Alan Faneca | Pittsburgh Steelers - Steelers.com

The Pittsburgh Steelers and the Kansas City Chiefs pray mid-field following a regular season game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Kansas City Chiefs, Monday, Dec. 26, 2022 in Kansas City, MO. The Chiefs beat the Steelers 36-10. (Karl Roser / Pittsburgh Steelers)
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PERSONAL INFORMATION
PostionGuard
Height6' 5"
Weight312 lbs.
CollegeLSU
Drafted1998
1st Round (26th Overall)
Pittsburgh Steelers
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CAREER HISTORY
1998 - 2007Guard, Pittsburgh Steelers
2008 - 2009Guard, New York Jets
2010Guard, Arizona Cardinals
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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
Super BowlXL
Pro Bowl2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Hall of Honor2018
Hall of Fame2021

During the days leading up to the 1998 NFL Draft, Jimmy Johnson was surveying the pool of talent. Then the Dolphins coach, Johnson had much draft-day success when he built the Cowboys championship teams of the early 1990s. "The guy most ready to play in the NFL," Johnson told a reporter, "is that kid Faneca from LSU." The Steelers picked Alan Faneca in the first round of the 1998 draft, and he deserves to be recognized as one of the best offensive linemen in franchise history. Faneca was a six-time first-team All-Pro during his years with the Steelers, and he was voted to nine Pro Bowls overall. In 2003, Faneca exhibited uncommon versatility by playing nine games at left tackle when injuries ravaged the line. He was named a member of the Steelers All-Time Team, and a member of the NFL Team of the Decade (2000s).