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Encyclopedia > Chuck Long

Chuck Long (Born:1963) is a former NFL quarterback who played for the Detroit Lions and the Los Angeles Rams. Year Founded 1930 Conference NFC Division North Home Field Ford Field City Detroit, Michigan Team Colors Honolulu Blue, Silver, and Black Head Coach Dick Jauron interim League Titles League Championships (4) NFL Champions: 1935, 1952, 1953, 1957 Conference Championships (4) NFL National: 1952 NFL Western: 1953, 1954, 1957 Division Championships... The St. ...


As a college QB for the University of Iowa, Long was a First Team All-America selection. He won the 1985 Maxwell Award, as the nation's top player, the Davey O'Brien Award, as the nation's top quarterback, and was the runner-up for the Heisman Trophy to Bo Jackson in the closest race in the award's history. He threw for 9,210 yards, including bowl games. A three-time All-Big Ten selection and Big Ten Athlete of the Year, as a senior Long set school and conference passing records with 10,461 yards and 74 touchdowns on 782 completions (including bowl games). He led the Hawkeyes to four bowl games and was the MVP of the 1982 Peach Bowl and 1983 Freedom Bowl. As a junior, he set an NCAA record with 22 straight completions and fished seventh in the Heisman Trophy balloting. He led his teams to a 35-13-1 record. Old Cap or Old Capitol Building, Iowas first state capitol building and a university landmark. ... The Maxwell Football Club presents the Maxwell Award for the College Player of the Year. ... The Davey OBrien Award, awarded since 1981 by the Davey OBrien Foundation, is one of three annual awards for the best college football quarterback, the others being the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award and the Manning Award. ... The Heisman Memorial Trophy Award, named after former college football player and coach John W. Heisman, is considered the most prestigious award in American college football and is given annually to the top player in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). ... Bo Knows Sports Illustrated Vincent Edward Bo Jackson (born November 30, 1962) is an American former multi-sport athlete who played professional football in the NFL and Major League Baseball simultaneously, and was the first athlete named an All-Star in both sports. ... Big Ten can refer to: Big Ten Conference, a college athletics conference Big Ten (movie studios), the largest movie studios in Hollywood This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl is an annual college football bowl game played in Atlanta, Georgia since December, 1968. ... The Freedom Bowl was an annual post-season college American football bowl game played at Anaheim Stadium in Anaheim, California, from 1984 to 1994. ...


Drafted #12 overall by the Detroit Lions in 1986, Chuck was not quite the savior the Lions expected. His best season was 1987, in which he threw 2,598 yards, 11 touchdowns and 20 interceptions. After four seasons with the Detroit Lions, he signed with the Los Angeles Rams as a free agent. Year Founded 1930 Conference NFC Division North Home Field Ford Field City Detroit, Michigan Team Colors Honolulu Blue, Silver, and Black Head Coach Dick Jauron interim League Titles League Championships (4) NFL Champions: 1935, 1952, 1953, 1957 Conference Championships (4) NFL National: 1952 NFL Western: 1953, 1954, 1957 Division Championships... Year Founded 1930 Conference NFC Division North Home Field Ford Field City Detroit, Michigan Team Colors Honolulu Blue, Silver, and Black Head Coach Dick Jauron interim League Titles League Championships (4) NFL Champions: 1935, 1952, 1953, 1957 Conference Championships (4) NFL National: 1952 NFL Western: 1953, 1954, 1957 Division Championships... The St. ...


Long transitioned to a career as a football coach, eventually serving as the offensive coordinator for the University of Oklahoma football team. An offensive coordinator typically refers to a coach on a football team in the National Football League (or at others levels of American football) who is in charge of the offense. ... The University of Oklahoma (OU) is an institution of higher learning located in Oklahoma. ...


On December 17, 2005, he was appointed head coach of the San Diego State University football team. A landmark architecture featured in the school logo. ...


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