With 77 days away from the 2016 Michigan Football season, we look at Jake Long. Below are his highlights and achievements:
High school: Lapeer (MI) East
Position: Offensive Tackle
2008 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1
Career historyMiami Dolphins (2008–2012)
St. Louis Rams (2013–2014)
Atlanta Falcons (2015)
He redshirted for a year and then became a starter at offensive tackle for the football team in the third game of his redshirt freshman season.
He earned second-team All-Big Ten Conference recognition and Rivals.com Freshman All-American recognition. In 2006 and 2007, he earned Big Ten Offensive Lineman of the Year and first-team All-Big Ten recognition. In 2006, he was an Outland and Lombardi Trophy watch lists selection and in 2007 he was a finalist for both awards.
He was a consensus first-team All-American in 2006, and a unanimous first-team All-American in 2007.
After being drafted by Miami, he became an immediate starter and has started every game that the team has played since he has been a member.
At the conclusion of his rookie season, he was selected to numerous All-Rookie teams and was a substitute Pro Bowl selection.
Long followed up on a successful rookie season by earning Pro Bowl roster spots in 2009, 2010 and 2011.
Career Highlights and Achievements
- 4× Pro Bowl (2008–2011)
- First-team All-Pro (2010)
- Second-team All-Pro (2009)
- Ed Block Courage Award (2011)
- PFWA All-Rookie Team (2008)
- Jim Parker Trophy (2007)
- 2× Consensus All-American (2006, 2007)
- 2× Big Ten Offensive Lineman of the Year (2006, 2007)
- 2× First-team All-Big Ten (2006, 2007)
- Big Ten champion (2004)