Panthers Sign First-Round CB Jaycee Horn

The Panthers announced they signed CB Jaycee Horn to a four-year rookie contract.

That leaves just three more rookies for Carolina to sign to wrap up their draft class. 

Round Player Pos. Note
1 Jaycee Horn CB Signed
2 Terrace Marshall WR  
3 Brady Christensen OT  
3 Tommy Tremble TE  
4 Chuba Hubbard RB Signed
5 Daviyon Nixon DT Signed
5 Keith Taylor CB Signed
6 Deonte Brown G Signed
6 Shi Smith WR Signed
6 Thomas Fletcher LS Signed
7 Phil Hoskins DT Signed


Horn, 21, three-year starter at South Carolina and a second-team All SEC selection as a junior. He did opt out of the 2020 season after seven games. The Panthers drafted Horn with the No. 8 overall pick.

Horn is projected to sign a four-year, $21,112,145 contract with the Panthers that includes a $12,714,287 signing bonus. The Panthers will have a fifth-year option to pick up on him in 2024. 

Lance Zierlein compares Horn to Ravens CB Jimmy Smith

During his college career at South Carolina, Horn recorded 101 tackles, two interceptions, two forced fumbles, and 23 passes defended. 

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