49ers preparing for Charlotte market
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Charlotte 49ers football program's first office space on campus was a cramped conference room.
"It was more like a closet," 49ers offensive coordinator Jeff Mullen said. "There was one conference table and one grease board. You had to go out in the hallway to get [cell]phone reception. We were walking all over each other."
In the next 18 months, the 49ers will try to etch their place in a basketball-crazed state, which has long been dominated by ACC schools ...
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FBS programs that reside in metropolitan markets alongside an NFL franchise face unique circumstances and similar challenges.