Peasant’s 2 TDs help Middle Tennessee rally, beat CharlotteNovember 13, 2022 GMT
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Frank Peasant ran 17 times for 84 yards and two touchdowns and Middle Tennessee scored the final 17 points to beat Charlotte 24-14 Saturday night.
Elijah Metcalf caught eight passes for 84 yards for Middle Tennessee (5-5, 2-4 Conference USA).
Reynolds’ 5 TDs, new coach leads Charlotte past Rice 56-23October 29, 2022 GMT
HOUSTON (AP) — Chris Reynolds matched a career best with five touchdown passes and Charlotte, after firing its previous head coach six days ago, cruised to a 56-23 victory over Rice on Saturday to snap a four-game losing streak.
FIU scores 34 straight points, cruises by Charlotte 34-15October 22, 2022 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Grayson James was 25-of-33 passing for 302 yards and one touchdown, and he added two rushing scores to help Florida International rout Charlotte 34-15 on Saturday.
James had two rushing scores, from 12 and 9 yards, in the first quarter and Lexington Joseph scored from the 1 and 15 in the second quarter to give FIU (3-4, 1-2 Conference USA) a 27-0 lead with 10:04 left before halftime.
Hardison, defense help UTEP beat Charlotte 41-35October 2, 2022 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Gavin Hardison threw three touchdown passes, including two to Tyrin Smith, Tyrice Knight and Jadrian Taylor each returned a fumble for a score and UTEP beat Charlotte 41-35 Saturday night.
Reynolds leads Charlotte to 42-41 win over Georgia St.September 18, 2022 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Chris Reynolds' threw a 2-yard scoring pass to Grant DuBose with 17 seconds left and Charlotte reclaimed the lead and went on to beat Georgia State 42-41 on Saturday.
Tagovailoa’s 4 TD passes lead Maryland past Charlotte 56-21September 10, 2022 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Taulia Tagovailoa wasn't happy with himself after failing to throw a touchdown pass in Maryland's season opener.
He made up for it in Week 2 — and then some.
Tagovailoa threw for 391 yards and a career-high four touchdowns, and the high-powered Maryland Terrapins defeated the Charlotte 49ers 56-21 on Saturday to improve to 2-0 for the third time in four seasons under head coach Michael Locksley.
Perry, McCammon lead FAU past Charlotte 43-13August 28, 2022 GMT
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — N'Kosi Perry threw for 256 yards, Larry McCammon ran for 118 and Florida Atlantic defeated Charlotte 43-13 in a season and Conference USA opener on Saturday night.
Five players scored touchdowns for the Owls, among them Justin McKithen, who returned an interception 63 yards for a score.
Marshall remains in the hunt for C-USA East Division titleNovember 21, 2021 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Rasheen Ali rushed for 203 yards and three touchdowns and Marshall beat Charlotte 49-28 on Saturday to remain in the race for the Conference USA East Division title.
Marshall (7-4, 5-2) will face division leader Western Kentucky (7-4, 6-1) next Saturday with the winner earning a trip to the C-USA championship on Dec.
Louisiana Tech outlasts Charlotte 42-32, snaps 5-game skidNovember 14, 2021 GMT
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Marcus Williams Jr. ran for four touchdowns, Aaron Allen passed for two scores, and Louisiana Tech broke a five-game losing streak by defeating Charlotte 42-32 on Saturday night.
Charlotte stages late comeback, downs Rice 31-24 in OTNovember 7, 2021 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chris Reynolds and Elijah Spencer connected late in regulation to tie it and again in overtime for the win and Charlotte rallied late to beat Rice 31-24 on Saturday.
Ari Broussard's scoring run from the 2 with 6:35 left ended a 16-play, 84-yard drive that lasted 9 1/2 minutes and Rice led 24-14.
Zappe throws 4 TDs as W. Kentucky batters Charlotte 45-13October 31, 2021 GMT
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Bailey Zappe threw for 393 yards and four touchdowns — giving him 33 on the season — as Western Kentucky battered Charlotte 45-13 on Saturday.
The Hilltoppers (4-4, 3-1 Conference USA) remain tied with Marshall for the lead in the conference's East Division, while Charlotte (4-4, 2-2) suffered a second straight lopsided loss.
Perry, FAU stay perfect in Charlotte with 38-9 winOctober 22, 2021 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — N’Kosi Perry set up three touchdowns on as many drives in a breakaway third quarter and Florida Atlantic held Charlotte scoreless for all of the second half for a 38-9 victory Thursday night, just hours after each university announced it will be leaving Conference USA.
Reynolds, Charlotte hold off Florida International 45-33October 9, 2021 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — Chris Reynolds passed for 203 yards and four touchdowns, Shadrick Byrd had two long kickoff returns that led to points and Charlotte defeated Florida International 45-33 on Friday night.
Chase Brown’s 257 yards, 2 TDs leads Illinois past CharlotteOctober 2, 2021 GMT
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Chase Brown rushed for 257 yards and two touchdowns and Illinois beat Charlotte 24-14 on Saturday.
It stands as the fourth best single-game rushing performance in Illinois history.
Illini look for first win since August vs CharlotteSeptember 30, 2021 GMT
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois has not won a game since August and hosts a surging Charlotte team Saturday that is eager to knock off a Big Ten opponent.
Illinois’ last victory was the 30-22 season-opening win over Nebraska on Aug.
Reynolds, Charlotte hold off Middle Tennessee 42-39September 25, 2021 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chris Reynolds punched the ball four straight times up the middle to score the insurance touchdown with a leap over the pile from the 1-yard line late in the fourth quarter and Charlotte fended off Middle Tennessee 42-39 in a Conference USA slugfest Friday night.
Grainger leads Georgia State to 20-9 victory over CharlotteSeptember 19, 2021 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Darren Grainger completed just six passes, but two of them went for touchdowns — including a go-ahead 34-yarder to Ja’Cyais Credle in the third quarter — to help Georgia State turn back Charlotte 20-9 in nonconference play on Saturday for the Panthers' first win of the season.
Charlotte goes to 2-0 with 38-10 win over Gardner-WebbSeptember 12, 2021 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chris Reynolds scored two touchdowns and became Charlotte's career passing leader in a 38-10 victory over Gardner-Webb on Saturday night.
Reynolds was 10-of-17 passing for just 103 yards and two interceptions but he still finished the night with 5,469 career passing yards, eclipsing Matt Johnson (2013-16), who finished with 5,405.
Charlotte tops Duke 31-28 for 1st win over Power 5 teamSeptember 4, 2021 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte 49ers coach Will Healy propped his son Eli up on his lap at his postgame news conference and tried to hold back tears as he took in the magnitude of the moment.
The 49ers football program had just taken a huge step forward — and he knew it.