Charlotte at Georgia State
Saturday, Sept. 17; 7:00 pm
Play by play: Matt Stewart
Analyst: Sam Crenshaw
Radio: Learfield/Charlotte Sport Community Play by play: Matt Swierad
Analyst: Al Wallace
Sideline: Bobby Rosinski
Collection File: Charlotte trails, 1-2
Sept. 4, 2015 W, 23-20 Atlanta, Ga.
Sept. 23, 2017 L, 0-28 Charlotte, N.C.
Sept. 18, 2021 L, 9-20 Atlanta, Ga.
Collection Notes: Second straight 12 months taking part in Atlanta … CLT win in 2015 was in 49ers first-ever sport on the FBS stage … four-year collection (2020-23) concludes subsequent 12 months (9-16-23) in CLT … 2020 assembly in CLT was cancelled on account of pandemic.
Charlotte Head Coach:
Will Healy (Richmond, 2008)
at CLT:………………………. 14-20 (4th 12 months)
vs. C-USA at CLT…………. 10-11 (4th 12 months)
General:…………………….. 27-41 (seventh 12 months)
All-Time (Season 10; FBS Season 8):
All-time sport quantity: …………………….. 106
All-time document: …………………………….. 36-68
49ers at house: ……………………………… 23-29
49ers on highway: ………………………………. 13-38
Charlotte is on the lookout for its first win of the 2022 season
A Charlotte participant has scored two TDs in every of the primary three video games:
at FAU: Grant DuBose, 2 rec. TDs
W&M: Xavier Williams, 2 rush TDs
Maryland: Victor Tucker, 2 rec. TDs
15 completely different gamers have been credited with at the least a share of a Charlotte’s 15.0 TFL.
tenth Season of 49ers Soccer
Charlotte will likely be competing in its tenth season of soccer in 2022. Charlotte’s program started in 2013 as an FCS Impartial. After two seasons, the 49ers made the leap to the FBS as a member of Convention USA in 2015. Charlotte is in its eighth season on the FBS stage as a member of C-USA. This will likely be Charlotte’s remaining season in C-USA. In 2023, the 49ers will transfer to the American Athletic Convention.
If there was any place that was locked and loaded for Charlotte’s 2022 season, it was quarterback. Tremendous senior Chris Reynolds is the 49ers all-time document holder in practically each passing class and landed on all the main QB Watch Lists.
Three video games into the season, Charlotte has began three completely different quarterbacks and used 4 completely different sign callers. Whereas Reynolds prolonged his document together with his 63rd and sixty fourth profession TD passes earlier than happening with damage within the season-opener, R-Fr. Xavier Williams and R-So. Trexler Ivey threw the primary TD passes of their profession. Reynolds began the opener, back-up James Foster received the nod in sport two, however was sidelined with damage, giving approach to Williams, who began towards Maryland.
R-Fr. QB Xavier Williams has impressed in his first two prolonged outings. He took over within the second quarter towards William & Mary and made his first collegiate begin vs. Maryland. In two video games (approx. six quarters), he has thrown for 392 yards and two TDs with out an interception. He has additionally run for 77 yards and two TDs. He boasts a 67-yard TD run to his credit score and a 50-yard completion.
Taking on within the 2nd quarter vs. William & Mary, he engineered a pair of landing drives, together with a formidable two-minute drill, to erase a 14-point deficit by halftime. Within the Third quarter, his 67-yard breakaway run gave the 49ers their first lead. He completed the sport 12-of-23 passing for 201 yards whereas dashing for a pair of TDs.
In his first collegiate begin vs. Maryland, he led a pair of first-half TD drives, together with a 15-play, 75-yarder to tie the rating at 7-7 and a fast strike 4-play, 80-yard drive to shut inside seven, 21-14. That drive included a 50-yard go to Elijah Spencer and a 19-yard TD to Tucker.
Charlotte’s large receiving unit boasts a 2020 Biletnikoff Watch Lister: Victor Tucker (this system’s second all-time main receiver); a 2022 Biletnikoff Watch Lister: Grant DuBose (the workforce’s 2021 main receiver) and the 2021 C-USA Freshman of the Yr: Elijah Spencer (shared the 2021 team-lead with DuBose with six TD catches).
In three video games, the trio of Tucker (200 rec. yds), DuBose (229 rec. yds) and Spencer (223 rec. yds) have mixed for 652 (217.3/gm) of the 757 receiving yards (86%).
All three have at the least 200 rec. yds and are averaging over 65 yd/gm. Tucker leads the workforce with 19 receptions and has two TDs, DuBose has team-highs in yards, TDs (3) and rec. avg. (76.3), and Spencer owns a 100-yard efficiency (107 vs. William & Mary). Tucker and DuBose have each gone over 55 yards in all three video games, whereas Spencer’s 107 vs. W&M and 98 vs. Maryland are the season highs.
