More than 50 current and former student-athletes earned his or her degree this weekend.
Coastal notched a playoff victory for the third consecutive season and advanced to the third round for the second straight year.
Chants to find playoff fate Sunday at 11 am on ESPNU
Alex Ross throws for 263 yards, Quinn Backus had 14 tackles, Bruce Mapp tied CCU record
The win, coupled with a Charleston Southern loss to Gardner-Webb, secured the Chants a share of the 2013 Big South Championship
Graduated from Coastal Carolina in the spring of 2015 with a degree in history and is pursuing a Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.).
2014 (Jr.): Was severely injured in a brush fire during the bye week but amazingly only missed three games ... Started the two playoff games (Richmond and North Dakota State) as well as at North Carolina A&T and South Carolina State games ... Caught seven passes for 86 yards for the season, including a 25-yarder to set up a TD at The Citadel and a 22 yarder to set up a TD versus Liberty ... Had a breakout game in the playoff win versus Richmond, grabbing three passes for 31 yards, including a highlight-reel, 13-yard catch for his first career touchdown and 14-0 CCU lead.
2013 (So.): Played in all 15 games, earning a start for the VMI game ... Caught one pass for eight yards in the season opening win at South Carolina State ... Was a regular on the PAT/FG units ... Named to the 2013-14 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 GPA for the academic year.
2012 (RFr.): Played in six games, including each of the last four … Did not record any statistics … Named a Chant Squad MVP for the week leading into the Stony Brook game. 2011 (Fr.): Redshirted … Named to the 2011-12 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 GPA for the academic year.
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Prior to his senior season, listed as the top tight end in the state by SCVarsity.com ... Rated the third-best tight end in South Carolina after the 2010 season by Palmetto Football Plus ... Earned all-region as a junior and was an Academic all-area pick as a senior ... Scored 19 career touchdowns, including 12 as a junior ... Also caught 33 passes for 580 yards in 2009 ... Helped the Rebels to state titles in 2008 and 2010, while going 13-2 in 2009 ... Coached by Chris Miller.