The Charlotte 49ers officially released its schedule for its 4th season of football earlier today, and Charlotte will open up the 2016 campaign on September 1st at Louisville as they take on the Cardinals. Charlotte will then return home to Jerry Richardson Stadium on September 10th for a match-up against the Elon Phoenix, and they will be at home again on September 17th, when the 49ers will welcome in Eastern Michigan, before hitting the road for a toughie in Philadelphia against one of the biggest surprises in college football last season, the Temple Owls on September 24th.
Charlotte’s Conference USA opener will come on Saturday, October 1st against Old Dominion at Jerry Richardson Stadium, and the week after that, the Niners will travel to Boca Raton, Florida to square off against the Florida Atlantic Owls on October 8th. Florida International will come to Charlotte on October 15th, before the Niners hit the road again on October 22nd to pay a visit to Huntington, West Virginia and Marshall University to take on the Thundering Herd.
Following the bye week on October 29th, Charlotte will hit the road to Hattiesburg, Mississippi for a game against the Golden Eagles of Southern Miss on November 5th, before having a pair of back-to-back home games, starting with Rice on November 12th, before wrapping up the home portion of the schedule on November 19th against Middle Tennessee.
The 49ers will wrap up the season on November 26th in San Antonio, taking on the Roadrunners of UT-San Antonio.
Game times for this season will be announced at a later date, while the 2016 Charlotte football Spring Game will be held on Saturday, April 23rd at 7:00 p.m. inside Jerry Richardson Stadium.
2016 Charlotte 49ers football schedule
Thursday, September 1st: at Louisville
Saturday, September 10th: vs. ELON
Saturday, September 17th: vs. Eastern Michigan
Saturday, September 24th: at Temple
Saturday, October 1st: vs. Old Dominion*
Saturday, October 8th: at Florida Atlantic*
Saturday, October 15th: vs. Florida International
Saturday, October 22nd: at Marshall*
Saturday, November 5th: at Southern Miss*
Saturday, November 12th: vs. Rice*
Saturday, November 19th: vs. Middle Tennessee*
Saturday, November 26th: at UTSA*
Home games in BOLD
*-Conference USA game