There is no quarterback controversy at N.C. Central, just a signal-caller selection to make, NCCU coach Jerry Mack said. Quinn Billerman started Saturday against Charlotte and was 5 of 11 for 17 yards before Malcolm Bell got under center with 11:36 left in the second quarter.
Strong fourth quarters are fine, but NCCU wants to play well early as well
The Eagles tied a school record by scoring 28 points in the fourth quarter on Saturday.
Brandon Gilbert, who either holds or shares every kicking record at NCCU, was inducted into the hall of fame with the entire 2006 NCCU football team on Saturday.
NCCU on Saturday (5 p.m., NCCUEaglePride.com) will host a Charlotte squad that is playing as an independent Football Championship Subdivision team before moving up to the Football Bowl Subdivision in 2015.
N.C. Central University head men’s basketball coach LeVelle Moton has completed his staff for the 2014-15 season as he has named Chris Skinkis to the position of assistant coach, Jake Williams as the director of basketball operations, Derrick Mallison as video coordinator and promoted Justin Bradley to graduate manager.
Charlotte vs. N.C. Central
Talk about a guy who’s dangerous anytime — that’s N.C. Central’s Adrian Wilkins. And he’ll have fresh legs against the Charlotte 49ers this weekend.
N.C. Central cornerback Mike Jones showed his versatility against Elizabeth City State.
Fittingly .500 football is what N.C. Central will be playing heading into Saturday’s game against the Charlotte 49ers in O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium (5 p.m., NCCUEaglePride.com).
The Eagles are 1-1 under first-year coach Jerry Mack.
N.C. Central running back Andre Clarke helped carry first-year NCCU coach Jerry Mack to his first win as a head coach.
First-year N.C. Central coach Jerry Mack Saturday will go after inaugural wins both as a head coach and at O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium during the home opener for the Eagles, who host Elizabeth City State (5 p.m., NCCUEaglePride.com).
Elizabeth City State vs. N.C. Central
N.C. Central is expected to have the upper hand Saturday against Elizabeth City State after being in the underdog role at ECU last week. Plus, NCCU coach Jerry Mack says NCCU wasn't the first program to call him, but it was the best fit.