In the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft, the Chargers selected two-time first-team All-American Dan Feeney from Indiana University.
Two-time captain Dan Feeney (2015-16) became just the fourth player in program history to earn first team All-America status twice, and just the third to earn first-team honors in back-to-back seasons. He started the first 41 games of his career at right guard and the final five at right tackle. In those 46 games, Feeney allowed just two sacks in 3,355 snaps.
Capped off his IU career by being named Associated Press first-team All-American. Also earned All-America recognition from Scout.com (1st team), Walter Camp Football Foundation (2nd team), CBS Sports (2nd team) and Athlon Sports (2nd team). Was a first-team All-Big Ten (coaches and media) selection. Named to the Outland Trophy and Rotary Lombardi Award Watch Lists. Honored as Indiana’s Anthony Thompson Most Valuable Player. Earned the team’s Chris Dal Sasso Award (Outstanding Lineman).
An offensive and defensive tackle at Sandburg High. Earned Southtown Star, Regional News and Orland Park Prairie All-Area honors during his career.
TRANSACTION HISTORY: Third-round pick by Chargers (71st overall), April 28, 2017...signed four-year contract, June 2.
COLLEGE: Two-time first-team All-American...started 46 career games where he allowed just two sacks in 3,355 snaps...senior year surrendered one sack in 310 called pass attempts...finished with a team-best 58 knockdowns in 636 snaps...started four games at right guard and five at right tackle...did not allow a sack in 475 called pass attempts...finished with a team-best 102 knockdowns in 1,069 snaps...started all 13 games at right guard in 2015.
PERSONAL: Offensive and defensive tackle at Carl Sandburg High in Orland Park, Ill. ...rated the No. 16 prospect in Illinois by Rivals...four-year football and one-year volleyball letterwinner...earned the Athletic Booster Award (3.0-plus GPA) all four years...volunteered at bible school and Erin’s Walk for Change.