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NFL Player Is Putting His Money Where His Mouth Is To Support Education

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Chris Long is a class act. End of discussion. The Charlottesville, Virginia native, and son of NFL Hall of Famer, Howie Long, decided that it was time to put up or shut up in the wake of the Charlottesville riots.

Long has never been shy about voicing his opinion on the news of the day. Whenever he does speak, he always does so in a thoughtful and educated manner. In the video above, you hear Long say the word "violated" several times, and I think that is the perfect way to put it.

After the riots, Long pledged his first six game checks to provide scholarships for two students from Charlottesville. That's tens-of-thousands of dollars out of pocket to help provide a better education for deserving students.

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Now that the he has already kept that pledge, he is now going to take it another step further...

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