CHARLOTTE — For their tenth selection of this year's draft, the Panthers nabbed Alabama long snapper Thomas Fletcher in the sixth round (222nd overall).
The son of former NFL snapper Tom Fletcher, the Phoenix, Ariz. native is considered the top prospect at the position. Fletcher received the Patrick Mannelly Award as the nation's top long snapper in 2020, helping the Tide to a national championship.
Fletcher attended the 2021 Senior Bowl.
Fletcher won the Patrick Mannelly Award for the nation's best long snapper in 2020.