DeMario Bennett
DeMario  Bennett


Douglas, Ga.

High School:
Coffee County HS

Last College:
Univ. of South Carolina

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190



#9 Coastal Carolina Falls to #18 The Citadel 41-38

The loss ends the Chanticleers' season at 9-3, while The Citadel improved to 9-3 and will face cross-town rival Charleston Southern in the tournament's second round on Dec. 5.


Chanticleer Football Conducts Annual Palmetto Pro Day

The 2014 NFL Draft starts on Thursday, May 8


Coastal Carolina Spring Football Practice Is Underway

The Spring Game is April 12


Coastal Football Hands Out 2013 Team Honors

The Chanticleers celebrated their historic season at their annual banquet


#11 Coastal Upsets #4/5 Montana; Advances to FCS 3rd Round

Alex Ross threw 3 TDs and rushed for 100 yards


Coastal Carolina vs. Bethune-Cookman 11/30/13

Coastal Carolina vs. Bethune-Cookman 11/30/13 1st Round FCS Championship


Coastal Carolina vs Presbyterian 11/16/13

Coastal Carolina vs Presbyterian 11/16/13


2013 Coastal Carolina Football vs. Charlotte

2013 Coastal Carolina Football vs. Charlotte -- Nov. 2, 2013 -- Homecoming


Coastal Carolina vs. VMI 10/26/2013

Coastal Carolina vs. VMI 10/26/2013


09-21-13 Coastal Carolina vs. Hampton

09-21-13 Coastal Carolina vs. Hampton

In just two seasons at Coastal, his 763 receiving yards ranks eighth on the school's career list while his 57 receptions rank ninth ... His nine career touchdown receptions ranks fifth on the CCU all-time list ... Is also one of 14 Chanticleers in the program's 10 years to have completed a touchdown pass.

2012 (Jr.): Started all 13 games ... Was second on the team with 599 receiving yards, second with seven touchdowns and third with 43 receptions ... Tied for third in the Big South with seven touchdown receptions for the season ... Ranked sixth in the Big South in receiving yards (46.08 avg.) and 10th in receptions (3.31 avg.) ... His 43 receptions and 599 receiving yards both rank fourth on the CCU single season lists ... His seven TDs ranks sixth on the CCU single season list ... Posted then career highs with five receptions for 87 yards at Furman ... Caught a 26-yard TD in the third overtime ... On the ensuing two-point play, he took a pitch on an end-around, made one player miss and ran in what proved to be the game-winning two-point conversion ... Established a career high with seven receptions at Toledo, gaining 80 yards ... Caught a 28-yard pass to the Toledo one to set-up CCU's first TD for a 7-0 lead ... Caught a 19-yard TD on CCU's opening drive of the second half to put CCU up 21-17 ... Had a third career game of the season versus Stony Brook, tying his best with seven receptions for a career-best 91 yards ... Added a 26-yard touchdown on the opening drive ... At VMI, caught two passes for 21 yards, including an 11-yard TD ... Hauled in a career-long 41-yard reception in the Liberty win ... Only caught two passes at Gardner-Webb, but one was a 60-yard TD to mark the eighth-longest completion in CCU history ... Only caught one pass at Presbyterian, a 50-yard TD ... Had a team-high four receptions for a team-high 44 yards at Bethune-Cookman ... Ended the season by hauling in two passes for 20 yards with an 11-yard score at Old Dominion.

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.




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