WINGATE, NC (Jeff Atkinson/Wingate University) - Former Carolina Panthers kicker John Kasay will deliver the commencement address at Wingate University on Saturday, May 11.
Graduation exercises begin at 9 a.m. in the University's Academic Quadrangle.
Kasay, one of the original members of the Panthers, is the team's all-time points leader. He played in the NFL for 21 years on three different teams.
Kasay played 15 seasons with Carolina, four seasons with the Seattle Seahawks and one season with the New Orleans Saints.
During his career, Kasay scored 1,970 points. Only seven NFL players have amassed as many points as him.
Kasay graduated from the University of Georgia in 1991 with a degree in Journalism. He and his wife Laura live in Charlotte and have four children.
This year marks Wingate University's 117th Commencement. Two honorary doctorates will be awarded during the ceremony.