North Carolina-Carolina Panthers-February 7


North Carolina People, Places, and Things-February 7

I am the dad to five adult children. As they were growing up I attempted to remind them they were special and to implore them to learn something new. My goal was to do that daily.

In 2016 my goal is to learn something new daily on the people, places, and things that make North Carolina special.

For many people living in North Carolina Super Bowl 50 is special because the Carolina Panthers are playing in the game today.

I am going to list some things about the Carolina Panthers with the goal to help you learn one unique thing about the franchise.

In their first season they played all of their home games at Clemson University.

1995 Memorial Stadium at Clemson with Panther Logo in end zone.

clemson panthers

Since 1996 the Panthers have played home games in Charlotte, NC. Only a few teams play in stadiums that they own. The Carolina Panthers are one of them.

They have a theme song on You Tube

They have a fight song

Although the Carolina Panthers have a fight song titled ‘Stand and Cheer’, the Neil Diamond song titled ‘Sweet Caroline’ is commonly played following home wins.

They have a Drum Line

purrcussion

Story about Purrcussion

http://www.wbrc.com/story/31037038/a-look-inside-the-carolina-panthers-purrcussion-drum-line

They have cheerleaders called Top Cats

topcats_cp_2015

They have a saying and tradition called “Keep Pounding”. Before each game someone bangs on a big drum right before kickoff in tribute to a speech former Panther player and coach Sam Mills gave the team during the 2003 NFL playoffs.

thomas davis keep pounding

That Jake Delhomme has started 8 NFL post season games for the Carolina Panthers at QB. That today’s game will be Cam Newton’s 6th NFL playoff game as a starting QB. Kerry Collins started 2 games at QB for the Panthers in 1996.

The Panthers have played 16 NFL playoff games in 21 seasons.

Jerry Richardson, the founder of the Carolina Panthers, and his family own 48% of the franchise while the remainder is owned by 14 limited partners. One of those limited partners is Erskine Bowles former President of UNC and Chief of Staff for President Bill Clinton.

Erskine bowles

Hopefully you learned something new about the Carolina Panthers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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