Coastal Carolina takes on Arkansas State in the Sun Belt opener for both teams. Follow along live here!
That's the ball game! The Chants move to 3-0 on the season and 1-0 in Sun Belt play with a 52-23 win over the Red Wolves behind a career-high 322 passing yards and four touchdowns for QB Grayson McCall.
The Chants are pouring it on now. Freshman RB Braydon Bennett takes it 35 yards to the house to put CCU up 52-23 following Biscardi's PAT with 4:12 remaining. This is now the most points CCU has ever scored on a Sun Belt opponent.
The Red Wolves won't go away quietly. Hatcher finds a wide-open Bowling for a 44-yard TD. However the PAT is blocked to keep the score at 45-23 with 5:07 to go.
CJ Marable broke off a 27-yard scamper to the ASU 23-yard-line. Marable surpassed 3,000 yards total for his CCU and Presbyterian careers earlier in the third quarter.
A few plays later, RB Shermari Jones ran in a 15-yard score to put the Chants up 45-17 following a Biscardi PAT with 6:16 to go in the contest.
McCall finds WR Jaivon Heiligh for a 6-yard TD to cap off an eight play, 69 yard drive. Biscardi's PAT was true to put the Chants up 38-17 with 10:29 remaining.
McCall found Kameron Brown for a 47-yard gain to set the Chants up at the Red Wolves 10-yard-line earlier in the drive.
McCall now has a new career high in passing yards (322).
Arkansas State chips away at the lead with a 42-yard FG from Blake Grupe with 14:05 to go in the game to cut the lead to 31-17, taking advantage of the CCU turnover.
CCU fumbles yet again. This time it's Reese White who coughs it up, forced by Switzer yet again and recovered by ASU's Samy Johnson at the ASU 30 with 1:37 to go in the third.
Turnovers galore! CCU's Rolan Wooden II forces Arkansas State's Jamal Jones to fumble and it's recovered by Brayden Matts. However, McCall gave the ball right back to the Red Wolves when Anthony Switzer intercepted his pass and returned it 27 yards to the Chants' 47-yard-line with 4:06 to go in the third.
Another one! McCall hits WR Kameron Brown for a 3-yard TD to put the Chants up 31-14 following Biscardi's PAT with 6:57 to go in the third. It was Brown's first TD as a Chant, and it capped off another long drive, this one going 83 yards in 14 plays over 7:57.
Arkansas State has had the ball 54 seconds for the last 16 minutes of the game.
It's halftime here at Brooks Stadium. QB Grayson McCall is 12-for-17 for 195 yards and two touchdowns. McCall also leads the Chants in rushing with 37 yards on 15 carries. TE Isaiah Likely leads in receiving with one catch for 72 yards and a score.
For the Red Wolves, QB Logan Bonner is 10-for-12 with 143 yards and two touchdown passes. RB Marcel Murray leads the team in rushing with 11 yards on four carries and WR Jonathan Adams Jr. leads the team in receiving with five catches for 90 yards.
CCU caps off the longest scoring drive in team history in terms of time and plays (8:38 in 18 plays) with a McCall throw to Marable for a 3-yard TD. Biscardi's PAT made it 24-14 with 58 ticks left before the half.
Massimo Biscardi is rewarded for his own well-executed on-side kick, recovered by the Chants, when his number was called for a 42-yard FG. The kick was true to put the Chants up 17-14 with 10:28 before the half.
TOUCHDOWN! The Chants go 75 yards in 10 plays and cap off the drive with a McCall pitch to senior RB CJ Marable for a 12-yard score. A Biscardi PAT makes it 14-14 with 12:04 to go in the first half.
After a missed Blake Grupe field goal for the Red Wolves, the Chants gave the ball right back to Arkansas State after McCall fumbled the ball on the exchange to the RB to set the Red Wolves up on the CCU 27. It was the first CCU turnover of the season.
The Red Wolves capitalized on the turnover when Bonner hit Bowling for a 21-yard TD with 2:30 to go in the first quarter, making it 14-7 Red Wolves.
The Chants strike right back with a TD of their own, this one a 72-yard TD pass on the first play of the drive from QB Grayson McCall to TE Isaiah Likely to tie the game after a Massimo Biscardi PAT with 5:26 to go in the first. It was the longest play of the season for the Chants, the longest throw in McCall's career and the longest catch ever for Likely.
The Red Wolves find paydirt with Logan Bonner hitting Dahu Green for a 33-yard TD. The play was set up when Bonner hit Brandon Bowling for a 35-yard completion to set Arkansas State up at the CCU 33-yard-line. Blake Grupe's PAT makes it 7-0 Red Wolves with 5:38 remaining in the first. This is the first time the Chants have trailed all season.
Interception! CCU junior cornerback D'Jordan Strong picks off Arkansas State QB Layne Hatcher to set the Chants up at the CCU 36-yard-line with 9:49 to go in the first.
We are underway here at Brooks Stadium!