Travis Long, OLB

School: Washington State  |  Conference: PAC12
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Spokane, WA
Height/Weight: 6-4 / 243 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
Career Notes
Started every game played at WSU, 47 straight...tallied 201 career tackles, 141 solo...made 20.5 sacks, sixth-most in school-history...recorded 42.0 tackles-for-loss, fourth-most in school-history...forced four fumbles and broke up 10 passes...four all-conference accolades...led team in tackles-for-loss all four years...led team in sacks last three seasons.
2012 Season
Earned a varsity letter after starting all 11 games he appeared in...named All-Pac-12 Conference honorable mention.

Led WSU with 9.5 sacks, good for sixth in the conference...made team-high 13.0 tackles-for-loss, tied for No. 11 in the Pac-12...tied for third on team with 61 tackles, 42 solo...made one interception, broke up four passes and forced one fumble...also tallied four tackles while covering punts...selected team captain a team-best 10 times...posted four multi-sack games and three games making nine tackles.

Made a career-high nine tackles with two sacks in season-opener at BYU...tallied two tackles and two quarterback hurries against Eastern Washington...matched a career-high with nine tackles, two sacks and a pass break up at UNLV...made seven tackles, six solo including 2.5 sacks and a forced fumble against Colorado...made five solo tackles including two for loss against No. 2 Oregon...made three tackles and a sack at No. 14 Oregon State...made five tackles at No. 19 Stanford...recorded six tackles and first career interception at Utah.

Matched a career-high with nine tackles, eight solo including three for loss with a pair of sacks against No. 17 UCLA...made three solo tackles at Arizona State...missed Apple Cup after suffering knee injury the week prior at ASU...named to Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team...named WSU's defensive MVP and presented the Laurie Niemi Award, given to the senior who best shows courage and attitude.

2011 Season
Earned a varsity letter after starting all 12 games...named Second-Team All-Pac-12...named to Phil Steele's All-Pac-12 Conference second team...tied for sixth on team with 42 tackles, 31 solo...fifth in the Pac-12 with 12.0 tackles-for-loss including a team-high four sacks...forced a fumble, broke up three passes and blocked one field goal attempt...named to Phil Steele's Midseason All-Pac-12 first team...named a team captain five times (ISU, CU, OSU, Cal and Utah)...named WSU Defensive Player of the Week three times (Colorado, Stanford, Cal)...made three tackles, all solo including a sack against Idaho State...assisted on a sack against UNLV...had three tackles, all solo at San Diego State...made a season-high eight tackles, six solo, two for loss, forced a fumble and blocked a field goal attempt in the win at Colorado...recorded two solo tackles in games against UCLA, No. 7 Stanford and Oregon State...had four tackles at No. 7 Oregon...made seven tackles, four solo including one sack at California...made five tackles, four solo including 2.5 tackles for loss against Utah...made three solo tackles in Apple Cup...named WSU's Defensive Lineman of the Year.
2010 Season
Earned a varsity letter after starting all 12 games...earned All-Pacific-10 Conference honorable mention accolades...named to Phil Steele's All-Pacific-10 Conference fourth team...posted team-highs of 5.0 sacks and 10.0 tackles-for-loss...made 51 total tackles, 35 solo...also broke up three passes and forced one fumble...made four tackles, including one sack at Oklahoma State...recorded five tackles, four solo and 2.0 for loss against Montana State...made five tackles, all solo, against USC...made four tackles, all solo including one sack and also forced a fumble at UCLA...recorded a season-high six tackles, two for loss against Oregon...made five tackles including two sacks against Arizona...had four tackles, two for loss including one sack in the win at Oregon State...matched season-high with six tackles against Washington.
2009 Season
Named honorable mention All-Pacific-10 Conference...earned a varsity letter after starting each of WSU's 12 games...was the only Cougar to start all 12 games on the defensive line...one of six true freshmen to appear in a game, and one of five to start...registered 47 tackles on the season (33 solo), the most by a Cougar defensive lineman in 2009...led WSU with 6.5 tackles-for-loss and tied for the team high with two sacks...had at least one tackle in every game...recorded TFLs in six games...recorded two quarterback hurries and forced a fumble...recorded a career-high nine tackles against SMU (five solo), including two TFLs and a sack...had six tackles against both Arizona State and Arizona.
High School
Three-year starter for head coach David McKenna...played tight end, defensive end and linebacker for the Bullpups...played four years of varsity basketball and one year of baseball....SOPHOMORE year named All-Greater Spokane League Second Team as a linebacker...team posted 12-1 reord and finished third in State...had three blocked punts and three interceptions...averaged 12 points per game on basketball court...JUNIOR year was a repeat All-GSL pick at linebacker...named Junior All-State by Ron Siegel...helped team to 7-3 record, blocking one punt and recording one interception...averaged 10 points per game on the basketball court and was voted team captain...SENIOR year named Tacoma News Tribune Northwest Nugget honorable mention and Seattle Times Red Chip prospect...Associated Press 4-A All-State First Team and Seattle Times All-State as a defensive linemen...TNT All-State as a tight end...GSL Co-Defensive Player of the Year with fellow Cougar signee Chris Mastin...first-team All-GSL at defensive line...team captain...rushed for 350 yards and and three touchdowns, while catching six passes for 141 yards and one score...named preseason all-state at tight end by MaxPreps...rated No. 13 amongst Washington prospects by Rivals.com...rated No. 70 on Scout.com's West Hot 150...member of TNT's Western 100...rated No. 17 on Scout.com's Northwest Hot 100...rated No. 5 amongst tight ends in the West by Scout.com...rated No. 42 at tight end nationally by Scout.com.
Born Travis Marshall Long at Fairchild Air Force Base in Spokane, Wash...parents Alan Long and Kathleen Cronquist...stepfather Michael Cronquist...younger sister, Anna...has two uncles, two aunts and stepfather who attended WSU...cousin Chris Snyder played football at Montana and in the NFL...uncle Steve Snyder played football at Montana State...National Honor Society member...plans to pursue a degree in engineering at WSU.

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