|North Carolina Central’s blowout win over UNC-Charlotte had fans heading for the exits early in the second half. (Tevin Stinson photo)|
North Carolina Central walked into Jerry Richardson Stadium as an underdog, and walked out with a big win. NCCU pounded first-year FCS member UNC Charlotte 40-13, handing the program its first loss in program history.
NCCU (2-1) took advantage of seven UNCC turnovers, including five interceptions. Freshman Mike Jones picked off two passes and linebacker Tiron Guion forced two fumbles. Adrian Wilkins broke the game open with a 100 yard kickoff return for a touchdown to start the second half.