Oregon offensive tackle Kyle Long was sidelined for a couple of days at the Senior Bowl in Mobile,…
Family Ties Bind Three Senior Bowl Prospects
MOBILE, Ala. – What's in a name? Plenty, if you're Kyle Long, Desmond Trufant and Arthur Brown, three of the top prospects involved in this week's Senior Bowl. Long is the son of Pro Football Hall of Famer Howie Long and the brother of St. Louis Rams defensive end Chris Long. Trufant is the brother of Marcus Trufant, who just completed his 10th season as a cornerback for the Seattle Seahawks. Brown is the brother of Bryce Brown, who rushed for 564 yards as a rookie for the Philadelphia Eagles. Long, a guard from Oregon, took a winding road to Mobile. Rather than stay in the family business that is football, he took his 96 mph fastball and big bat to Florida State. "I was a big puppy dog when I was younger and I was a lot leaner," Long said at Senior Bowl media night at the USS Arizona on Monday. Rather than blossom into a baseball star with the Seminoles, Long enjoyed too much of the good life in Tallahassee. There was too much drinking and not enough time in the classroom. In...
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