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‘Ready for the challenge’: Troy Fautanu joins other rookies at Steelers minicamp

52 strikeouts in 41 innings. THIS BASEBALL SEASON. OH YEAH, I WAS SO NERVOUS THIS MORNING. OH MY GOD. I was like, I’m really nervous. I mean, I don’t know if I’m supposed to say this, but on the first play here, I jumped out of the way because I’m so ready to go. Um, but man, it’s nice to finally be able to play football again. YOU KNOW, AFTER YOU’VE SPENT THE FOUR MONTHS OF THE PRE-DRAFT PROCESS AND ALL OF THAT, EVERYTHING. The theater about it, you know, presenting yourself, looking pretty in front of the cameras and all that, uh, that’s not me. FIRST JOB OUTSIDE COLLEGE. FIRST DAY ON THE JOB EVEN HAPPENS IN THE NUMBER ONE DRAFT PICK IN THE NFL. TROY FOUTS, JOINS HIS PROJECT CLASS FOR THE START OF ROOKIE MINICAMP THIS MORNING. And that’s where the connections began. IN FACT, ESPECIALLY FOR FOUTS, ZACH FRAZIER AND MASON MCCORMICK PROJECT PICKS THAT COULD BE THE FUTURE FOUNDATION OF THE STEELERS OFFENSIVE LINE. YEAH, WE CAN ALL LEARN TOGETHER. So we are all in this together and we all can. WE ALL EXPERIENCE THE SAME THING. So it’s not like one person is going through this. We have, you know, three guys together going through the same thing and learning the same stuff. It’s great to be around guys like Zach and Troy who are awesome guys and work extremely hard. IT’S GOOD TO BE ABLE TO LEAN ON EACH OTHER AND DEVELOP TOGETHER. THE STEELERS ALSO ANNOUNCE THEY HAVE SIGNED MCCORMICK TO A FOUR YES CONTRACT

‘Ready for the challenge’: Troy Fautanu joins other rookies at Steelers minicamp

“I’m up for the challenge.” That’s the message Troy Fautanu gave Friday during the Pittsburgh Steelers rookie minicamp. The Steelers selected Fautanu with the 20th pick in the first round of the NFL Draft, giving them a potential bookend for last year’s top pick, Broderick Jones. Fautanu joined other new Steelers during rookie orientation at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex. to learn the system. We were never in the NFL. We don’t know what it looks like. Being able to navigate this together, it’s something I wouldn’t trade for anything in the world,” Fautanu said. Although he was up for the challenge, Fautanu didn’t hesitate to say how he felt at the start of the day. “I was so nervous this morning,” Fautanu said. “Oh my God, I’m very nervous. I don’t know if I should say this, but in the first game here I jumped offside because I’m so ready to go. It’s nice to be able to finally playing football again After going through the four months of the pre-draft process and all the drama that comes with it, looking pretty in front of the cameras and all that – it’s not me, I’m ready to play. on the ball. ” Fautanu, 23 years old. joins an offense that hit the reset button this offseason, signing quarterback Russell Wilson, trading for quarterback Justin Fields and hiring former Atlanta Falcons head coach Arthur Smith as offensive coordinator. The Steelers still plan to lean heavily on one of the best running back tandems. in the NFL with Najee Harris and Jaylen Warren, who both surpassed 1,000 total yards last season.

“I’m up for the challenge.” That’s the message Troy Fautanu gave Friday during the Pittsburgh Steelers rookie minicamp.

The Steelers selected Fautanu with the 20th pick in the first round of the NFL Draft, giving them potential upside for last year’s top pick, Broderick Jones.

Fautanu joined other new Steelers during rookie orientation at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex.

“We’re all trying to learn the system. We were never in the NFL. We don’t know what it looks like. Being able to navigate this situation together is something I wouldn’t trade for the world,” Fautanu said.

Although he was up for the challenge, Fautanu didn’t hesitate to say how he felt at the start of the day.

“I was so nervous this morning,” Fautanu said. “Oh my God, I’m very nervous. I don’t know if I should say this, but in the first game here I jumped offside because I’m so ready to go. It’s nice to be able to finally playing football again After going through the four months of the pre-draft process and all the theater about it, presenting myself nicely in front of the cameras and all that – it’s not me, I’m ready to play. to the ball.”

Fautanu, 23, joins an offense that hit the reset button this offseason, signing quarterback Russell Wilson, trading for quarterback Justin Fields and hiring former Falcons head coach of Atlanta Arthur Smith as offensive coordinator.

The Steelers still plan to lean heavily on one of the NFL’s best running back tandems, Najee Harris and Jaylen Warren, who both surpassed 1,000 total yards last season.