The Charlotte Colts will have a new player tryouts on Saturday March 8th at Hawthorne High School. Each player will be tested on the 40 yard dash (20 yards for linemen), 3 cone drill, L cone drill and broad jump. We will also have individual drills, 1 on 1 and 7 on 7. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. If you register online and show proof the tryout fee is $10 at registration table. If you do not register online or walk up on the day of tryouts the fee is $20.m click on the link below to register.
The Central Carolinas Football League (CCFL) announced today three teams will compete for the CCFL title this season. The 2013 UNFL Mid-Atlantic Champions Carolina Thundering Herd, the Asheville Grizzlies and the 2012 CCFL Champions the Carolina Renegades. They will join the Carolina Hawks, The 2013 CCFL Runner-up and 2014 AFNT AA National Runner-up the Charlotte Colts, and the 2013 CCFL Champions and National Football Event National Runner-up the Catawba Hornets. "We now have two of the oldest minor league football franchises in North Carolina history with the Hornets (35 years) and Grizzlies (41 years)." Said CCFL Commissioner Dan Finkelstein. "It is exciting times to be a part of the CCFL."
Colts lost title game in final seconds
January 19, 2014
The Charlotte Colts came close to end their 2013-2014 season in high fashion. They came up short to the Miami Knights in the American Football News Today AA National Championship 14-6 in Miami last night. The Colts marched 92 yards in one minute and thirty four seconds with the arm of QB Darius Dobson. With 18 seconds left and no time outs on the Knights three yard line, the Colts went right up the gut of the Knights defense and created a pileup on the goal line. “I saw one side judge signaled touchdown” said head coach Shawn Wood, “Then I saw a discussion on the field with the refs on what they saw and the clock was running out.”
Dobson was the offensive MVP with his performance throwing 12 of 23 for 237 yards including a 73 yard touchdown pass to Dennis Rorie. WR Ray Ray Munford also had 5 catches for 128 yards. The defense play a great game denied the Knights offense in the end zones after several attempts. They got pressure from DLs Ramon Azular and Big Country. The Colts ended the season with a 13-4 record.
Three players taking talents to next level
December 2, 2013
Three Colts players will be taking their talents to the next level. DL Ramon Azular is currently in Paris France playing for the USA Eagles in the Christmas Bowl December 7th.
RB Otis Moore will take his talents to Serbia in February where he signed with the Mladenovac Forestlanders.
DE Osmund Brown signed with the Bloomington Edge out of the Champions Professional Indoor Football League (CPIFL)
Colts are Florida bound
November 2, 2013
The Charlotte Colts received an at-large bid to play in the American Football News Today AA National Championship game Saturday January 18, 2014 at Harris Field in Homestead, FL. They will be facing the Crossroad Amateur Football League Champions the Victoria Texans. For more information about the Sunshine Bowl, click on the link below.
Eleven Colts players were named on the CCFL All Star team where the game will be played on Saturday November 16th. Theey are:
RB Otis Moore
WR Rashad fletcher
CB Antonio Mayes
CB Davion Smith
TE Osmund Brown
DE D'Angelo Crueton
Specialist Rashawn Singleton
LB Raphael King
DL Ramon Azular
DL Jerobi Gray
OL James Forte
Colts lost in title game
October 26, 2013
The Charlotte Colts suffered another loss to the Catawba Hornets in the CCFL championship 26-6 Saturday night. The Colts played the Hornets close from the beginning of the game. WR Rashad Fletcher caught a 30 yard touchdown strike to tie the game at 6 at halftime. The Hornet striked back late in the third quarter to give them a 12-6 lead. Then in the fourth quarter when the Colts were inside the 10 yard line, there was a costly fumbled snap where the Hornets took over with six minutes left in the game. The Hornets drove for another score and had an interception retruned for a touchdown when time expired.
Three time's the charm?
October 22, 2013
The Charlotte Colts (13-2) will have one more shot to take down the Catawba Hornets (13-0) this Saturday night. This time it is for the CCFL championship. The Colts punched their ticket last Saturday when they defeated the Carolina Hawks 16-0 at Hawthorne High School. The Colts only loss are to the Hornet on September 7th 28-12 and October 5th 32-12. Both teams are nationally ranked in the American Football ews Today AA polls where the Hornets are ranked #5 and the Colts #12. The CCFL Championship will be played at Westside Jaycee Park in Newton, NC. The field address is 605 West J Street. Kickoff is at 8:00 p.m.
