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Fifth-rounder Robinson signs

Posted Jul 22, 2009

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Duke Robinson at OTAs. (PHOTO: ANDREW MASON / PANTHERS.COM)


CHARLOTTE -- With the start of training camp less than two weeks away, the Panthers officially got another memmber of their draft class in the fold, signing offensive lineman Duke Robinson.

Terms were not disclosed.

The University of Oklahoma product was a two-time first-team All-Big 12 selection and a 2007 first-team All-American at left guard. He started three seasons at the position for the Sooners and permitted just two sacks in the last two seasons.

A product of Booker T. Washington High School in Atlanta, Robinson was also an Outland Trophy finalist in 2008 as he helped the sooners to an appearance in the BCS National Championship Game.

Robinson is the fourth of this year's draft picks to sign, joining running back Mike Goodson, fullback Tony Fiammetta and cornerback Captain Munnerlyn. Second-rounders Everette Brown and Sherrod Martin and third-rounder Corvey Irvin remain unsigned, but there remains 11 days until the Panthers report for training camp at Wofford College in Spartanburg, S.C.

OTHER ROOKIE SIGNINGS:

• June 26: Goodson, Fiammetta
• June 24: Munnerlyn