Rod Smith

Rod Smith

Height/Weight: 6' 3"/225 lbs
Born: Joplin, Missouri
College: Ohio State
Draft: Undrafted
  • ABC News

    Carolina Panthers' Sam Darnold says he's confident he can be one of the NFL's best quarterbacks

    But going from focused to one of the best quarterbacks in the league would be a big leap. Since the New York Jets selected him with the third pick of the 2018 draft, Darnold has consistently ranked as one of the worst quarterbacks in the NFL. His total QBR of 33.2 in 2021, his first year at Carolina, ranked 29th among qualified quarterbacks.

  • New England Sports Network

    NFL Rumors: Panthers Open To Signing Cam Newton Under These Terms

    Cam Newton’s Panthers days are over for now, but that might not be the case for good. Less than three months after the New England Patriots released him last year, Newton returned to Carolina on a one-year deal. The 2015 NFL MVP remains unsigned after playing in eight games with the Panthers last season in which he threw for four touchdowns and ran for five.

  • Bleacher Report

    Christian McCaffrey Not Expected to Play in Panthers' Preseason Games, Per Matt Rhule

    Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey played three games during the 2020 season and seven games during the 2021 campaign, so the team is focused on keeping him healthy heading into 2022. Head coach Matt Rhule told reporters the plan is to hold McCaffrey out of preseason games and take a "different approach with him" at practice. This article will be updated soon to provide more information and analysis.