Coastal ends the 2014 season with a 12-2 record and reaches the NCAA Quarters for the 2nd straight year
Quinn Backus is the first three-time Big South Defensive Player of the Year
Chants to find playoff fate Sunday at 11 am on ESPNU
Kickoff is set for 1 pm and the game will be broadcast on ESPN3
Coastal Carolina vs. Richmond 12/06/14
Coastal Carolina vs. Liberty 11/22/14
Coastal Carolina University vs. Charleston Southern University 10/25/2014
Coastal Carolina vs. Elon 9/27/14
Coastal Carolina vs. SC State 09/13/2014
2013 (RJr.): Played in all 15 games, drawing three starts ... Tallied 31 stops and was an effective pass rusher, getting three quarterback hurries and 5.0 tackles for loss ... Had a breakout game in the win at Eastern Kentucky, getting a season-high six tackles with 3.0 TFL --a half TFL shy of the CCU single-game record -- and a QB hurry ... Added five stops with a TFL versus VMI ... Named to the 2013-14 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 GPA for the academic year ... Earned Dean's List in the spring of 2104.
2012 (Jr.): Sat out per NCAA transfer rules ... Voted Chant Squad Player of the Year by the offensive staff ... Named a Chant Squad MVP for the week leading into the Appalachian State game ... Named to the 2012-13 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 GPA for the academic year.
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Spent two seasons at the Air Force Academy, spending the 2010 true freshman season on the football team ... High School: Named 4A All-State by the HighSchoolSportsReprt.com ... Played in the South Carolina North-South All-Star game ... All-region in football, basketball and golf ... Three-time Defensive MVP for the Yellow Jackets ... Finished his senior season with 75 tackles, three sacks and a blocked punt despite missing three-and-a-half games due to injury ... Also a standout on the Yellow Jacket tennis team.