PLAYER
Steve Longa
LB #54
Height:
6-0
Weight:
240
Age:
23
College:
Rutgers
Hometown:
Saddle Brook, NJ
Experience:
1

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
12
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
--
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 12 11 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2017 DET 12 0 12 11 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2016 DET 1 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 ARI W 35-23 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @NYG W 24-10 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 ATL L 26-30 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @MIN W 14-7 4 3 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 CAR L 24-27 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @NO L 38-52 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 PIT L 15-20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 @GB W 30-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 CLE W 38-24 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 @CHI W 27-24 3 3 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 MIN L 23-30 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @BAL L 20-44 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 @TB W 24-21 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Made his NFL debut in Week 5 vs. Philadelphia (10/9) and contributed on special teams. Spent the remainder of the season as a member of the practice squad.

TRANSACTIONS

  • Re-signed by the Lions to the Reserve/Future List on January 9, 2017.
  • Re-signed to the Lions practice squad on October 13, 2016.
  • Released by the Lions on October 11, 2016.
  • Signed by the Lions to the active roster from the practice squad on October 8, 2016.
  • Signed by the Detroit Lions to the practice squad on September 5, 2016.
  • Waived by Seattle on September 3, 2016.
  • Signed by the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent on May 6, 2016.

PRO

2016: Made his NFL debut in Week 5 vs. Philadelphia (10/9) and contributed on special teams. Spent the remainder of the season as a member of the practice squad.

COLLEGE

2015: Named Honorable Mention All-Big Ten by league coaches, Third Team All-Big Ten by the media. Selected as Rutgers 2015 Defensive MVP. Finished his collegiate career as one of only two players in Rutgers history with three 100-tackle seasons.

  • Appeared in and started 11 games at linebacker as a redshirt junior for the Scarlet Knights.
  • Led the team in tackles with 117 and forced fumbles with two.

2014: Started all 13 games as a redshirt sophomore, leading the team with 102.

  • Notched 11 tackles at Michigan State (11/22), and 10 tackles at both Nebraska (10/25) and against Indiana (11/15).

2013: Named Rutgers Co-Defensive MVP, Second Team All-American Athletic Conference by Phil Steele, First Team Freshman All-American by Sporting News and Second Team Freshman All-America by Athlon Sports. Finished first on the team in tackles with 123.

  • Recorded 12 tackles against Notre Dame in the Pinstripe Bowl (12/28).

2012: Redshirted.

PERSONAL

  • Majored in labor studies and employment relations.
  • Father was a professional soccer player in the family‚Äôs native Cameroon.

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