Tag: 49ers Football

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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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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