008: Chris Long – NFL Defensive End & WaterBoys.org Founder


Chris Long is currently a defensive end for the Philadelphia Eagles. He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams as the 2nd overall pick in the 2008 NFL Draft. Chris played for the New England Patriots last year and was involved in one the the greatest comebacks ever by winning the Super Bowl. He played college football at Virginia, where he was recognized as a unanimous All-American. He is also the founder of Waterboys.org which builds water wells in Tanzania for the people of the Maasai Tribe. It is through this platform, he has now built 23 wells and saved thousands of lives. He is the son of NFL Hall of Famer Howie Long — Mark’s former teammate.