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NFC South draft review

Taking a look at the players the Panthers, Falcons and Buccaneers selected


The Panthers selected defensive tackle Vernon Butler in the first round Thursday and then tabbed Samford cornerback James Bradberry in the second round Friday.

The Panthers' draft picks:

  1. Vernon Butler, defensive tackle, Louisiana Tech (30th overall pick)
  1. James Bradberry, cornerback, Samford (62nd overall pick)
  1. Daryl Worley, cornerback, West Virginia (77th overall pick, from BROWNS through EAGLES through LIONS)
  1. Choice to BROWNS
  1. Zach Sanchez, cornerback, Oklahoma (141st overall pick, from BROWNS)
  1. Choice to RAMS
  1. Beau Sandland, tight end, Montana State (252nd overall pick)


The Falcons selected strong safety Keanu Neal in the first round Thursday and then nabbed LSU linebacker Deion Jones in the second round Friday.

The Falcons' draft picks:

  1. Keanu Neal, safety, Florida (17th overall pick)
  1. Deion Jones, linebacker, LSU (52nd overall pick, from TEXANS)
  1. Austin Hooper, tight end, Stanford (81st overall pick)
  1. De'Vondre Campbell, linebacker, Minnesota (115th overall pick)
  1. No pick due to crowd noise penalty
  1. Wes Schweitzer, offensive guard, San Jose State (195th overall pick, from TEXANS through JETS)
  1. Devin Fuller, wide receiver, UCLA (238th overall pick)


The Buccaneers selected cornerback Vernon Hargreaves in the first round Thursday and then nabbed Eastern Kentucky defensive end Noah Spence in the second round Friday.

The Buccaneers' draft picks:

  1. Vernon Hargreaves, cornerback, Florida (11th overall pick, from BEARS
  1. Noah Spence, defensive end, Eastern Kentucky (39th overall pick)
  1. Robert Aguayo, kicker, Florida State (59th overall pick, from CHIEFS)
  1. Ryan Smith, cornerback, North Carolina Central (108th overall pick)
  1. Caleb Benenoch, offensive tackle, UCLA (148th overall pick)
  1. Devante Bond, linebacker, Oklahoma (183rd overall pick)
  1. Dan Vitale, fullback, Northwestern (197th overall pick, from REDSKINS)
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