Originally known as Ericsson Stadium after the Swedish telecom company LM Ericsson, its name changed to "Bank of America Stadium" in 2004 when it’s naming rights were acquired by "Bank of America" for 20 years.
This fortress-like stadium is often compared to the legendary Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum since its dawn.
Bank of America Stadium, the colorful 75,419-seat football stadium is located in uptown Charlotte, North Carolina. It became functional on September 1, 1996. It is the headquarters of the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). This ground is blessed with three practice fields, all kinds of training, restroom and central facilities with cutting-edge technologies. The stadium is also famous for its colossal and classic architecture. The venue underwent major renovations and extensions in the year 2014 for the first time as part of a multi-year renovation plan that increased the seating capacity and more facilities without violating its classical and carnival feel.
The inaugural kick-off was played here between Carolina Panthers and Chicago Bears which was won by the Panthers.
Panthers defeated the then-defending Super Bowl Champion Dallas Cowboys in the first playoff game that happened in 1996.
Carolina suffered their first home playoff loss on January 10, 2009, when Arizona Cardinals achieved a 33-13 over them in the divisional round.
The Panthers again got back on their home playoff winning streak on January 3, 2015, after defeating the Arizona Cardinals by 27-16.
The stadium has hosted the ACC Championship Games from 2010 to September of 2015.
The first Belk College Kickoff Game took place here between the North Carolina Tar Heels and the South Carolina Gamecocks in which the Gamecocks won by 17-13.