Quinn Backus is the first three-timw Big South Defensive Player of the Year
#65 Danny Bonifas 6-2 / 225 / LS Senior Irmo, S.C. Dutch Fork HS
PRESEASON 2010: Named to the preseason All-Big South team as a long snapper by the league's coaches.
2009 (Jr.): Served as the team's regular long snapper, playing in nine games ... Served primarily as the short snapper, but took over both long and short snapping duty after an injury to Jamie Perkinson ... Helped Coastal connect on 13-of-19 field goals and 20-of-22 extra points ... Logged one tackle on punt coverage.
2008 (So.): Played in 11 games as the short snapper, picking up his second Coastal Carolina letter.
2007 (RFr.): Played in all 11 games as the team's snapper on field goals and extra points, earning his first collegiate letter... Also assisted on punt snapping duties in two games.
2006 (Fr.): Did not participate ... Spent the spring of 2007 practicing with the squad.
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Graduated in 2006 from Dutch Fork... Was a three-year letterwinner for the Silver Foxes, helping the team to an 8-5 mark his final year... Earned a place in the North/South All-Star Game his senior season after garnering All-State, All-Region and All-Area honors as a center and long snapper... Was one of the captains as a senior... Also lettered in track and field his senior year... Named to the Honor Roll.
Personal: Son of Stephen and Judy Bonifas.