joe moglia press conference

Head football coach for CCU Joe Moglia spoke on his five-month medical sabbatical and the upcoming Coastal football season at a press conference Friday. 

The Coastal Carolina University football program took some heat when its early signing period lineup included zero student-athletes from the state of South Carolina.

The Chants more than made up for it Wednesday by signing seven players from the Palmetto State, including hometown product and Conway High linebacker Noah Freshley.

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Other CCU signees included two other Horry County products – offensive linemen Trevor Goude (Aynor) and Jacob Porter (Loris). Fellow South Carolinians to sign were athlete Tyriq Goodman (Newberry), wide receiver Conner McCarthy (Wando), defensive back Jordan Morris (Rock Hill) and running back Javontay Robinson (Trinity-Byrnes).

Coastal had a total of 16 signees as of 4 p.m. Here’s a list of those players who have signed so far Wednesday:

Derick Bush Fr. DB 6-1 180 Tucson, Ariz. / Salpointe Catholic HS

Cincir Evans Fr. LB 6-4 195 Memphis, Tenn. / White Station HS

Tyrese Johnson-Fisher Fr. RB 5-10 195 Leicester, England / Oakham School

Noah Freshley Fr. LB 6-2 210 Conway, S.C. / Conway HS

Tyriq Goodman Fr. Ath. 6-3 190 Newberry, S.C. / Newberry HS

Trevor Goude Fr. OL 6-4 285 Aynor, S.C. / Aynor HS

Conner McCarthy Fr. WR 6-2 185 Mt. Pleasant, S.C. / Wando HS

Patrick McSweeney Fr. WR/TE 6-4 195 Staten Island, N.Y. / Monsignor Farrell HS

Jordan Morris Fr. DB 6-1 165 Rock Hill, S.C. / Rock Hill HS

Owen Okonsky Fr. OL 6-4 265 Houston, Texas / Langham Creek HS

Steven Peterson Fr. WR 6-2 185 Kennesaw, Ga. / Harrison HS

Jacob Porter Fr. OL 6-1 265 Loris, S.C. / Loris HS

Javontay Robinson Fr. RB 5-10 175 Darlington, S.C. / Trinity-Byrnes Collegiate HS

Eric Stiemke Fr. Ath. 6-4 230 Bel Air, Md. / Milton Wright HS

Grant Thompson Fr. WR 6-2 195 West Jefferson, N.C. / Ashe County HS

Rolan Wooden II Fr. DE 6-4 240 Acworth, Ga. / Allatoona HS

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