CCU Chanticleers

  CCU linebacker Silas Kelly named Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Week

Coastal Carolina University linebacker Silas Kelly has been named the Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday.

CCU issues fan guidelines ahead of football home opener vs. Campbell

  Chants looking forward to being in national spotlight once again

Tickets for CCU’s home football opener on sale

CCU’s McCall one of eight finalists for ‘Manning Award Quarterback of the Week’

CCU’s home opener against Campbell to be aired on ESPN

CCU QB Grayson McCall named to Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award’s Great 8 List

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McCall shines in first career start, leads Chants to second consecutive victory over Kansas

  Gameplanning during pandemic presents new challenges for CCU

  ‘We’re fired up’: CCU football players, coach grateful to be in game week

No more than 5,000 people permitted to attend CCU home football opener

‘We’re glad to be in game week’: CCU coach speaks on Kansas matchup

  State approves in-person attendance for CCU home football opener

CCU home football opener to be broadcast on ESPN3

Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at Brooks Stadium in Conway on Sept. 18.

CCU football to open season against Kansas in nationally televised game

Coastal Carolina University will kick off the 2020 football season against the Kansas Jayhawks on national television.

Oakland A’s acquire former Chanticleer Tommy La Stella from Angels

The former Chanticleer was batting .273 this season for the Angels.

  CCU’s quarterback battle more wide open as camp continues

Coastal Carolina is in the midst of its third week of fall camp but questions still remain on who will be the starter under center come September 12.

Chants aiming to prove doubters wrong in 2020

  Six Chants named Preseason All-Sun Belt; Chants picked fifth in East Preseason Coaches Poll

  CCU’s special teams unit to play pivotal role during 2020 season

Coastal Carolina adds game with Campbell to complete 2020 football schedule

Dustin Johnson wins The Northern Trust, back to No. 1

CCU punter Myles Prosser added to Ray Guy Award watch list for 2020

CCU’s Tarron Jackson named to 2021 Reese’s Senior Bowl Top 250 List

A two-time All-Sun Belt selection, earning first-team honors in 2019 after third-team recognition in 2018, Jackson led the Sun Belt and set a new Coastal single-season record with 10.0 sacks last season.

Coastal Carolina to host Liberty on Dec. 5

The Coastal Carolina football program has announced an addition to its 2020 schedule, adding Liberty for a home game on Dec. 5 at Brooks Stadium. Game time will be announced at a later date.

  CCU tight end Isaiah Likely aims to have breakout season

Whoever is named the starter under center will have quite the weapon at tight end in junior Isaiah Likely.

  Chants continue second week of practices with emphasis on mental toughness

The Coastal Carolina football team is making major strides coming off its first scrimmage last Saturday.

  CCU’s Gunter and Marable look to have big seasons in 2020

Week one of fall camp for the Chanticleers is officially in the books. As the team approaches the upcoming season, a pair of guys have made major strides thus far as they aim to help the team do the same.

Coastal Carolina to play at Kansas on Sept. 12

The Chants will instead host the Jayhawks in Conway next season.

  Coastal Carolina football completes first full week of fall camp

It’s been a crazy week all across college football but the Sun Belt Conference is still going strong and the Coastal Carolina football team is approaching the end of its first full week of fall camp.

  CCU continues fall camp as Sun Belt intends on playing fall football

As more and more unfolds in the world of college athletics, the Coastal Carolina football team is fortunate to have a bit of normalcy as it continues fall camp.

Sun Belt Conference intends on playing sports this fall

While two Group of Five conferences have decided to cancel fall sports due to the pandemic; the Sun Belt Conference, home of Coastal Carolina University, is going ahead on its fall plans.

Players unite in push to save college season, create union

Clemson's Trevor Lawrence among the faces of college football players trying to keep the season alive

  CCU’s Chadwell says Payton has lead in QB battle, addresses stadium capacity for 2020

Going forward head coach Jamey Chadwell wants to have a clear cut starter, something the team hasn't had since Alex Ross. Although it's early in the preseason, he says Payton has stood out.

