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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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Preview: Lambert returns to Kansas State, looks for first win in 2017

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
Preview: Lambert returns to Kansas State, looks for first win in 2017

Brad Lambert and the Charlotte 49ers hit the road to the Little Apple — Manhattan, Kansas — to take on Lambert’s alma mater No. 19 Kansas State on Saturday, Sept. 9. After losing to Eastern Michigan, 24-7, the Niners are still seeking their first victory of the 2017 season. Though this will be the first […]

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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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Preview: Charlotte opens season at Eastern Michigan

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
Preview: Charlotte opens season at Eastern Michigan

The Charlotte 49ers open the 2017 football season on the road Friday, Sept. 1 in Ypsilanti, Mich. where they are set to take on Eastern Michigan. Kick-off is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and the game can be viewed on ESPN3 or be found on the radio on ESPN 730. Charlotte holds a 3-1 record in […]

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A look back: the recap of the 2016 football season

| August 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
A look back: the recap of the 2016 football season

Before we kick off the 2017-18 campaign for Charlotte football, let’s take a look back at how last season went. The season started off with a tough road contest against then #21 Louisville and the Niners dropped the contest, 70-14. Charlotte returned home the next week for their first season victory and lone home win […]

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