Waived by Carolina (9/5/09)...Signed to practice squad by Carolina (8/31/08)...Waived by Carolina (8/30/08)...Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by Carolina (5/2/08).
Spent the entire season on the Panthers practice squad...Attended training camp with Carolina before being waived in the final roster cutdown (8/30).
Four-year letterman at Syracuse...Moved from quarterback to free safety after 2006 spring practice...Registered 173 tackles, one sack, eight interceptions, 14 passes defensed and one fumble recovery...Completed 22-of-57 passes for 347 yards and one touchdown with six interceptions...2007 (Sr.): Second-team All-Big East Conference choice...Started all 12 games...Led the Orangemen with 97 tackles and four interceptions to go along with six passes defensed and one fumble recovery...Compiled a single-game best 15 tackles against South Florida...Played in the Hula Bowl following the season...2006 (Jr.): Started all 12 games...Ranked first on the team with four interceptions and eight passes defensed and finished second with 76 tackles...Gathered one sack...2005 (So.): Played in seven games with three starts at quarterback...Completed nine-of-28 passes for 155 yards with three interceptions...2004 (Fr.): Played in seven games with three starts at quarterback, starting the first three games of the season...Completed 13-of-29 passes for 192 yards and one touchdown with three interceptions...Became the first true freshman quarterback since Todd Norley in 1982 to start the season opener for Syracuse.
Attended Washington HS in Houston, TX...Majored in physical education at Syracuse.
The veteran receiver expects the Panthers offense to continue it's rhythm when they face the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.
Quarterback says he wants to play and will play if he can but will not jeopardize the team to prove his toughness.
Captain says the defense's progress has been a collective effort by the defensive line, linebackers and secondary as they prepare for Cleveland.
Head coach encouraged by quarterback Cam Newton's progress but says they will continue with the process and see how he is on Friday and Saturday before making final decision.
The Panthers continue to keep the focus on one game at time as the NFC South races comes down to the final two weeks.