Former UAB star Joe Webb signs with Carolina Panthers

Joe Webb hopes his new team will let him return to his old position.

The former UAB star signed a free agent deal with the Carolina Panthers. Webb spent his first four NFL seasons with Minnesota, who drafted him as a quarterback before making him a wide receiver last season.

Webb used twitter to announce his decision to sign with Carolina and message eluded to a return to the quarterback position.

"All I can say is God is good All the Time, and All the Time God is good. #panthersnation #backatQB"

--Joe Webb (@JoeWebb_14), March 21, 2014

Webb caught five passes for 33 yards as a receiver last season.

He has three touchdown passes and two interceptions in three career starts at quarterback.