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June-July 2013 - Wolverine

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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  where are they now?   where are they Now? Former All-American Lineman Jake Long Gets A Fresh Start In St. Louis Long is one of the most decorated offensive linemen in Michigan's storied history, earning first-team All-America recognition twice, Big Ten Offensive Lineman of the Year accolades twice and first-team All-Big Ten honors twice. photo by per kjeldsen A By Chris Balas s the first player taken in the 2008 NFL Draft, former Michigan AllAmerican Jake Long played his first four seasons in Miami as though he had something to prove. Enormous expectations accompanied the price tag of being the first overall pick, and he prepared — and played — to meet the expectations. Long played through a number of injuries to become one of the league's top linemen, earning Pro Bowl honors at left tackle in each of his first four

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