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No short list for Long

When a quarterback moves to a different region and tries to assimilate at a school with a great running attack, one would understand a setback or two in the transition. It was quite the opposite for A.J. Long in 2012, who helped lead Friendship Christian to the Tennessee State championship. His recruitment has followed suit.

Lebanon (Tenn.) Frisndship Christian School won the class 2A state championship in 2011. The program lost some seniors to graduation, and there was a vacancy at the quarterback position. Enter A.J. Long, who moved to the area from Pennsylvania just in time for his junior season. With certain pressure to defend that title despite losses, the rising 2014 prospect fit the... Recommended Stories

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