|National Football League|
|May 23 2:24 PM PT3:24 PM MT4:24 PM CT5:24 PM ET21:24 GMT5:24 AM 北京时间2:24 PM MST4:24 PM EST4:24 PM CT1:24 UAE (+1)17:24 ET20:24 - Carolina announced Thursday it has signed Kugbila.
Analysis: Kugbila, the 108th overall selection and a native of Ghana, is expected to compete with veteran Geoff Hangartner for a starting spot at right guard. Considered a dominant run blocker, he helped Valdosta State to the Division II national championship last season.
|Apr. 27 9:08 AM PT10:08 AM MT11:08 AM CT12:08 PM ET16:08 GMT12:08 AM 北京时间9:08 AM MST11:08 AM EST11:08 AM CT20:08 UAE12:08 ET15:08 - The Carolina Panthers turned their attention to the offensive side of the ball on the third day of the NFL draft, taking Kugbila from Division II Valdosta State with their fourth-round selection.
Analysis: The Panthers spent their first- and second-round picks on defensive tackles. The 6-foot-4, 317-pound Kugbila became a starter in 2010 and recorded the second-most knockdown blocks on the team as a tackle. In 2011, Kugbila moved to guard and played in all 10 games with eight starts and was named all-conference and third team Division II All-American.