Howie Long

Fox Analyst

Expert Analysis:

  • Widely regarded as one today’s top NFL studio analysts
  • 1997, received Emmy Award for work as Outstanding Sports Personality / Analyst
  • 1995, entered into a three film agreement with Twentieth Century Fox, appearing in Broken Arrow (1995) and Firestorm (1998)
  • 1994 - present, began working as studio analyst for Fox NFL Sunday
  • 1992-93, segment host of ESPN’s “Up Close”
  • Has appeared on HBO’s “Inside the NFL,” the weekly “NFL Diary,” NBC’s “NFL Live” and Costas “Coast to Coast”

Professional Career:

  • 2000, inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame
  • Regarded as one of best defensive linemen in NFL history
  • Played his entire 13-year career with Raiders
  • Holds Raiders team record with eight Pro Bowl selections
  • Holds AFC Pro Bowl Record with nine career sacks
  • 1986, 1984, named Defensive Lineman of the Year
  • 1985, named Seagram’s Defensive Player of the Year
  • 1984, NFL Defensive Lineman of the Year by NFL Alumni Association
  • 1982, helped Raiders to a Super Bowl XVII win over Washington Redskins by posting a career-best 13 sacks and registering five tackles
  • 1981, drafted by Raiders
  • Four-year letterman in football at Villanova as a defensive lineman
  • All-East and honorable mention All-America as a senior while also becoming a champion boxer as an undergraduate 


  • Graduated from Villanova University with a degree in communications
  • Howie and his wife, Diane, have three sons, Howie, Chris, and Kyle
  • Currently resides in the state of Virginia