  CCU football hits practice field for first day of fall camp

Despite a crazy off-season, second year head coach Jamey Chadwell wanted to see day one be more of a continuation from the spring as opposed to starting from scratch.

  “It nearly brought tears to my eyes”: CCU linebacker Silas Kelly describes recovery from ACL injury

As the CCU football team prepares for the upcoming campaign, they’ll do so with a key member of the Black Swarm defense back at full strength.

Sun Belt Conference to begin 8-conference-game football schedule over Labor Day weekend

The Sun Belt Conference, which includes Coastal Carolina University, announced Tuesday its football season will begin over Labor Day weekend.

  Deeper Chants team remaining upbeat despite uncertainty heading into season

With a stout defense and a number of offensive weapons returning, this Coastal football team is primed to make a run and advance to the program’s first ever bowl game.

  Chanticleers to have one of Sun Belt’s best defensive lines in 2020

There’s a lot a buzz surrounding the Chants in 2020, especially on the defensive line. The unit features studs like Tarron Jackson and CJ Brewer among others and is considered to be one of the best front fours in the Sun Belt.

SEC to play conference-only schedule, eliminating season opener between CCU, UofSC

Officials with the Southeastern Conference announced Thursday their football season would begin Sept. 26 and will be comprised of a 10-game conference-only schedule.

  Coastal football aims to turn close losses to wins in 2020

A recurring theme within the CCU program all off-season has been the number 24. It’s the amount of points that separated the Chants from finishing 5-7 for the second straight season to appearing in their first ever FBS bowl game.

  ‘It helped a lot’: Chanticleer football players, coach see advantages of spring ball

Regardless of what the upcoming college football season looks like, the Chants will have an advantage over every team on their schedule as CCU is just one of two FBS programs to get in all 15 spring practices this year.

College football season in question after conferences go their own way

The Power Five conferences are putting in place revised schedules they hope will make it easier to manage potential disruptions brought on by COVID-19.

Coastal defensive lineman C.J. Brewer named to 2020 Wuerffel Trophy preseason watch list

Coastal Carolina redshirt senior C.J. Brewer was named to the Wuerffel Trophy preseason watch list. The Wuerffel Trophy, known as “College Football’s Premier Award for Community Service,” is presented each February in Fort Walton Beach.

  Sun Belt Conference announces delay in fall sports

The decision comes as other conferences determine how to approach the fall season.

Coastal’s Tarron Jackson named to 2020 Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list

Coastal Carolina football’s Tarron Jackson was named to the preseason watch list for the 2020 Bronko Nagurski Trophy presented by LendingTree, the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), in conjunction with the Charlotte Touchdown Club, announced today.

Chanticleers pick up commitment from 3-star receiver Malachi Taylor

Coastal Carolina has picked up yet another commitment for its 2021 class. 3-star wide receiver Malachi Taylor out of Goose Creek, SC took to Twitter on Friday to announce his pledge to the Chants.

  Tidelands Health, CCU team up to offer free COVID-19 testing to student athletes, athletic staff

Tidelands Health is partnering with Coastal Carolina University to provide free COVID-19 testing to student-athletes and athletic department staff members as voluntary workouts on campus resume.

CCU football players allowed to return to campus for voluntary workouts on June 8

Coastal Carolina University athletics is activating Phase I of its plan to get athletes back on the field.

CCU sets school record after four teams get NCAA public recognition

Four CCU teams were recognized by the NCAA for Academic Progress Rate excellence earlier this week.

  Social distancing at CCU football games a real possibility, athletic director says

Even though Coastal Carolina University has announced plans to reopen for students to attend in-person classes in the fall of 2020, there are still many questions about what the semester has in store for the Chanticleers.

CCU defensive star signs free agent deal with Jets

Coastal Carolina defense tackle Sterling Johnson has inked a free agent deal with the New York Jets, officials said.

CCU suspends all athletic activities indefinitely due to COVID-19

On the heels of Horry County declaring a state of emergency, athletic officials at Coastal Carolina made a difficult decision Saturday.

