Illinois Football Recruiting: Minnesota Offers Darryl Long

2014 tight end Darryl Long received an offer from the Minnesota Golden Gophers on March 14th. This brings his total number of offers to eleven.

The other teams to have offered at him include: Toledo, Bowling Green, Kentucky, Louisville, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Ohio, Pittsburgh, and Purdue.

Oct 20, 2012; Madison, WI, USA; A Minnesota Golden Gophers helmet during the game against the Wisconsin Badgers at Camp Randall Stadium. Wisconsin defeated Minnesota 38-13. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

He has not received offers, but is receiving interest from Duke, Iowa, Michigan, Michigan State, Nebraska, Ohio State, Tennessee, and Wisconsin.

Long is a 6’4″, 225 pound tight end from Westerville, Ohio. He is currently a junior at Westerville South High School.

The Westerville South Wildcats made it to the Division I Ohio State Playoffs. They lost to Hilliard Darby High School, 10-31, in the first round.

According to Rivals, Long can bench press 250 pounds, has a GPA of 2.9, and received a 21 on his ACT.

For Illinois, Long is being recruited by recruiting coordinator, Alex Golesh. He is also being recruited by Vince Marrow of the Kentucky Wildcats, Matt House of the Pittsburgh Panthers, Zach Azzanni of the Tennessee Volunteers, and Jay Boulware of the Wisconsin Badgers.

There are currently no rankings for this recruit by 247Sports.

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Topics: Darryl Long, Football, Illinois Fighting Illini, Minnesota Golden Gophers, Recruiting

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