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Alan Joseph Faneca ( / ˈfænɪkə /; born December 7, 1976) is an American former professional football player who was a guard in the National Football League (NFL) for 13 seasons. He played college football for Louisiana State University (LSU), and earned consensus All-America honors.
Alan Faneca. Alan Joseph Faneca Position: G-T 6-5, 316lb (196cm, 143kg) Born: December 7, 1976 in New Orleans, LA. College: LSU (College Stats) Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 108 (85th overall since 1960) High School: Lamar Consolidated
Full Name: Alan Joseph Faneca, Jr. Birthdate: December 7, 1976. Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana. High School: Lamar (Houston, TX) Pro Career: 13 seasons, 206 games. Drafted: 1st round (26th player overall) in 1998 by Pittsburgh Steelers
In total, Faneca started all 16 games in a season 10 times in his 13-year career, including his final six seasons with the Steelers, two seasons with the New York Jets and one season with the...
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).
At age 15, Faneca, who had played football since grade school, wondered and worried whether epilepsy would keep him from playing the sport he loved. “After we got through those questions of how...
Alan Faneca Retweeted Hall of Fame Health @HOFHealth · Nov 17, 2022 After 13 seasons in the NFL and countless surgeries, @ProFootballHOF 's @afan66 was experiencing much shoulder pain. We led Alan to one of our partner hospitals systems where he had a successful shoulder surgery. Now, he's back to 100%. A relief as both a dad and a coach. 1:20
Alan Faneca's full Hall of Fame speech. Listen to Hall of Fame inductee and former Pittsburgh Steelers guard Alan Faneca's full speech at the Pro Football HOF Class of 2021 enshrinement ceremony.
Alan Faneca was a massive interior lineman during his playing career. These days, he is hardly recognizable. Faneca was listed at 6-foot-5 and 316 pounds when he was a nine-time Pro Bowler as...
Former Pittsburgh Steelers, New York Jets, and Arizona Cardinals guard Alan Faneca discusses his 'chill' reaction to his Hall of Fame knock.