The 2014 NFL Draft starts on Thursday, May 8
Marcus Whitener headlines the list, graduating cum laude
Matt Hazel has career game, CCU piles up 540 yrads of offense in loss
Quinn Backus was named Big South Defensive Player of the Year and Joe Moglia the Big South Coach of the Year
Coastal will find out NCAA Championship opponent Sunday at 1:30 (ET) on ESPNU
Coastal Carolina University vs. Charleston Southern University 11/17/2012
Spent two seasons at Hofstra, transferring for the 2010 season as Hofstra dropped its football program.
2011 (Jr.): Played in 10 games, drawing five starts ... Registered 13 tackles on the season, all being solo stops ... Added a pass breakup and fumble recovery ... Credited with a season-high three tackles at Charleston Southern ... Had two tackles each versus Furman, Catawba, VMI and Gardner-Webb.
2010 (So.): Battled injury most of the season, playing in just five games ... Started the Towson game, getting two tackles for his only defensive stats for the season.
Prior to Coastal Carolina: (2009 - RFr.): Played in five games, getting three tackles -- all versus Richmond -- and a pass breakup ... 2008 (Fr.): Redshirted as a true-freshman and did not play ... High School: Was a three-year member of both the football, and track and field teams at Palm Beach Lakes High School in West Palm Beach, Fla. ... Named to all-area first team on defense ... Voted team Defensive Most Valuable Player as a senior after posting 65 tackles, six interceptions and two returns for touchdowns ... Also posted 10 receptions for 116 yards and two touchdowns in 2007 ... Played in the Outback Bowl All-Star Game and led his team with nine tackles ... Notched 35 tackles and hauled in 16 passes for 242 yards and four touchdowns as a junior ... Advanced to the third round of playoffs in his last two seasons with records of 10-2 and 11-1 ... Placed third in the state in the 4x100 relay.