BIG BOOMER ON WIDEOUTS
Huge Sport Boomer ranks the WR duo of Tucker and DuBose because the Nineteenth-best within the nation, the third-best in North Carolina and the very best in C-USA. Each Tucker (2020) and DuBose (2022) have appeared on the Biletnikoff Watch Record throughout their careers.
DuBose (892 yds) and Tucker (639 yds) grew to become the 49ers’ first duo to each put up over 600 receiving yards in the identical season. Tucker ranks second all-time in profession receiving yards and TDs and shares this system document with 13 100-receiving yard video games.
Chris Reynolds broke the 49ers single-season data with 26 passing TDs (fifteenth, FBS; 2nd, C-USA) and a pair of,684 passing yards (244.0/gm; fifth in C-USA) and owns profession data for passing yards (7,922) and TDs (64). He threw for 300+ thrice in 2021 together with a school-record 448 at Louisiana Tech.
MANNING PASSING ACADEMY
Chris Reynolds accomplished a neat circle this summer time. He was chosen to be a counselor on the Manning Passing Academy, the place he labored side-by-side with all-time NFL greats Peyton and Eli Manning. When he was within the eighth grade, Reynolds participated within the Academy as a camper – coaching beneath the likes of then-college QBs Dak Prescott and Jameis Winston. Reynolds was named to the 30-player Manning Award Watch Record. Aug. 22.
DE Markees Watts retains good firm. Watts (17.5 sacks), who has bulked as much as 240 kilos, is sandwiched between NFL starters Alex Highsmith (20.0 sacks) and Larry Ogunjobi (13.0 sacks) on the 49ers’ profession sacks checklist, simply 2.5 shuy of Highsmith’s profession document.
With 22.0 profession TFL he might be a part of Ogunjobi (49.0) and Highsmith (46.0) as the one three 49ers with 30+ TFL.
Ogunjobi, the primary 49ers’ participant chosen within the NFL Draft, began final 12 months for the AFC Champion Cincinnati Bengals and signed this offseason with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Highsmith, who performed DE at Charlotte, is a beginning linebacker for the Steelers.
11 completely different Niners, together with 9 on protection, have made their first profession begin, this season:
Sport 1: 8 (7 on protection): DL Amir Siddiq, Dez Morgan; LBs Derek Boykins and Maguire Neal; DBs Lacy Williams, Val Agbaw, Wayne Jones and OL Matt Rosso
Sport 2: 2 (1 on protection): RB ChaVon McEachern, LB Cam Burden
Sport 3: 1 (1 on protection): LB Reid Williford
Wayne Jones (Kansas State): Staff-hi 25 tkls; 1.5 TFL (at the least 6 tackles in every sport)
Chase Monroe (Wake Forest): 15 tackles (5.0/gm); 1.5 TFL; team-gh 3 QBh
Amir Siddiq (Central Michigan): 9 tackles; 1.0 TFL
TRUE FRESHMEN TO WATCH ON DEFENSE
DB/N Maguire Neal began within the season opener at FAU and LB Reid Williford made his first begin vs. Maryland. Neal has seven tackles w/ 1.0 TFL whereas Williford has 5 tackles.
RB Shadrick Byrd leads the 49ers with 135 dashing yards and 267 all-purpose yards
RB ChaVon McEachern, who scored a TD in his first profession begin vs. W&M, has now scored a landing in every of his three taking part in seasons. He has three dashing TDs and a receiving TD to his credit score in his profession.
QB Chris Reynolds and WR Victor Tucker have linked for two,414 receiving yards of their careers collectively — essentially the most prolific QB-WR combo in class historical past (86 shy of 2500)
WR’s Quinton Patten (7 yds), Jack Reynolds (17 yds) and Kendric Blake Jr. (16 yds) all made their first profession catches within the Maryland sport.
S Comanche Francisco pulled within the 49ers first INT of the season, and the primary of his profession, vs. Maryland.
LB Prince Bemah, who battled accidents his first two years, has 15 tackles on the season. In 17 profession video games, he has 47 tackles, 7.0 TFL, 2.5 sacks and three QBh.
