Carolina Panthers Draft History: A Look at Every Draft Class of All Time

A list of every single Carolina Panthers NFL Draft pick along with each draft class sorted by year throughout franchise history.

Through the three decades of Carolina Panthers’ history, how many NFL Draft picks have made a difference for one of the NFL’s most ambitious expansion franchises? Carolina has been on the Super Bowl stage more than once already, and the talent is at the root of that success.

Carolina Panthers Draft History and Classes By Year

Below is a list of all the Panthers’ NFL Draft picks they’ve made throughout franchise history:

2024

  • Xavier Legette | Round 1, Pick 32
    WR, South Carolina
  • Jonathon Brooks | Round 2, Pick 46
    RB, Texas
  • Trevin Wallace | Round 3, Pick 72
    LB, Kentucky
  • J’Tavion Sanders | Round 4, Pick 101
    TE, Texas
  • Chau Smith-Wade | Round 5, Pick 157
    CB, Washington State
  • Jaden Crumedy | Round 6, Pick 200
    DT, Mississippi State
  • Michael Barrett | Round 7, Pick 240
    LB, Michigan

2023

  • Bryce Young | Round 1, Pick 1
    QB, Alabama
  • Jonathan Mingo | Round 2, Pick 39
    WR, Ole Miss
  • DJ Johnson | Round 3, Pick 80
    EDGE, Oregon
  • Chandler Zavala | Round 4, Pick 114
    G, NC State
  • Jammie Robinson | Round 5, Pick 145
    DB, Florida State

2022

  • Ikem Ekwonu | Round 1, Pick 6
    OT, North Carolina State
  • Matt Corral | Round 3, Pick 94
    QB, Ole Miss
  • Brandon Smith | Round 4, Pick 120
    LB, Penn State
  • Amaré Barno | Round 6, Pick 189
    EDGE, Virginia Tech
  • Cade Mays | Round 6, Pick 199
    G, Tennessee
  • Kalon Barnes | Round 7, Pick 242
    CB, Baylor

2021

  • Jaycee Horn | Round 1, Pick 8
    DB, South Carolina
  • Terrace Marshall Jr. | Round 2, Pick 59
    WR, LSU
  • Brady Christensen | Round 3, Pick 70
    OL, BYU
  • Tommy Tremble | Round 3, Pick 83
    TE, Notre Dame
  • Chuba Hubbard | Round 4, Pick 126
    RB, Oklahoma State
  • Daviyon Nixon | Round 5, Pick 158
    DT, Iowa
  • Keith Taylor | Round 5, Pick 166
    DB, Washington
  • Deonte Brown | Round 6, Pick 193
    OL, Alabama
  • Shi Smith | Round 6, Pick 204
    WR, South Carolina
  • Thomas Fletcher | Round 6, Pick 222
    LS, Alabama
  • Phil Hoskins | Round 7, Pick 232
    DT, Kentucky

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2020

  • Derrick Brown | Round 1, Pick 7
    DT, Auburn
  • Yetur Gross-Matos | Round 2, Pick 38
    DE, Penn State
  • Jeremy Chinn | Round 2, Pick 64
    S, Southern Illinois
  • Troy Pride Jr. | Round 4, Pick 113
    CB, Notre Dame
  • Kenny Robinson Jr. | Round 5, Pick 152
    S, West Virginia
  • Bravvion Roy | Round 6, Pick 184
    DT, Baylor
  • Stantley Thomas-Oliver | Round 7, Pick 221
    CB, Florida International

2019

  • Brian Burns | Round 1, Pick 16
    DE, Florida State
  • Greg Little | Round 2, Pick 37
    T, Mississippi
  • Will Grier | Round 3, Pick 100
    QB, West Virginia
  • Christian Miller | Round 4, Pick 115
    LB, Alabama
  • Jordan Scarlett | Round 5, Pick 154
    RB, Florida
  • Dennis Daley | Round 6, Pick 212
    T, South Carolina
  • Terry Godwin | Round 7, Pick 237
    WR, Georgia

2018

  • DJ Moore | Round 1, Pick 24
    WR, Maryland
  • Donte Jackson | Round 2, Pick 55
    CB, LSU
  • Rashaan Gaulden | Round 3, Pick 85
    CB, Tennessee
  • Ian Thomas | Round 4, Pick 101
    TE, Indiana
  • Marquis Haynes | Round 4, Pick 136
    OLB, Mississippi
  • Jermaine Carter Jr. | Round 5, Pick 161
    LB, Maryland
  • Andre Smith | Round 7, Pick 234
    ILB, North Carolina
  • Kendrick Norton | Round 7, Pick 242
    DT, Miami (FL)

