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Charlotte football makes coaching changes

| November 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte football makes coaching changes

The Charlotte 49ers announced Monday afternoon that they will retain head coach Brad Lambert. Other staffing changes will be made, however. Defensive coordinator Matt Wallerstedt, quarterbacks coach Jeff Mullen and receivers coach Damien Gary have been relieved of their duties with the team. Greg Adkins, who took over as offensive coordinator midway through the season, […]

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Work to be done for 49ers Football

| November 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Work to be done for 49ers Football

The college football regular season is coming to a close in 2017. Some teams will be continuing their season through bowl games or the College Football Playoffs. Teams that failed to win six or more games this year are officially done. Charlotte football finished with a 1-11 record after a loss to Florida Atlantic University […]

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49ers fall to FAU on Senior Day

| November 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers fall to FAU on Senior Day

Jeff Driskell completed 18 of his 22 passes for 245 yards and two scores, tailback Devin Singletary had 108 yards and two more touchdowns, and the FAU Owls used a dominant first half to spoil Charlotte’s Senior Day, 31-12. The Owls moved to 9-3 after the win, including a 8-0 mark in conference play, to […]

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The big guys

| November 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
The big guys

While the running backs and receivers dazzle the crowds at football games gaining yards and scoring touchdowns, a group that is often overlooked on the offense is the set of players on the offensive line. For Benny LeMay or Aaron McAllister to breakout on runs or quarterback Hasaan Klugh to have enough time to find […]

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Slow start dooms Niners against USM

| November 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Slow start dooms Niners against USM

Kwadra Gibbs completed 20 of his 27 passes for 221 yards and a score, Ito Smith rushed for 154 yards and three touchdowns, and the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (7-4, 5-2) simply could not stop scoring on the way to a 66-21 win over the Charlotte 49ers (1-10, 1-6). Smith, who got tallied his yardage […]

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Charlotte unable to comeback against Middle Tennessee

| November 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte unable to comeback against Middle Tennessee

The Charlotte 49ers (1-9; C-USA: 1-5) failed to secure a victory, falling 35-21 against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (5-5,C-USA 3-3). Saturday, which also happened to be Veteran’s day, proved a turnout of over 10,000, including many active and inactive servicemen in attendance. The loss put the Niners record at a disheartening 1-9, while the […]

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Charlotte Seeks Revenge

| November 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte Seeks Revenge

It’s Nov. 11, a day to remember the sacrifices that veterans have made for American citizens. On today, the Niners will honor military members and their families prior to taking on the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders. The team is looking to bounce back after a road loss to Old Dominion and is searching for their […]

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Living the dream

| November 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Living the dream

Seven years ago, Jean Eason was far from the Queen City. After high school, the offensive lineman enlisted in the U.S. Army and was on a tour of duty in Afghanistan. He returned home with one goal on his mind: to run through the tunnel and play football at the collegiate level. During his high […]

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Keeping up with Karrington

| November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Keeping up with Karrington

Karrington King had a storybook career. After coming to Charlotte as a walk-on, he earned a scholarship position after his redshirt year. In the following three season, the linebacker was a common fixture on the field for the 49ers. He racked up over 70 tackles in two of those seasons, becoming the second 49er to […]

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Monarchs outmuscle Niners, 6-0

| November 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Monarchs outmuscle Niners, 6-0

The Old Dominion Monarchs didn’t play pretty, but it was enough to keep their slim bowl chances alive. The Monarchs used two field goals by kicker Nick Rice and a solid defensive performance to keep the Niners at bay and win 6-0. Charlotte fell to 1-8 on the year, while ODU improved to 3-6. 49er […]

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Charlotte Travels to Old Dominion

| November 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte Travels to Old Dominion

November has finally come, and the Niners hope that this portion of the schedule will be more fruitful. Charlotte won their last contest, 25-24, in overtime against the UAB Blazers for their first win of the 2017 season and first ever Homecoming win. They’re hoping that they can keep the momentum rolling, as they will […]

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The making of McAllister

| October 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
The making of McAllister

After a series of unfortunate events leading up to the Western Kentucky game, the starting role in the running back position fell onto Aaron McAllister. The redshirt freshman played both sides of the ball throughout high school, but came to Charlotte as a defensive back. It was only a month before the 2017 season began […]

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Finally, a happy homecoming for the Niners

| October 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Finally, a happy homecoming for the Niners

The 49ers rallied from a 17-point deficit Saturday night against the Blazers to bring home a thrilling 24-23 overtime win. UAB dominated the first half by scoring two touchdowns while their defense held Charlotte at zero in their initial meeting. It was not until late in the third quarter that the 49ers were able to […]

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Niners to face Blazers in Homecoming showdown

| October 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners to face Blazers in Homecoming showdown

After losing last week to Western Kentucky 45-14, the Niners are back home in Charlotte to take on the UAB Blazers. For Charlotte, it’s Homecoming Weekend, and they would love nothing more than to score their first win of the season. This game will give Charlotte one more chance to gain some momentum before their […]

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