Khari Long

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Khari Long
No. 98
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-05-23) May 23, 1982 (age 35)
Place of birth: Wichita Falls, Texas
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 257 lb (117 kg)
Career information
High school: Rider (TX)
College: Baylor
NFL Draft: 2005 / Round: 6 / Pick: 199
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Khari Ahmad Long (born May 23, 1982) is a former professional American and Canadian football defensive end. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the sixth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. Long was also a member of the Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, Buffalo Bills, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, and Calgary Stampeders. He played college football at Baylor.

Early years[edit]

Long attended Rider High School in Wichita Falls, Texas, lettering in football and basketball. As a junior, he registered 122 tackles and 7 sacks. He was limited in his senior season with a sprained ankle.

College career[edit]

He accepted a football scholarship from Baylor University. As a junior, he appeared in 11 games (4 starts) at defensive end and defensive tackle, registering 41 tackles, 4.5 sacks, 3 quarterback pressures and one pass defensed. As a senior, he appeared in 10 games (8 starts) at left defensive end, posting 31 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 3 quarterback pressures and one pass defensed.

He played in 39 college games (22 starts), finishing with 145 tackles, 19.5 tackles for loss, 9 sacks, two forced fumbles, four passes defensed and 14 quarterback pressures.

Professional career[edit]

Long was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs in the sixth round (199th overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft. He was limited with a back injury but still made the team. On November 24, he was released and signed to the practice squad.

On January 10, 2006, he was signed by the Chicago Bears to the practice squad. On August 21, he was placed on the injured reserve list with an injured shoulder. He was released on April 19, 2007.

On August 3, 2007, he was signed as a free agent by the Dallas Cowboys. On September 1, he was released and signed to the practice squad 2 days later. He was released on December 18.

On December 20, 2007, he was signed by the Buffalo Bills to their practice squad.

On January 16, 2008, he was re-signed by the Dallas Cowboys. He was released on July 28.

Omaha Nighthawks[edit]

Long signed with the Omaha Nighthawks on August 25, 2011.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Personnel Transaction Notice - August 25, 2011". United Football League. Archived from the original on 12 September 2011. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 

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