Rashawn Slater is an NFL Offensive Lineman for the Los Angeles Chargers. Slater attended Northwestern University where he was named honorable mention All-Big Ten after allowing zero sacks in 11 starts as a junior. Entering his senior year, Slater was named a preseason All-American, preseason All-Big Ten and to the Outland Trophy watchlist. Following the announcement that the Big Ten would postpone their 2020 season due to Covid-19, Slater announced that he would be preparing for the 2021 NFL Draft. Slater was chosen 13th overall by the Chargers, and is entering his rookie season with the team.