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Jerome Long (born April 9, 1990) is a former American football defensive tackle. He was selected in the seventh round, 218th overall, by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2012 NFL Draft.[1][2] He played college football at San Diego State where in his senior year he recorded 73 tackles and five sacks,[3] catching the eyes of multiple NFL scouts.[4] He is a graduate of Morro Bay High School. In high school, he wrestled in the Heavy weight class. He wrestled in the State Championship.

Jerome Long
No. 70
Position:Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1990-04-09) April 9, 1990 (age 29)
Riverside, California
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:295 lb (134 kg)
Career information
High school:Morro Bay (CA)
College:San Diego State
NFL Draft:2012 / Round: 7 / Pick: 218
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played:3
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Professional careerEdit

Long was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 7th round in the 2012 NFL Draft. He was signed off the Chiefs practice squad by the Jacksonville Jaguars on December 28, 2012. He was released on April 29, 2013.[3] Long was then signed by the Dallas Cowboys on June 24, 2013, and was released after playing in 3 games on September 24, 2013.[5]


  1. ^ "DL Jerome Long — Chiefs 2012 7th Round Pick". Retrieved April 29, 2012.
  2. ^ "NFL Draft 2012: Chiefs Draft Jerome Long With 7th Round Selection". Retrieved April 29, 2012.
  3. ^ a b "Cowboys add DT Jerome Long to 90-man roster". Fox Sports. June 24, 2013. Retrieved January 28, 2019.
  4. ^ Schrotenboer, Brent (December 14, 2011). "Stock keeps rising for SDSU lineman". San Diego Tribune. Retrieved January 28, 2019.
  5. ^ "Jerome Long". Retrieved January 27, 2019.

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