Nebraska junior offensive guard Spencer Long has been
named a second-team All-American according to the Walter Camp Football
The 6-4, 305-pound Long was the anchor of a
Nebraska offensive line that has helped the Husker offense rank eighth
nationally and lead the Big Ten in rushing offense. Nebraska also leads the Big
Ten in total offense at 462.2 yards per game and ranks second in the Big Ten in
The play of Long and his offensive line teammates helped
Nebraska sophomore I-back Ameer Abdullah rush for more than 1,000 yards and
eight touchdowns this season. In addition, quarterback Taylor Martinez has 973
rushing yards this season and has posted the second-highest total offense
season in Nebraska school history.
Long's selection to the Walter Camp All-America team marks
the fourth straight year that Nebraska has had either a first or second-team
All-America selection. A graduate of Elkhorn High School, Long earned
first-team All-Big Ten honors from both the league's coaches and media panel.
Long was also an Academic All-District VII selection and was a first-team
Academic All-Big Ten choice.