Running track helps him keep his speed numbers inching downward. He is a sprinter and focuses on the 55- and 200-meter dashes indoors and 100 and 200 outdoors.
As for improving agility, he regularly grinds things out to improve and lists off a steady regimen: "Cone drills, ladder drills … practicing on 20-yard shuttle runs, stuff like that."
Presently, Long reports the Mountaineers as pursuing him the hardest. When asked for a top-five of teams he's interested in, he has an immediate reply: "West Virginia, Michigan State, Duke, Syracuse and Pittsburgh."
Next season, Long envisions great things for his Washington D.C. based Dubbar High School squad.
"We look good right now," he says. "We're going to win the championship."