Made only relief appearance of the season throwing one inning against Southeastern Louisiana (5/22).
Made 14 appearances (13 starts) was 5-4 with a 5.62 ERA... led the team and tied for second in the Southland Conference with one shutout... tied for the team lead in complete games (2) and tied for the team lead with 56 strikeouts... second on the team in wins (5), tied for second in starts (13), third in innings pitched (73.2) and third in pickoffs (2)... recorded a 2-4 record while tying for the team lead in starts (10) and strikeouts (40) in SLC competition... threw at least 5.0 innings in eight starts... pitched the Mavericks to the program's first-ever opening day shutout victory (1-0) throwing nine-shutout innings allowing three hits and one walk with five strikeouts to defeat Arkansas-Little Rock (2/22)... named SLC Pitcher of the Week following opening-day shutout... posted second win of the season tossing seven innings and striking out seven batters in a 10-9 victory over Alabama (2/28)... started the season 3-0 after earning the win in the most lopsided win ever in UT Arlington history (26-1) throwing five innings, allowing four hits, one run and two walks with four strikeouts over McNeese State (3/7)... pitched a nine-inning complete-game gem, recording a season-high nine strikeouts while allowing three runs and scattering eight hits in a 3-0 loss against Nicholls (5/3)... nine strikeouts against Nicholls was a UT Arlington individual single-game high... member of the Capital One/Southland Conference 2008 Commissioner's Spring Academic Honor Roll.
Tied for the team lead with 17 appearances and was 2-8 with a 5.14 ERA...second on the team with 10 starts...struck out 48 in 77.0 innings... pitched two scoreless innings against Nebraska...made his first start of the season against Houston and struck out three over five innings...set a then-career best by tossing seven innings of relief in a victory over Illinois... allowed just one unearned run on two hits with five strikeouts... allowed two earned runs over six innings in a road start at Sam Houston State... allowed three runs and struck out six over a career-best 7.2 innings against Northwestern State... struck out seven and allowed just one run over seven innings against Nicholls... allowed two earned runs over six innings to earn the victory over Stephen F. Austin... tallied seven strikeouts in final start against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.
Appeared in both games of the regional... allowed one hit in one inning of work against Texas... retired the only hitter he faced against North Carolina State.
Was on the post-season roster, but did not make an appearance.
Made 15 appearances and was 1-0 with a 5.33 ERA and one save... earned the save against Louisiana Tech after allowing one run on four hits in four innings... pitched 3.2 innings without allowing a hit against nationally-ranked Arkansas... allowed one hit and struck out five in three innings of work earning first win of the season against Nicholls.
University of Oklahoma
Transferred to UT Arlington after a redshirt season at Oklahoma.
Four-year starter and letterwinner at All Saints Episcopal High School...a two-time All-Conference selection... holds school record for wins, hits, RBI and strikeouts... struck out 78 batters in 47 innings... hit .429 with two home runs and 11 doubles... garnered team MVP, Conference Player of the Year, All-S.P.C., All-S.P.C. Zone and All-North Zone honors as a senior... nominated for the Wendy's High School Heisman in 2004... named a "Player to Watch" by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram... went 8-1 on the mound with a 1.50 ERA as a junior...struck out 65 batters in 67.1 innings... hit a personal best .444 with seven home runs, 56 RBI and 30 runs scored... picked up team MVP, All-S.P.C., All-North Zone and All-State accolades as a junior... chosen as the 2003 private schools All-Area Player of the Year by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram... lettered three times in baseball and once in football... started at guard on the hardwood and helped lead his team to a S.P.C. Division II title as a junior...member of Booster Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Latin Club and Whiz Quiz.
Son of Chris and Kimberlee Long... born Feb. 9, 1986...a real estate/finance major at UT Arlington.