Steve Longa's NFL Combine Results

Former Rutgers linebacker Steve Longa performed Sunday in the NFL combine with 38 other prospective draft prospects at his position.   Longa ran a 40 yard dash time of 4.78 seconds which placed him tied for 21st out of 31 linebackers that ran.  He performed better with the 225 pound bench press, as he completed 19 reps, tying him for 10th place out of 28 linebackers that participated...
Via On the Banks
February 29, 2016

Steve Longa expresses Rutgers and Jersey pride at NFL Combine

Longa believes his background sets him apart from other NFL hopefuls. Watch video INDIANAPOLIS -- Asked what separates him from other NFL hopefuls in this draft class, former Rutgers linebacker Steve Longa first cited his mental toughness. Although Longa lived in Cameroon until he was 12, he attributed much of his toughness...
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

How does Steve Longa measure up with the linebackers at the Combine?

Longa checked in at 6-foot-1, 241 pounds at the NFL Scouting Combine. Watch video INDIANAPOLIS -- Steve Longa answered questions about his size when he stepped on a scale on Friday at the NFL Scouting Combine. There was some concern that the productive Rutgers linebacker was undersized after being listed at 225 pounds in the...
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-Rutgers linebacker Steve Longa ready to make his case at NFL Combine

Longa is looking to make the most of his opportunity in front of NFL scouts. Watch video FARMINGDALE -- Former Rutgers linebacker Steve Longa's training schedule got accelerated on Jan. 26 when he received an invitation to this week's NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Before receiving the Combine invitation, Longa had been...
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

NFL Combine invite a 'step forward' for ex-Rutgers linebacker Steve Longa

The Rutgers junior earned an invitation to the annual NFL Scouting Combine. Watch video Steve Longa hasn't had any second thoughts about his decision to leave Rutgers after his junior season for the NFL. But that doesn't mean the linebacker from Saddle Brook didn't enjoy a level of validation after receiving an invitation to the...
January 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Rutgers-Wisconsin Preview

After getting blown out at home by Ohio State, a two-game trip to the Midwest might seem like a vacation for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. At Wisconsin this weekend, at Michigan the next. Rutgers (3-4, 1-3, Big Ten) only wants wins, not pity. ''It's not supposed to be easy. I don't want it to be easy,'' linebacker Steve Longa said. ''I want to see how I measure against the best out...
Via Associated Press
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Longa leads the defense for Rutgers Football

Entering its second year in the Big Ten, Rutgers Football looks to build off a productive 8-5 season in 2014 and attempts to improve its record in the conference after only winning two out of their seven games a season ago. Though other programs in the conference, such as Ohio State and Michigan State, have a higher influx of NFL draft prospects on their rosters compared to the Scarlet...
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Rutgers' Longa happy at weak-side linebacker

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) When Rutgers kicks off its season against Washington State, linebacker Steve Longa will be where he's always wanted to be - on the weak side. As a freshman, Longa spent the summer and season shadowing Khaseem Greene. Longa absorbed as much knowledge as he could, realizing he was just a snap away from filling in for the two-time Big East Defensive Player of...
Via Associated Press
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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