David Long of Loyola High School (Los Angeles, Calif.) is ranked by Scout.com as the fifth-best cornerback in the national Class of 2016, and the 56th-best overall player in the class. He verbally committed to Stanford over the summer, but recently said he still plans to take official campus visits to Nebraska, Notre Dame, Michigan and Washington.
If Long stays committed to the Cardinal, he’ll be going to a program with a rich history of putting defensive backs in the NFL. Stanford alums include Richard Sherman, John Lynch, Darrien Gordon, Toi Cook, O.J. Atogwe, Coy Wire and Benny Barnes, to name a handful. Continue reading