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Rocky Long Biography
Rocky Long is one of the most popular and richest American Football Coach who was born on January 27, 1950 in Provo, Utah, United States. Roderick John Long Jr. was born January 27, 1950 and is an American football coach. He currently serves as the University of New Mexico’s defensive coordinator and is also the University of New Mexico’s head coach. Long was previously the head football coach of San Diego State University. Long played professionally for the BC Lions of Canada Football League (CFL), and the Detroit Wheels (WFL).
Long resigned after a 11-season career. This was two days after the end of the Lobos regular season. Long stated that he wasn’t the right person for the job of leading the program to greater heights. He stated that he did not plan to retire and that he would like to continue his work as a coach. After two seasons as the defensive coordinator, he was promoted in 2011 to San Diego State’s head coach.
Long led the Lobos in three consecutive bowl games between 2003 and 2005, which was a first for program history. From 2001 to 2007, the Lobos were bowl eligible for seven consecutive seasons, a program record. The streak was continued in 2007 when the Lobos received a bid for the New Mexico Bowl. Long won his bowl victory with a win over the Nevada Wolf Pack.
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Ethnicity, religion & political views
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Rocky Long Net Worth
Rocky Long is one of the richest American Football Coach from United States. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Rocky Long's net worth $3-5 Million.* (Last Update: February 3, 2024)
From 1969 to 1971, Long was the starting quarterback of the New Mexico Lobos football club. He won consecutive championships and was awarded player-of the-year in the Western Athletic Conference in 1971. Long’s professional career began in 1972 with the BC Lions (CFL), where he played in 68 games. He moved to the Detroit Wheels (WFL) in 1974. He intercepted three passes that resulted in 38 return yards. He also returned 20 punts for 217 yard and 14 kickoffs for 402 yard. Three years later, he returned to the Lions and had one his best years with them. In 1975, he intercepted eight passes for 88 yards. Long was a Western All-Star in 1977 and led the team’s punt returns for the last three years. He is still the fourth-leading all-time punter with 46 yards on 192 returns with one touchdown.
Long was appointed the New Mexico head football coach in December 1997. In 11 seasons, his overall record of wins and losses was 65-69. His 65 wins are the record for most head coaches in program history. Roy W. Johnson’s record of 41 wins in 2005 was long surpassed by Long.
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Rocky Long's Height & Physical Stats
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Who is Rocky Long Dating?
According to our records, Rocky Long married to Debby Long. As of February 1, 2024, Rocky Long’s is not dating anyone.Relationships Record: We have no records of past relationships for Rocky Long. You may help us to build the dating records for Rocky Long!
Facts & Trivia
Rocky Ranked on the list of most popular American Football Coach. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in United States. Rocky Long celebrates birthday on January 27 of every year.
Is Rocky Long still coaching?
Long opted to step down as the coach of San Diego State earlier this month and was succeeded by former Aztecs coach Brady Hoke. Long finished as the second-winningest coach in program history (81-38, . 681) and led the Aztecs to three Mountain West titles in nine seasons.
Did Rocky Long retire?
He added that he had no plans of retirement, and that he wanted to continue to coach as a coordinator. In 2011, he was promoted to head coach at San Diego State after two seasons as their defensive coordinator. In 2020, Long resigned from San Diego State, and Brady Hoke was named as his replacement.
Where is Rocky Long now?
Rocky Long rejoined The University of New Mexico in January of 2020, as he will serve as the defensive coordinator. He has a long and storied history with The University of New Mexico, dating back to 1969 as a player with the Lobos, through his 11-year stint as head coach of the Lobos.
Why did Rocky Long retire?
Long admitted thoughts crossed his mind sooner, but walking out after the collapse to end 2018 would gnaw at him too much for too long. “(Finishing) 7-6 isn’t good enough, so you never quit when it’s not good enough,” he said. “Double-digit wins, four in five years, that’s pretty good.”
Where is Brady Hoke coaching now?
Bio entering 2021 season Brady Hoke enters the second season of his second stint as head coach of the San Diego State football program after succeeding Rocky Long, who stepped down after a nine-year tenure on The Mesa from 2011 to 2019.