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Chris Long – NFL champion, philanthropist, alumnus – to address UVA valediction

UVA alumnus Chris Long, who has used a standout professional football career as a platform to advance charitable causes, including wider access to education and safe water sources in Africa, will be the featured speaker at the University of Virginia’s Valedictory Exercises, to be held May 18 on the Lawn.

UVA alum Chris Long pledging NFL checks to charity

Former UVA standout Chris Long is playing the 2017 NFL season for charity, literally.

UVA alum Chris Long to donate first six NFL game checks to fund scholarships

The Chris Long Foundation announced today that Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long will donate his first six game checks of the 2017 NFL season to fund two scholarships in his hometown of Charlottesville.

Long Brothers surprise St. Anne’s-Belfield with #BestDayEver

Professional football players and St. Anne’s-Belfield School alumni Chris ’04 and Kyle Long ’08 were back on campus today as part of Chevrolet’s #BestDayEver initiative.

Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Thursday. The Redskins (3-9) host the St. Louis Rams (5-7) on Sunday.

UVa. football player Brent Urban selected by Baltimore in 2014 NFL Draft

Virginia senior defensive tackle Brent Urban (Mississauga, Ontario) was selected by the Baltimore Ravens during Saturday’s fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Urban was the 134th overall pick.

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Chris Long makes significant gift to UVa. practice facility

Chris Long, a former All-America defensive lineman at Virginia and current member of the St. Louis Rams in the National Football League, has made a $300,000 contribution to the Virginia Athletics Foundation for the new George Welsh Indoor Practice Facility. Long is currently in his fifth season with the Rams.

Long itching to get back on the field

Story by Chris Graham sportsdom@ntelos.net Chris Long is OK with the pomp and circumstance that goes with being a projected top-two or top-three pick in the NFL Draft. I say that, and then I think, you know, that maybe he’s not. “The only thing that’s taxing or annoying about it is that I’m not really […]