After four years at Notre Dame, Dillan transferred to Florida State prior to the 2021 season. … Following a game his freshman season at Notre Dame in 2017, Dillan crossed paths with a then 14-year-old rare disease patient. Fate would turn this meeting into a profound and personal long-term friendship that serves as an inspiration for both Dillan and now 18-year-old Timothy Donovan. … Inspired by his fundraising efforts to bring Timothy and his family to Tallahassee for his first game suited up for Florida State, against his former team Notre Dame, Dillan started his own nonprofit, Big Man Big Heart, to expand his charitable efforts by using his platform to help others. … The native of Florida started every game at offensive guard for the Seminoles this season and, following the victory over North Carolina, Dillan was recognized as the Atlantic Coast Conference’s Offensive Lineman of the Week.