Quinton Teal, Mike Tolbert and Maurice Simpkins named NFL squads as free agents
Coastal notched a playoff victory for the third consecutive season and advanced to the third round for the second straight year.
Quinn Backus is the first three-time Big South Defensive Player of the Year
Kickoff is set for 1 pm and the game will be broadcast on ESPN3
Coastal Carolina vs. Liberty 11/22/14
Coastal Carolina vs. Monmouth 11/15/2014
Coastal Carolina University vs. Charleston Southern University 10/25/2014
Coastal Carolina vs. Bethune-Cookman 11/30/13 1st Round FCS Championship
Coastal Carolina vs Presbyterian 11/16/13
2013 (Jr.): Named second team All-Big South, starting all 15 games at corner ... Ranked fourth on the team in tackles (61) ... Led the Big South, tied for 10th in the FCS and tied a CCU record with 12 pass break-ups ... Ranked fourth in the Big South in passes defended (0.83 per game) ... Had eight stops -- all solo -- versus Gardner-Webb with an interception and PBU ... Had four PBU in a win at Eastern Kentucky and added three in a FCS playoff win over Bethune-Cookman ... Credited with seven stops and a PBU at Eastern Kentucky as CCU set a single-game team record with 11 PBU ... Tallied seven tackles with a PBU to be named the team's Defensive MVP for the Firman game ... Added seven tackles with his lone tackle for loss on the season at Elon ... Recorded six stops in a second round playoff win at Montana.
2012 (So.): Saw action in 10 games, missing the Eastern Kentucky, Toledo and Presbyterian games ... Credited with three tackles, getting one each at Appalachian State, at VMI and versus Charleston Southern.
2011 (Fr.): Played in all 11 games, starting the season finale at Western Carolina at corner ... Saw most of his defensive action at safety while serving on the special teams ... Credited with seven tackles and two pass breakups ... Had two solo tackles and a PBU versus Gardner-Webb ... Also recorded two stops versus VMI ... In his first start, had a tackle and PBU.
Prior to Coastal Carolina:First team 2A All-State by AP and NCPreps.com ... Led the state of North Carolina with 12 interceptions ... Added All-Northwest Region, All-PAC 6 Conference and all-county honors ... Led Carver to a 13-3 record in 2010, winning the PAC-6 and finishing state runner-up ... Is an Honor Roll student ... Finished 4th in the 2010 State 2-A Championships in the 4x100 relay and 5th in the 4x200 relay ... Coached by Melvin Palmer.