Carolina Panthers Honor Champions

The Wall of Champions is a museum-style exhibit featuring framed jerseys of the 21 state high school football champions from North and South Carolina on display inside Bank of America Stadium's East Gate.

Eleven jerseys represent the public and private champions from their respective classifications in North Carolina, while 10 jerseys hang in honor of the public and private champions from South Carolina. A plaque beneath each jersey details the champion's school, classification, record, and head coach. Jerseys are changed annually to recognize the current year's champions.
2007 North Carolina High School Football Champions
Classification School
4AA New Bern Bears
4A John T. Hoggard Vikings
3AA James B. Dudley Panthers
3A Western Alamance Warriors
2AA Reidsville Rams
2A Lincolnton Wolves
1AA James Kenan Tigers
1A Plymouth Vikings
Independent Division I Charlotte Latin Hawks
Independent Division II First Assembly Christian School Eagles
8-Man Trinity Christian School Crusaders
2007 South Carolina High School Football Champions
Classification School
4A - I James F. Byrnes Rebels
4A - II Clover Blue Eagles
3A Wilson Tigers
2A Cheraw Braves
1A - I Chesterfield Golden Rams
1A - II Blackville-Hilda Fighting Hawks
Independent 3A Hammond School Skyhawks
Independent 2A Hilton Head Prep Dolphins
Independent 1A Charleston Collegiate Sun Devils
Independent 8-Man Holly Hill Academy Raiders

Here are the 2007 High School Football State Champions that are currently on display inside of Bank of America Stadium. Come to any Carolina Panthers home game to check out your school.

Also, if your school did not win the state championship in 2007, the Carolina Panthers also offer the "Carolinas Connection." This is exhibit is a spectacular tribute to high school and college football in the Carolinas. It displays helmets from every high school and college football team in North and South Carolina. The permanent attraction, located in the east end zone of the 500 level at Bank of America Stadium, features 643 total helmets.

Unveiled during the 2005 season, the project took more than a year in development and was designed by Charlotte-based Studio displays with Schutt Sports providing the color-specific helmets for each school in North and South Carolina.

"Prep and college football programs play important roles in communities across our region. The sport creates lifetime memories for players, fans and families. The Carolina Panthers are pleased to salute high school and college football with the Carolinas Connection and the High School Wall of Champions, as well as recognize the important role the sport plays in bringing people together throughout the Carolinas," said Riley Fields, the Carolina Panthers director of community relations.

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