ON THE OFFENSIVE
Charlotte averaged 37.4 factors in its 5 wins with a ten.6 avg. margin of victory
Charlotte scored 30+ factors in seven video games
Charlotte averaged 31.25 factors over the ultimate 4 video games; scoring 4 TDs in every
Charlotte ranked twenty eighth in FBS on 4th down: .629, 22-35, together with 8-of-10 in final 2 video games
16 completely different 49ers scored Charlotte’s 42 TDs (13 rush; 27 passing; 2 protection)
Charlotte ranked 2nd in C-USA; 14th within the NCAA in time of possession (32:14)
Grant DuBose (892 rec. y) recorded the Third-most receiving yards in a season by a 49er
Grant DuBose (892 rec. yds) and Victor Tucker (639 rec. yds) grew to become the primary 49er receiving duo to notch 600 receiving yards every in the identical season
Chris Reynolds, C-USA ranks: TD passes (Third, 26); factors resp. (2nd, 16.5); 4th: go eff. (2nd, 150.8)
DE Mike Kelly posted 23 of his 24 tackles within the 49ers final 5 video games (4.6/gm)
S Solomon Rogers has 31 tackles over his final 5 video games (6.2/gm) (DNP-inj at ODU)
ANOTHER REYNOLDS WRAP
Together with his game-winning 25-yd TD go to Elijah Spencer in OT vs. Rice, QB Chris Reynolds notched the fifth fourth-quarter or additional time game-winning TD drive of his profession. He has had two such game-winning drives this 12 months. He has had three GW TD passes within the remaining minute or OT in his profession.
2019: W, 39-38 vs. North Texas – 34-yd GW TD go to Victor Tucker with 00:18 left
2021: W, 31-28 vs. Duke – 11-yd GW TD go to Shadrick Byrd with 00:33 left
2021: W, 31-24 (OT) vs. Rice – 25-yd GW TD go to Elijah Spencer in OT
Class Stat NCAA C-USA
TD passes 26 TDs twenty fourth Third
Factors Resp. 16.5 pts 18th 2nd
Go Effectivity 150.8 effic. thirty seventh 4th
Whole Offense 258.9/gm forty second 4th
QB Chris Reynolds broke a number of single-game, season and profession data:
Faculty-record 16 straight video games with a passing TD
Reynolds has 5 game-winning drives within the fourth quarter or OT in his profession
Reynolds has three game-winning drives/TD passes in remaining minute or OT in his profession
Single-game: Passing yards (448 at La. Tech)
Whole Offense (449 at La. Tech)
C-USA Sport: Passing TDs (4 vs. Center Tennessee; 4 vs. FIU)
Single-season: Passing TDs (26)
Passing yards (2,684)
Passing common (244.0)
300+ yard passing video games (3: 448 at La Tech; 339 v. MT; 324 v. Duke)
Profession: Passing yards (7,726)
Passing TDs (62)
Whole Offense (8,653)
300+ yard passing sport (6)
vs. Duke (CBSSN): 324 passing yds; 3 go TD; 1 rush TD (C-USA POTW)
vs. Center Tennessee (CBSSN): 339 go yds; 4 go TD; 1 rush TD (C-USA POTW)
at FIU (CBSSN): 203 go yds; 4 go TD (4 diff. receivers); 0 INT
vs. Rice: 292 passing yds; 3 go TD; 0 INT
at La. Tech: 448 passing yards (sch. rec.), 2 TD; 1 rush TD
QB Chris Reynolds, dubbed the Mocksville Magician in honor of his hometown, by radio voice Matt Swierad, has led two dramatic rallies this season.
Down 10, 24-14, to Rice with 6:35 left, Reynolds engineered two scoring drives to tie the sport and threw a TD go on the primary play of OT for the game-winner. His game-tying go (an 8-yarder to WR Elijah Spencer) got here with 1:15 to play. He was 4-of-5 for 65 yards on that tying drive. His subsequent play, in OT, was a 25-yard GW TD go to Spencer.
Trailing twice within the remaining 5 minutes to Duke, Reynolds threw for 2 TDs within the remaining three minutes to hold Charlotte to the 31-28 victory in a seesaw battle. Trailing 21-17, he capped an eight-play, 92-yd drive with a 9-yd TD go to Grant DuBose to place Charlotte forward 24-21 with 2:59 to play. After Duke retook the lead, he had 1:44 left for a game-winning drive. He was 4-of-5 for 73 yards on the ultimate drive, ending it with an 11-yard go to Shadrick Byrd for the TD with 33 seconds left. Within the two decisive drives, Reynolds was 9-of-10 for 161 yards and two TDs.
HOME SWEET HOME
Charlotte was 4-2 at house and averaged 29.7 factors. Charlotte is 10-4 at house in its three years beneath head coach Will Healy.
DE Markees Watts was sixth in C-USA and 89th within the nation with 0.50 sacks/gm
22.0 profession TFL, wants 1.0 TFL to maneuver into third-place all-time behind NFL stars Larry Ogunjobi (DT, Bengals) and Alex Highsmith (LB, Steelers)
17.5 profession sacks, second all-time, 2.5 shy of Highsmith’s all-time document of 20.0
KR Shadrick Byrd, a 2022 Hornung Watch Lister, was Third in C-USA with 616 return yards. His 22.8 kick return avg. is second all-time in 49ers historical past (File: 22.9, Demarrell Alexander, 2014). He ranked third in C-USA in all-purpose yards (121.25)
Byrd had a pair of returns of over 55 yards at FIU to arrange scores (C-USA STPOTW)
Profession-best 60-yard return; 57-yd return (2 returns; 117 yds; 58.5 avg.)
