Colton Blackburn
Colton  Blackburn


Newland, N.C.

High School:
Avery County HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 225



#3 Coastal Carolina Pulls Away at Presbyterian, Wins 40-28

Chants are 7-0 and 5-0 in road games this season


Coastal Concludes Spring Schedule with Annual Spring Game

Season tickets are on sale now by calling the Athletics Ticket Office at 843-347-8499


Coastal Carolina Spring Football Practice Is Underway

The Spring Game is April 12


Backus' Pick and Pass Breakup Lead #22/24 Chants Past Furman

Quinn Backus ended the night with 15 tackles, an interception and a key pass breakup


#21 Coastal Carolina Rallies to Defeat South Carolina State, 27-20

Chants score 15 unanswered points and held on for the win


Coastal Carolina vs. Furman 09-07-13

Coastal Carolina vs. Furman 09-07-13

2013 (So.): Played in 14 of the team's 15 games ... Tied for the team lead with 3.0 sacks ... Tallied 32 tackles and tied for the team lead with 14 tackles on special teams (13 on kick coverage and one on punt coverage) ... Named a game captain for the Charlotte game ... Added 5.0 tackles for loss ... Had sacks in three of his first four games, recording 14 tackles in the four-game span ... Credited with two TFL at South Carolina State ... Posted five stops in the win over VMI ... Had a TFL at #1 North Dakota State in the NCAA quarterfinal contest.

2012 (RFr.): Saw action in all 13 contests, serving as a backup linebacker and on most of the special teams ... Ranked fourth among the linebackers in tackles with 23 ... Registered a season-high with six tackles at VMI ... Tallied a season-best three solo tackles at Presbyterian, including his first career tackle for loss ... Added a three-yard TFL at Old Dominion ... Named to the 2012-13 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 GPA for the academic year.

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.




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