D.J. Fluker
G #76
Height:
6-5
Weight:
339
Age:
26
College:
Alabama
Hometown:
New Orleans, LA
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2017):

G
5
GS
2

Biography

TRANSACTIONS:
-    Originally a first-round (11th pick overall) draft choice by the San Diego Chargers in 2013…Signed as a free agent by the Giants on March 12, 2017.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
-    Fluker has started all 59 regular-season and 2 postseason games in which he’s played… In his first 2 seasons, he started 28 games in the regular season and 2 playoff games at right tackle, plus 3 games at left tackle…Moved to right guard in his 3rd year, and started 28 games the next 2 seasons.
-    In 2016, started all 16 games at right guard…Helped the Chargers finish 8th in the NFL in passing yards (262.4 per game), and 9th in scoring (25.6 points-per-game).
-    In 2015, started all 12 games in which he played in his first season at right guard…Inactive with an ankle injury at Cincinnati (9/20), and with a concussion at Jacksonville (11/29), vs. Denver (12/6), and at Kansas City (12/13)…Returned to starting lineup vs. Miami (12/20), and helped team rush for season-high 140 yards.
-    In 2014, started all 16 games for the first time in his career, at right tackle.
-    As a rookie in 2013, started all 15 regular-season games and 2 postseason games in which he played at right tackle…Selected All-Rookie by the Pro Football Writers of America (PFWA)…Inactive at Tennessee (9/22) with a concussion…Named Pepsi Next NFL Rookie of the Week after game at Jacksonville (10/20), where he shifted to left tackle when injuries depleted the offensive line...San Diego won, and the line didn’t allow any sacks…Started 3 games at left tackle: at Miami (11/17), at Kansas City (11/24), and vs. Cincinnati (12/1), before starting final 4 regular-season games and both playoff games at right tackle.

COLLEGE:
-    Played in 37 games with 36 starts at right tackle in 3 seasons at Alabama…Second-team AP All-America and first-team All-SEC as junior in 2012...SEC All-Freshman in 2010...BCS National Champion as sophomore (2011) and junior (2012)...Redshirted in 2009.

PERSONAL:
-    Earned a bachelor’s degree in health studies…Born in New Orleans, La....Consensus All-America offensive tackle as senior at Foley (Ala.) High School...Invited to play in 2009 U.S. Army All-American Bowl…In San Diego, frequently visited Juvenile Hall and other facilities that treat at-risk youth. In July 2015, the San Diego Juvenile Justice Commission honored Fluker at its annual awards banquet.
TRANSACTIONS:
-    Originally a first-round (11th pick overall) draft choice by the San Diego Chargers in 2013…Signed as a free agent by the Giants on March 12, 2017.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
-    Fluker has started all 59 regular-season and 2 postseason games in which he’s played… In his first 2 seasons, he started 28 games in the regular season and 2 playoff games at right tackle, plus 3 games at left tackle…Moved to right guard in his 3rd year, and started 28 games the next 2 seasons.
-    In 2016, started all 16 games at right guard…Helped the Chargers finish 8th in the NFL in passing yards (262.4 per game), and 9th in scoring (25.6 points-per-game).
-    In 2015, started all 12 games in which he played in his first season at right guard…Inactive with an ankle injury at Cincinnati (9/20), and with a concussion at Jacksonville (11/29), vs. Denver (12/6), and at Kansas City (12/13)…Returned to starting lineup vs. Miami (12/20), and helped team rush for season-high 140 yards.
-    In 2014, started all 16 games for the first time in his career, at right tackle.
-    As a rookie in 2013, started all 15 regular-season games and 2 postseason games in which he played at right tackle…Selected All-Rookie by the Pro Football Writers of America (PFWA)…Inactive at Tennessee (9/22) with a concussion…Named Pepsi Next NFL Rookie of the Week after game at Jacksonville (10/20), where he shifted to left tackle when injuries depleted the offensive line...San Diego won, and the line didn’t allow any sacks…Started 3 games at left tackle: at Miami (11/17), at Kansas City (11/24), and vs. Cincinnati (12/1), before starting final 4 regular-season games and both playoff games at right tackle.

COLLEGE:
-    Played in 37 games with 36 starts at right tackle in 3 seasons at Alabama…Second-team AP All-America and first-team All-SEC as junior in 2012...SEC All-Freshman in 2010...BCS National Champion as sophomore (2011) and junior (2012)...Redshirted in 2009.

PERSONAL:
-    Earned a bachelor’s degree in health studies…Born in New Orleans, La....Consensus All-America offensive tackle as senior at Foley (Ala.) High School...Invited to play in 2009 U.S. Army All-American Bowl…In San Diego, frequently visited Juvenile Hall and other facilities that treat at-risk youth. In July 2015, the San Diego Juvenile Justice Commission honored Fluker at its annual awards banquet.
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 64 61
2017 NYG 5 2
2016 SD 16 16
2015 SD 12 12
2014 SD 16 16
2013 SD 15 15
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 @DAL L 3-19
2 DET L 10-24
3 @PHI L 24-27
4 @TB L 23-25
5 LAC L 22-27
6 @DEN W 23-10

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