Lukas Van Ness (born July 6, 2001) is an American football defensive end for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Iowa Hawkeyes and was selected by the Packers in the first round of the 2023 NFL draft.Lukas Van Ness redshirted his true freshman season at Iowa.[4] Playing both defensive end and defensive tackle, he became a starter as a redshirt freshman and had 33 tackles, 8.5 tackles for loss, and seven sacks.