Coastal opens up the 2013 campaign on August 31 at South Carolina State.
2011 (Fr.): Redshirted.
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Named all-conference as a senior, rushing for 1,260 yards (153 carries) with 11 touchdowns, while catching 14 passes for 180 yards and two scores ... On defense, registered 103 tackles, including 63 solo stops, with three sacks and three interceptions ... Was a four-time Scholar-Athlete Award winner ... Coached by Darrell Brewer.
Personal: Son of Rick and Kim Blackburn.