E. V. Long

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E.V. Long
Sport(s) College football
Current position
Team Richmond, Wichita State
Biographical details
Born (1885-07-11)July 11, 1885[1]
Maroa, Illinois, U.S.
Died January 28, 1941(1941-01-28) (aged 55)[2]
Wichita, Kansas, U.S.
Playing career
c. 1910? Harvard[3]
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1910 Richmond
1912–1913 Wichita State
Head coaching record
Overall 7–17–1 (0.3000)

Earl Van Meter Long[4] was a college football coach and sports figure in the United States. His career record was 7 wins, 17 losses, and 1 tie.

Coaching history[edit]


Long was the 17th head college football coach for the University of Richmond Spiders located in Richmond, Virginia and he held that position for the 1910 season. His career coaching record at Richmond was 2 wins, 5 losses, and 1 ties. This ranks him 26th at Richmond in total wins and 28th at Richmond in winning percentage.[5]

Wichita State[edit]

After leaving Richmond, Long was named the eighth head college football coach for the Wichita State University Shockers located in Wichita, Kansas and he held that position for two seasons, from 1912 until 1913. His overall coaching record at Wichita State was 6 wins, 11 losses, and 0 ties. This ranks him 20th at Wichita State in terms of total wins and 24th at Wichita State in terms of winning percentage. [6]