Draft Profile: Daniel Faalele, OT, Minnesota


Daniel Faalele, OT, Minnesota
HT: 6’9
WT: 380 lbs


– 2022 Senior Bowl participant
– All-Big Ten First Team (2021, coaches)
– All-Big Ten Third Team (2021, media)
– Associated Press All-Big Ten Second Team (2021)
– Academic All-Big Ten (2021, 2020)
– All-Big Ten Honorable Mention (2019, 2018)
– Outstanding Offensive Freshman (2018)



– Length and strength
– Competitive toughness
– Impressive agility for his size
– Solid technical abilities


– Struggles with weight placement
– Plays with high pad level
– Awareness issues at times


Daniel Faalele was born in Melbourne Australia and had never played a down of football until 2016 when he moved to Florida. His sheer size is impressive bit he isn’t just big, the guy can play. This size and reach make it hard to get around him. Combine his strength with that and he’s an anchor. Bull rushes don’t fair well against him. Look for Daniel Faalele to be a off the board in the 2nd round.

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