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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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Working with Workpeh

| October 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
Working with Workpeh

After a late start to the sport, receiver Workpeh Kofa has contributed on the field for the 49ers since his freshman season. Kofa was a late bloomer when it came concentrating on playing football. He took up the sport in eighth grade, but the pigskin always came in second to basketball. It wasn’t until Kofa’s […]

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Niners falter at WKU

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners falter at WKU

The Charlotte 49ers played the WKU Hilltoppers close for the first quarter, but suffered numerous injuries and surrendered 24 second-quarter points to falter 45-14 on the road. Aaron McAllister recorded his first career start at running back for the Niners, and the redshirt freshman finished with 157 yards on the ground and both of Charlotte’s […]

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PREVIEW: Wheels Up to WKU

| October 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Wheels Up to WKU

Another Saturday has come and gone, and another one is approaching. For the Charlotte 49ers, it means gearing up and heading to the Bluegrass State for a showdown with the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers. For the winless Niners, it means another opportunity to get their first win of the season and hopefully change their fortunes. Scouting […]

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Charlotte unable to stop Marshall

| October 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte unable to stop Marshall

The Charlotte 49ers had their finest defensive performance of the season, but Marshall was able to score twice and defeat the Niners, 14-3 in Jerry Richardson Stadium. Marshall quarterback Chase Litton threw two touchdown passes to receiver Tyre Brady, one in the first quarter and one in the third, and those scores gave Marshall just […]

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Charlotte to host Herd

| October 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte to host Herd

The Charlotte 49ers have a tall task ahead of them on Saturday, as they will host the Marshall Thundering Herd in their second conference matchup. The Herd, who have multiple connections to the 49ers, are red hot at the moment, but lost to Charlotte last season on their home field, 27-24. Charlotte is still searching […]

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34: The number to look out for

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
34: The number to look out for

  The 2017 season has been a dream come true for Jeff Gemmell. After finding success in his new position and becoming a new leader for the 49ers, number 34 is definitely one to get familiar with. The spring game this past April was Charlotte’s first time hitting the field without all of the 2017 […]

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Running game emerging as strength for Niners

| October 1, 2017 | 2 Comments
Running game emerging as strength for Niners

Halfway through the third quarter of Saturday’s game versus the Florida International Golden Panthers, the Charlotte football team appeared they were on there way to their first victory of the year, leading by a score of 29-14. Quarterback Hasaan Klugh was having his best game of the season, running for three touchdowns and throwing another, […]

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Special teams errors haunt 49ers: FIU gets comeback win at home

| October 1, 2017 | 1 Comment
Special teams errors haunt 49ers: FIU gets comeback win at home

Charlotte Football flew down to Miami, Florida to play their first Conference USA game of the season against Florida International University Saturday night. Coming off the program’s first ever shutout loss, the 49ers were looking to grab their first win of the season. After a dominant first half which featured four touchdowns by Charlotte quarterback […]

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Panthers set to host Niners

| September 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Panthers set to host Niners

The Charlotte 49ers, hungry and hopeful for their first win of this season, are putting the wheels up and flying to Miami, Florida for their conference opener against the Florida International Panthers. The Niners lost to the Georgia State Panthers 28-0 in last week’s non-conference finale, but are hoping a change of scenery will help […]

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The switch

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
The switch

Last season, Juwan Foggie, a wide receiver, watched from the sidelines as his teammates played defense. This year, Foggie plays with those same teammates, leading the team in many statistical categories as an outside linebacker. From his high school days through his sophmore season with the 49ers, Foggie has always run routes as a wide […]

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Coaching change following 0-4 start

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Coaching change following 0-4 start

Greg Adkins will serve as the offensive coordinator for the remainder of the season, replacing Jeff Mullen, head coach Brad Lambert announced Monday. The coaching change is made after Charlotte started the 2017 football season 0-4. Mullen has been on staff with the 49ers for seven seasons and was Lambert’s first hire. He will now move […]

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Niners Look to Get Back on Track

| September 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners Look to Get Back on Track

The Charlotte 49ers have yet to secure a victory this season, and everyone is antsy for good reason. After opening the year with two road contests, the Niners lost back-to-back games at home to close out the nonconference portion of their schedule, including a shutout loss to Georgia State. With the first in-conference game coming […]

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Charlotte drops 4th straight to Georgia State

| September 24, 2017 | 1 Comment
Charlotte drops 4th straight to Georgia State

The Charlotte 49ers football program suffered the first shutout in program history in their 28-0 defeat against Georgia State on Saturday night. The Panthers (1-2) scored two touchdowns in the first half and two again in the second, the 49ers (0-4) had less than 20 minutes of possession time during the contest. Offensively, the 49ers started […]

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