Top 10: Local Players at the NFL Combine

A List of Players from New Jersey & New York Participating in the 2016 Combine

1. Steve Longa,LB

Hometown: Saddle Brook, NJ

High School: Saddle Brook

College: Rutgers

Longa is originally from Yaoundé, Cameroon. Distance from Yaoundé to E. Rutherford, NJ:5,811 miles.

  1. Connor Wujciak, DT

Hometown: West Caldwell, NJ

High School: Setan Hall Prep

College: Boston College

  1. Elijah Shumate, S

Hometown: East Orange, NJ

High School: Don Bosco Prep

College: Notre Dame


4. Tajae Sharpe,WR

Hometown: Piscataway, NJ

High School: Piscataway Township

College: UMass Amherst


5. Leonte Carroo, WR

Hometown: Edison, NJ

High School: Don Bosco Prep

College: Rutgers

On his decision to attend Rutgers: "Being from New Jersey, you learn about things like fighting through adversity," Carroo told the Houston Chronicle's Aaron Wilson. "New Jersey is definitely a place I look at and am proud to say I'm from. There are a lot of tough people from New Jersey. I love being from New Jersey. That's why I decided to remain at home."


6. Jordan Lucas,S

Hometown: New Rochelle, NY

High School: New Rochelle

College: Penn State


7. Victor Ochi,OT

Hometown: Valley Stream, NY

High School: Valley Stream Central

College: Stony Brook


8. Shilique Calhoun,DE

Hometown: Middletown, NJ

High School: Middletown HS North

College: Michigan State


9. Matt Ioannidis,DT

Hometown: Ringoes, NJ

High School: Hunterdon Central Regional

College: Temple


10. Ryan Malleck, TE

Hometown:Point Pleasant, NJ

High School: Point Pleasant Borough

College: Virginia Tech

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