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Lucas Niang

Offensive Tackle
Social Work


Lucas Niang is on pace to graduate and has a criminal justice minor in addition to his social work major.


Niang has been a team captain for TCU.


Niang has been very active in the Fort Worth community as well as back home in New Canaan, Connecticut. He has served the homeless and also spoken to youth football teams. Additionally, he has made three mission trips in which he assisted in the building and painting of houses as well as food preparation and distribution.


Niang is a 2018 second-team All-Big 12 selection who also appears on 2019 watch lists for the Outland Trophy and Senior Bowl. He was the only TCU offensive lineman last season to start all 13 games, and he did not allow a sack last year. He had an 86.3 percent grade by Pro Football Focus, making him the highest-graded pass blocker among Big 12 offensive tackles who played a minimum of 300 snaps in 2018 and returned for the 2019 campaign.

(All stats as of nomination time.)