Parabolic Performance & Rehab 2016 NFL Draft Prospects Include Five Rutgers Standouts

Jan 26, 2016, 11:49 ET from Parabolic Performance & Rehab

MONTCLAIR, N.J., Jan. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Parabolic Performance & Rehab, a leading sports performance training and physical therapy practice, has quickly established itself as the premiere NFL Pre Draft training provider in the northeast. Among the notable prospects training with Parabolic for the 2016 NFL Draft are five local Rutgers Football products, Steven Longa, Quentin Gause, Keith Lumpkin, Paul James and Sam Bergen.

Longa, a junior, who chose to forgo his final year of eligibility to enter the 2016 NFL Draft had a stand out career at Rutgers from start to finish, making an immediate impact as a Freshman All-America in 2013. This season he was a Third-Team All-Big Ten selection and named Rutgers Defensive MVP. Longa finished this year second in the Big Ten with 117 tackles, his third straight season in triple digits, bringing his career total to 324 stops.

Gause, a linebacker and team captain was named all Big-Ten by the league media (honorable mention) after finishing second on the team in tackles with 96 and leading the team with 12 tackles for loss. Gause, who also received the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award, recently participated in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl on January 23rd in Carson, California.

Lumpkin, who started all 12 games at left tackle this year, received the Bender Trophy which is given to the teams best offensive lineman and was named all Big-Ten by the league coaches and media (honorable mention). Lumpkin just played in the 91st East-West Shrine Game on January 23rd in St. Petersburg, Florida.

James, a running back and team captain who averaged 5.6 yards per carry for his career, received a number of accolades including 2013 Rutgers Team MVP and 2013 First Team All American Athletic Conference.

Bergen started every game at fullback this season and was the recipient of the 2015 Iron Knight Award, presented to the player who has demonstrated mental and physical toughness throughout his career.

In 2013, Parabolic announced its partnership with B Martin Sports to form their NFL Pre Draft training program. The two companies came together to offer the very best science based sports performance training and physical therapy program in the country. "Our cutting-edge approach to athlete training, therapy and nutrition has already helped a number of NFL players make the pros and we're looking forward to even more success stories in 2016," said Brian Martin, Parabolic NFL Program Director. Martin has over twenty plus years in the NFL Pre Draft training business working with over 200 NFL players.

Parabolic continued to invest in it's staff, currently comprised of Doctorate-level physical therapists and nationally recognized sports performance coaches, by adding renowned Sports Performance coach Jon Torine whose career has spanned seventeen years in the National Football League. He spent fourteen years with the Indianapolis Colts as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach where he was part of the 2006 Super Bowl XLI championship team and three years as the assistant strength and conditioning coach with the Buffalo Bills.

There have been facility upgrades as well; ensuring Parabolic clients have all of the necessary resources to be at their best when the time comes to perform. The 2016 NFL Pre Draft training will take place at Parabolic's new 32,000 square foot climate controlled facility in Monmouth County, New Jersey.

If you're interested in learning more about Parabolic's NFL Pre Draft programming or would like to schedule an interview with one of our staff or NFL Draft prospects, please call Ami Dow at 973-744-2770 or via email at

Ami Dow
P: 973-744- 2770

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