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Tyrell Blanks
Tyrell Blanks

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Fort Myers, Fla.

High School:
South Fort Myers HS / Atlanta (Ga.) Sports Acad.

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 165

Position:
WR


10/25/2014

No. 3/4 Chanticleers Pull Away For 21-point Win Over CSU

Coastal improved to 8-0 for the second time in as many seasons

10/11/2014

#3 Coastal Carolina Pulls Away at Presbyterian, Wins 40-28

Chants are 7-0 and 5-0 in road games this season

10/04/2014

#3 Coastal Carolina Escapes Furman with 37-31 2OT Win

De'Angelo Henderson scored three times and Alex Ross had three passing touchdowns

09/27/2014

Ross Has Career Night; Backus Sets Career Records in #3 CCU's 31-3 Rout of Elon

Coastal sets Big South record by holding its third consecutive opponent to three points or less

08/30/2014

#6/7 Coastal Carolina Opens 2014 With 31-16 Win at The Citadel

Alex Ross throws for 263 yards, Quinn Backus had 14 tackles, Bruce Mapp tied CCU record

10/25/2014

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

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

11/30/2013

Coastal Carolina vs. Bethune-Cookman 11/30/13

Coastal Carolina vs. Bethune-Cookman 11/30/13 1st Round FCS Championship

11/23/2013

Coastal Carolina vs. University of South Carolina 11/23/2013

Coastal Carolina vs. University of South Carolina 11/23/2013

11/16/2013

Coastal Carolina vs Presbyterian 11/16/13

Coastal Carolina vs Presbyterian 11/16/13

09/01/2013

Coastal Carolina at SC State

Coastal Carolina at SC State

2013 (So.): Saw action in 13 games, starting four contests and missing two with injury ... Started the year as the kick returner, having 13 chances for 263 yards prior to an injury ... At Elon, had five receptions for 76 yards including a 40-yard score with 28 seconds left in the first half to give CCU a lead it would not relinquish ... Named the team's Offensive MVP for the South Carolina game as he hauled in five passes for 71 yards ... Had TD receptions in wins over Presbyterian and Bethune-Cookman, adding a 50-yard reception versus the Wildcats in the first round of the playoffs ... Named to the 2013-14 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 GPA for the academic year.

2012 (Fr.): Played in all 13 games, starting six ... Set a CCU freshman record with 29 receptions ... Ranked fourth on the team with 314 receiving yards ... Made his first career catch at Furman, a 20-yarder on CCU's final drive in regulation to setup the game-tying field goal ... Stepped up with Niccolo Mastromatteo suffering an injury at Toledo to catch a season-high six passes for a season-high 78 yards ... Caught a 33-yard pass on the opening drive of the second half at Toledo ... Later, caught a 17-yard TD to trim CCU's deficit to three, 31-28 ... Only caught two passes for 36 yards at Appalachian State, but one was on a quick hitter in the left flat that he converted into a 20-yard touchdown ... Tied for the team high with four receptions for 43 yards at Bethune-Cookman ... Enrolled at Coastal Carolina in January of 2012 and participated in spring practices ... 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: Blanks spent the 2011 Fall semester at Atlanta Sports Academy, catching 16 passes for 332 yards with two touchdowns at the prep school ... At South Fort Myers HS, caught 19 passes for 389 yards as a senior, averaging an impressive 20.47 yards per catch, with four touchdowns ... Helped the Wolfpack to a 12-1 record in 2010, reaching the 2A semifinals ... As a junior, he had 20 receptions for 288 yards, an average of 15.5 per catch, with two scores ... Also a track & field standout, earning honorable mention Naples Daily News All-Region in track & field as a sprinter ... Additionally anchored a 4x400 relay team that placed second in the Florida 2A State Championship.


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