Ten Chants honored on All-Decade Team

Nine former Coastal Carolina Chanticleers and former head coach David Bennett have been honored by the Big South Conference as part of its first ever All-Decade Team.

As part of its 30th anniversary, the Big South Conference released its first All-Decade football team on Thursday. Football became a conference sport back in 2002, and the team consists of players that suited up for the conference from then until 2009.


Offense – Name, School
QB – Collin Drafts, Charleston Southern
QB – Tyler Thigpen, Coastal Carolina
RB – Dre Barnes, Liberty
RB – Patrick Hall, Coastal Carolina   
RB – Rashad Jennings, Liberty
FB – Mike Tolbert, Coastal Carolina
WR – Duvaughn Flagler, Gardner-Webb 
WR – Maurice Price, Charleston Southern
WR – Jerome Simpson, Coastal Carolina 
WR – Gerald Stevenson, Charleston Southern
TE – Chris Luck, Liberty 
OL – Demario Deese, Gardner-Webb  
OL – Mike Godsil, Liberty  
OL – Eddie Pinigis, Liberty
OL – Brad Poston, Coastal Carolina  
OL – Antwon Trice, Coastal Carolina   

Defense – Name, School  
DL – Adrain Grady, Coastal Carolina  
DL – Brian Johnston, Gardner-Webb      
DL – Harold Wells, Gardner-Webb 
DL – Dennis Justiniani, Charleston Southern   
LB – Mario Brown, Gardner-Webb      
LB – Jada Ross, Charleston Southern   
LB – Tyler Santucci, Stony Brook  
LB – Jeffery Williams, Gardner-Webb    
DB – Patrick Calvary, Liberty  
DB – Cedric McGowan, Gardner-Webb   
DB – Quinton Teal, Coastal Carolina 
DB – Mario Williams, Gardner-Webb

Special Teams – Name, School   
PK – Josh Hoke, Coastal Carolina
P – Graham Whitlock, Gardner-Webb 
LS – Dan Pope, Liberty   
RS – Dominic Bolden, Liberty 
RS – Tim Maypray, VMI 
RS – Gerald Stevenson, Charleston Southern

Head Coach, School 
David Bennett, Coastal Carolina