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McColl-Richardson Field @ 49ers Stadium

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So when someone brings up ASU on this forum, it's dismissed immediately because it's JV... but let's talk all about a "JV" team that hasn't even taken a snap yet. Sure...

Won't see that from me. I respect what App has built in Boone.

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I wish them well. Who wouldn't? Its pretty ballsy to start a football program, especially in this state.

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Should only take two years to surpass the level of play in the acc.:Angel_anim:

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@UNCClt_News: McColl says he and Richardson haven't failed at much and this 49er Fball will be no exception.

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Can't believe I missed this thread. The fields are gorgeous. I respect Boone, in fact I love it and I love app. But the city I live in is Charlotte and Charlotte needs and respectable football team even if it is JV. I suggest everyone have som niner pride if you live here. If you go up to boone ALL you see are app stickers. The city has to invest in this team and this team will give back to the city (like app has to Boone). So buy a tshirt or go to a game or something.

I am on campus a lot. I met a couple guys who are going to play, one is an ex marine tatted up probably a slot WR and the other is a young kid who is a square block pure muscle, a RB type. I have no doubt there are students who can play, I just hope the coaching is good.

It's be nice to see more Niner stickers in the city. You don't have to necessarily like them or the school but it's the biggest college in the city you live in and will only get bigger if it's supported. Plus niner gear looks really fuging good (maybe because green is my favorite color), don't like the arm logo too much though.

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I get what you're saying, but the point is to have TC out of town so there are no other distractions for these guys.

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Academic buildings falling apart but hey at least we are building a football stadium. What a waste of money when there are so many more pressing needs.

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Academic buildings falling apart but hey at least we are building a football stadium. What a waste of money when there are so many more pressing needs.

People who say this are ignorant as hell.

A football program will bring more value to your degree and school in general far more than quality of academic buildings. It IS an investment in the quality of the school just not in an immediate, physical way, in a better way.

Some buildings are falling apart but the newer buildings are awesome. Chapel hill has some run down classrooms/buildings as well. APP is the same way just less than the two. It's just the way it goes that is an educational funding issue. UNCC had outside funding to have the team and that is a great thing.

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Can't believe I missed this thread. The fields are gorgeous. I respect Boone, in fact I love it and I love app. But the city I live in is Charlotte and Charlotte needs and respectable football team even if it is JV. I suggest everyone have som niner pride if you live here. If you go up to boone ALL you see are app stickers. The city has to invest in this team and this team will give back to the city (like app has to Boone). So buy a tshirt or go to a game or something.

App State and UNCC are so far apart, city wise, that they really shouldn't be compared.

Boone is very similar to Chapel Hill in the fact that the town is built around the school, therefore everyone in the town fully supports the school.

Charlotte is comparable to Raleigh in the fact that the school was built around the city, therefore you find that not everyone in the city supports the school. That's just one of the downsides of building a college in a large city and having a football team is not going to change it.

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