Running back had only nine catches in two seasons at Baylor.
Based on his coach’s comments when asked about the third-round pick out of Nebraska, Long did as well as he could have hoped during Washington's rookie minicamp.
As Saturday morning’s practice session at the Redskins’ rookie minicamp wrapped up and players trickled off the field for their lunch breaks, outside linebackers coach Brian Baker pulled Trent Murphy aside for some one-on-one tutoring.
The Redskins this weekend got an up-close look at their eight draft picks, the 10 undrafted rookies they signed this week, and 38 tryout players.
Gruden: “The big thing was giving these [tryout] guys a look so they can showcase their skill and ability and we can make a decision on them moving forward."
The third-round draft pick played at left tackle his final season at Virginia after beginning his college career on the right side.
The Washington Redskins rookie minicamp roster features 38 players in attendance on a tryout basis in addition to the eight draft picks and 10 undrafted rookies Washington signed last week.
Here what Washington will be up to between now and the first game.
The 6-1, 210-pound Rees went undrafted as he capped roller-coaster of a four-year run at Notre Dame with a career season.
An undrafted free agent, Xavier Nixon will continue working and training throughout the offseason with the goal of earning a spot on Washington’s 53-man roster.