The former offensive guard of the LSU Tigers, Alan Faneca, finally received this “blow” on Saturday to inform him that he was in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

In his sixth year as a finalist after retiring in 2011, Faneca is joining a star-studded Hall of Fame class that includes Peyton Manning, Charles Woodson, and Calvin Johnson

Faneca, a native of New Orleans, played his high school soccer at Lamar Consolidated High School in Rosenberg, Texas and moved to Baton Rouge in 1994, where he had a stellar college career
As a Tiger, Faneca was a two-time All-SEC first-team selection in 1997 and an All-American consensus in 1997. He also won the Jacobs Blocking Trophy in 1997

Faneca was the No. 26 overall pick in the 1998 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played 10 seasons with the Steelers, where he was named first-team all-pro six times and second-team all-pro in another season He has only missed two games in his 10 years at Pittsburgh

He signed with the New York Jets in 2008, where he spent two seasons before retiring with the Arizona Cardinals in 2010. He would be all-pro second-team with the Jets again in 2008

Some of Faneca’s other awards include membership of the Pittsburgh Steelers All-Time Team and the NFL 2000 All-Decade Team

Faneca is elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame as the sixth former LSU Tiger, joining YA Tittle, Steve Van Buren, Jim Taylor, Johnny Robinson and Kevin Mawae

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World News – USA – Former LSU star Alan Faneca has been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Source: https://lsutigerswire.usatoday.com/2021/02/07/former-lsu-star-alan-faneca-elected-to-pro-football-hall-of-fame-pittsburgh-steelers/