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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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PREVIEW: Niners Welcome Panthers to Charlotte

| September 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Niners Welcome Panthers to Charlotte

Another week is ending, and that means another Saturday full of college football is approaching. For the Charlotte 49ers, the Georgia State Panthers are number 1 on the priority list. Both teams come into the contest searching for their first win (GSU 0-2, CHA 0-3), so the game should be an interesting one for sure. […]

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Niners drop heartbreaker to Aggies, 35-31

| September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners drop heartbreaker to Aggies, 35-31

The Charlotte 49ers played their hearts out in their in-state shootout with NC A&T, but they ultimately fell 35-31 after coming back from an 18-point deficit. The Aggies scored three touchdowns in the first half, and got a huge defensive stop late in the fourth quarter that ultimately sealed the deal. A&T quarterback Lamar Raynard […]

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PREVIEW: Charlotte opens home slate vs. N.C. A&T

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Charlotte opens home slate vs. N.C. A&T

After spending the first two weeks on the road, the Charlotte 49ers are welcomed back home to square off with N.C. A&T — starting quarterback Hasaan Klugh’s former team. A&T, an FCS team, made it to the FCS Playoffs last season and enter Jerry Richardson Stadium undefeated. This contest marks the 49th overall game for […]

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49ers Football struggling early in 2017

| September 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers Football struggling early in 2017

With the first two weeks of college football complete, the Charlotte 49ers hold an 0-2 record and the team has struggled to find a rhythm on offense and defense. The first week of the season saw the 49ers travel to Eastern Michigan to take on the Eagles. Quarterback Hassan Klugh flashed his dual-threat potential with […]

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A life of significance

| September 11, 2017 | 1 Comment
A life of significance

Each of us takes a different path which leads us to the place in which we were meant to be. Charlie Skalaski was inspired by his presence in Manhattan on 9/11 to emark on a radically different career, coaching football instead of corporate America. After having a successful stint as a defensive back at Florida […]

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Wildcats overwhelm Niners

| September 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Wildcats overwhelm Niners

The Charlotte 49ers were eager to put an early season loss to Eastern Michigan behind them, but had a tall task ahead of them in 19th-ranked Kansas State. Coach Brad Lambert, who played at KSU in the 1980s, watched his team keep it close in the first quarter but ultimately fall 55-7 on the road. […]

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