Brenton Bersin (born May 9, 1990) is an undrafted rookie wide receiver playing for the Carolina Panthers. He is the son of Robert Bersin and Julia Golonka. He played three years of college football for Wofford University and majored in accounting. After graduating he was signed by Carolina (5/13/13). This is his second attempt at making the Panthers squad. He played 2 games with the Arizona Rattlers before coming back the NFL level.

College

Bersin played in 46 games with 33 starts at Wofford from 2008 to 2011. He tallied 77 catches for 1,567 yards, tied for third in school history with 15 receiving touchdowns, rushed 16 times for 230 yards and returned 15 punts for 125 yards and one touchdown in 2011.

During his senior season at Wofford he started 12 games and led the Terriers with 26 catches for 445 yards and two touchdowns.

His junior year he started 13 games and was ranked first on the team with 32 receptions for 703 yards, the third most in school history. Bersin tied the school record with nine receiving touchdowns, previously accomplished by Carolina Panthers Owner/Founder Jerry Richardson in 1958.

Sophomore season Bersin played in nine games with eight starts. He finished first on the team with 15 catches for 356 yards and four touchdowns.

During his freshmen season he played in 12 games and posted four receptions for 63 yards.

 High school

As a senior, Bersin’s the team went 13-0 and won conference and state championships. During that season he posted 63 catches for 1006 yards and 35 touchdowns and was named all-state and All-Charlotte Observer … Was MVP of the 2007 Oasis Shrine Bowl.

In his junior season, he was named all-conference and all-state as he caught 49 balls for 750 yards and 19 touchdowns … Team was 12-1 and won the state championship.

During his sophomore season, the team was 11-2 and won the state title. He had 46 receptions for 688 yards and nine touchdowns and was named all state and all-conference. Also played baseball as a centerfielder

Today

He is currently an undrafted rookie trying to making the Panthers as a special teams player and backup receiver.

Sources

http://athletics.wofford.edu/roster.aspx?rp_id=2457

http://espn.go.com/college-football/player/stats/_/id/380549/brenton-bersin

http://www.panthers.com/team/roster/Brenton-Bersin/31c00b21-d52b-4041-bfe0-df150e44ddfe

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QR3pezX7Ktg

http://www.arenafootball.com/sports/a-footbl/aflrtl/mtt/brenton_bersin_830724.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kr91lwQ6Xtk

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