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Long, Mike

Michael Stanford Long

Long was an outstanding end at Brandeis University in the late 1950s, and played two games for the AFL's Boston Patriots in 1960.

Birth and Death Dates:
b. October 29, 1938

Career Highlights:
Long played at Brandeis University for two seasons in the late 1950s. In 1958-1959, he was named to the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference All-Star Small College North Team.

After graduating in 1960, Long played two games for the Boston Patriots of the newly-formed American Football League. That season, the Patriots finished the season in fourth place in the AFL East with a record of 5-9.


Career Dates:
Long played end at Brandeis University from 1958-1959. He then turned pro and played as an end with the Boston Patriots of the AFL in 1960.

Physical description:
6'0", 188 pounds

Career Statistics:
In the AFL:
Games: 2
Receptions: 2
Receiving yards: 10
Receiving average: 5.0

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