CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Panthers have signed all seven of their draft picks, including linebacker Luke Kuechly from Boston College, Carolina's first-round pick and the No. 9 overall choice.
All seven will participate in the team's three-day rookie minicamp beginning Friday afternoon.
Panthers general manager Marty Hurney says ``We are thrilled to have our entire draft class under contract'' and that ``we look forward to watching these young men come in and compete starting this weekend.''
Along with Kuechly, the Panthers signed second-round pick Amini Silatolu, fourth-round selections Frank Alexander and Joe Adams, fifth-round pick Josh Norman, sixth-round pick Brad Nortman and seventh-round pick D.J. Campbell.
The Panthers waived second-year linebacker Phillip Dillard.
The roster now stands at 90 players.