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Prior to joining 101 ESPN, Tony was the Vice president Player Personnel for the Rams (4 years), managing both the College and Pro scouting departments and was responsible for evaluating all information that results in player investigation and talent rating for the Rams draft of college players and Free Agency.
The Panthers’ drafts were among the most productive in the NFL. Under Softli’s supervision (6 years), the Panthers built a Super Bowl team, drafting such Pro Bowl players as Julius Peppers, Steve Smith Sr, Dan Morgan, Kris Jenkins, Jordan Gross, and others like DeAngelo Williams, Chris Gamble, Thomas Davis, Travelle Wharton, while signing starting fullback Brad Hoover and key swing-man Nick Goings as a CFA, and several others who helped the Panthers reach Super Bowl XXXVIII. While coordinating and supervising the Rams drafts in 2007 and 2008, Softli help acquire starters Adam Carriker, Chris Long, Cliff Ryan, Donnie Avery and special team’s standouts Chris Chamberlain and David Vobora.
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