According to a report from ESPN Insider Adam Caplan, the Philadelphia Eagles are one of the teams scheduled to bring in Nebraska offensive guard Spencer Long for a pre-draft visit. CBS Sports projects Long to be a 7th round draft pick or undrafted free agent.
Long, a 23-year-old senior, measures in at 6-5, 320 lbs. He started every game at right guard in both his sophomore and junior years. Long's senior season only lasted six starts before he suffered a season-ending knee injury. It's likely that the Eagles are bringing him in for a visit to check up on his medical status.
CBS doesn't have a scouting profile available but does include a brief bio on Long. He came a long way (no pun intended) from being a walk-on.
Senior Spencer Long had his 2013 season cut short after suffering a knee injury at Purdue in mid-October. Long underwent subsequent surgery and was lost for the season, the first in a string of crippling injuries for the Nebraska offensive line. Despite missing half of the season, the senior captain has continued to make a mark on the Husker program. Long has continued to provide leadership to his fellow offensive linemen, while making his mark off the field.
Long earned first-team CoSIDA Academic All-America honors to help continue the Huskers' tradition of academic success. He was joined on the academic All-America team by his brother, Jake, a second-team honoree. The Long brothers became the third set of brothers in Nebraska history to both earn academic All-America awards, and the first to do so in the same season. Long was also one of 16 football student-athletes to earn the prestigious National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Awards, presented in New York City in early December. The award carried an $18,000 postgraduate scholarship, which Long intends to put toward medical school.
Originally a walk-on, Long was placed on scholarship before his junior season and earned second-team All-America honors in 2012. He was a leading contender for first-team All-America honors before his injury this fall. Long earned his degree in biological sciences/pre-medicine in December and is one of 19 seniors playing the bowl game as a graduate. He also earned Academic All-Big Ten honors for the third consecutive season.
Long's spider graph doesn't include workout numbers, but you can see he has a good frame: