Aaron Charles Donald (born May 23, 1991) is an American football defensive tackle of the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Pittsburgh, where he was recognized as a unanimous All-American. He was drafted by the Rams in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He has been selected to four Pro Bowls, won the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year and in 2017 was named the AP Defensive Player of the Year. Donald is known for his prodigious physical strength and is ranked as one of the top defensive players in the NFL.