Panthers sign entire 2012 draft class
The Panthers took the Boston College linebacker ninth overall. Kuechly started
all 12 games during his junior season in 2011, registering a school-record 191
For his performance, the 6-foot-3, 237-pounder was named the ACC Defensive
Player of the Year and captured the Butkus Trophy, the Rotary Lombardi Award,
the Lott Trophy and the Bronko Nagurski Trophy.
The Panthers also signed Midwestern State guard Amini Silatolu (second round),
Oklahoma defensive end Frank Alexander (fourth round), Arkansas wide receiver
Joe Adams (fourth round), Coastal Carolina cornerback Josh Norman (fifth
round), Wisconsin punter Brad Nortman (sixth round) and California safety D.J.
Campbell (seventh round).
All the rookies were signed to four-year contracts.
- 49ers sign Carradine, McDonald
- Ravens sign second-round pick Brown
- Cardinals sign third-round pick Mathieu
- RG3′s goal is to ‘be ready for training camp’
- Giants re-sign Barden
- Bucs sign second-round pick Banks
- Steelers sign third-round pick Wheaton
- Bengals sign 2nd round pick Bernard
- Giants’ Hynoski to have knee surgery
- Panthers ink first-round pick Lotulelei