Panthers announce major adjustments to scouting department

The Carolina Panthers officially announced a number of adjustments to their scouring department, including the big move for a big voice in the front office.

Cole Spencer, as first noted by Neil Stratton of on Friday morning, has been promoted to director of player personnel. Spencer, who was hired by the organization in May of 2021, had served as director of college scouting for the past two years.

Stepping up into that position will be Jared Kirksey. Formerly the assistant director of college scouting, Kirksey first joined the Panthers as an area scout in 2021.

In addition, the team has hired former safety Juston Burris as a scouting intern for the summer. Burris, a seven-year NFL veteran, played the last three seasons in Carolina.

The following adjustments were also announced:

  • West Cost scout Corey Fuller moved to Southwest

  • Southwest scout Eli Montague moved to Southeast

  • Scouting intern Caden McCloughan moved to West Coast scout

  • Scouting assistant Jordan Trgovac moved to Mid-Atlantic scout


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Story originally appeared on Panthers Wire