The sophomore rushed for a career-high 172 yards versus South Carolina State
The Chanticleers played in front of a Brooks Stadium record crowd of 10,124
Coastal Carolina hosts South Carolina State on Saturday at 6 pm
Chanticleers play their 2014 home opener next Saturday at 6 pm South Carolina State
Alex Ross throws for 263 yards, Quinn Backus had 14 tackles, Bruce Mapp tied CCU record
Coastal Caroliuna at Florida A&M
Coastal Carolina vs. SC State 09/13/2014
2014 Football Season Opener at The Citadel
Coastal Carolina vs. Bethune-Cookman 11/30/13 1st Round FCS Championship
Coastal Carolina vs Presbyterian 11/16/13
2013 (So.): Played in all 15 games with four starts ... His 7.3 yards per rush (82 attempts for 599 yards) set a CCU single-season record ... Averaged 10.8 yards per carry in league games ... Ranked sixth in the league (102nd FCS) with six rushing touchdowns and rushing yards (120th FCS) ... Off his 82 rushes, seven went for 20-plus yards including runs of 54 (EKU), 49 (VMI), 42 (CSU) and 31 (Charlotte) yards ... Named Big South The Crons Brand Freshman of the Week for his performance versus Charlotte ... Rushed 10 times for 117 yards and a touchdown versus the 49ers ... Had gains of 10 and 23 yards on the opening drive of the third quarter to break the 100-yard mark, and he ended that drive with a 2-yard TD run ... (Charlotte game marked the second time in CCU history two Chants eclipsed the 100-yard mark in the same game as Lorenzo Taliaferro was named Big South Offensive Player of the Week gaining 139 yards on 24 carries with three scores) ... Carried the ball eight times for 86 yards with a TD at Charleston Southern ... In the NCAA FCS second round playoff win at Montana, had 13 attempts for 48 yards, including a nine-yard score, and caught two passes for 23 yards.
2012 (Fr.): Redshirted ... Voted Chant Squad Player of the Year by the defensive staff ... Named Chant Squad MVP for the weeks leading into the North Carolina A&T and Appalachian State games ... Signed with Coastal Carolina in Feb. 2011, but took a "greyshirt," enrolling at Coastal in Jan. 2012.
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Was named one of eight finalist for South Carolina's 2010 Mr. Football ... A two-time All-State pick ... Voted as the Class 4A Running Back of the Year by the South Carolina Coaches Association ... Led the state of South Carolina in rushing yards with 2,345 yards on 251 carries and scored 27 TDs ... A three-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Played in the annual Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas ... Rated 41st on South Carolina's top 50 high school football prospects ... Was featured in Sports Illustrated's "Faces in the Crowd" for his outstanding senior season ... Selected All-Low Country as a junior and senior ... Is the Green Wave's all-time leading rusher with 4,661 yards with 53 career TDs ... As a junior, rushed for 1,567 yards and 15 scores while catching 19 passes for 237 yards and 4 TDs ... As a sophomore, rushed for 749 yards and 11 touchdowns ... Coached by John McKissick.