Hazel and Backus both had a record-settting season in 2012
Hazel and Backus both had record-settting season in 2012
Coastal opens up the 2013 campaign on August 31 at South Carolina State.
David Duran, Quinton Davis, Andrae Jacobs, Aramis Hillary and Pat Williams were named captains for 2012
Matt Hazel has career game, CCU piles up 540 yrads of offense in loss
Coastal Carolina University Football vs. Stony Brook 10-13-12
Football vs. North Carolina A&T
Coastal at Western
Presbyterian - 11/5/11
Football vs. Gardner-Webb (Oct. 22, 2011)
2011 (So.):Transferred to Coastal Carolina in January 2011 ... Participated in 2011 spring drills ... Played in all 11 games, finishing fourth on the team with 14 catches ... Tallied 164 yards and scored two TDs ... Caught three passes for 46 yards in the win over Catawba ... Also caught three passes for 16 yards with a touchdown at Liberty ... Threw a 32-yard touchdown pass to Matt Hazel in the third quarter ... In the Presbyterian game, had two receptions for 41 yards, including a game-winning 35-yard touchdown reception.
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Spent two seasons at the Univ. of South Carolina, redshirting one year ... 2010 (RFr.): Played in eight games for the SEC East Division Champion South Carolina Gamecocks ... Caught one pass for four yards on the season (vs. Troy) ... South Carolina's football game notes said he was "likely the fastest player on the roster" ... 2009 (Fr.): Redshirted ... High School:Considered the 84th-best prospect in the state of Georgia and a two-star prospect by Rivals.com ... Listed on the FoxSports.com Georgia top 150 prospects ... Also considered a two-star prospect and the nation's 202nd-best wide receiver by Scout.com ... Named to PrepStar's All-Southeast Region squad ... Helped lead his team to a 9-3 season as a senior, racking up 44 catches for close to 600 yards and seven touchdowns ... As a junior, caught 29 balls for 412 yards and five touchdowns, while rushing for two touchdowns and throwing two touchdowns ... Standout on the basketball court as well ... A two-time first team All-Region 1-AAAA selection ... Was the Region 1-AAAAA co-basketball Player of the Year as a junior after averaging 16 points per game.