UNC Charlotte 49ers Football venues
UNC Charlotte 49ers Football Tickets
Team: Charlotte 49ers
League: NCAA Division I FBS
Home Games: Jerry Richardson Stadium
Head Coach: Will Healy
All-Time Greats: Matt Johnson, Kalif Phillips, Austin Duke, Terrence Winchester, Jonathan Cruz
UNC Charlotte 49ers Football TicketsThe Charlotte 49ers is one of the most popular Division I teams in the league. A relatively young team only established in 2013, the players have worked hard to earn their place in the NCAA with determination and plenty of sweat under the guidance of their head coach, Mike Hill. Playing out of the home stadium in North Carolina, you can always count on a 49ers game to leave you speechless at one point or another. Whether it's a win like the decisive first-ever game against Campbell or a devastating loss like in the matchups with Middle Tennessee, the 49ers always do a great job of leaving the crowd with something to talk about after everyone's cleared out. Even the visiting team can agree that it’s always a close match. Get your UNC Charlotte 49ers football tickets at StubHub today.
Where do the Charlotte 49ers play their home games?Situated next to the Charlotte Research Institute Campus of UNC, the home field for the UNC Charlotte 49ers football games is known as the Jerry Richardson Stadium, but its full title is McColl–Richardson Field at Jerry Richardson Stadium. UNC Charlotte 49ers games take place in a 15,314-seat, open-air stadium with an artificial turf field.
Who are some of the best players to ever be part of the 49ers?The 49ers has had several exceptional people as part of the team over the years. Matt Johnson was one of the all-time greats during his four years at the school from 2013 to 2016. During that time, he managed to set numerous records still standing to this day, including the single-game, single-season and career record for passing yards and passing touchdowns, the former having him as the top five spots for passing yards. There's also Kalif Phillips, who set records for rushing yards and rushing touchdowns, having the game, season and career records for the former and the season and career records for the latter. Austin Duke currently holds the record for game, season and career receptions, both in terms of yards and touchdowns.
What conference do the 49ers play in?The precursor to the 49ers was an independent team in 1946, playing games against nearby schools for its three-year lifespan. When the UNC football team was revived as the 49ers in 2013, it spent the first two years of its life (2013 and 2014) as an independent team in the FCS subdivision before joining the FBS Conference USA. The team is still with the FBS to this day.
Who is the head coach for the UNC Charlotte 49ers football games?At present, the new head coach for the Charlotte 49ers is Will Healy, having taken over at the end of the 2018 year and waiting to coach his first game this season. Previously, Brad Lambert was the coach from 2013 to 2018. Additionally, an earlier incarnation of the UNC football program began in 1946 before disbanding in 1948, during which time Arthur Deremer, Marion Woods and Carol Blackwell acted as head coaches for one year each.
Do the 49ers have any football rivals?The 49ers do not have any official rivals in the division though a few teams do have some significance to the team in terms of games played over its history. The very first game played by the 49ers was against the Campbell Fighting Camels, ending in a decisive victory for UNC with a score of 52-7, going on to beat Campbell a second time in a future game. There is also the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders, notable for having bested the 49ers in all four of the games they've played against each other.
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