2017

  • Christian McCaffrey | Round 1, Pick 8
    RB, Stanford
  • Curtis Samuel | Round 2, Pick 40
    WR, Ohio State
  • Taylor Moton | Round 2, Pick 64
    G, Western Michigan
  • Daeshon Hall | Round 3, Pick 77
    DE, Texas A&M
  • Corn Elder | Round 5, Pick 152
    CB, Miami (FL)
  • Alex Armah | Round 6, Pick 192
    FB, West Georgia
  • Harrison Butker | Round 7, Pick 233
    K, Georgia Tech

2016

  • Vernon Butler | Round 1, Pick 30
    DT, Louisiana Tech
  • James Bradberry | Round 2, Pick 62
    CB, Samford
  • Daryl Worley | Round 3, Pick 77
    CB, West Virginia
  • Zack Sanchez | Round 5, Pick 141
    CB, Oklahoma
  • Beau Sandland | Round 7, Pick 252
    TE, Montana State

2015

  • Shaq Thompson | Round 1, Pick 25
    OLB, Washington
  • Devin Funchess | Round 2, Pick 41
    TE, Michigan
  • Daryl Williams | Round 4, Pick 102
    G, Oklahoma
  • David Mayo | Round 5, Pick 169
    LB, Texas State
  • Cameron Artis-Payne | Round 5, Pick 174
    RB, Auburn

2014

  • Kelvin Benjamin | Round 1, Pick 28
    WR, Florida State
  • Kony Ealy | Round 2, Pick 60
    DE, Missouri
  • Trai Turner | Round 3, Pick 92
    OL, LSU
  • Tre Boston | Round 4, Pick 128
    DB, North Carolina
  • Bene Benwikere | Round 5, Pick 148
    DB, San Jose State
  • Tyler Gaffney | Round 6, Pick 204
    RB, Stanford

2013

  • Star Lotulelei | Round 1, Pick 14
    DT, Utah
  • Kawann Short | Round 2, Pick 44
    DT, Purdue
  • Edmund Kugbila | Round 4, Pick 108
    OL, Valdosta St.
  • A.J. Klein | Round 5, Pick 148
    LB, Iowa State
  • Kenjon Barner | Round 6, Pick 182
    RB, Oregon

2012

  • Luke Kuechly | Round 1, Pick 9
    LB, Boston College
  • Amini Silatolu | Round 2, Pick 40
    G, Midwestern State
  • Frank Alexander | Round 4, Pick 103
    DE, Oklahoma
  • Joe Adams | Round 4, Pick 104
    WR, Arkansas
  • Josh Norman | Round 5, Pick 143
    DB, Coastal Carolina
  • Brad Nortman | Round 6, Pick 207
    P, Wisconsin
  • D.J. Campbell | Round 7, Pick 216
    DB, California

2011

  • Cam Newton | Round 1, Pick 1
    QB, Auburn
  • Terrell McClain | Round 3, Pick 65
    DT, South Florida
  • Sione Fua | Round 3, Pick 97
    DT, Stanford
  • Brandon Hogan | Round 4, Pick 98
    DB, West Virginia
  • Kealoha Pilares | Round 5, Pick 132
    WR, Hawaii
  • Lawrence Wilson | Round 6, Pick 166
    LB, Central Connecticut St.
  • Zachary Williams | Round 6, Pick 203
    OL, Washington State
  • Lee Ziemba | Round 7, Pick 244
    T, Auburn

2010

  • Jimmy Clausen | Round 2, Pick 48
    QB, Notre Dame
  • Brandon LaFell | Round 3, Pick 78
    WR, LSU
  • Armanti Edwards | Round 3, Pick 89
    WR, Appalachian State
  • Eric Norwood | Round 4, Pick 124
    LB, South Carolina
  • Greg Hardy | Round 6, Pick 175
    DE, Mississippi
  • David Gettis | Round 6, Pick 198
    WR, Colorado State-Pueblo
  • Jordan Pugh | Round 6, Pick 202
    DB, Texas A&M
  • Tony Pike | Round 6, Pick 204
    QB, Cincinnati
  • R.J. Stanford | Round 7, Pick 223
    DB, Utah
  • Robert McClain | Round 7, Pick 249
    DB, Connecticut

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2009

  • Everette Brown | Round 2, Pick 43
    DE, Florida State
  • Sherrod Martin | Round 2, Pick 59
    DB, Troy
  • Corvey Irvin | Round 3, Pick 93
    DT, Georgia
  • Mike Goodson | Round 4, Pick 111
    RB, Texas A&M
  • Tony Fiammetta | Round 4, Pick 128
    RB, Syracuse
  • Duke Robinson | Round 5, Pick 163
    G, Oklahoma
  • Captain Munnerlyn | Round 7, Pick 216
    DB, South Carolina

