By David Scott
The team has been assembled, the coaching staff hired and the stadium constructed. Tail-gating Niner Nation fans are at the ready. Now it’s time to play. When the 49ers face Campbell on Aug. 31 at a sold-out Richardson Stadium in their inaugural game, years of planning and preparation – and dreaming – will be realized.
VOICES -- ALUMNI TALK ABOUT INAUGURAL SEASON
The Observer’s Tom Sorensen wrote this column on Feb. 10, 2011. I don’t care if the early line on the 2019 Virginia Tech-Charlotte football game in Blacksburg, Va., is Hokies by 471/2. I care that Virginia Tech is on the schedule. I care that Charlotte has a schedule. I care that Charlotte football never felt as real as it did Wednesday at the school’s first Football Forum.
- Joe Posnanski: 'Autumns have always been hard for us UNCC alums'
- Cedric Maxwell: 'I’m astounded how Judy Rose put this together'
- Richard Hudson: 'A lot of us were still skeptical it would really happen'
- Calvin Brock: 'I knew it would happen'
THE 49ERS NEW HOME ... WITH ROOM TO GROW