The wait is over
September 5, 2013
After forty two days the game everyone in North Carolina waited for will now happen this Saturday. The Charlotte Colts (9-0), ranked #5 in the American Football News AA polls, are hosting the #7 Catawba County Hornets (7-0). The Colts offense is being led by a stable of running backs Otis Moore, Qua’Darrick Robinson and Maurice Johnson as well as the air attack from receivers O’Bryan Potts and Rashad Fletcher.
The defense has recorded seven shutouts led by defensive linemen Ramon Azular, Bryson Dunmeyer and De’Angelo “Stretch” Cureton along with linebackers Raphael King and Lemarris Agurs. Defensive backs Antonio Mayes and Davion Smith have nine interceptions collectively. Colts head coach Shawn Wood knows it will come down to who will break first. “The Hornets are a solid football team, so we have to play our best game.” he said, “We have to eliminate mistakes and take advantage of the opportunities they gives us to win.” The game will be at HawthorneHigh School September 7th. Kickoff is at 4:00 p.m.
Colts hosting All White Party
August 26, 2013
The Charlotte Colts are hosting an All White Party on Sunday September 1, 2013 at the L4 Lounge. The address is 2906 Central Avenue Charlotte, NC 28205. There will be a player auction for the ladies. Advance tickets are $5.00 and $10.00 day of event. Come out and have a good time while supporting your Charlotte Colts. Doors open at 9 p.m.
Colts cooled the Heat
August 25, 2013
Team Stampede came out blazing and pitched another shutout against the Carolina Heat 20-0 Saturday at Hawthorne High School. The # 5 nationally ranked Colts scored on the initial drive with a 25 yard touchdown pass to Rashad Fletcher. Then in the second quarter RB Kendrick McIlwain joysticked his way 58 yards for the touchdown. The defense held the Heat offense to less than 40 yards total offense including two safeties. The Colts will be off for Labor Day weekend and will prepare for the #7 nationally ranked Catawba Hornets September 7th.
August 22, 2013
The Charlotte Colts football players are working along side with the ACC Network and former Duke QB Zack Asack to film an intro video that will be featured accross the nation throughout the college football season. The Charlotte Colts are part of the Central Carolina Football League (CCFL).
Colts blanked the Nighthawks
August 18, 2013
The Charlotte Colts continued their winning ways by defeating the Triangle Nighthawks 22-0 in Benson, NC Saturday night. the Colts are now 8-0 for the year and will be facing the Carolina Heat in Charlotte this Saturday. The game will be at Hawthorne High School. Kickoff is at 5 p.m.
Colts on the road toTobacco Road
August 16, 2013
The #5 Charlotte Colts (7-0) are traveling to Benson, NC to face the Triangle Nighthawks (1-3) from the APDFL. The game will be played at 312 South Lee Street, Benson, NC 27504. Kikoff will be at 7 p.m.
Colts Stampede the Broncos
August 4, 2013
The Colts traveled to Gray Court, SC and continued their winning ways by defeating the Palmetto State Broncos 52-0. RB Otis Moore led the attack by rushing for 67 yards on 6 carries and three touchdowns for 21, 12 and 26. RB Qua' Darrick Robinson went 49 yards down the sidelines for a score and Antonio Mayes who subbed in at QB ended the rushing touchdown parade with a 22 yard score. QB Chase Morris threw for two touchdowns by connecting with O'Bryan Potts for 39 yards and Rashad "Cheetah" Fletcher for 23 yards.
The defense was again stingy forcing four turnovers including an interception from LB Raphael King. D'Angelo Cureton, Antonio Adams, Isaac Wilson and Torrence "Tank" Johnson each recorded multiple sacks in the game. The Colts will return home this Saturday when they face the Carolina Hawks at Hawthorne High School. Kickoff is at 5 p.m.
Team Stampede nationally ranked
July 22, 2013
The Charlotte Colts were recognized in two national ranking polls today. They are ranked #18 in the American Football Power Rankings and #7 in the American Football News Today AA polls. Their next opponent July 27th, Catawba County Hornets, are ranked #7 in the AFPR and #11 in the AFNT polls.
Colts escape the Heat
July 21, 2013
As the old saying goes, "You play with fire you will get burned". It almost held true when the Colts narrowly escaped the Carolina Heat 14-7 Saturday night in Ramseur, NC. The Colts defense held the Heat offense from scoring with 3 seconds left in the game after two lost fumbles late in the game. The Colts had no trouble scoring early in the game. They put together a balance drive of 65 yards and it was capped off with a eight yard touchdown run from RB Maurice Johnson.
