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Quinn Backus Adds Third National Weekly Honor

The junior had previous been named National Linebacker of the Week and 1 of 5 National All-Stars by two other media outlets

       

Buck Buchanan Award candidate Quinn Backus

Buck Buchanan Award candidate Quinn Backus

Oct. 16, 2013

USACollegeFootball.org Player of the Week (10/12)

CONWAY - Coastal Carolina Buck Buchanan Award candidate Quinn Backus picked up his third national weekly honor Wednesday as USACollegeFootball.org tabbed the junior its FCS National Defensive Player of the Week.

Backus (Greenwood, S.C.) helped led the fourth-ranked Coastal Carolina Chanticleers to a 42-7 win over Gardner-Webb this past weekend by collecting 11 tackles - including a half tackle for loss, two pass break-ups and returning an interception 73 yards for a touchdown.

Earlier this week, Backus had been named Big South Defensive Player of the Week, CFPA National Linebacker of the Week and one of five National All-Stars by College Sporting News.