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09/24@ TB tb_schedule W 26-24   Recap
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11/26 *@ WAS was_schedule
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12/24@ ATL atl_schedule
12/31 *@ NO no_schedule
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Player Bio
Kris Mangum  TE
Team Roster
Position Offense
Height 6-4
Weight 252
Birthdate 08/15/1973
Hometown Magee, MS
Glove Hand Right
Roster Status Team Roster
College Mississippi
NFL Experience 9
Panthers Experience 10
How Acquired D7 '97
Injury Status Active

Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (3/11/04)...Signed to a contract extension by Carolina (2/26/01)...Signed as a free agent from practice squad by Carolina (12/6/97)...Signed to practice squad by Carolina (9/4/97)...Waived by Carolina (9/2/97)...Selected by Carolina in the seventh round (228th overall) of the 1997 NFL Draft (4/20/97).

Career (111/56) [7/2]; 2005 (14/9) [3/0]; 2004 (15/10); 2003 (16/11) [4/2]; 2002 (16/8); 2001 (16/10); 2000 (15/7); 1999 (11/0); 1998 (6/0); 1997 (2/1).


  • AMONG PANTHERS ALL-TIME LEADERS: Ranks fourth in team history with 111 games played behind John Kasay (141), Mike Minter (132) and Muhsin Muhammad (126)...One of five players in team history to play in 100 regular season games along with Kasay, Minter, Muhammad and Mike Rucker (109)...Ranks sixth with 130 receptions...Stands ninth with 1,254 receiving yards.
  • Versatile performer has contributed at tight end, H-back and fullback in Carolina offense.
  • Team leader in catches by a tight end in 2003, 2004 and 2005.
  • Produced career highs of 34 catches, 497 receiving yards and three touchdowns in 2004.
  • Established single-game best with six receptions versus New Orleans (1/2/05).
  • Made a career-high 11 starts in 2003.
  • Hauled in a career-long 35-yard catch versus New Orleans (11/10/02) that set up the Panthers first touchdown.
  • Scored his first NFL touchdown on a 15-yard reception at Kansas City (12/10/00).
  • Responded with four catches for 56 yards versus St. Louis (12/20/97) in his first NFL start.

Played in 14 games with nine starts...Caught 23 passes for 202 yards and two touchdowns...23 receptions rank as second-highest total of his career...Returned one kickoff for nine yards...Contributed to offensive unit that ranked eighth in the NFL and second in team history with an average of 24.4 points per game...Cleared lanes for Stephen Davis to establish a team record with 12 rushing touchdowns and DeShaun Foster to rush for 879 yards, the third-highest total in team history...Inactive versus the New York Jets (11/13) and at Chicago (11/20) with a knee sprain...POSTSEASON: Played in all three contests...Contributed three catches for 22 yards and a touchdown...At Miami (9/25): Became fourth player in team history to play in 100 regular season games, joining John Kasay, Mike Minter and Muhsin Muhammad...Vs. Green Bay (10/3): Scored on two-yard touchdown reception...At Detroit (10/16): Left game after being shaken up while attempting to make a tackle during an interception return...Vs. Minnesota (10/30): Scored on one-yard touchdown catch...At Tampa Bay (11/6): Left game with a knee sprain that caused him to be inactive for the next two contests...At Atlanta (1/1): Contributions helped establish team record with 13 rushing first downs and 229 yards rushing, including 165 rushing yards by Foster, in victory that secured playoff berth...Bettered previous team record of 223 rushing yards set in overtime game at New Orleans (10/23/03)...13 rushing first downs bettered the previous mark of 12, previously accomplished five times, most recently at Houston (11/2/03)...NFC Wild Card at New York Giants (1/8): Aided running game that accumulated 223 yards rushing on 45 attempts for and maintained possession for 42:45...Total included 151 yards by Foster...223 yards matched the second-highest total in team history...Marked first time in team history that Carolina gained more than 200 yards rushing in consecutive contests after it amassed a team-record 229 yards in the regular season finale at Atlanta (1/1)...Effort enabled Carolina to join Atlanta as the only teams to generate consecutive games with 200 or more yards rushing during the 2005 season...42:45 stands as the highest time of possession in team history for any game, including the playoffs...Bettered regular season best of 41:51 at New Orleans (12/5/04)...45 attempts equaled the most in team history, previously accomplished at Dallas (12/8/97) and versus Arizona (11/19/95)...NFC Divisional Playoff at Chicago (1/15): Caught one-yard touchdown pass in fourth quarter that was final score of the game and extended Carolina's lead to 29-21...Helped offense produce 29 points and 434 total net yards against Chicago defense that allowed a League-low 12.9 points per game and ranked second in the NFL in yards allowed per game...Contributions helped Carolina equal NFL record with its fourth consecutive road postseason victory and become fourth team since 1990 to win an NFC Divisional Playoff game on the road.

