The Coastal Carolina chanticleers football team is the college football program of Coastal Carolina University, a public university located in Conway, South Carolina. The team plays its home games at Brooks Stadium, which has a capacity of approximately 21,000 spectators.
- 1 Introduction of the football teams
- 2 Game History of Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
- 2.1 The beginning in 1954
- 2.2 Joined the Big South Conference in 2005
- 2.3 First six games championship in 2006
- 2.4 Play Offs in 2010
- 2.5 Third win and ranked in 2012
- 2.6 Final game in 2013
- 2.7 Highest victory in 2014
- 2.8 Canceled FCS playoff in 2015
- 2.9 Leveled up in sun belt east in 2017
- 2.10 Championship in 2020
- 2.11 Coastal Carolina continues on the road
- 3 The success of Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
- 4 Whats the game news for November 2023?
Introduction of the football teams
The team competes at the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) level and is a member of the Sun Belt Conference. The team is currently coached by Jamey Chadwell, who took over the program in 2019 and has led the Chanticleers to unprecedented success in recent years.
The team’s mascot is a rooster named Chauncey, and the team’s colors are teal, black, and bronze. The team’s nickname, “Chanticleers,” comes from the character Chanticleer, a proud and fierce rooster in Geoffrey Chaucer’s “Canterbury Tales.”
The Chanticleers football program has experienced a great deal of success in recent years, including conference championships, playoff appearances, undefeated seasons, national rankings, and bowl victories. The program has become a point of pride for Coastal Carolina University and the surrounding community.
Game History of Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
The Coastal Carolina football program has a relatively short but successful history. Here is a more detailed overview of the history of Coastal Carolina football:
The beginning in 1954
Coastal Carolina University was founded in 1954 in Conway, South Carolina. The school did not have a football program until 2003, when it fielded its first team as an NCAA Division I-AA independent.
Joined the Big South Conference in 2005
In their inaugural season, the Chanticleers finished with a 5-6 record. They continued to compete as an independent until 2005, when they joined the Big South Conference.
First six games championship in 2006
In 2006, the Chanticleers won their first-ever conference championship, finishing the season with an 8-4 record. They advanced to the FCS playoffs, where they were defeated in the second round by Appalachian State.
Play Offs in 2010
The Chanticleers made their second playoff appearance in 2010, finishing the season with a 6-5 record and winning the Big South Conference championship. They were defeated in the first round of the FCS playoffs by Wofford.
Third win and ranked in 2012
In 2012, the Chanticleers won their third Big South Conference championship and advanced to the FCS playoffs for the third time. They defeated Bethune-Cookman in the second round before falling to Old Dominion in the quarterfinals.
Final game in 2013
The Chanticleers made their fourth playoff appearance in 2013, news was they finishing the season with a 12-3 record and advancing to the FCS quarterfinals before losing to North Dakota State.
Highest victory in 2014
In 2014, the coastal Carolina achieved their highest national ranking, reaching No. 4 in the FCS rankings. They finished the season with a 12-2 record and advanced to the FCS quarterfinals before losing to North Dakota State for the second consecutive year.
Canceled FCS playoff in 2015
In 2015, the coastal carolina had their first losing season since 2006, finishing with a 5-7 record. The following year, they rebounded with a 10-2 record but were not selected for the FCS playoffs.
Leveled up in sun belt east in 2017
In 2017, coastal Carolina moved up to the FBS level and joined the Sun Belt Conference. They struggled in their first two seasons, going a combined 9-15.
Championship in 2020
However, in 2020, the coastal carolina had a breakthrough season under head coach Jamey Chadwell. They finished the regular season with an 11-0 record and won the sun belt east championship. They then played in their first-ever bowl game, the Cure Bowl, in which they gained victory by set 37-34 over the Liberty Flames on a Saturday.
Coastal Carolina continues on the road
The coastal Carolina continued their win in 2021, finishing the regular season with a 12-0 record and winning their second consecutive Sun Belt Conference championship. They then played in the Cure Bowl once again, where they defeated the Northern Illinois Huskies by a score of 47-41.
The success of Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
The Coastal Carolina football program has enjoyed a great deal of success in recent years, particularly since the arrival of head coach Jamey Chadwell. Here are some of the key successes of the program:
The coastal carolina have won five conference championships in their history. They won three Big South Conference championships in 2006, 2010, and 2012, and have won two Sun Belt Conference championships in 2020 and 2021.
The Chanticleers have made six appearances in the FCS/FBS playoffs. They made four appearances in the FCS playoffs in 2006, 2012, 2013, and 2014. They made their first-ever FBS playoff appearance in 2020, where they advanced to the Cure Bowl and defeated the Liberty Flames.
The coastal Carolina have had two undefeated regular seasons in their history, both under head coach Jamey Chadwell. In 2020, they went 11-0 in the regular season, and in 2021, they went 12-0.
The coastal carolina have received national rankings in both the FCS and FBS. They achieved a high of No. 4 in the FCS rankings in 2014 and No. 9 in the FBS rankings in 2020.
The coastal Carolina have won three bowl games in their history. They won the 2013 FCS Playoffs Second Round game against Bethune-Cookman, and they won back-to-back Cure Bowls in year 2020 and 2021 against Liberty and Northern Illinois, respectively.
Whats the game news for November 2023?
Based on their recent success and the continued leadership of head coach Jamey Chadwell, the Chanticleers should have a strong chance of once again competing for the Sun Belt Conference championship and potentially earning a bowl game bid.
The team will need to replace several key players who have graduated or moved on to the NFL, but they have recruited well in recent years and have a strong foundation in place. Additionally, they will likely face a challenging schedule that includes conference opponents such as Appalachian State, Louisiana, and Georgia Southern, as well as non-conference opponents such as Kansas State and UCF.
Ultimately, the success of the 2023 Coastal Carolina Chanticleers football team will depend on a variety of factors, including player development, team chemistry, coaching decisions, and luck. However, based on their recent success and the talent they have returning, the Chanticleers should have a strong chance of once again fielding a competitive team in 2023.