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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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Living the dream

| November 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Living the dream

Seven years ago, Jean Eason was far from the Queen City. After high school, the offensive lineman enlisted in the U.S. Army and was on a tour of duty in Afghanistan. He returned home with one goal on his mind: to run through the tunnel and play football at the collegiate level. During his high […]

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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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Charlotte Travels to Old Dominion

| November 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte Travels to Old Dominion

November has finally come, and the Niners hope that this portion of the schedule will be more fruitful. Charlotte won their last contest, 25-24, in overtime against the UAB Blazers for their first win of the 2017 season and first ever Homecoming win. They’re hoping that they can keep the momentum rolling, as they will […]

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The making of McAllister

| October 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
The making of McAllister

After a series of unfortunate events leading up to the Western Kentucky game, the starting role in the running back position fell onto Aaron McAllister. The redshirt freshman played both sides of the ball throughout high school, but came to Charlotte as a defensive back. It was only a month before the 2017 season began […]

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Finally, a happy homecoming for the Niners

| October 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Finally, a happy homecoming for the Niners

The 49ers rallied from a 17-point deficit Saturday night against the Blazers to bring home a thrilling 24-23 overtime win. UAB dominated the first half by scoring two touchdowns while their defense held Charlotte at zero in their initial meeting. It was not until late in the third quarter that the 49ers were able to […]

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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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