Christopher Howard Long AKA Chris Long was born on 28th March 1985 in Santa Monica, California, the United States of America. He is a son of Hall of Fame NFL defensive end Howie Long. Chris Long brothers are Chicago Bears offensive lineman Kyle Long and Howie Long, Jr, a scouting assistant and personal assistant for the Oakland Raiders. He is also the great nephew of film director Irvin Kershner. In the 1980s, he appeared in an anti-underage drinking public service announcement as an infant with his parents. He studied at St. Annes-Belfield School located in Charlottesville, Virginia. Long was given a four-star ranking for college recruiting from Rival.com, a service that rated him the sixth best defensive end in the prep ranks. He also played basketball, lacrosse, and baseball in high school. From the year 2004 to 2007, he played college football at the University of Virginia under head coach Al Groh and also completed his graduation majoring in sociology.
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Chris Long is talented American football defensive end of the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). In the year 2004, he was a backup on the defensive line but missed five games due to mononucleosis. Long averaged 3.8 tackles per game. He totaled 46 tackles, with 10 tackles for a loss and 2 sacks. In 2006, Long earned second-team All-ACC honors and was voted team captain. The Same year, Long recorded 57 tackles, 12 for a loss, and 4 sacks. He was a finalist for the Dudley Award as the most outstanding player in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Long was recognized as a unanimous First-team All-American in 2007. Long played the 2007 season for the Outland Trophy, Bednarik Trophy, Bronko Nagurski Trophy, Lombardi Trophy, Hendricks Award, and the Lott Trophy.
On 24th November 2007, the jersey no 91 was retired at the University of Virginia, making him the first to have his jersey retired while an active player. On 19th July 2008, he agreed to terms on a six-year 56.5 million dollars contract with the Rams with 29 million dollars guaranteed. On 29th July 2012, Long and the Rams agreed to a four-year contract extension. On 24th October 2013, Long was fined 15,750 dollars for throwing a punch at Carolina Panthers offensive lineman Chris Scott early in the third quarter. On 18th March 2016, he signed a one-year deal with the New England Patriots worth 2 million dollars. In 2017, Chris Long salary was donated for that year's NFL season to charity. Recently on 28th March 2017, on his 32nd birthday, he signed a two-year contract with the Philadelphia. According to the recent data of 2017, Chris Long net worth is estimated to be more than 28 million dollars.
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Talking about his personal life, he got married to Megan O’Malley. The wedding was held on 22nd June 2013 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Chris Long wife Megan is a graduate of the University of Virginia and former member of the UVa women’s lacrosse team. After their marriage, the couple got blessed with their first child, a son on 2nd March 2016 and named him as Waylon James Long. In May 2015, Long launched The Chris Log Foundation which helps to raise money for the Waterboys.ORG Initiative. The initiative is dedicated to building wells for communities in East Africa. Chris Long height is six feet and three inches and carries the weight of around 122kg. Furthermore, information on Chris Long bio can be obtained from the most demanded site Wikipedia and IMDb.