In the Second quarter QB Chase Morris launched a 53 yard misssle to Rashad Fletcher for the score. The defense were making big hits led by LB Raphael King and DE D'Angelo Crueton. The Heat came out in the third quarter and drove 45 yards for a touchdown to close the gap 12-7. At that point the Colts offense were having trouble moving the football. After an interception by the Heat defense which put them on their own three yard line, the Colts defense forced a safety and gave the score 14-7. The Colts offense committed eight turnovers where four were lost fumbles. "We need to do a better job protecting the ball" said Colts head coach Shawn Wood, "We have to get better in practice and correct the small things and continue to do the good things we are doing." The Colts will have a huge test next week when they go to the Hornet's Nest to face the Catawba County Hornets.
On the road again
July 18, 2013
The 5-0 Colts will start the CCFL season on the road when they travel to Ramseur, NC to play the Carolina Heat this Saturday night. The game will be played at Eastern Randolph High School. The address is 390 Eastern Randolph Road Ramseur, NC 27316. Admission is $6.00 for adults. Kickoff is at 6 p.m.
Colts fight to a 14-0 win
July 14, 2013
The Charlotte Colts went on to defeat the Lake Norman Fear 14-0 this past Saturday. WR Rashad Fletcher took a handoff 48 yards for a touchdown and Antonio Mayes, who had QB duties this week, sneaked in from two yards out for the score. RB Otis Moore lead the rushing attack with 85 yards while Kendrick McIlwain rushed for 67. The defense recorded another shutout for the year. DB Michael Cunningham had an interception. The Colts will travel to Ramseur, NC this Saturday to open the CCFL season with the Carolina Heat.
The battle continues
July 12, 2013
The Battle of I-77 continues this Saturday when the Lake norman Fear travel to Charlotte to fae the Colts. The game will be played at Hawthorne High School. The address is 1411 Hawthorne Lane, Charlotte, NC. Kickoff has been moved to 5:00 p.m. Admission is $6.00 for adults, 12 and under are free. Come out and watch great adult football action.
Colts hosting Thundering Herd this Saturday
July 5, 2013
The 3-0 Colts will have a tough test this Saturday when they face the Carolina Thundering Herd. This will be the Colts first game at home, Hawthorne High School. Kickoff is at 5:00 p.m. Admission is $6.00 for adults, 12 and under free. Come and get your football fix with the hottest adult football action.
Colts entered CCFL
June 28, 2013
The Charlotte Colts are now part of the Central Carolina Football League. They will begin league play on Saturday July 20th when they face the Carolina Heat.
Colts running backs trampled over the Fear defense with a win
June 23, 2013
The Colts running game is improving every week where three running backs combined for over 300 yards on the ground in a 22-0 win over the Lake Norman Fear in Mooresville, NC Saturday night. RB Maurice Johnson led the ground attack with 122 yards and a touchdown. RB Davon Gardner rushed for 92 yards and a touchdown and RB Otis Moore rushed for 113 yards. QB Davon Samuels completed 5 out of 11 passed for 72 yards. "I am proud of the offensive line grinding it out. They created holes where it allow our backs to move upfield", said head coach Shawn Wood.
The defense set a franchise record by having six interceptions in one game led by CB Antonio Mays with two interceptions where he returned one back 45 yards for a touchdown. CB Davion Smith had two interceptions, Safety Lamar Boyd had one and LB Chris McNair had one. DE Angelo "Stretch" Cureton had a fumble recovery.
New battle on the horizon
June 21, 2013
During the Civil War, many battles were fought in the state of North Carolina. Over 150 years later one will begin tomorrow night. It's the Battle of Interstate 77 when the Charlotte Colts will travel to Coach Joe Popp Stadium in Mooresville, NC to face the Lake Norman Fear in their home opener. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m.
Defense and running game sealed the win over Hurricanes
June 16, 2013
Colts head coach Shawn Wood still had a question unanswered going into Saturday's game against the Palmetto Hurricanes, can the Colts offense run the ball? It did not take long to get an answer. On the first drive the Colts marched their way down the field with several big runs by running backs Otis Moore and Maurice Johnson. Along with Qua'Darrick Robinson, the trio combined over 200 yards on the ground in a 12-8 victory. QB Davon Samuels, after taking a year off from football, completed 8 of 16 passes for 112 yards and a touchdown to TE Osmund Brown. Otis Moore had an eight yard touchdown run.
