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Panther fan Before or After Newton Era?


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Poll: Were you a Panther fan before or after Newton came to Carolina? (297 member(s) have cast votes)

Were you a Panther fan before or after Newton came to Carolina?

  1. Voted Before Newton (287 votes [96.63%])

    Percentage of vote: 96.63%

  2. After Newton (6 votes [2.02%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.02%

  3. Voted I'm Alice and I suck Brees's taint. (4 votes [1.35%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.35%

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#1 Jakob

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Posted 20 November 2013 - 01:16 AM

Simple question, were you a fan of the Panthers before Newton was the Quarterback or after he became the Quarterback?

 

 

Personally, I was born in 1994 and my dad had me on the couch for every game as an infant. I even have a faint memory of the 96' Championship game when I was about 2 and a half. So, I can pretty much claim to be a lifelong fan. I don't ever recall missing a game in my life. I know for a fact I've not missed one since at least 2001.

 

 

 



#2 Jangler

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Posted 20 November 2013 - 01:22 AM

Panther fan since the team was awarded to Charlotte, before then I was 49ers fan. I tried to root for both teams even though they were in the same division at the time. I have never regretted my decision on which team I chose, even during the 1-15 season.



#3 carolina-chuck

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Posted 20 November 2013 - 01:22 AM

Been a fan since Week 1 of the 2003-2004 season at the age of 13. Favorite player on this team is no other than 89, and fell in love with this team on that Delhomme to Proehl comeback victory vs. the Jags.

 

10 years as a Carolina Panthers fan.

 

#PantherNation2013-2014



#4 Panther_Brotherhood

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Posted 20 November 2013 - 01:22 AM

My first conscious season was 1-15, so yeah I've been around a while



#5 panthersphan

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Posted 20 November 2013 - 01:23 AM

This is kind of a silly question for The Huddle... Highly doubt many of us here became Panther fans overnight when we drafted Cam. Not saying those fans don't exist, but the Huddle is made up of more diehard Panther fans than say Cam Newton fanboys...

I became a Cam fan overnight the day we drafted him, that's for sure. And damn do we have a special QB...

#6 Gabeking

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Posted 20 November 2013 - 01:23 AM

Since the Super Bowl (the first one I ever watched)

#7 panthersphan

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Posted 20 November 2013 - 01:25 AM

Since the Super Bowl (the first one I ever watched)


Were you just a College Football guy? Or what?

#8 googoodan

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Posted 20 November 2013 - 01:26 AM

The Camwagon is long gone, dude. My first posts to what was then the Panthers Huddle go back to when you were like 9.

#9 Shufdog

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Posted 20 November 2013 - 01:27 AM

Just look at members join date and how they voted! We've got a lot of band-wagoners since Cam came along. I'm not complaining though, we need all the support we can get!!

 

 

Edit: BTW I've been here since the announcement was made that we were getting a team.



#10 Jakob

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Posted 20 November 2013 - 01:27 AM

Those fans exist, I see auburn avatars all over the place.



#11 IGSaint

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Posted 20 November 2013 - 01:27 AM

What does it matter? A fan is a fan. As long as that person is not hopping off the team when they are not doing well then I don't care.



#12 DaveThePanther2008

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Posted 20 November 2013 - 01:28 AM

Since the first time I heard about Carolina was in the running for a team.  So I have been a fan of this football team even before the name was established.

 

 



#13 SgtJ00

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Posted 20 November 2013 - 01:28 AM

I started really watching in 07 or 08.

 

Lucky me.



#14 Westblvd_n_Alabama

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Posted 20 November 2013 - 01:29 AM

Been a Fan since they announced Charlotte was getting a Football team. I went into the military with my 96' "Shock the world" Panthers sweatshirt. Been a fan since. Although the 2 yrs i was in germany i missed most of the news about the team. After that, i was on it. I Love this team.



#15 Oldmanrivera

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Posted 20 November 2013 - 01:31 AM

I Don't remember making a conscious decision to be a fan, I just was.

I was 3 when the panthers were born, and I like to believe my fandom was born that day.


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