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Charlotte returns to Jerry Richardson Stadium to host Rice

| November 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte returns to Jerry Richardson Stadium to host Rice

Charlotte football is rolling. The 49ers are making a statement in the Conference USA, defeating Southern Miss in Hattiesburg to earn their second-straight victory. Unlike their previous two wins, Charlotte beat Southern Miss in convincing fashion, 38-27. Kalif Phillps carried the 49ers, running for a season-high 183 yards, breaking off a 72-yard run in the […]

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Covington for President

| November 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
Covington for President

Jamal Covington is a name recognizable to members of Niner Nation not only for his accomplishments on the field, but also for the work he does in his community. Covington was recently recognized for his efforts off the field when he was nominated for the Wuerffel Trophy, an award presented by the All Sports Association […]

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From farm fields to the Queen City: The journey of Brad Lambert

| November 8, 2016 | 1 Comment
From farm fields to the Queen City: The journey of Brad Lambert

The first time I saw Brad Lambert’s abilities in action he was on the sidelines of the 2007 Orange Bowl after he helped  a 15th-ranked Wake Forest team to their seventh bowl game in the team’s history and a program best 11-3 season. A few years later Coach Lambert and I both decided that green […]

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Niners Halt Eagles in Hattiesburg

| November 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
Niners Halt Eagles in Hattiesburg

After a slow start to the 2016 football season, the Charlotte 49ers got another crucial win on the road and now find themselves needing only two wins to qualify for a bowl game. Once again, the Charlotte backfield did significant damage, and the Niners toppled the Southern Mississippi Eagles, 38-27, in their own stadium. Charlotte […]

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PREVIEW: Charlotte goes on the road to play Southern Miss

| November 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Charlotte goes on the road to play Southern Miss

The bye week has come and gone. Charlotte football is back this week, as the 49ers travel down south to play Southern Miss. The last time Charlotte played was one of the biggest victories in the football program’s brief history. The 49ers defeated Marshall on the road in a nail-biting 27-24 finish. For the program, […]

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Larry Ogunjobi: A force on the field

| October 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
Larry Ogunjobi: A force on the field

Ask any team preparing to take on the 49ers who they focus on in the Charlotte defense and they’ll respond with one name: Larry Ogunjobi. The redshirt senior is a force to be reckon with on the defensive side of the ball for the program’s entire existence. He leads the team in tackles, sacks, tackles […]

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Niners Make History in Win Over Marshall

| October 23, 2016 | 2 Comments
Niners Make History in Win Over Marshall

The Charlotte 49ers football unit was anxious to get back on the field after last week’s loss against the FIU Panthers. The squad bounced back in a huge way, as they took down the Marshall Thundering Herd on the road by a score of 27-24. Charlotte started fast and set the tone with senior tailback […]

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Get a Klugh

| October 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
Get a Klugh

After scoring, this player can likely be found getting in the faces of his own defense on the bench, hyping them up for their next assignment on the field. Husaan Klugh, a 6-foot-3, 185-pound quarterback, and originally from nearby Central Cabarrus High School, has been named the starting QB and Niner Nation and the rest […]

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Charlotte looks to rebound from heartbreak on the road against Marshall

| October 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte looks to rebound from heartbreak on the road against Marshall

Homecoming almost had the perfect ending. Charlotte held the lead for the majority of the game, but it was the fourth quarter that haunted the 49ers. The foot was taken off the gas pedal, which was noted as a key in last week’s preview. While losing by one point on homecoming is heartbreaking, there are […]

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Fresh off first conference win, Charlotte returns home to host FIU

| October 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
Fresh off first conference win, Charlotte returns home to host FIU

The Charlotte 49ers return home, crossing off another first in the program’s history. Last week, the 49ers defeated Florida Atlantic to win the first Conference USA game in the short history. Head coach Brad Lambert made the long-awaited quarterback change, giving Hasaan Klugh the nod, and it paid dividends. Klugh showcased his dual-threat ability, putting […]

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Klugh, Niners earn first C-USA win

| October 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Klugh, Niners earn first C-USA win

The Charlotte 49ers football team had to postpone their matchup with Florida Atlantic (FAU) due to Hurricane Matthew. The game was pushed to Sunday at noon, an odd start time for a college football game. Despite the delay, the Niners decided they would not wait any longer for their first Conference USA victory. Hasaan Klugh […]

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The heads of a program

| October 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
The heads of a program

Hair.  Everyone has it, but some choose to use it as a form to express themselves.  Examples of this can be found all around campus, including on the roster of the football team.  We broke the team down into different hair categories and talked about what it’s like to have some of the best hair […]

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Charlotte 49ers Football: Reason For Optimism

| October 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte 49ers Football: Reason For Optimism

Despite a 1-4 start to the season, there are plenty of reasons to still save hope in the 49ers. Through four games, they have faced one of the best teams in the nation in Louisville, as well as Elon, Eastern Michigan, Temple and Old Dominion. None of their five opponents have losing records and possess […]

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49ers yet to record conference win, fall 52-17

| October 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
49ers yet to record conference win, fall 52-17

Charlotte came into Saturday’s matchup with Old Dominion searching for their first conference win. After not winning a single C-USA matchup and losing a close battle to ODU 37-34 last season, the Niners came up short once again. The Monarchs got off to a fast start with a 21-point first quarter. ODU running back Jeremy […]

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PREVIEW: Charlotte returns home to host Old Dominion

| September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Charlotte returns home to host Old Dominion

The Charlotte 49ers return to Jerry Richardson Stadium this week after a one-week hiatus from the Queen City. Last week, the 49ers traveled to Philadelphia to play Temple in their final non-conference game on their schedule. Despite an impressive performance by the running game, namely Kaliff Phillips, Charlotte fell to Temple 48-20. Charlotte opens Conference […]

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The Duke of Charlotte

| September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Duke of Charlotte

Head 20 minutes down Interstate-485 towards Independence High School and you’ll come to the home of Austin Duke. The only home Duke has known. The Senior slot receiver for the Charlotte football program is a born and bred Queen City native. Duke’s playing career began when he was 7 years old with the Eastway Lions. But […]

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Charlotte opens conference play Saturday

| September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte opens conference play Saturday

This Saturday the 49ers will begin their conference portion of the season with a home game against Old Dominion.  After not winning a conference matchup last season, Charlotte looks to record the first their first Conference-USA win in program history. Last week the 49ers collected their third loss of the season, falling 48-20 to Temple […]

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College Gameday signs make it to Charlotte

| September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
College Gameday signs make it to Charlotte

A strong fan base is an aspect of the game that is vital for any college football team. The goal for fans is to give their team an edge at home and also disrupt the thought process for the visiting team. Andrew Josupait, pronounced Joe-Sup-8, does just that at Jerry Richardson Stadium. Josupait, a junior […]

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Charlotte falls on the road

| September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte falls on the road

On a cloudy Saturday in September, the Charlotte 49ers found themselves on the short end of the stick against the Temple Owls, losing 48-20. Temple got on the board first with a 36-yard field goal from kicker Austin Jones. However, Charlotte responded with an eight yard touchdown pass from quarterback Kevin Olsen to receiver Workpe […]

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Panthers crush 49ers in home opener

| September 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
Panthers crush 49ers in home opener

Panthers overcome early miscues and defeat the San Francisco 49ers 46-27 for the season’s first win at Bank of America Stadium. In a game predicated on big plays, Cam Newton bounced back from an early interception to post a stat line that included 353 yards passing and four touchdowns. During the first possession of the […]

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