Coastal opens the 2015 campaign at Furman on Sept. 5
Quinn Backus is the first three-time Big South Defensive Player of the Year
The Chanticleers played in front of a Brooks Stadium record crowd of 10,124
The Spring Game is April 12
The Chanticleers celebrated their historic season at their annual banquet
Coastal Carolina vs. SC State 09/13/2014
Coastal Carolina vs. Bethune-Cookman 11/30/13 1st Round FCS Championship
The Chanticleers fell 70-10 to the #11/12 Gamecocks in final tuneup for the FCS Playoffs.
Coastal Carolina vs Presbyterian 11/16/13
Coastal Carolina vs. Furman 09-07-13
2014 (Jr.): Started the first season games before suffering a season-ending shoulder injury early in the first quarter at Presbyterian ... Despite missing seven-plus games, still ranked 10th on the team with 40 tackles and fourth with six pass breakups ... Started the year with a seven tackle performance (all solo) at The Citadel with a pass breakup and a tackle for loss ... In game two, registered six stops (five solo) with a TFL, an interception and a PBU ... Posted a season-high 10 tackles (eight solo) with a PBU versus South Carolina State ... Added a TFL and PBU at Florida A&M and came through with seven stops and two PBU versus Elon, helping CCU hold SC State, FAUM and Elon to three points or less in three consecutive games to set a Big South record ... Posted five tackles (all solo) with a TFL versus Furman ... Named to the 2014-15 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 GPA for the academic year.
2013 (So.): Started all 15 games ... Named second team All-Big South ... Tied for the team lead with 3.0 sacks ... Third on the team and 14th in the league in tackles (5.4 avg. / 84 total) ...Had at least six stops in nine games ... Tied for second in the league with three forced fumbles, ranked sixth in the league in passes defended (0.8) and ranked 10th in the league is sacks ... His 65 solo takles ranks fifth on the CCU single-season list ... His 11 PBU ranked second in the league behind teammate Denzel Rice and tied for 19th-best total in the FCS ... Was perhaps Coastal's most productive player in the NCAA FCS playoffs ... Credited with 20 tackles, a team-best 4.5 tackles for loss, a team-best 2.0 sacks, tied for the team lead with three pass break-ups and a forced fumble, which led to a 39-yard Mike McClure touchdown versus Bethune-Cookman ... Best game in the playoffs was versus Bethune-Cookman, getting nine tackles -- seven solo -- with 3.0 TFLs, 2.0 sacks and a forced fumble ... Had eight stops, including 1.5 TFLs and three PBUs at Montana ... Named the team's Defensive MVP for the Presbyterian game, getting six tackles ... Started the season with seven stops -- six solo -- at South Carolina State ... Followed that with six stops -- all solo -- with a 14-yard sack and a forced fumble versus Furman ... Also forced a fumble at Eastern Kentucky, adding three pass break-ups as CCU set a team single-game record with 11 in the contest ... Posted seven tackles -- six solo -- including a TFL versus Gardner-Webb ... Credited with nine tackles -- seven solo -- at Liberty ... Only had four stops versus VMI,. but recorded his first career interception and added a PBU ... Recorded his first double-digit tackle performance with 10 versus Charlotte.
2012 (Fr.): Played in eight games, starting three, before missing the final five games due to injury ... Took over at safety in the Stony Brook game ... Despite missing five game still ranked 13th on the team with 26 tackles ... Was Coastal nominee for Big South Freshman of the Week five times (Furman, Toledo, Appalachian State, VMI and Liberty games) ... Had three tackles in the overtime win at Furman, including two solo ... Record five tackles - all solo - with a tackle for loss at Toledo ... Followed that with a six-tackle performance, including a TFL, at App State ... Added six stops at VMI ... Despite playing just one half versus Liberty before leaving with a season-ending injury, had three tackles versus the Flames, including an eight-yard sack, with a quarterback hurry (which was the play he was injured on) and pass breakup ... Named to the 2012-13 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 GPA for the academic year.
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Named the Daily Local News' Chester County and the Ches-Mont League Player of the Year ... Listed on the Philly.com top 10 list of the area's best two-way, multipurpose playmakers ... Second team All-Southeastern Pennsylvania by the Philadelphia Inquirer ... Named first team All-Ches-Mont League at both running back and defensive back ... Rushed for 1,554 yards and 23 touchdowns ... Rushed for 237 yards with three TDs on 21 attempts in a win over Octorara ... Led Unionville to a 9-2 record, falling in the first round of the playoffs ... Only had six carries for 40 yards with a TD and six catches for 88 yards as junior, missing the final eight games of the season due to a foot injury ... Three starter for football, also starting for the Unionville basketball team.