9/1/2020 11:53:00 AM
The game instances and broadcast details for the Charlotte 49ers’ initial two road games of the season have been announced.
The Charlotte 49ers season-opener at 20th-ranked (College Football Playoff rankings) Appalachian State on Sat., Sept. 12 will be played at 12 noon and aired nationally on ESPN2. Charlotte’s road game at 18th-ranked (AP) North Carolina the following week, Sept. 19, will be a three:30 kick on the ACC Regional Sports Network.
Charlotte went 7-six in head coach Will Healy‘s initial season, advancing to the program’s initial-ever bowl game: vs. Buffalo at the Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl. The 49ers return 12 starters which includes 4 players that have earned spots on National Watch Lists: QB Chris Reynolds (Maxwell Award Manning Trophy) WR Victor Tucker (Biletnikoff Award) C Jaelin Fisher (Outland Trophy) DE Tyriq Harris (Wuerffel Trophy).