The Colts defense forced three turnovers which make eight for the season. The defense stopped the Hurricanes offense on the final drive, including a big tackle from safety Dreyan Willis and a pass breakup from safety Hanif Jemerson on a crucial fourth down play. The Colts will travel to Mooresville, NC to face the Lake Norman Fear on June 22nd.
Colts travel this Saturday against Palmetto Hurricanes
June 10, 2013
After a week off, the Colts are traveling to Hopkins, SC to face the Palmetto Hurricanes. The game will be played at Garner Ferry Sports Complex, 8620 Garners Ferry Road, Hopkins SC 29209. Kickoff will be at 6:00 p.m.
Colts came out of the stable running with a win
June 2, 2013
The wait was over. The Charlotte Colts begin the 2013 season with a 52-25 win over the Greenville Seminoles from the Carolina Elite Football Alliance this past Saturday. QB Darius Thomas (8 for 16, 307yards) made a connection to WR Rashad Stinson for a 38 yard touchdown. Then the defense came up with a big play from DL Jerobi Gray and LB Raphael King when they did a double WWE suplex on the Seminole running back for a loss. DT Bryson Dunmeyer made some big stops on the defense line that smothered the Seminoles running game. Then DB Drayan Willis came up with an interception and returned it close to midfield.
On the next play Thomas had to scramble and found WR Jay Shelton on a 52 yard strike and he raced his way into the end zone. Later Thomas connected with WR Rashad Fletcher on a 35 yard touchdown pass. WR Rashawn Singleton made some great special team plays especially when he came from the far side of the field to make a touchdown saving tackle. Late in the first half, Thomas sneaked into the end zone for one yard. At the close of the first half Thomas connected with TE Osmund Brown with an eleven yard pass. The Colts were in command at halftime 32-0.
The Seminoles made run early with two quick touchdowns to make the score 32-12. after the ensuing kickoff, it did not take long for Thomas to get the offense going again. It only took one play when he hit Fletcher, players nicknamed him Cheetah, on a screen play and he outran the Seminoles defense and coasted 88 yards for a touchdown. Late in the third DE D’Angelo Cureton scooped up a Seminoles fumble and scampered 28 yards for a defensive touchdown. Kicker Jaymes Mann connected two field goals to close out the game. The Colts are traveling to Lexington, SC to face the Palmetto Hurricanes Saturday June 8th.
Colts face Seminoles this Saturday
May 29, 2013
The Charlotte Colts are getting their first test of the 2013 season when they travel to Greenville, SC to face the Greenville Seminoles. The game will be played at Greenville Tech Northwest Campus June 1st at 6pm.
Colts had impressive debut in scrimmage
May 18, 2013
The Colts came out of the stable running during the scrimmage Saturday when they faced the Lake Norman Fear. The defense took the field, led by defensive coordinator Torrie Walker, and smother the Fear offense with big hits lead by LB Chris McNair, DB Dreyan Willis and DB Michael Cunningham. The defensive front led by defensive linemen Ira Guinn, Mike Morris and Mark Johnson held their ground to stuff the Fear run game. LB Raphael King grabbed an interception on the Colts first defensive series.
Offensive Coordinator Ron Cartier's offense didn't take long to show their presence, in fact it only took three plays, when QB Darius Thomas made a 70 yards strike to WR Jay Shelton for a touchdown. RB Otis Moore had no problems transitioning from the indoor game with the Continental Indoor Football League when he had impressive carries. WR O'Bryan Potts had a 60 yard reception. "I was pleased with the effort they made on the field today." said Colts head coach Shawn Wood, "It showed the hard work these guys been putting in since March." The Colts will be traveling to Greenville, SC on Saturday June 1st when they face the Greenville Seminoles. Kickoff is at 6 p.m.
Team meeting set for Monday
May 10, 2013
There will be a team meeting Monday May 13th at West Charlotte High School. The meeting will start at 7:00 p.m. Any new players that are interested can attend the meeting as well. For more information email email@example.com.
Colts return for the 2013 season
May 10, 2013
The Charlotte Colts are returning for the 2013 season. They will begin play on July 13th. The team is headed up with Owner Shawn Wood and General Manager Robert Degree.
Check out the Colts on Facebook and Twitter
May 22, 2013
You can now keep up with the Charlotte Colts on Facebook and Twitter. You can click on the links for Facebook or go to www.facebook.com/charlottecolts or follow us on Twitter @CLTColts