Ross throws for 4 TDs to lead Coastal Carolina past Bethune-Cookman 48-24 in FCS playoffs
Alex Ross threw four touchdown passes to lead Coastal Carolina
to a 48-24 victory over Bethune-Cookman in the first round of the
FCS playoffs Saturday.
Both Coastal Carolina (11-2, 4-1 Big South) and Bethune-Cookman
(10-3, 7-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) are ranked, and each
were conference co-champions. Coastal Carolina travels December 7
to Montana (10-2) for the second round.
Ross threw two of his TD passes in the first half, Mike McClure
returned a fumble 39 yards for a score, and Lorenzo Taliaferro
rushed for an 8-yard touchdown as the Chanticleers built a 27-10
The Chanticleers opened the second half with TD passes of 23 and
21 from Ross. Ross was 13 of 18 for 256 yards passing without
throwing an interception. Taliaferro led the Chanticleers with 85
Brodrick Waters threw for a 16-yard touchdown and rushed for a
27-yard TD to lead Bethune-Cookman.