Long an All-American [December 12]


Chris Long, All-American.

The awards just keep rolling in for UVA defensive end Chris Long. After garnering enough votes to finished 10th in the Heisman race (a contest that’s perennially content to ignore defensive players), Long has been named to the Associated Press’s All-American first team, as reported by…well…the Associated Press. The honor comes after Long won the Dudley Award, given to Virginia’s top player and the Ted Hendricks Award for being the best defensive end in the country. Now if UVA could just sell those Gator Bowl tickets.…

Previous "This Just In" articles from this week:

Jefferson’s descendants killed, wounded in Colorado shootings [December 12]
David Works has tried to reach across the racial divide of TJ’s legacy

Squirrel shuts down Charlottesville [December 11]
Little critter gets fried