Stantley Thomas-Oliver III
No. 23 – Carolina Panthers
Position:Cornerback
Personal information
Born: (1998-06-04) June 4, 1998 (age 23)
Tallahassee, Florida
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school:Charlotte HS
Punta Gorda, Florida
College:FIU
NFL Draft:2020 / Round: 7 / Pick: 221
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2021
Total tackles:14
Player stats at NFL.com

Stantley Thomas-Oliver III (born June 4, 1998) is an American football cornerback for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Florida International.

College career

Thomas-Oliver began his career at Florida International as a wide receiver and had 36 receptions for 489 yards and a touchdown in two seasons.[1] He became a cornerback prior to his junior year after jokingly covering teammates in practice, making 24 starts over his last two seasons. In his first year at the new position, Thomas-Oliver was a 2018 All-Conference USA Honorable Mention. As a senior, he earned second-team All-Conference USA honors after posting eight passes defensed, an interception, 2.0 sacks, and 4.0 tackles for loss.[2] In his career he had 94 career, two interceptions, seven tackles for loss and 2.0 sacks.[1]

Professional career

Thomas-Oliver was selected in the seventh round of the 2020 NFL Draft with the 221st overall pick by the Carolina Panthers.[2]

On November 20, 2021, Thomas-Oliver was placed on injured reserve.[3] He was activated on December 18.

References

  1. ^ a b Goins, Zach (April 25, 2020). "Get to know seventh-round pick Stantley Thomas-Oliver III". Panthers.com. Retrieved April 26, 2020.
  2. ^ a b Simmons, Myles (April 25, 2020). "Panthers select Stantley Thomas-Oliver III in seventh round". Panthers.com. Retrieved April 26, 2020.
  3. ^ Gantt, Darin (November 20, 2021). "Panthers activate guard John Miller". Panthers.com.