Tag: football

Humans of UNCC Meet: Jordan Hoskins

| October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNCC Meet: Jordan Hoskins

My favorite thing about football season is being able to sit in the student section and cheer on our team. I am a freshman, so this is my first home game I have attended at UNC Charlotte. Since I have started school, I have been spending a lot of time with my roommates and our […]

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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 new season and big changes at Jerry Richardson Stadium

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
A new season and big changes at Jerry Richardson Stadium

The first home game of the Charlotte 49ers 2017 season is Sept. 16 and there are a few things you should know before you head to Jerry Richardson Stadium. This season your fan experience is getting an upgrade with a few new additions to game days. Starting next weekend, Niner Transit will be providing a […]

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Back at it

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Back at it

This time last season the players for the 49ers were prepping to hit the road and take on a nationally-ranked Louisville team. Everyone that is, except senior Trent Bostick. A concussion in practice in the week leading up to the season opener prevented Bostick from making the trip to Kentucky. He wouldn’t just miss the […]

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Larry Ogunjobi Makes History

| April 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
Larry Ogunjobi Makes History

“With the 65th pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, the Cleveland Browns and the Dawg Pound select Larry Ogunjobi.” Those words muttered by former Brown’s wide receiver Josh Cribbs created history at UNC Charlotte Friday night, as Ogunjobi is now the first Charlotte football player to be selected in the NFL Draft. “It hasn’t really […]

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Spring Game showcases growth

| April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Spring Game showcases growth

This past Saturday marked the fifth annual Spring Game for the Charlotte 49ers football program. It offered players a platform to show their improvements from the offseason. The game featured four quarters of the offense, in white, going against the defense, in green, using a modified scoring system. While traditional points were awarded for touchdowns, […]

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Signing day success

| February 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Signing day success

The first Wednesday in February is a date marked on the calendars of football programs nationwide. On this date recruits send in their national letters of intent informing schools of their commitment to play football there in the fall. Charlotte welcomed 18 new members to Niner Nation Wednesday in addition to the four mid-December signees. […]

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A wonder what a year can do

| November 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
A wonder what a year can do

What a difference a year can make. As the football season comes to an end, the Charlotte football program has made strides into becoming a legitimate team on the Division I stage. Take a look back at where the 49ers were at this time last year. Charlotte was coming off a 48-point beatdown at the […]

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Larry Ogunjobi invited to Reece’s Senior Bowl

| November 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
Larry Ogunjobi invited to Reece’s Senior Bowl

Larry Ogunjobi. Although most people can’t begin to pronounce his last name, anyone who has attended a game at Jerry Richardson Stadium knows the greatness of the Greensboro native. Charlotte’s all-time leader in tackles, tackles for loss and sacks, will take his talents to the 68th annual Reece’s Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala., on Jan. […]

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Charlotte football ends their season with loss at UTSA

| November 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte football ends their season with loss at UTSA

The Charlotte 49ers (4-8) traveled to take on the UTSA Roadrunners on Sat. Nov. 26, only to end their 2016-2017 season with a tough loss on the road, 33-14. Although the 49ers came up short of their bowl game hopes, the season can be considered a step in the right direction, conquering a better overall […]

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Charlotte Comes Up Short on Senior Day

| November 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte Comes Up Short on Senior Day

The Charlotte 49ers fell behind early, and their 18-point second half comeback came up just short as the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders beat the Niners on Senior Day 38-31. Charlotte outscored MTSU 25-14 in the second half, but it wasn’t enough as the Blue Raiders escaped Jerry Richardson Stadium with a victory. MTSU got the […]

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Football + Fans = Atmosphere

| November 16, 2016 | 3 Comments
Football + Fans = Atmosphere

49ers football has come a long way.  When 19 of the seniors being honored this Saturday came on their official visits they had to wear hard hats to look around the football stadium.  Now they are two wins away from going to a bowl game. This season Charlotte has struck gold on the road, snagging […]

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“Allow me to reintroduce myself”

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
“Allow me to reintroduce myself”

“Allow me to reintroduce myself.” Jay Z said it best but Terrance Winchester, a 6-foot-1 redshirt senior for the 49ers, is reintroducing himself to Niner Nation after missing a good bit of the season due to a lingering shoulder injury. Winchester, known for his 43-yard fumble recovery for a touchdown against Georgia State last season […]

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