Carolina Panthers select Brian Burns in 1st round of NFL Draft

Brian Burns (Photo by Michael Chang/Getty Images)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Carolina Panthers selected Brian Burns in the first round of the NFL Draft Thursday night.

Burns was taken with the 16th overall pick.

Burns played linebacker at Florida State.

The Panthers had a disappointing 2018 season, going 7-9 and finishing third in the NFC South.

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