Jake Long

NFLMinnesota Vikings

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Jake Long is an offensive tackle for the Minnesota Vikings.  Jake grew up in Michigan where he was a well-rounded three-sport athlete in football, baseball and basketball.  Long attended the University of Michigan where he earned All-American honors in both 2006 and 2007.  In 2008 he was the first overall selection in the NFL draft by the Miami Dolphins and was named to the Pro-Bowl in 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011.  Jake signed with the Minnesota Vikings as a free agent in 2016 after spending time with the St. Louis Rams and Atlanta Falcons.  Jake and his wife, Jackie, along with their daughter, Juliette, are college sweethearts and enjoy spending time together at home with their two Labradoodles, Charlie and Lulu.  They take pleasure in helping out various charitable organizations and are excited to join the A4A team to help further awareness for companion pets.  Jake says, “Our dogs bring Jackie and I so much joy and life into our home, we think everyone should experience that special bond.  Our lives are definitely enriched because they are around.”

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