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

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
9
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
--
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 9 8 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2017 DET 9 0 9 8 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 --

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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.

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • Washington on making second half adjustments

    Posted 7 hours ago

    DE Cornelius Washington talks about how the team made adjustments to improve in the second half and about the challenges Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky presented in the run game.

  • Stafford on a big divisional win

    Posted 7 hours ago

    QB Matthew Stafford talks about his confidence in K Matt Prater and about picking up a big divisional win.

  • Hayden on his fumble return TD

    Posted 7 hours ago

    CB DJ Hayden talks about how his touchdown gave the team the spark they needed after a slow start.

  • Quin on another defensive score

    Posted 7 hours ago

    S Glover Quin talks about needing to improve defending the run and about the defense getting another return touchdown.

  • Prater on kicking successfully

    Posted 7 hours ago

    K Matt Prater talks about how it was a tough day kicking in the cold, but the offense did a great job of getting good field position to set up his game-winning field goal.

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