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Julius Peppers’ 2003 NFC Championship Ring

Featured in the Lobby Display Case near Daniels Auditorium

A 2003 National Football Championship (NFC) ring belonging to Julius Peppers can be viewed in a display case in the museum starting April 23.

One of the most celebrated players in pro football history, Peppers was the second overall pick by the Carolina Panthers in the 2002 NFL Draft. He finished his 17-year career with 719 tackles, including 159.5 sacks—the fourth best in NFL history. At the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he led the nation in sacks with 15 in 2000 and was a unanimous All-American in 2001. Peppers was inducted into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame in 2021.

He captivated fans with his athleticism and skill on the football field. The display case highlights Peppers’ legacy and impact on the sport.

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Painting of the North Carolina State Capitol and people walking on the grounds.