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#6 Deon Long
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Washington, D.C.
High School: Dunbar HS
Experience: 1 Letter
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As a Junior (2013): Suffered a season-ending injury at Wake Forest (10/19) and missed the final five games of the season ... had 110 receiving yards against FIU (8/31) and a touchdown ... had three receptions for 38 yards against Connecticut (9/14) ... posted 98 receiving yards on six catches against West Virginia (9/21) ... caught four balls for 98 yards against Virginia (10/12) ... finished with four catches for 43 yards at Wake Forest (10/19).

At Iowa Western (2012): Earned first-team All-America honors while leading the NJCAA in receptions (100), receiving yards (1,625) and touchdowns (25) … his 100 receptions were the most in NJCAA history … helped lead Iowa Western to the 2012 NJCAA National Championship … touted a five-star recruit by Rivals … coached by Scott Strohmeier.

At New Mexico (2010-11): Sat out the 2010 season after transferring to UNM from West Virginia … as a redshirt freshman in 2011, tied for the team lead with 47 receptions and led the Lobos with 809 receiving yards and four touchdown receptions, while earning second team All-Mountain West Conference honors … coached by Mike Locksley.

At Dunbar High School: Named second team All-Met by The Washington Post and earned All-DCIAA honors … coached by Craig Jefferies.&nbsp

Personal: From Washington, D.C. ... mother is Diane Long.

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