Post-Game Notes: Charlotte vs. Wesley College; Nov. 9, 2013
Wesley College 35 Charlotte 28
Charlotte rushed for 154 yards – the second straight game of over 150 yards rushing and the second in the last 4 games that they surpassed 150.
Charlotte forced three turnovers to give the 49ers 28 on the season, but Wesley evened the turnover battle with three takeaways themselves.
Charlotte won the turnover battle in five of its first six games (4-2). They have not won the turnover battle in any of the last 4 (0-4).
Charlotte had two INTs: Martay Mattox had his 2nd of the season and defensive end Brandon Banks had his first.
Wesley scored 14 points in the fourth quarter – just the third game this season that Charlotte has allowed more than one score in the final frame.
Charlotte passed for 199 yards, just the second game this season (JMU, 98), that the 49ers have failed to pass for 200.
Charlotte scored its second touchdown on a four-play drive that took 00:39 off the clock. It was the 49ers 13th touchdown drive of 1:30 or less.
That TD was the result of a fake field goal, the 49ers first-ever, with reserve QB Lee McNeill throwing his first career touchdown pass to linebacker turned defensive end Mark Pettit.
RB Kalif Phillips scored for the third straight game.
RB Kalif Phillips scored two touchdowns for the second time this season.
RB Kalif Phillips became the first 49er to reach double-digits in touchdowns with his 9th and 10th scores.
Phillips (93 yards rushing) and Austin Duke (96 yards receiving) neared the 100-yard plateaus.
H CJ Crawford scored his fifth TD of the season, second to Austin Duke (6) in receiving TDs.
RB Alan Barnwell had 47 yards rushing, giving him 546 this season to join Phillips as a 500-yard rusher
WR Mikel Hunter had 24 yards receiving, giving him 514 this season to join Duke and Trent Bostick as a 500-yard receiver.
QB Matt Johnson has thrown for 2440 yards, 60 shy of 2500 in his first season.
FCS National Ranks (of 122 teams) thru week 11:
Team: 1st in fumbles recovered, 15
3rd in turnovers forced (takeaways), 28
14th in fewest sacks allowed, 0.90
14th in first downs, 237
14th in Interceptions, 13
24th in team tackles for loss, 6.9 tfl
28st in total offense: 435.4/gm
Individual: 15th in passing touchdowns: Matt Johnson, 20
20th in total offense: Matt Johnson, 275.3
21st in passing yards/game: Matt Johnson, 244.0
19th in passing yards: Matt Johnson, 2,440 yards
20th in completions/game: Matt Johnson, 20.90
17th in Fumbles Forced: Caleb Clayton-Molby, 0.33
28th in Receptions/game: Austin Duke, 5.9
28th in Rushing Touchdowns: Kalif Phillips, 9