Tag: 49ers Football

National Signing Day brings four new Niners

| February 7, 2018
National Signing Day brings four new Niners

Brad Lambert and the Charlotte 49ers finalized the 2018 recruiting class on National Signing Day, Feb. 7. Lambert recruited four more players to join the 18 that were recruited on Dec. 20.  The new additions to the program consist of a wide receiver, defensive tackle, linebacker and placekicker. The 22 players that make up this […]

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Football announces 2018 slate

| January 23, 2018
Football announces 2018 slate

The Charlotte 49ers released the 2018 football schedule Tuesday morning. The schedule features eight opponents that traveled to bowl games last season. The team opens at home for the first three game, and closes their schedule on the road for three of their last four games. For the second time ever, the team will open […]

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Since you’ve been gone

| January 8, 2018
Since you’ve been gone

While students were nestled all snug in their beds over Christmas break, changes were being made in the Charlotte 49ers Athletic Department. From coaching hiring, firing, retiring and more, here’s a run-down of what happened while you were out. Rose announces her retirement The Thursday before classes resumed it was announced that Director of Athletics, […]

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Signing Day for Charlotte football

| December 20, 2017
Signing Day for Charlotte football

Wednesday marked signing day for football programs across the nation. The 49ers welcomed almost 20 new members to the program. In their seventh recruiting class the Niners picked up 11 players on the offensive side of the ball and seven defensive players. The nine players that will report in January marks the most mid-year players […]

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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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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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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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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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