New Jersey-based Parabolic Performance & Rehab announces that 22 football players who participated in its NFL Combine Preparation program have received opportunities with NFL teams following the 2016 draft.
Among them were Princeton University tight end Seth DeValve, chosen by the Cleveland Browns in the fourth round—the 138th pick overall; and Penn State defensive back Jordan Lucas, chosen by the Miami Dolphins in the sixth round—the 204th pick overall, according to a media release from Parabolic Performance & Rehab.
Seven of Parabolic’s clients became “priority free agents”: Steve Longa (Seattle Seahawks/Rutgers), Quentin Gause (Philadelphia Eagles/Rutgers), Keith Lumpkin (Buffalo Bills/Rutgers), Cedrick Lang (New York Giants/UTEP), Richard Leonard (Houston Texans/Florida International), Randall Jette (Green Bay Packers/ Massachusetts) and Joe Callahan (Green Bay Packers/Wesley College).
In addition, 13 clients were invited to rookie mini camp to try out for NFL teams: Paul James (Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens/Rutgers), Sam Bergen (Tennessee Titans/Rutgers), Savon Huggins (Green Bay Packers/Northern Iowa), Angelo Mangiro (New York Giants/Penn State), Gary Nova (Green Bay Packers/Rutgers), Kassan Messiah (New York Giants/Massachusetts), Alex Ross (Atlanta Falcons/Coastal Carolina), Mykhael Quave (New York Giants/Louisiana-Lafayette), Lee Hightower (Houston Texans/Boise St), Jake Schunke (Minnesota Vikings/Towson), Dave Bowen (Tampa Bay Buccaneers/Boston College), Jasen Oden (Atlanta Falcons/Colorado State), and Nick Arbuckle (Pittsburgh Steelers/Georgia State).
“We are thrilled that so many of our players made NFL teams,” says Parabolic CEO, Steve Frohlich, in the release. “Parabolic has dedicated tremendous time and resources to make certain our athletes are prepared for their combine, pro-day, or workouts. It’s clear they performed when called upon, and they deserve all their successes.”
[Source(s): Parabolic Performance & Rehab, PR Newswire]