November 1, 2006

Interest continues to rise for 2008's Long

Charlottesville, Va., St. Anne's-Belfield offensive tackle/defensive tackle Kyle Long (6-foot-7, 280 pounds, 5 seconds) is one of the top juniors in the state of Virginia. Long, who was once thought of as the younger brother of Chris Long, has developed into a bonafide blue-chip recruit. People around Charlottesville had always assumed that if Long made it on the gridiron, UVa would be the choice. But it won't be that easy.

"My newest offer came on Friday. Coaches from Florida State dropped by the school and before they left, they extended a scholarship offer," said Long.

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