Keith DeLong
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Personal information
Born: (1967-08-14) August 14, 1967 (age 56)
San Diego, California, U.S.
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High school:Lawrence (KS)
NFL Draft:1989 / Round: 1 / Pick: 28
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Fumble recoveries:6
Player stats at

Keith Allen DeLong (born August 14, 1967) is a former American football linebacker who played professionally in the National Football League (NFL) for the San Francisco 49ers from 1989 to 1993. He was drafted by the 49ers in the first round of the 1989 NFL Draft.[1] He earned a Super Bowl ring in his rookie season, in Super Bowl XXIV.

DeLong is the son of SEC Legend and Outland Trophy winner Steve DeLong. He is one of only a handful of father/son combinations who both played at the NFL level. Both attended the University of Tennessee.[2] He was married to Marla Murrah, the niece of country songwriter Roger Murrah, and they had three children, two daughters and a son.


  1. ^ "1989 NFL Draft Listing". Retrieved May 26, 2023.
  2. ^ "Keith DeLong Stats".