Panthers draft round-by-round

Joseph Person and David ScottMay 1, 2011 

Round 1, pick 1

Cam Newton

Position: Quarterback

College: Auburn

Height, weight: 6-5, 248

Key stat: Third player in FBS history to have 20 touchdowns rushing and passing in a season.

Round 3, pick 65

Terrell McClain

Position: Defensive tackle

College: South Florida

Height, weight: 6-2, 297

Key stat: One of the few defensive tackles to break 5 seconds in the 40-yard dash at the combine.

Round 3, pick 97

Sione Fua

Position: Defensive tackle

College: Stanford

Height, weight: 6-1, 310

Key stat: Helped Stanford finish second in the Pac-10 and 19th nationally last year in rush defense.

Round 4, pick 98

Brandon Hogan

Position: Cornerback

College: West Virginia

Height, weight: 5-10, 195

Key stat: Had 24 career pass deflections, which ranks sixth on West Virginia's all-time list.

Round 5, pick 132

Kealoha Pilares

Position: Wide receiver

College: Hawaii

Height, weight: 5-10, 205

Key stat: His 1,306 receiving yards last season were fifth-highest in Hawaii history.

Round 6, pick 166

Lawrence Wilson

Position: Linebacker

College: Connecticut

Height, weight: 6-0, 225

Key stat: Led the Big East in tackles two consecutive seasons, 123 in 2010 and 140 as a junior.

Round 6, pick 203

Zack Williams

Position: Guard

College: Washington State

Height, weight: 6-3, 304

Key stat: Started 12 games last season as a center after starting seven at left guard as a junior.

Round 7, pick 244

Lee Ziemba

Position: Offensive tackle

College: Auburn

Height, weight: 6-5, 318

Key stat: Started a school-record 52 consecutive games.

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