Played in 15 games with 10 starts...Set career highs with 34 receptions, 497 receiving yards and three touchdowns catches, surpassing previous bests of 19 receptions and 215 receiving yards achieved in 2000 and two touchdown catches recorded in 2001...Contributed one special teams tackle...Did not play at San Francisco (11/14) because of an injured neck...At Kansas City (9/19): Took part in memorable play, catching three-yard touchdown thrown as quarterback Jake Delhomme was being spun around by defender...Blocking helped offense accumulate a season-high 183 yards rushing and DeShaun Foster rush for 174 yards, the second-highest total in team history...Vs. Oakland (11/7): Posted one-yard touchdown catch...At Atlanta (12/18): Notched 11-yard touchdown reception...Vs. New Orleans (1/2): Produced career-high six catches, bettering previous best of four achieved on four occassions.

Played in 16 games with 10 starts...Registered 17 receptions for 199 yards...Accounted for three tackles and one fumble recovery on special teams...Contributed to rushing attack that gained a team-record 2,091 yards and ended the season ranked seventh in the NFL with an average of 130.9 rushing yards per game...Helped Stephen Davis become the first running back in team history to be selected to the Pro Bowl...POSTSEASON: Played in four games with three starts...Caught two passes for two yards...At Indianapolis (10/12): Responsible for one of game's key plays when he broke up a potential interception by Colts defensive end Chad Bratzke in the fourth quarter that would have given Indianapolis possession on the Panthers 5-yard line...At New Orleans (10/26): Efforts helped offense generate a team-record 223 yards rushing, including 178 by Davis that established another team mark...Performance surpassed previous team record of 216 yards established versus Oakland (11/2/97)...At New York Giants (12/28): Forced and recovered a fumble following a Giants interception that kept possession alive and led to Panthers first touchdown...NFC Divisional Playoff at St. Louis (1/10): Contributed to offense that amassed 216 yards rushing to equal the second-highest total in team history.

Played in 16 games and started eight...Collected 16 catches for 159 yards, four tackles on special teams and one kickoff return for 12 yards...At Tampa Bay (11/17): Recorded two catches for 47 yards including a career-long 35-yard reception that set up Carolina's first touchdown.

Played in all 16 contests and started 10 games at tight end...Contributed 15 catches for 89 yards and two touchdowns...Tallied four special teams tackles...At St. Louis (11/11): Started in a two-tight end set and scored on a four-yard touchdown pass, his only catch of the contest...At Buffalo (12/9): Started as part of a two-tight end set and scored on a two-yard touchdown reception...Vs. Arizona (12/30): Started for an injured Wesley Walls and tied a career high with four receptions for 27 yards.

Played in 15 contests...Earned starts in seven games after four-time Pro Bowl tight end Wesley Walls was placed on injured reserve midway through the season with a torn ACL in his left knee...Set career-highs with 19 receptions for 215 yards and a touchdown in addition to contributing on special teams...Inactive at St. Louis (11/5) with an injured left shoulder...At Atlanta (10/29): Caught two passes for 10 yards but suffered an injured left shoulder...Vs. New Orleans (11/12): Demonstrated tremendous effort when he chased down Saints defensive end Darren Howard from behind just short of the goal line and stripped the ball, preventing an interception return for a touchdown...At Kansas City (12/10): Scored his first NFL touchdown on a 15-yard catch.

Saw action in 11 contests and was inactive for five games...Utilized primarily on special teams where he contributed three tackles and two kick returns for 20 yards...Registered one catch for six yards.

Appeared in six contests and had one reception for five yards...Inactive the first five games of the season.

Active for two games, starting one...Inactive for games versus Washington (8/31) and at Dallas (12/8)...Spent the majority of the season on the team's practice squad before being re-signed to the active roster (12/5)...Did not earn an accrued season towards free agency...Vs. Green Bay (12/14): Saw action in place of an injured Wesley Walls...Vs. St. Louis (12/20): Posted first NFL start and caught four passes for 56 yards.

Ended career ranked 14th all-time in receptions at Mississippi, collecting 74 catches for 729 yards during three seasons, after transferring from Alabama following his freshman year...1996 (Sr.): Ranked second on the team with 29 receptions for 264 yards and two touchdowns to earn All-SEC recognition...1995 (Jr.): All-SEC selection...Made nine starts...Led the SEC with 36 catches for 391 yards and two touchdowns, the most receptions by a Rebels tight end since Wesley Walls established the mark in 1988...1994 (So.): Started every game and gained 74 yards on nine catches...1993: Did not play after transferring to Mississippi from Alabama...1992 (Fr.): Appeared in eight games, primarily on special teams, for the Crimson Tide.

Annually participates in the Breakfast of Champions, an event benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma society...Participates in the team's annual golf events...Receiver and linebacker at Magee (MS) HS...Caught 36 passes for 640 yards and eight touchdowns and added 113 tackles, four sacks, two interceptions and two fumble recoveries as a senior...Brother, John Jr., was a All-America defensive back at Alabama and played cornerback with the Chicago Bears...Father, John Sr., attended Mississippi before transferring to Southern Mississippi and playing professionally for the Boston Patriots in 1966 and 1967...Majored in criminal justice at Mississippi...Lives in Charlotte...Wife: Mary Ellen...Daughters: Ally Grace, Molly Anne and Macy Claire...Full name: Kris Thomas Mangum.