First 49er with 2 50+ returns in a single sport
Matches Aaron McAllister (App State, 2020) for return yds (117) on 2 returns
FIRST THINGS FIRST
Charlotte scored its first-ever win over an influence convention opponent (W, 31-28 vs. Duke, Sept. 3, 2021) and the 49ers obtained votes within the USA In the present day Nationwide Coaches ballot for the primary time in class historical past.
Third-year head coach Will Healy, who launched the 49ers to Membership Lit, famously, took Charlotte to its first bowl sport (2019 Makers Needed Bahamas Bowl) in season one. Healy owns a 14-17 document in his first three years, together with a 10-4 mark at house.
WR Grant DuBose doubled up twice in 2021, scoring a pair of touchdowns in a pair of wins: the season-opener over Duke and the C-USA opener over Center Tennessee. DuBose shares the 49ers lead with 6 receiving TDs
NINERS NOTCH FIRST-EVER WIN OVER POWER 5 FOE
The season-opening, 31-28, win over Duke was the 49ers’ first-ever over a Energy 5 opponent. The sport was additionally Charlotte’s first house sport towards a Energy 5 workforce. Charlotte scored a pair of TD’s within the remaining three minutes to card the victory.
REYNOLDS’ HEROICS CARRY COMEBACK OVER DUKE
R-Sr. QB Chris Reynolds, the C-USA Offensive Participant of the Week, threw for 324 yards and three TDs and ran for a fourth within the 49ers win over Duke. Reynolds was 9-of-10 for 161 yards and two TDs as Charlotte scored twice within the remaining three minutes to notch the historic win. Reynolds hit WR Grant DuBose for a 9-yard go with 2:59 to play and tossed an 11-yard display go to RB Shadrick Byrd for the game-winner with 33 seconds remaining. Dubose completed with 118 receiving yards and two TDs whereas Victor Tucker had 133 receiving yards, together with 101 on the ultimate two drives.
2021 OFFENSIVE ONSLAUGHT
Sport 1 vs. Duke (W, 31-28)
324 passing yards; 3 Passing TD;
QB Chris Reynolds: 324 passing yards; three TDs
Third time in sch. historical past w/ 2 100-yd rcvrs: Victor Tucker (133), Grant DuBose (118)
Sport 2 vs. Gardner-Webb (W, 38-10)
306 dashing yards; 4 dashing TD
300+ rush yds 1st time since 9-14-19 (338 vs. UMass)
Speeding TDs by 4 rushers: Reynolds, Byrd, Camp, McEachern)
McEachern leads dashing assault with 74 dashing yards.
Sport 4 vs. Center Tennessee (W, 42-39)
Season-high 559 yds. Whole Offense; 339 passing yards; 6 TDs (4 go; 2 rush)
3 gamers with 100+ performances (DuBose, 114 rec; Tucker, 108 rec; Camp 101 rush)
Reynolds 4 passing TD; 1 rush TD
Sport 6 vs. FIU (W, 45-33)
5 TDs (4 go; 1 rush)
Reynolds 21-of-27 (.778) 4 passing TD
Sport 10 at Louisiana Tech (L, 32-42)
548 yds Whole Offense; Faculty document 448 passing yards; 4 TDs (2 go; 2 rush)
2 gamers with 100+ performances (Pearson, 150 rec. yds; DuBose, 108 rec)
Reynolds 2 passing TD; 1 rush TD
C-USA OPENER: W, 42-39 VS. MT
Charlotte put up 559 yards of offense in its win over Center Tennessee
Three gamers had 100-yard performances: WR Grant DuBose (114 rec); WR Victor Tucker (108 rec); RB Calvin Camp (100 rush)
QB Chris Reynolds threw for 339 yards and 4 TDs; rushed for a TD
Broke 49ers profession document with 45 passing TDs
Tied career-high w/4 passing TDs; Broke document for passing TDs in a C-USA sport
5 49ers rating TDs (DuBose 2, Camp, Spencer, Byrd, Reynolds)
DEFENSE STEPS UP vs. GWU
Charlotte allowed simply 10 factors and 214 yards of whole offense to the Runnin’ Bulldogs – the fewest allowed in each classes beneath third-year head coach Will Healy. Charlotte held GWU scoreless within the second half, restricted the Bulldogs to 50 passing yards and held GWU to 4 performs or much less on 9 of their 13 drives.
DUBOSE DELIGHTFUL DEBUT
So. WR Grant DuBose, a switch from DII Miles School (Alabama), caught 4 passes for 118 yards and two TDs in his debut with the 49ers within the win over Duke. His first collegiate goal was a 56-yard catch-and-run TD.