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Mike Tolbert

Mike Tolbert - #35 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 9"/ 245 lbs.
Birthday 11/23/1985
Birthplace Douglasville, GA
College Coastal Carolina
Years played 6

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Att Yds TD
54 183 7

Changes could be in store for Panthers at tight end

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 10:25 p.m. ET
With TEs Jeff King and Dante Rosario due to become free agents this offseason, the Panthers are mulling changes at tight end.

Rivera, Panthers focus on fixing offense

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
Choosing an offensive coordinator will be the most important decision Ron Rivera makes until he decides what to do about the Panthers' situation at quarterback.

Rivera named Panthers head coach

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
The Panthers introduced former Chargers defensive coordinator Ron Rivera as their new head coach on Tuesday.

Report: Rivera to be Panthers' next coach

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
Multiple sources are reporting that Ron Rivera will be the next head coach of the Panthers.

Panthers expected to consider drafting defensive end first

Posted Jan. 07, 2011 @ 8:35 p.m. ET
Clemson DE Da'Quan Bowers, who led the nation in sacks in 2010 (15½), is one of the favorites to replace Andrew Luck atop the Panthers' draft board.

Luck decision stings, but Panthers have other options

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
Andrew Luck is staying at Stanford another year, but don't assume that this is the worst thing in the world for the Panthers.

Luck announces return to Stanford

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 2:57 p.m. ET
The Panthers better start coming up with their contingency plans for the No. 1 pick in April's draft. QB Andrew Luck has decided to return to Stanford.

Browns defensive coordinator Ryan a candidate for Panthers job

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 1:33 p.m. ET
The Panthers have requested permission to interview Browns defensive coordinator Rob Ryan for their vacant head-coaching position, according to a report from PFW's Panthers correspondent Darin Gantt, of the Rock Hill (S.C.) Herald.

First 20 picks in NFL draft order established

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The 20 teams that did not make the playoffs can not look forward to where they will select in April's draft.

Falcons clinch No. 1 seed in NFC

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Eric Weems had a 55-yard punt return for a touchdown and the Falcons put a decisive stamp on the NFC South title and home-field advantage in the playoffs by beating Carolina 31-10 on Sunday.

Chiefs continue worst-to-first trend

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
Since 2002, the NFL has produced at least one team every season that has gone from fourth place one year to first the following year, with Kansas City being the latest example this season.

Fox set to coach his final game for Panthers

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
In a move that comes as no surprise to most observers, John Fox will not return in 2011 as the Panthers' head coach, the team officially announced on Friday.

Addressing DT spot should be high on Panthers' to-do list

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
Quarterback is a need for the Panthers, as rookie Jimmy Clausen has struggled, but the Panthers have other glaring voids to fill on their roster.

Panthers facing two big decisions

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 12:05 p.m. ET
Some troubled franchises can't wait to put the 2010 season behind them, but few will hang a 2011 calendar with more uncertainty at a couple of the most important positions within the organization than the Panthers.

Panthers DE Johnson finishing strong in breakout year

Posted Dec. 25, 2010 @ 12:15 a.m. ET
After getting off to a fine start this season, Panthers DE Charles Johnson is finishing it on a tear, making at least one sack in each of the past six games.

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Posted Dec. 17, 2012
Tolbert ran for a season-high 40 yards and matched a career best with two touchdowns on nine carries on Sunday against the Chargers, his former team.||||||| Tolbert only had two touchdowns all season prior to Sunday's two-score effort.
Posted June 01, 2012
Despite the presence of 1,000-yard running backs DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart, the Panthers are expecting Tolbert to see quite a bit of action on offense and special teams.||||||| The stocky 5-foot-9, 243-pound Tolbert started 30 games over the last two seasons for the Chargers, averaging 4 yards per carry while scoring 19 touchdowns on the ground. He also caught 79 passes for 649 yards during that span, two of those going for touchdowns and became a fantasy darling in the process.
Posted March 19, 2012
The Panthers announced Monday they've signed Tolbert from the San Diego Chargers. Tolbert spent three seasons with Ron Rivera, who was the Chargers defensive coordinator before becoming the Panthers head coach.||||||| "Mike is a very versatile player and is they type of player who do a lot of different things," Panthers general manager Marty Hurney said. "He can jump in and play fullback, he catches the ball well out of the backfield and plays running back. He's also an outstanding special teams player." Tolbert's agent Joel Turner said his client signed a four-year contract, but would not disclose the financial terms of the deal.
Posted Dec. 25, 2011
Tolbert had nine rushing yards on four carries with six receptions for 32 yards in Saturday's 38-10 loss at Detroit.||||||| Tolbert continues to a bigger threat out of the backfield with 420 yards from Philip Rivers.
Posted Nov. 11, 2011
Tolbert rushed seven times for 36 yards in Thursday's 24-17 loss to the Raiders.||||||| Tolbert continues to split carries with Ryan Mathews, who had six carries for 34 yards.

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