CCU Has two of the 26 players on the watch list as Alex Ross was named to the list in July
Chanticleers open Big South play this Saturday versus Presbyterian at 2 pm on ESPN3
De'Angelo Henderson totaled 146 yards of offense and three touchdowns.
Coastal Carolina will play the third of its four-game home stand next Saturday. The Chanticleers will host Alabama A&M at 6 pm as part of CCU's Homecoming.
A Brooks Stadium-record crowd of 10,311 watched the Chants christen the Teal Turf with a win
Coastal Carolina defeats Alabama A&M during the 2015 CCU Homecoming game.
CCU Football vs Western Illinois Photo Gallery (9/19/15)
Coastal Carolina at SC State
Coastal Carolina vs. Richmond 12/06/14
Coastal Carolina vs. Liberty 11/22/14
Graduated from Coastal Carolina in the Spring of 2015 with a degree in recreation and sport management and is pursuing a second degree in communication.
In just two seasons, ranks third on the CCU career rushing yards list (2,133) and career rushing touchdowns list (26) while ranking sixth on the school’s all-time rushing attempts list (316) ... His current 6.75 career yards per carry is a CCU record and his 73.5 yards per game is second.
2014 (So.): Named first team All-Big South ... Started all 14 games and scored at least one touchdown in all 14 contests ... His 1,534 rushing yards ranks fourth on the Big South’s single-season list and second on the CCU list while his 20 rushing TDs is third on the league’s seasonal list and second on the school’s ... Added 33 catches for 289 yards and a score — a 17-yard TD to win at Furman in double overtime ... Had nine games with at least 100 yards rushing, second on the Big South single-season list ... Led the league in five categories, while also ranking among the NCAA FCS leaders in rushing yards per game (18th with 109.6), rushing yards (ninth with 1,534), yards per rush (seventh with 6.56), rushing touchdowns (seventh with 20) and scoring (11th with 9.0 ppg) ... He additionally ranked second in the Big South and 31st nationally in all-purpose yards per game (130.21) ... Was given the ball six times on fourth down and he converted all six, including four touchdowns ... Was back-to-back Big South Offensive Player of the Week ... First, rushed for a career-high 172 yards (20 attempts) and two touchdowns in leading Coastal Carolina to a 30-3 victory over South Carolina State ... Gained 122 yards on 15 carries in the first half alone ... Second, rushed for a then career-high 131 yards on 19 attempts (6.9 avg.) with a touchdown versus North Carolina A&T ... Was most effective on Coastal Carolina’s final drive ... Starting on the CCU 14 with 4:08 left in the game and clinging to a one-point lead, Henderson had runs of 10 and 11 yards for first downs to start the drive and later had a six-yard run with 41 seconds left for a first down to seal the victory ... All told, of Henderson’s 19 rushing attempts, had 10 runs that went for either a first down or a touchdown ... In the FCS playoffs, had 134 yards with a score on 19 rushes versus Richmond and a 143 yards with a TD on 24 attempts at North Dakota State ... Scored three TDs and had 110 rushing yards on just 12 attempts versus Charleston Southern ... Averaged 8.5 yards per carry in the win over Monmouth — thanks to a 43-yard run, finishing with 13 carries for 110 yards and a score ... In addition to his game-winning TD reception at Furman, carried the ball 20 times for 134 yards with two TDs ... Scored three TDs and averaged 9.2 yards per carry versus Charleston Southern (12 attempts for 110 yards).
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.