Panthers sign top pick Star Lotulelei

The Carolina Panthers signed defensive tackle Star Lotulelei, the 14th overall pick in April's draft, to a four-year deal, his agent told the Associated Press on Wednesday.

The 6-foot-2, 311-pounder out of the University of Utah is "extremely excited to officially become a Panther," Bruce Tollner said.

The contract, whose financial terms were not released, has a team option for a fifth season.