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Carolina Panthers Pass Up Big Names to Select Division II OG Amini Silatolu

With the 39th pick of the 2012 NFL draft, the St. Louis Rams selected cornerback Janoris Jenkins out of North Alabama. And in a follow-up move that surprised nearly everyone, the Carolina Panthers drafted a Division II player of their own with the 40th overall pick, Midwestern State offensive guard Amini Silatolu. Panthers coach Ron Rivera and general manager Marty Hurney passed on defensive tackles Devon Still, Kendall Reyes and Jerel Worthy; wide receivers Stephen Hill, Alshon Jeffery and Ryan Broyles; and every cornerback not named Captain Munnerlyn to pick Silatolu.
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