Marcus Whitener headlines the list, graduating cum laude
Quinn Backus was named Big South Defensive Player of the Year and Joe Moglia the Big South Coach of the Year
Kickoff vs Charleston Southern is set for 3:30 at Brooks Stadium
CCU hosts Charleston Southern Saturday at 3:30 pm in hopes of winning Big South title
Fans are invited to Chanticleer Call-In from 6-7 at Buffalo Wild Wings TONIGHT
Coastal Carolina University vs. Charleston Southern University 11/17/2012
Football vs. North Carolina A&T
Coastal at Western
Football vs. Gardner-Webb (Oct. 22, 2011)
2011 (Jr.): Played in all 11 games, starting the Georgia and Gardner-Webb contests ... Credited with 22 tackles ... Tallied three stops, including a half TFL, versus Catawba ... Only had two tackles in the VMI win, but one was a six-yard sack ... Registered four tackles each in the Gardner-Webb and Stony Brook games, including a TFL in each contest.
2010 (So.): Played in all 12 games, starting the West Virginia and Towson games ... Had 22 stops, but 6.5 were behind the line of scrimmage ... His 6.5 TFL ranked fourth-best on the team and helped CCU rank first in the Big South and 16th nationally in TFL (7.5 per game) ... Had three tackles in four of the first five games, getting a TFL at West Virginia, 1.5 TFL at Towson and 0.5 at Richmond ... Had a season-best four tackles in the Charleston Southern win, including 1.5 TFL ... Picked off a pass at Presbyterian.
Prior to Coastal Carolina: (2009 - RFr.): Played in 10 games, starting three (Stony Brook, Bryant and New Hamshire) ... Had 15 tackles on the season, including 3.5 for losses and an 11-yard sack ... Also logged a forced fumble and fumble recovery ... Sack came against Bryant ... Part of a defense that ranked 26th nationally, allowing just 306.36 yards per game ... (2008 - Fr.): Redshirted as a true freshman and did not play ... High School: Played four years of football and wrestled for one year at Boca Ciego High School in Gulfport, Fla. ... Named to all-county and All-Suncoast All-Star teams ... Posted 65 tackles and nine sacks as a senior ... Recorded 63 tackles and nine sacks as a junior, and 38 tackles and five sacks as a sophomore ... Named to academic honor roll and Doorways Scholar.
Personal: Son of Stephanie Coston.