Coastal Carolina travels to Army for non-conference matchup

Published: Nov. 15, 2023 at 5:18 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 17, 2023 at 7:02 PM EST
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CONWAY, S.C. – Coastal Carolina steps out of conference play this weekend as the Chanticleers travel to West Point to face Army. Kickoff is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. ET. Chris Lewis, Ross Tucker, and Tina Cervasio will have the call on the CBS Sports Network.

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• Coastal Carolina is making its fourth trip as a program to the state of New York.

• The Chanticleers are 1-2 all-time in the Empire State.

• CCU won in its last trip to New York, defeating Buffalo 28-25 on Sept. 18, 2021.


• Wide receiver Sam Pinckney set the NCAA’s FBS record for consecutive games with a catch against Texas State, catching a pass in his 55th consecutive contest.

• Pinckney broke the record set by Central Michigan’s Bryan Anderson from 2006-09.

• He currently ranks seventh on CCU’s career receptions and receiving yards lists and needs eight more receptions and 47 yards to move into sixth place on both lists.


• Coastal Carolina’s defense held Texas State to just 81 yards passing, the fewest by the Bobcats in the GJ Kinne Era and their lowest total in 25 games.

• The Chanticleers have held four different opponents to less than 200 yards passing this season.

• In Coastal’s seven wins this season, the Chants have held their opponents to an average of 205.3 passing yards per game.


• The Chanticleers have rushed for at least 150 yards in each of their last six games, the first six-game stretch for Coastal Carolina with at least 150 yards rushing since the final six games of the 2021 season and the opening game of the 2022 campaign.

• CCU has also tallied at least one rushing touchdown in six straight games for the first time since a 25-game span from 2019-21.

• Coastal Carolina is 7-0 this season when the Chants finish the game with at least 35 rush attempts.


• Coastal Carolina has held each of its last three opponents to less than 350 total yards of offense.

• CCU hadn’t held three consecutive opponents to under 350 yards since UMass, ULM, and Arkansas State from Sept. 25-Oct. 7 in 2021.


• Defensive coordinator Craig Naivar was nominated for the Broyles Award, given to college football’s top assistant coach.

• Under Naivar, CCU’s defense has allowed just 21.2 points per game this season.

• Coastal ranks ninth nationally in defensive touchdowns (3),10th in interceptions (12), and 18th in turnovers forced (18).


• Coastal Carolina is looking to notch a six-game winning streak for the fourth consecutive season.

• CCU has the third-longest current winning streak in the conference, behind only division leaders James Madison and Troy.


• Coastal Carolina has tallied 4.0 sacks in each of its last two contests.

• CCU hadn’t recorded at least 4.0 sacks in consecutive games since finishing with 4.0 against Gardner-Webb on Sept. 10 and 5.0 against Buffalo on Sept. 17 in 2022.


• Army is 4-6 and is coming off a 17-14 win over Holy Cross.

• The Black Knights have forced eight turnovers in the last two games, causing six against Air Force and two against Holy Cross.

• Linebacker Leo Lowin leads the team with 76 tackles and is a finalist for the 2023 William V. Campbell Trophy, college football’s premier scholar-athlete award.

• Lowin has logged four games with doubledigit tackles this season and is now one of only four players in Army history with 10 doubledigit tackle games in his career.

• Seven different Black Knights have scored a rushing touchdown this season, led by six from quarterback Bryson Daily.

• Daily has thrown for 859 yards this season, the most by an Army quarterback in a season since 2018.

• Army has only committed 36 penalties this season, the ninth fewest in the nation.

• The Black Knights are currently tied for third nationally with 19 successful fourth-down conversion attempts.


• Coastal Carolina and Army have met once on the gridiron with the Chanticleers holding a 1-0 lead in the series.