Chris Long will look to make a push for playing time on the offensive line during his junior season in 2014. The 6-4, 300-pound Long has added depth at guard the past two seasons and worked at that spot again this spring. Long originally joined the program as a walk-on from Blair High School.
Long is a standout in the classroom and community. He is a three-time member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll, and he has also been honored for his work in Nebraska’s community outreach efforts, earning a spot on the Brook Berringer Citizenship Team the past three years.
Long was a reserve guard, but did not play in a game.
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 helped lead Blair High School to the Nebraska Class B semifinals as a senior. He 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 as the state 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.
Chris is the son of Patrick and Stacy Long, and he was born on Feb. 25, 1993. He is majoring in child, youth and family sciences. Long has been named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll three times. He has volunteered his time with local hospital and school visits, Husker Hotline, Husker Heroes and Uplifting Athletes.