Rob Long to undergo post-op treatment

Updated: December 21, 2010, 5:18 PM ET
Associated Press

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Syracuse punter Rob Long will have to undergo post-operation treatment after doctors found malignant cells in a brain tumor removed a week ago.

Orange coach Doug Marrone delivered the news Tuesday, moments after finishing practice.

"Our thoughts and our prayers are with Rob," Marrone said. "He's young, he's healthy. Speaking with him, he's in unbelievable spirits. I told him he has the whole football program and the university, the students, everyone behind him."

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