Quinn Backus is the first three-time Big South Defensive Player of the Year
CCU sets single-game record for total offense, Alex Ross ties his own mark
Chants are 7-0 and 5-0 in road games this season
De'Angelo Henderson scored three times and Alex Ross had three passing touchdowns
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. SC State 09/13/2014
Coastal Carolina vs. Bethune-Cookman 11/30/13 1st Round FCS Championship
2014 1st team All-Big South
Ranks fourth on the CCU career sacks list (9.5).
2014 (Jr.): Named first team All-Big South ... Set a Big South record by returning two fumbles for touchdowns, returning one 29 yards for a score versus South Carolina State and one for seven yards to the end zone at Charlotte ... Helped CCU set single-season team records for sacks and quarterback hurries ... Had 6.5 sacks — second most on the CCU seasonal list and fourth in the Big South ... Had 12.5 tackles for losses — second most on the CCU seasonal list and fourth in the Big South ... Named the team’s Defensive MVP for the South Carolina State game ... Not only returned a fumble for a score, but had four tackles — two for losses with a sack — and a quarterback hurry ... Added five quarterback hurries and one pass breakup for the season ... Had 2.0 sacks at Florida A&M and added 2.0 tackles for losses versus Liberty... Posted a career-high nine tackles (eight solo) at Furman ... Had six tackles versus Liberty and five (all solo), including 2.0 for losses, versus Presbyterian.
2013 (So.): Played in all 15 games ... Only had 20 tackles, but was Coastal's most productive pass rusher ... Led the team with six quarterback hurries and tied for the team lead with three sacks ... Tied for 10th in the Big South in sacks (0.2 avg.) ... Added 4.5 tackles for loss ... Recorded two sacks versus Gardner-Webb -- adding two QBH -- and one sack versus VMI ... Had a season-high three stops at South Carolina State and in the NCAA FCS first-round win over Bethune-Cookman
2012 (Fr.): Played in nine games, making 11 tackles, including one for a loss, and a pass breakup ... Was set to redshirt, but injuries at defensive forced Holder to see action in week three game versus Eastern Kentucky ... Ironically, he was named a Chant Squad MVP for his contributions leading into the Eastern Kentucky game ... Credited with two tackles in his collegiate debut ... Also had two stops at Toledo and Charleston Southern, getting a TFL versus the Buccaneers ... His pass breakup came at Presbyterian ... Tallied four tackles in CCU's playoff win at Bethune-Cookman.
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Selected to the 2011 All-Southeastern District second team ... A two star recruit (out of five) by ESPN.com/Scout, rated the 68th-best prospect in the state ... Named to the All-Combine team at the fourth annual Best of the 757 combine ... Son of Norfolk State assistant football coach Rod Holder.