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Football Adds Three to 2013 Recruiting Class

       

Head coach Joe Moglia

Head coach Joe Moglia

April 1, 2013

CONWAY - Coastal Carolina head football coach Joe Moglia announced the additions of David Gaydosz, Tyler Keane and Dontay Hears to the Chanticleer's 2013 recruiting class, raising the overall recruiting class to 35 student-athletes.

Gaydosz is a 5-foot-11, 195-pound running back from Cabell Midland High School in Ona, W.Va. Keane, a 6-foot-1, 185-pound, quarterback should be a familiar name for local fans, having played his prep ball at Myrtle Beach High School. Hears comes to Conway as a 5-foot-11, 165-pound cornerback from Watkins Mill High School in Gaithersburg, Va.

David Gaydosz
5-11, 195, RB
Ona, W.Va. / Cabell Midland HS

Prior to Coastal Carolina:

Garnered WVNFF Player of the Year, first team all-state, West Virginia AAA State Championship game MVP and first team All-Mountain State Athletic Conference honors as a senior ... Closed senior campaign with 2,332 yards rushing and 32 touchdowns on 229 attempts ... Led the Knights to a 13-1 record as a senior ... Chesapeake and NUC Bowl invitee ... Invited to the Rivals 100 camp along with the U.S. Army and Under Armour All-American combine ... Named first team all-state and the West Virginia Scholar-Athlete of the Year as a junior ... Became the first Cabell Midland back to eclipse the 1,000-yard mark in 26 years as he finished the 2011 season with 1,071 yards and 12 touchdowns on 151 carriers ... Earned Mr. General Conference Player of the Year and third team all-state plaudits as a sophomore ... Finished his interscholastic career with seven Cabell Midland High School records; rushing yards in a game (328), touchdowns in a game (six, twice), rushing yards in a season (2,332), touchdowns in a season (31), points scored in a season (186), points scored in a game (36, twice), rushing yards in a game (317).

Tyler Keane
6-1, 185, QB
Myrtle Beach, S.C. / Myrtle Beach HS

Prior to Coastal Carolina:

Named to the 2012 WPDE All-Zone team ... Played in the NUC North vs. South All-American Football Game ... Totaled 3,036 passing yards and 30 touchdowns along with 54 rushing yards and two scores as a senior at Myrtle Beach High School ... Led the Seahawks to a 10-2 record and a second round playoff appearance in 2012 ... Piled up a South Carolina state record-tying eight touchdown passes against Conway High School as a senior ... Threw for 1,588 yards and 25 touchdowns as a junior ... Holds the Myrtle Beach High School single game passing record with 520 yards.

Dontay Hears
5-11, 165, CB
Gaitherburg, Md. / Watkins Mill HS

Prior to Coastal Carolina:

Caught 30 passes for 492 yards and nine touchdowns as a senior, while also rushing 15 times for 120 yards ... Hauled in four receptions for 169 yards and two touchdowns against Rockhill in 2012 ... Closed his senior campaign with 24 tackles, a pass breakup and a blocked field goal.


Coastal Carolina University 2013 Football Recruiting Class

Name Ht. Wt. Pos. Hometown/Previous School Player Highlight Video
Osharmar Abercrombie 5-10 190 RB Greenwood, S.C. / Emerald HS Video
Connor Barbour 6-1 305 OL Clayton, N.C. / Clayton HS Video
Ryan Barkley 6-4 290 OL Fort Mill, S.C. / Charlotte Catholic HS Video
Nicholas Bonaparte 6-4 295 OL Baltimore, Md. / Paul L. Dunbar HS Video
Matt Broome 6-0 180 LS Chesnee, S.C. / Boiling Springs HS Video
Ed Brown 6-2 225 DL Cedar Bluff, Miss. / West Point HS Video
Tim Burns 6-4 225 QB Carrollton, Va. / Nansemond-Suffolk Academy Video
Derek Carter 6-2 245 DL Virginia Beach, Va. / First Colonial HS Video
Nick Clark 5-11 160 DB Hampton, Va. / Bethel HS Video
Cooper Clegg 6-1 285 OL Fort Mill, S.C. / Fort Mill HS Video
Ashton Culick 6-6 265 OL Aynor, S.C. / Aynor HS Video
Drew Dettra 6-3 250 DL Leesburg, Va. / Stone Bridge HS Video
Trey Gattison 6-0 175 WR Hartsville, S.C. / Hartsville HS Video
David Gaydosz 5-11 195 RB Ona, W.Va. / Cabell Midland HS Video
Elijah Griffin 6-3 265 DL Dowington, Pa. / Downingtown East HS Video
Dontay Hears 5-11 165 CB Gaithersbug, Md. / Watkins Mill HS Video
Markell Hill 6-0 180 DB Chesnee, S.C. / Chesnee HS Video
Ben Hinson 6-3 165 P/K Columbia, S.C. / Irmo HS Video
Jon Jenkins * # 6-4 300 OL Miami, Fla. / Miami Northwestern HS / ASA (N.Y.) College Video
Kerron Johnson 6-3 180 DB Woodbury, N.J. / Highland Regional HS Video
Shane Johnson 6-2 220 LB Yeadon, Pa. / Salisbury School (Conn.) Video
Chris Jones 5-11 165 WR Coatesville, Pa. / Coatesville HS Video
Jesse June 5-11 190 DB Wilmington, Del. / Salesianum School Video
Tyler Keane 6-1 185 QB Myrtle Beach, S.C. / Myrtle Beach HS Video
Austin Larkin 6-3 220 LB San Ramon, Calif. / Dougherty Valley HS Video
Jarius McMillan 5-10 215 LB Orlando, Fla. / Dr. Phillips HS Video
Rodney Mitchell * ^ 6-3 290 OL Cartersville, Ga. / Cartersville HS / Atlanta Sports Academy Video
Landon Moss 6-4 195 WR Alexandria, Va. / T.C. Williams HS Video
Darrin Phillips 6-3 240 DL Chicago, Ill. / Chicago Hope Academy Video
Dwayne Price 6-3 250 DL East Orange, N.J. / East Orange Campus HS Video
Frankie Richardson 6-2 185 WR Fort Lauderdale, Fla. / St. Thomas Aquinas HS Video
Imir Sanders * # 5-10 185 DB West Mifflin, Pa. / West Mifflin HS / Lackawanna College Video
A.J. Sattinger 6-2 230 TE Clearwater, Fla. / Countryside HS Video
Alex Scearce 6-3 190 DB Huntersville, N.C. / Lake Norman Charter School HS Video
C.J. Thompson 5-10 185 DB Charlotte, N.C. / South Mecklenburg HS Video

* - enrolled at Coastal Carolina in January 2013
# - will be listed as a junior with two years of eligibility remaining
^ - will be listed as a true freshman


35 Recruits from 13 States
South Carolina (9): Abercrombie, Barkley, Broome, Clegg, Culick, Gattison, Hinson, Hill, Keane
Virginia (5): Burns, Carter, Clark, Dettra, Moss
Florida (4): Jenkins, McMillan, Richardson, Sattinger
Pennsylvania (4): Griffin, S. Johnson, Jones, Sanders
North Carolina (3): Barbour, Scearce, Thompson
New Jersey (2): K. Johnson, Price
Maryland (2): Bonaparte, Hears
Delaware (1): June
Georgia (1): Mitchell
Illinois (1): Phillips
Mississippi (1): Brown
California (1): Larkin
West Virginia (1): Gaydosz

Recruits by Position
OL - 7
DB - 8
DL - 6
WR - 4
LB - 3
RB - 2
LS - 1
QB - 2
TE - 1
P/K - 1