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2008 Carolina Panthers

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12-4-0, Finished 1st in NFC South Division  · 2008 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 5.6, Offense: 2.8, Defense: 2.9, SoS: 0.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 414 points (25.9/g), 7th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 329 points (20.6/g), 12th.
 Differential of 85 points (5.3/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 10.1-5.9.

Coach: John Fox (12-4-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Jeff Davidson
 Defensive Coordinator: Mike Trgovac
 Other Notable Asst.: Ken Flajole (Linebackers)

Stadium: Bank of America Stadium
 Training Camp: Wofford College (Spartanburg, South Carolina)

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Jake Delhomme 33 9 16 246 for 414, 3,288 yards, 15 td, 12 int, & 20 rushes for 21 yards and 2 td
RB DeAngelo Williams 25 2 16 273 rushes for 1,515 yards, 18 td, & 22 catches for 121 yards and 2 td Carolina Panthers / 1st / 27th pick / 2006
FB Brad Hoover 32 8 11 9 rushes for 18 yards, 0 td, & 6 catches for 39 yards and 0 td
WR Muhsin Muhammad 35 12 15 65 catches for 923 yards, 5 td Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1996
WR Steve Smith* 29 7 14 78 catches for 1,421 yards, 6 td, & 5 rushes for 40 yards and 0 td Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 74th pick / 2001
TE Jeff King 25 2 15 21 catches for 195 yards, 1 td Carolina Panthers / 5th / 155th pick / 2006
LT Jordan Gross*+ 28 5 15 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 8th pick / 2003
LG Travelle Wharton 27 4 14 1 fumble recovered Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 94th pick / 2004
C Ryan Kalil 23 1 12 1 fumble recovered Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 59th pick / 2007
RG Keydrick Vincent 30 7 14
RT Jeff Otah 22 Rook 12 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 19th pick / 2008
 Defensive Starters
LDE Tyler Brayton 29 5 16 4.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 1st / 32nd pick / 2003
LDT Ma'ake Kemoeatu 29 6 14
RDT Damione Lewis 30 7 15 3.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Rams / 1st / 12th pick / 2001
RDE Julius Peppers* 28 6 16 14.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Carolina Panthers / 1st / 2nd pick / 2002
LLB Na'il Diggs 30 8 16 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 4th / 98th pick / 2000
MLB Jon Beason*+ 23 1 16 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Carolina Panthers / 1st / 25th pick / 2007
RLB Thomas Davis 25 3 16 3.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Carolina Panthers / 1st / 14th pick / 2005
LCB Chris Gamble 25 4 16 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Carolina Panthers / 1st / 28th pick / 2004
RCB Ken Lucas 29 7 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 40th pick / 2001
SS Chris Harris 26 3 16 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 6th / 181st pick / 2005
FS Charles Godfrey 23 Rook 16 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 67th pick / 2008
 Special Teams Starters
K John Kasay 39 17 0 28 of 31 field goals & 46 of 46 extra points Seattle Seahawks / 4th / 98th pick / 1991
P Jason Baker 30 7 0 73 punts for a 44.1 average, 3 blocked
PR Mark Jones 28 4 0 39 punt returns for a 11.4 average and 0 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 206th pick / 2004
KR Mark Jones 28 4 0 40 kick returns for a 23.9 average and 0 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 206th pick / 2004

