Howie Long

DE-DT - Villanova
Joined Raiders: second-round draft choice, 1981

Inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame on July 29, 2000...Played 13 NFL sea- sons, all with the Raiders, and made eight Pro Bowl appearances in pro career... Moved into starting role with the Raiders beginning in the fifth game of the strike- shortened 1982 season...Just the second Raider defensive lineman to make a Pro Bowl...First or second team All-Pro choice in 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986 and 1989... Was also named All-AFC four times...In 1985, posted 10 sacks, with at least one in eight games and was selected as Raider Lineman’s Club Defensive Lineman of the Year by his teammates...Although he missed much of the 1988 season due to injury, he still managed to record three sacks and intercept the first pass of his career, which he returned 73 yards in a game against Houston...Member of the NFL’s All-Decade Team of the 1980s, recorded 84 career sacks, not including 7.5 sacks in 1981 before the sack was an official NFL stat...Raiders second round pick in 1981 NFL Draft and the 48th player selected overall...Four-year letterman at Villanova and MVP in the 1980 Blue-Gray Game...Has served as a studio host for NFL pregame show on FOX.

Raiders In the Pro Football Hall of Fame
Name Pos Seasons Inducted
Ron Mix T 1971 1979
Jim Otto C 1960-1974 1980
George Blanda QB/K 1967-1975 1981
Willie Brown CB 1967-1978 1984
Gene Upshaw G 1967-1982 1987
Fred Biletnikoff WR 1965-1978 1988
Art Shell T 1968-1982 1989
Ted Hendricks LB 1975-1983 1990
Al Davis Owner 1963-2011 1992
Mike Haynes CB 1983-1989 1997
Eric Dickerson RB 1992 1999
Howie Long DE 1981-1993 2000
Ronnie Lott S 1991-1992 2000
Dave Casper TE 1974-1980, 1984 2002
Marcus Allen RB 1982-1992 2003
James Lofton WR 1987-1988 2003
Bob Brown OT 1971-1973 2004
John Madden Head Coach 1969-1978 2006
Rod Woodson S 2002-2003 2009
Jerry Rice WR 2001-2004 2010
Warren Sapp DL 2004-2007 2013