Carolina Panthers sign former Barbe, LSU tight end DeSean Smith - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Carolina Panthers sign former Barbe, LSU tight end DeSean Smith

19 Rec, 346 Yards, TD in 4 Seasons. (Source: Mike Gaither/KPLC) 19 Rec, 346 Yards, TD in 4 Seasons. (Source: Mike Gaither/KPLC)
CHARLOTTE, NC -

Former Barbe Buccaneer and LSU Tiger DeSean Smith has been signed by the Carolina Panthers after participating as a tryout player in Carolina’s rookie minicamp.

Smith becomes the sixth tight end on the Panthers' roster. 

The 6-foot-4 1/2, 240-pound tight end went undrafted in the 2017 NFL Draft after catching 19 passes for 346 yards and a touchdown during his four seasons at LSU. 

Smith was also named the KPLC 7 Sports Person of the Week on Thursday.

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