Jump to content

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

Mr. Scot

Why did you become a Panther fan?

Recommended Posts

LinvilleGorge    14,651

I was always a casual NFL fan before the Panthers.  I just enjoyed watching high level football and had favorite players, but not really favorite teams.  Once the Panthers came into existence, I had interest in them as the local team, but there was never really anything to make me become a full fledged fan until we drafted Julius Peppers.  As a huge UNC fan, the drafting of Peppers made me fully commit as a Panthers fan.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites


sharkkiller    2,745

Having grown up in Grenville, SC, there was really only 1 team that was close enough to call a local team, and that was the Falcons. I refused to pull for them, because I never liked them. When the Panthers were announced, I immediately became a fan. I went to the games in Clemson, and still have my ticket stub from the first victory over the Jets. 

 

I will be a fan until the end, and even though I now live in another country, my allegiance remains strong. I watch every Sunday on the internet, and keep up to date mainly through the nice folks (??) here on The Huddle.

 

I joined The Huddle back when it first started after reading about it on the old Observer boards and on the old Panthers.com boards (what a mess that was). And I have never looked back. The Huddle was the best things to ever happen to a Panthers fan.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Dex    12,316

Simply my whole family was Jets, Giants or Pats. My best friend and I had two favorite players in 05. Julius Peppers and Steve Smith. We decided to be 100% Panther fans and said fug you to both our families. The end.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
*FreeFua*    7,637

As a kid the thought of liking an expansion team appealed to me. I wanted to follow a team right from the start or atleast a team that hadn't won anything (Angels/MLB). So when I was 7 and the Panthers and Jags came into the league I took my pick and have never looked back. I chose the Panthers over Jags because of the jerseys and logo. I was 7 what else would I have based it off of.

Living in Canada they didn't show many panthers games. At 7 I didn't know how to watch so I spent many Sunday afternoons following panthers games on the ticker at the bottom of the screen, it freaking sucked.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Kevin Greene    12,297

Rams left town. Fug them. Followed my favorite player to Carolina, the rest as they say is history.

Sent from my SPH-L720 using CarolinaHuddle mobile app

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
jasonluckydog    5,041

I thought being a Panther fan was an easy way to pick up babes.

Yo baby I like Panthers and poof panties on the ground.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites




PantherWake    2,476

I thought being a Panther fan was an easy way to pick up babes.

Yo baby I like Panthers and poof panties on the ground.

3816676-0704928121-36645.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
PantherWake    2,476

I honestly picked them cause they were the close NFL team to me and I liked the jerseys and Steve Smith was Chuck Norris with a football in his hands to me.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
0115    823

I went to BOA Stadium in kindergarten, and after their super bowl run Ive been a fan.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
GRWatcher    2,673

Growing up in a town where everyone pulled for the local NFL team and moving far away from that town & team made it easy to get with the Panthers. I knew what it was to closely follow the local team. And to do it from the beginning, as I had with the Bills, was awesome. I was always a fan of the NFL, it was an easy choice.

 

Finding a replacement NHL team has been harder.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
SCP    30,419

Because I literally hate every other fan base

Sent from my iPhizzle while pooping using CarolinaHizzle

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

  • Member Statistics

    • Total Members
      18,676
    • Most Online
      2,867

    Newest Member
    Chairman Wow
    Joined
  • Topics

×