2008

  • Jonathan Stewart | Round 1, Pick 13
    RB, Oregon
  • Jeff Otah | Round 1, Pick 19
    T, Pittsburgh
  • Charles Godfrey | Round 3, Pick 67
    DB, Iowa
  • Dan Connor | Round 3, Pick 74
    LB, Penn State
  • Gary Barnidge | Round 5, Pick 141
    TE, Louisville
  • Nick Hayden | Round 6, Pick 181
    DT, Wisconsin
  • Hilee Taylor | Round 7, Pick 221
    LB, North Carolina
  • Geoff Schwartz | Round 7, Pick 241
    T, Oregon
  • Mackenzy Bernadeau | Round 7, Pick 250
    G, Bentley College

2007

  • Jon Beason | Round 1, Pick 25
    LB, Miami (FL)
  • Dwayne Jarrett | Round 2, Pick 45
    WR, USC
  • Ryan Kalil | Round 2, Pick 59
    C, USC
  • Charles Johnson | Round 3, Pick 83
    DE, Georgia
  • Ryne Robinson | Round 4, Pick 118
    WR, Miami (OH)
  • Dante Rosario | Round 5, Pick 155
    TE, Oregon
  • Tim Shaw | Round 5, Pick 164
    LB, Penn State
  • C.J. Wilson | Round 7, Pick 226
    DB, Baylor

2006

  • DeAngelo Williams | Round 1, Pick 27
    RB, Memphis
  • Richard Marshall | Round 2, Pick 58
    DB, Fresno State
  • James Anderson | Round 3, Pick 88
    LB, Virginia Tech
  • Rashad Butler | Round 3, Pick 89
    T, Miami (FL)
  • Nate Salley | Round 4, Pick 121
    DB, Ohio State
  • Jeff King | Round 5, Pick 155
    TE, Virginia Tech
  • Will Montgomery | Round 7, Pick 234
    G, Virginia Tech
  • Stanley McClover | Round 7, Pick 237
    DE, Auburn

2005

  • Thomas Davis | Round 1, Pick 14
    LB, Georgia
  • Eric Shelton | Round 2, Pick 54
    RB, Louisville
  • Evan Mathis | Round 3, Pick 79
    G, Alabama
  • Atiyyah Ellison | Round 3, Pick 89
    DT, Missouri
  • Stefan Lefors | Round 4, Pick 121
    QB, Louisville
  • Adam Seward | Round 5, Pick 149
    LB, UNLV
  • Geoff Hangartner | Round 5, Pick 169
    C, Texas A&M
  • Ben Emanuel | Round 5, Pick 171
    DB, UCLA
  • Jovan Haye | Round 6, Pick 189
    DE, Vanderbilt
  • Joe Berger | Round 6, Pick 207
    T, Michigan Tech

2004

  • Chris Gamble | Round 1, Pick 28
    DB, Ohio State
  • Keary Colbert | Round 2, Pick 62
    WR, USC
  • Travelle Wharton | Round 3, Pick 94
    T, South Carolina
  • Drew Carter | Round 5, Pick 163
    WR, Ohio State
  • Sean Tufts | Round 6, Pick 196
    LB, Colorado
  • Michael Gaines | Round 7, Pick 232
    TE, Central Florida

2003

  • Jordan Gross | Round 1, Pick 8
    T, Utah
  • Bruce Nelson | Round 2, Pick 50
    G, Iowa
  • Mike Seidman | Round 3, Pick 76
    TE, UCLA
  • Ricky Manning | Round 3, Pick 82
    DB, UCLA
  • Colin Branch | Round 4, Pick 119
    DB, Stanford
  • Kindal Moorehead | Round 5, Pick 145
    DT, Alabama
  • Walter Young | Round 7, Pick 226
    WR, Illinois
  • Casey Moore | Round 7, Pick 247
    RB, Stanford

2002

  • Julius Peppers | Round 1, Pick 2
    DE, North Carolina
  • DeShaun Foster | Round 2, Pick 34
    RB, UCLA
  • Will Witherspoon | Round 3, Pick 73
    LB, Georgia
  • Dante Wesley | Round 4, Pick 100
    DB, Ark-Pine Bluff
  • Randy Fasani | Round 5, Pick 137
    QB, Stanford
  • Kyle Johnson | Round 5, Pick 145
    RB, Syracuse
  • Keith Heinrich | Round 6, Pick 174
    TE, Sam Houston State
  • Pete Campion | Round 7, Pick 213
    G, North Dakota State
  • Brad Franklin | Round 7, Pick 258
    DB, Louisiana

