John Israel
John  Israel


Florence, S.C.

High School:
Wilson HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 200



#1 Coastal Carolina Cruises to 41-14 Win at South Carolina State

Junior De'Angelo Henderson becomes CCU all-time leading rusher


Coastal Football Picked to Win Big South; Ross and 7 Others Honored


#2 NDSU Rallies Past #6 Coastal, 39-32, in NCAA Quarterfinal

Coastal ends the 2014 season with a 12-2 record and reaches the NCAA Quarters for the 2nd straight year


Moglia, Backus & Ross Get Big South's Top Honors; 17 Earn Honors

Quinn Backus is the first three-time Big South Defensive Player of the Year


Coastal Carolina's Israel and Catron Honored by Big South

John Israel eanrs his first Big South Weekly honor, Catron collects second


Coastal Carolina at SC State

Coastal Carolina at SC State


Coastal Carolina vs. Monmouth 11/15/2014

Coastal Carolina vs. Monmouth 11/15/2014


Coastal Carolina University vs. Charleston Southern University 10/25/2014

Coastal Carolina University vs. Charleston Southern University 10/25/2014


Coastal Carolina vs. Elon 9/27/14

Coastal Carolina vs. Elon 9/27/14


Coastal Carolina vs. SC State 09/13/2014

Coastal Carolina vs. SC State 09/13/2014

2014 2nd Team All-Big South

Enters his senior season seventh on the CCU career receiving yards list (1,154), 13th in career receptions (63) and sixth in touchdown receptions (9) ... His career average of 18.32 yards per catch currently stands as a CCU record.

2014 (Jr.): Named second team All-Big South ... Ranked second in the league with six touchdown receptions , fourth in receiving yards (798) and ninth in receptions per game (3.3) ... On the CCU single-season list, his 46 receptions ranks seventh and his 798 yards is fifth ... Named Big South Offensive Player of the Week as he piled up 174 yards and scored two touchdowns on just three receptions ... The 174 yards is second-most on the CCU single-game list ... Had TDs of 74 and 51 yards with his third catch covering 49 yards .... Named the team’s Offensive MVP twice including the Charleston Southern and Monmouth games ... Had eight receptions for 111 yards and a score versus Monmouth ... Recorded four catches for 92 yards at North Carolina A&T ... Had two receptions for 72 yards at North Dakota State, including a 48-yard catch .

2013 (So.): Played in 14 games, missing the Charlotte contest due to injury ... Led the team with an average of 19.8 yards per reception (13 catches for 258 yards) ... Hauled in a 46-yard reception in the NCAA FCS quarterfinal contest at North Dakota State to set up a CCU score ... Had three catches for 60 yards, including a 25-yard reception and a 23-yard touchdown, versus Bethune-Cookman in the opening round of the playoffs ... Had a 39-yard touchdown reception to help seal the victory at Eastern Kentucky ... Added a nine-yard touchdown reception versus VMI.

2012 (RFr.): Played in nine games, missing the Charleston Southern and Bethune-Cookman games due to injury ... Hauled in a 45-yard reception at Appalachian State ... Caught two passes for 48 yards at Presbyterian before suffering an injury.

2011 (Fr.): Redshirted.

Prior to Coastal Carolina: A two-time, first team all-region pick ... Selected to play in the North-South All-Star game ... Named to the WPDE All-Zone team ... As a senior, caught 23 passes for 550 yards, for an impressive average of 23.9 yards per catch, with four touchdowns ... As a junior, hauled in 20 passes for 500 yards, scoring three times ... Also a standout in track, reaching the 3A finals as a member of the 4x400 relay team ... Coached by Darryl Page.