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Safety Drew Hartlaub Signs With Carolina Panthers As Undrafted Free Agent

Former Penn State safety Drew Hartlaub signed with the Carolina Panthers following the conclusion of the 2022 NFL Draft. According to a report from Pro Football Focus’s Doug Kyed, Hartlaub’s undrafted free agent deal includes a $6,000 signing bonus.

Hartlaub was a special teams fixture for the Nittany Lions. Over his four-year, 43-game collegiate career, the Hanover, Pennsylvania, native amassed 16 tackles and two fumble recoveries.

Though not the most high-profile Nittany Lion eligible for this year’s draft, Hartlaub turned heads with a flashy performance at Penn State’s Pro Day. Hartlaub’s 36″ vertical jump and 10’9″ broad jump were certainly notable, but it was his blazing, albeit unofficial, 40-yard dash (4.22 seconds) that really got people talking. If official, his run would have been good to tie the NFL Combine all-time record.

The 5’11”, 180-pound Hartlaub originally walked on to the Penn State football team, but in 2021, he was placed on a full scholarship. Penn State legend Jack Ham announced the scholarship to Hartlaub and his teammates.

Hartlaub is set to play under head coach Matt Rhule, who was once a Penn State football walk-on. In Carolina, Hartlaub will join fellow Penn Staters Brandon Smith, who was drafted in the fourth round Saturday, as well as Yetur Gross-Matos.

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