2001

  • Dan Morgan | Round 1, Pick 11
    LB, Miami (FL)
  • Kris Jenkins | Round 2, Pick 44
    DT, Maryland
  • Steve Smith Sr. | Round 3, Pick 74
    WR, Utah
  • Chris Weinke | Round 4, Pick 106
    QB, Florida State
  • Jarrod Cooper | Round 5, Pick 143
    DB, Kansas State
  • Dee Brown | Round 6, Pick 175
    RB, Syracuse
  • Louis Williams | Round 7, Pick 211
    C, LSU
  • Mike Roberg | Round 7, Pick 227
    TE, Idaho

2000

  • Rashard Anderson | Round 1, Pick 23
    DB, Jackson State
  • Deon Grant | Round 2, Pick 57
    DB, Tennessee
  • Leander Jordan | Round 3, Pick 82
    T, Indiana (PA)
  • Alvin McKinley | Round 4, Pick 120
    DE, Mississippi State
  • Gillis Wilson | Round 5, Pick 147
    DE, Southern
  • Jeno James | Round 6, Pick 182
    G, Auburn
  • Lester Towns | Round 7, Pick 221
    LB, Washington

1999

  • Chris Terry | Round 2, Pick 34
    T, Georgia
  • Mike Rucker | Round 2, Pick 38
    DE, Nebraska
  • Hannibal Navies | Round 4, Pick 100
    LB, Colorado
  • Robert Daniel | Round 6, Pick 175
    DE, Northwestern State (LA)
  • Tony Booth | Round 7, Pick 211
    DB, James Madison

1998

  • Jason Peter | Round 1, Pick 14
    DE, Nebraska
  • Chuck Wiley | Round 3, Pick 62
    DE, LSU
  • Mitch Marrow | Round 3, Pick 73
    DE, Pennsylvania
  • Donald Hayes | Round 4, Pick 106
    WR, Wisconsin
  • Jerry Jensen | Round 5, Pick 136
    LB, Washington
  • Damien Richardson | Round 6, Pick 165
    DB, Arizona State
  • Viliami Maumau | Round 7, Pick 196
    DT, Colorado
  • Jim Turner | Round 7, Pick 228
    WR, Syracuse

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1997

  • Rae Carruth | Round 1, Pick 27
    WR, Colorado
  • Mike Minter | Round 2, Pick 56
    DB, Nebraska
  • Kinnon Tatum | Round 3, Pick 87
    LB, Notre Dame
  • Tarek Saleh | Round 4, Pick 122
    LB, Wisconsin
  • Matt Finkes | Round 6, Pick 189
    DE, Ohio State
  • Kris Mangum | Round 7, Pick 228
    TE, Mississippi

1996

  • Tim Biakabutuka | Round 1, Pick 8
    RB, Michigan
  • Muhsin Muhammad | Round 2, Pick 43
    WR, Michigan State
  • Winslow Oliver | Round 3, Pick 73
    RB, New Mexico
  • J.C. Price | Round 3, Pick 88
    DT, Virginia Tech
  • Norbert Davidds-Garrido | Round 4, Pick 106
    T, USC
  • Emmanuel McDaniel | Round 4, Pick 111
    DB, East Carolina
  • Marquette Smith | Round 5, Pick 142
    RB, Central Florida
  • Scott Greene | Round 6, Pick 193
    RB, Michigan State
  • Donnell Baker | Round 7, Pick 217
    WR, Southern
  • Kerry Hicks | Round 7, Pick 234
    DE, Colorado

1995

  • Kerry Collins | Round 1, Pick 5
    QB, Penn State
  • Tyrone Poole | Round 1, Pick 22
    DB, Fort Valley State
  • Blake Brockermeyer | Round 1, Pick 29
    T, Texas
  • Shawn King | Round 2, Pick 36
    DE, La-Monroe
  • Frank Garcia | Round 4, Pick 132
    C, Washington
  • Michael Senters | Round 5, Pick 135
    DB, Northwestern
  • Andrew Peterson | Round 5, Pick 171
    T, Washington
  • Steve Strahan | Round 6, Pick 188
    DT, Baylor
  • Jerry Colquitt | Round 6, Pick 191
    QB, Tennessee
  • Chad Cota | Round 7, Pick 209
    DB, Oregon
  • Michael Reed | Round 7, Pick 249
    DB, Boston College

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