  Coastal Carolina football ends spring sessions with soggy spring game

Coastal Carolina University football’s spring session began earlier than usual and ended Thursday on the surf turf, naturally, with a splash.

CCU baseball coach Gilmore has a form of liver cancer, according to university

Coastal Carolina head baseball coach Gary Gilmore has been diagnosed with a form of liver cancer, university officials confirmed Monday.

CCU’s Williams named ESPNW’s National Player of the Week

Coastal Carolina’s DJ Williams continues to receive accolades for her record-setting performance last week.

CCU’s Williams scores record-setting 51 points in win over Troy

Senior DJ Williams had quite the night on Thursday.

Initial test reveal Chants’ Gilmore has possible liver cancer, CCU says

With rumors circulating about the health of one of pillars of Coastal Carolina University athletics, officials issued a update into the condition of head baseball coach Gary Gilmore.

  CCU baseball leaning on bunting, ‘small ball’ offense for runs in 2020

Eliminated by Auburn in the Atlanta Regional in 2019, the Chanticleers will have a completely new philosophy on the base paths in 2020.

Coastal Carolina Drops Close Game to Arkansas State

Chanticleers blow 8 point lead in the last 8 minutes

Hippolyte Leads Coastal Carolina Past UTA

Chanticleers improve to 11-7

Jones Scores 23 as CCU Rallies Past Georgia State

Coastal moves to 2-2 in Sun Belt play.

Burton, Jones Lead CCU Past South Alabama

Chants record first Sun Belt win

  WMBF Investigates: How are CCU’s football attendance numbers calculated?

Since Coastal Carolina University made the switch to the Sun Belt Conference, the university has spent millions on upgrades and reportedly increased its game attendance by thousands, but empty stands remain.

Former CCU baseball star proposes at home plate

G.K. Young made magic in 2016 when he helped the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers baseball team win the school’s first national title.

Marable leads Coastal Carolina past Texas State 24-21

Chanticleers end year on a high note.

Chants Drop Heartbreaker in One-Point Loss at Arkansas State

Chanticleers give up lead in last minute

Coastal Carolina beats Hampden-Sydney for 1st win of the season

Chanticleers move to 1-1

Marable’s late score gives Coastal Carolina 1st league win

Chanticleers knock off Trojans in thrilling fashion.

Chants Drop Hard-Fought Triple Overtime Contest at Georgia Southern

Coastal falls to 3-4

Ellington, Georgia State run over Coastal Carolina, 31-21

Chanticleers drop second in a row to Panthers.

Chants Come Up Short at App State in Sun Belt Opener

Coastal Carolina football had its three-game winning streak snapped on Saturday

  Chants confident ahead of conference opener against Sun Belt’s best App State

Coastal Carolina University enters Saturday’s Sun Belt opener against the Appalachian State Mountaineers as a 3-1 team.

Coastal Routes UMass in 62-28 Road Win

Coastal Carolina football scored nine touchdowns in the win

Chants Run Over Spartans for Home Win

Coastal improves to 2-1

Chants over Jayhawks, CCU earns historic first Power 5 victory

The Chanticleers beat Kansas 12-7 in Lawrence, Kansas.

Swinney, Clemson open doors to displaced Coastal Carolina football team

Colleges and universities around the state of South Carolina are extending a helping hand to those displaced by Hurricane Dorian.

  CCU hosts Eastern Michigan Saturday at newly renovated Brooks Stadium

A new season of football is just days away for Coastal Carolina University who will open the season at home Saturday afternoon against Eastern Michigan.

  CCU unveils new stadium additions before 2019 home openers

It’s been nearly two year since Coastal Carolina University broke ground on their stadium expansion project, which has doubled the amount of seating inside Brooks Stadium.

  Young Chants hope ‘effort and intensity’ push 2019 squad to bowl bid

With just four seniors on the roster, leadership is at a premium for the 2019 Coastal Carolina Chanticleer football team.

Veteran Assistant Bryant Foster Joins Coastal Coaching Staff

Had been co-defensive coordinator at Charleston Southern