Steelers Sign First-Round OL Troy Fautanu

The Steelers announced Monday that they’ve signed first-round OL Troy Fautanu to a rookie contract. 

This leaves just one unsigned draft pick from the team’s 2024 class:

Round Player Pos. Note
1 Troy Fautanu OT Signed
2 Zach Frazier C  
3 Roman Wilson WR Signed
3 Payton Wilson LB Signed
4 Mason McCormick OG Signed
6 Logan Lee DT Signed
6 Ryan Watts CB Signed


Fautanu, 23, was a two-year starter at Washington and earned the Morris Trophy in 2023 for being voted the best offensive lineman in the conference. He also received second-team All-Pac12 honors in 2022 and first-team honors in 2023. The Steelers used the No. 20 overall pick in the 2024 draft on him.

The No. 20 overall pick is projected to sign a four-year, $14,767,731 contract that includes a $7,560,168 signing bonus and will carry a $2,685,042 cap figure for the 2024 season. The contract includes a fifth-year option for the team to pick up in 2028. 

For his college career, Fautanu appeared in 40 games and started 28 times at offensive tackle. 

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