A second-round pick in 2017, injuries limited Samuel to nine games as a rookie.
• Scored two rushing touchdowns in 2018, tied for most among NFL wide receivers.
• Played in 13 games with eight starts in 2018…Tallied 39 receptions for 494 receiving yards and eight rushes for 84 rushing yards and accumulated 209 kick return yards…Scored seven touchdowns on the year, five receiving and two rushing, tied for the most among NFL wide receivers.
• Scored a rushing and receiving touchdown against Tampa Bay (11/4/18), becoming the first Panthers wide receiver to do both in the same game since Keyshawn Johnson in 2006.
• Played in nine games with four starts in 2017 before ending the season on injured reserve with an ankle injury...Tallied 115 yards receiving, 64 yards rushing and 220 yards of kickoff returns in 2017.
TRANSACTIONS: Selected in the second round (40th overall) of the NFL Draft by Carolina (4/28/17)...Placed on injured reserve with broken ankle (11/24/17)...Placed on non-football injury list (ankle) (7/25/18)…Passed physical (8/1/18).
GP/GS: Career (22/12) [0/0]: 2018 (13/8); 2017 (9/4) [0/0]
Played in 40 games with 13 starts at Ohio State...Entered NFL following junior season...Moved to H-back during spring practice after freshman season...Totaled 3,007 all-purpose yards...Only player in school history with 1,000 career rushing and receiving yards...Rushed for 1,286 yards and 15 touchdowns on 172 attempts...Posted 107 receptions for 1,249 yards and nine touchdowns...Averaged 21.6 yards on 21 kickoff returns for 453 yards...Returned six punts for 19 yards...2016 First-team All-American...2016 First-team All-Big Ten Conference selection at wide receiver...Only player in the nation with 700 rushing and 700 receiving yards...Accounted for 18 plays of 20 or more yards...Ranked second in the conference with team highs of 74 catches, 865 receiving yards and seven receiving touchdowns...Reception total marked the second most in school history...Produced 771 rushing yards and eight touchdowns on 97 carries...Scored a team-leading 15 total touchdowns, including the game-winner on a 15-yard run in the second overtime to help the Buckeyes defeat Michigan and earn a spot in the College Football Playoff.
PERSONAL: Attended Erasmus Hall HS in Brooklyn, N.Y.