Post-Game Notes:  Charlotte vs. Chowan; Sept. 7, 2013

Charlotte 47   Chowan 7

Charlotte scored 3 touchdowns vs. Chowan following turnovers.

Charlotte had a season-high 4 sacks against Chowan (Bryan; Ogunjobi; Fleming; Thomson)

Linebacker Micah Bryan filled up the defensive stat sheet vs. Chowan with 6 tackles, 2 tackles for loss, a sack, an interception and a fumble forced and recovered.

Mikel Hunter posted the 49ers first kickoff return for touchdown with a 96 yard return in the 2nd quart of the win over Chowan.

Matt Johnson set a school record with 5 touchdown passes vs. Chowan.  In two games he has passed for 8 TDs.

Punter Brandon Strupp pinned 3-of-5 punts inside the 20 vs. Chowan and added a season long punt of 54 yards.

LB Micah Bryan (6 tackles, 2 tackles for loss, 1 fumble recovery, 1 sack, 1 interception) named Madness FCS Independent Defensive Player of the Week (Mark Hogan won honor last week).

FCS National Ranks thru week 2:

Team:              3rd in scoring:  49.5 ppg

                       4th in scoring defense: 7.0 allowed/game

                       1st in tackles for loss: 12.0/game

Individual:        1st in interceptions/game: Mark Hogan, 1.0

                       4th in passing efficiency: Matt Johnson, 192.5

                       5th in kickoff returns: Mikel Hunter, 37.0

Season Notes:

The 49ers have scored a touchdown in each of the 8 quarters of football that they have played.

Charlotte owns a 42.5 margin of victory through two games, outscoring opponents 99-14.

After two games, slot receiver Austin Duke leads the 49ers with three touchdowns.

Freshman placekicker Blake Brewer has been perfect this season, hitting 4-of-4 field goals and 11-of-11 extra points.

Four 49ers have scored touchdowns in both of the first two games:  Austin Duke; Trent Bostick; Corey Nesmith Jr; Kalif Phillips

Linebacker Mark Hogan leads the 49ers with two interceptions – one in each of the two games.

Linebackers Micah Bryan and Terry Caldwell lead the 49ers with 14 tackles apiece.

Charlotte is a perfect 9-for-9 in red zone conversions, scoring six touchdowns with three field goals

Charlotte has scored touchdowns on its opening offensive possession of both games.

In just two games, the 49ers have scored touchdowns in each facet of the game:  offensive rushing (2); offensive passing (8); defense (1) and kick return (1)

The 49ers defense has produced points in both games (pick 6 vs. Campbell; safety vs. Chowan).

Charlotte owns a +7 turnover margin.  They forced 5 turnovers vs. Chowan and 4 vs. Campbell

Linebacker Terry Caldwell leads the 49ers with four tackles for loss

15 different 49ers have had a tackle for loss.

Two records that could stand for a long time:

               Fastest TD:  Mark Hogan interception return, 00:46 into game vs. Campbell

               Longest TD: Mikel Hunter 96-yard kickoff return vs. Chowan

 Mikel Hunter leads the 49ers with 259 all-purpose yards, including 148 on kick-off returns.

Number of the day:  49:  yards Mark Hogan has returned his two interceptions.