Wichita Falls, Texas
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6-4 / 265
2004: Baylor's most-experienced defensive lineman, fifth-year senior Khari Long will team with newcomer Montez Murphy to give the Bears' an imposing and athletic pair of defensive ends ... Long enjoyed an outstanding spring camp and will challenge for All-Big 12 honors in his final season with the Green and Gold.
2003: Started eight of the 10 games he played in at left defensive end to earn his third letter ... Finished 10th on the team in tackles with 31, including 21 solo stops ... Also had 3.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 quarterback sacks, three quarterback hurries and a pass breakup ... Missed Sam Houston State and Colorado games due to a knee injury sustained in first minute of the SMU game ... Recorded five or more tackles against both UAB (a career-high seven stops) and at North Texas (six tackles) ... Had multiple-tackles in seven of 10 appearances.
2002: Versatile down lineman played in 11 games and started four ... Saw action at both end and tackle ... Missed game against No. 4 Texas after suffering head injury at Texas Tech ... Returned to action against No. 4 Oklahoma and made three tackles ... Led Bears with 4.5 sacks ... Finished third on the team with seven tackles for loss ... Had four tackles and a sack against Kansas State ... Forced a fumble with a sack at Colorado ... Made first career start at New Mexico and also started against Tulsa, Kansas and Colorado ... Credited with 1.5 sacks against Tulsa ... Earned second varsity letter.
2001: Played in seven contests as a redshirt freshman reserve defensive lineman to receive first letter ... Missed the first three games of the season due to a shoulder injury ... Also did not play against Oklahoma State ... Finished season with 15 tackles, including seven solo stops and a quarterback sack ... Had three tackles against No. 24 Texas A&M, No. 5 Texas and Missouri ... Recorded first career quarterback sack against Texas ... Played a season-high 35 snaps against Texas Tech.
2000: Sat out the season as a redshirt.
High School: Rider High School, Wichita Falls, Texas ... Slowed during his senior season with a sprained ankle ... Collected 122 tackles and seven sacks as a junior ... Led the Raiders in quarterback hurries ... Rated among the state's top defensive linemen by Texas Football magazine ... Lettered in both football and in track ... Named to the A-B honor roll and received a U.S. Achievement Academy National Award ... Coached by Rhudy Maskew at the District 5-4A school.
Personal: The son of Herman and Rasheedah Long, Khari Ahmad Long was born May 23, 1982, in Wichita Falls, Texas ... Communication specialist major.