First 10 Picks of the 2011 Draft

The Panthers made Auburn’s Cam Newton the 15th quarterback taken with the No. 1 pick in the last 25 years.

Player Team

1. Cam Newton, QB Panthers

2. Von Miller, OLB Broncos

3. Marcell Dareus, DT Bills

4. A.J. Green, WR Bengals

5. Patrick Peterson, DB Cardinals

6. Julio Jones, WR Falcons

7. Aldon Smith, DE 49ers

8. Jake Locker, QB Titans

9. Tyron Smith, OT Cowboys

10. Blaine Gabbert, QB Jaguars

via 2011 NFL draft: Carolina Panthers make Cam Newton top pick – ESPN.