Quinn Backus Adds Third National Weekly Honor
Oct. 16, 2013
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.