Redshirted in 2009, Longoria has seen most of his action the past two seasons on special teams ... listed as co-No. 2 at "T" tight end entering fall practice.
2011: Saw action in 11 games for the Blazers, primarily on special teams.
2010: Appeared in 11 games on special teams duty ... provided depth at tight end ... named to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2009: Did not see any action and was redshirted.
High School: Attended St. Pius X Catholic High School in Atlanta ... was a late addition to recruiting class, signing with the Blazers in late March, 2009 ... grew six inches and added 30 pounds between his junior and senior seasons ... saw action at tight end for St. Pius his senior season ... best game came against Cartersville as he caught three passes for 34 yards ... selected to participate in the DeKalb County Football Coaches Association All-Star Game ... helped lead his team to 9-2 finish and berth in the state class AAA playoffs ... brother Jacob played football at Furman ... also participated in track and field for the Golden Lions.
Personal: Born Nov. 27, 1990 at Dallas, Texas ... son of Rose and Jeffrey Longoria ... major is industrial distribution.