Long Finishes 10th in Heisman Voting

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New York, NY Virginia senior defensive end Chris Long was 10th in the 2007 voting for the Heisman Trophy. The award is presented by the Downtown Athletic Club of New York and considered the most prestigious college football individual award. Florida quarterback Tim Tebow topped this year’s voting that was announced Saturday in New York.

Long received one first-place vote, two second-place votes and was named as the number-three candidate by 10 voters for a total of 17 points.

Long becomes the fifth UVa player to place in the top-10 of the Heisman voting. All-star halfback Bill Dudley was fifth in 1941, quarterback Shawn Moore was fourth in 1990, wide receiver Herman Moore was sixth in 1990 and running back Thomas Jones was eighth in 1999.

2007 Heisman Trophy Voting
Player School First Second Third Total points

Tim Tebow Florida 462 229 113 1,957
Darren McFadden Arkansas 291 355 120 1,703
Colt Brennan Hawaii 54 114 242 632
Chase Daniel Missouri 25 84 182 425
Dennis Dixon Oregon 17 31 65 178
Patrick White West Virginia 16 28 46 150
Matt Ryan Boston College 9 7 22 63
Kevin Smith Central Florida 3 11 24 55
Glenn Dorsey LSU 3 6 9 30
Chris Long Virginia 1 2 10 17