Panthers sign CB Mark Milton to practice squad

The Carolina Panthers filled the remaining vacancy on their practice squad this morning.

As first reported by Darin Gantt of, the team has signed cornerback Mark Milton to the group. Milton now rounds out the current squad, accounting as the 16th player of the bunch.

The 6-foot-1, 186-pound defender first joined the Panthers as an undrafted free agent out of Baylor University this past spring. He played four seasons in Waco for the Bears, totaling 97 combined tackles, eight passes defensed, an interception and a forced fumble over 35 games.

Milton lasted through the summer in Charlotte and appeared in all three preseason games for the Panthers. He was in on 102 defensive snaps and 12 special teams snaps.

After getting lost in the shuffle during Carolina’s cutdown to their initial 53-man roster, Milton would eventually land with the Miami Dolphins on Oct. 3. He was then released this past Monday to make room for cornerback Parry Nickerson.

Story originally appeared on Panthers Wire