Chiefs Third-Round OT Lucas Niang Opts Out Of 2020 Season


According to Tom Pelissero, Chiefs third-round OT Lucas Niang has decided to opt out of the 2020 season.Chiefs Helmet

Niang is the first draft pick to take the NFL’s opt-out option and will start his rookie contract in 2021. 

Niang, 21, was a three-year starter at TCU and earned second-team All-Big 12 honors in 2018. The Chiefs selected him with the No. 96 pick in this year’s draft. 

He signed a four-year, $4,519,722 rookie contract that includes an $847,072 signing bonus. 

During his four-year college career, Niang appeared in 44 total games and started 27 all at right tackle. 

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