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
50 James Anderson 25 8 0 220 6-3 Virginia Tech 9/26/1983 2 1 Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 88th pick / 2006
7 Jason Baker 30 P 16 0 201 6-1 Iowa 5/17/1978 7 2
82 Gary Barnidge 23 15 0 240 6-5 Louisville 9/22/1985 Rook 0 Carolina Panthers / 5th / 141st pick / 2008
52 Jon Beason*+ 23 MLB 16 16 237 6-0 Miami (FL) 1/14/1985 1 15 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 25th pick / 2007
96 Tyler Brayton 29 LDE 16 16 280 6-6 Colorado 11/20/1979 5 8 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 32nd pick / 2003
73 Jeremy Bridges 28 g 14 4 301 6-4 Southern Miss 4/19/1980 4 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 185th pick / 2003
57 Dan Connor 23 3 0 233 6-3 Penn St. 11/2/1985 Rook 0 Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 74th pick / 2008
55 Donte Curry 30 13 0 233 6-1 Morris Brown 7/22/1978 7 1
58 Thomas Davis 25 RLB 16 16 231 6-1 Georgia 3/22/1983 3 8 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 14th pick / 2005
17 Jake Delhomme 33 QB 16 16 215 6-2 La-Lafayette 1/10/1975 9 13
53 Na'il Diggs 30 LLB 16 16 238 6-4 Ohio St. 7/8/1978 8 7 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 98th pick / 2000
20 Chris Gamble 25 LCB 16 16 200 6-1 Ohio St. 3/11/1983 4 8 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 28th pick / 2004
91 Gary Gibson 26 11 0 285 6-3 Rutgers 5/5/1982 1 1
30 Charles Godfrey 23 FS 16 16 207 6-0 Iowa 11/15/1985 Rook 7 Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 67th pick / 2008
37 Nick Goings 30 16 0 225 6-0 Ohio St.,Pittsburgh 1/26/1978 7 0
69 Jordan Gross*+ 28 LT 15 15 300 6-4 Utah 7/20/1980 5 15 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 8th pick / 2003
18 D.J. Hackett 27 wr 9 2 199 6-2 Northern State Univ.,Colorado 7/3/1981 3 2 Seattle Seahawks / 5th / 157th pick / 2004
63 Geoff Hangartner 26 C 16 8 301 6-5 Texas A&M 4/22/1982 3 5 Carolina Panthers / 5th / 169th pick / 2005
43 Chris Harris 26 SS 16 16 206 6-1 La-Monroe 8/6/1982 3 7 Chicago Bears / 6th / 181st pick / 2005
78 Nick Hayden 22 dt 2 1 295 6-4 Wisconsin 2/4/1986 Rook 0 Carolina Panthers / 6th / 181st pick / 2008
45 Brad Hoover 32 FB 16 11 242 6-0 West. Carolina 11/11/1976 8 1
80 Dwayne Jarrett 22 wr 9 1 219 6-4 USC 9/11/1986 1 1 Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 45th pick / 2007
95 Charles Johnson 22 16 0 270 6-2 Georgia 7/10/1986 1 2 Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 83rd pick / 2007
54 Landon Johnson 27 15 0 227 6-2 Purdue 3/12/1981 4 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 96th pick / 2004
84 Mark Jones 28 KR 16 0 185 5-9 Tennessee 11/3/1980 4 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 206th pick / 2004
67 Ryan Kalil 23 C 12 12 299 6-3 USC 3/29/1985 1 6 Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 59th pick / 2007
4 John Kasay 39 K 16 0 198 5-10 Georgia 10/27/1969 17 5 Seattle Seahawks / 4th / 98th pick / 1991
99 Ma'ake Kemoeatu 29 LDT 14 14 335 6-5 Utah 1/10/1979 6 6
47 Jeff King 25 TE 16 15 250 6-5 Virginia Tech 2/19/1983 2 2 Carolina Panthers / 5th / 155th pick / 2006
56 Jason Kyle 36 16 0 242 6-3 Arizona St. 5/12/1972 13 1 Seattle Seahawks / 4th / 126th pick / 1995
92 Damione Lewis 30 RDT 15 15 301 6-2 Miami (FL) 3/1/1978 7 7 St. Louis Rams / 1st / 12th pick / 2001
5 Rhys Lloyd 26 16 0 231 5-11 Minnesota 6/5/1982 1 0
21 Ken Lucas 29 RCB 16 16 205 6-0 Mississippi 1/23/1979 7 7 Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 40th pick / 2001
31 Richard Marshall 24 16 0 190 5-11 Fresno St. 12/12/1984 2 1 Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 58th pick / 2006
12 Josh McCown 29 2 0 212 6-4 SMU,Sam Houston St. 7/4/1979 6 0 Arizona Cardinals / 3rd / 81st pick / 2002
87 Muhsin Muhammad 35 WR 16 15 217 6-2 Michigan St. 5/5/1973 12 10 Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1996
76 Frank Omiyale 26 t 10 1 310 6-4 Tennessee Tech 11/23/1982 2 1 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 163rd pick / 2005
79 Jeff Otah 22 RT 12 12 340 6-6 Pittsburgh 6/17/1986 Rook 6 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 19th pick / 2008
98 J'Vonne Parker 26 1 0 310 6-4 Rutgers 6/7/1982 3 0
90 Julius Peppers* 28 RDE 16 16 283 6-6 North Carolina 1/18/1980 6 13 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 2nd pick / 2002
88 Dante Rosario 24 te 16 6 244 6-3 Oregon 10/25/1984 1 2 Carolina Panthers / 5th / 155th pick / 2007
25 Nate Salley 24 16 0 220 6-3 Ohio St. 2/5/1984 2 1 Carolina Panthers / 4th / 121st pick / 2006
59 Adam Seward 26 9 0 253 6-3 UNLV 6/15/1982 3 1 Carolina Panthers / 5th / 149th pick / 2005
89 Steve Smith* 29 WR 14 14 185 5-9 Utah 5/12/1979 7 16 Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 74th pick / 2001
28 Jonathan Stewart 21 16 0 235 5-11 Oregon 3/21/1987 Rook 7 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 13th pick / 2008
66 Hilee Taylor 22 10 0 242 6-3 North Carolina 7/18/1986 Rook 1 Carolina Panthers / 7th / 221st pick / 2008
26 Quinton Teal 24 13 0 198 6-1 Coastal Carolina 3/8/1984 1 1
68 Keydrick Vincent 30 RG 14 14 330 6-5 Mississippi 4/13/1978 7 7
93 Darwin Walker 31 dt 10 2 294 6-3 North Carolina St.,Tennessee 6/15/1977 8 1 Arizona Cardinals / 3rd / 71st pick / 2000
23 Dante Wesley 29 16 0 211 6-1 Ark-Pine Bluff 4/5/1979 6 2 Carolina Panthers / 4th / 100th pick / 2002
70 Travelle Wharton 27 LG 14 14 312 6-4 South Carolina 5/19/1981 4 7 Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 94th pick / 2004
34 DeAngelo Williams 25 RB 16 16 210 5-8 Memphis 4/25/1983 2 13 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 27th pick / 2006
27 C.J. Wilson 23 4 0 195 6-1 Baylor 4/2/1985 1 0 Carolina Panthers / 7th / 226th pick / 2007
Team Total 26.9 16 246.1 6-2.2 4.1