Follow along as the Chants battle the Campbell Camels on ESPN!
That's the ball game! The Chants defeat Campbell 43-21 behind 273 yards and two TDS passing from Grayson McCall on 11 of 16 passing.
The Camels won't go away quietly, as sophomore QB Hajj-Malik Williams runs in for a 4-yard TD. However, Brown's PAT was blocked by Chants sophomore defensive tackle Kannedy Roberts to keep the score at 43-21 with 3:02 remaining.
McCall hits Likely for a 57-yard TD. Biscardi's PAT was true to make it 43-15 Chants with 11:42 to go in the game. It was the only play of the drive.
After McCall hit graduate student WR Kameron Brown for a 65-yard gain, McCall's longest throw to date, the Chants set up shop at the Camel 9-yard-line. It was the 10th-longest non-scoring play in program history.
Two plays later, McCall pitched the ball to Marable for a 9-yard TD. McCall hit Heiligh for the 2-point conversion to put the Chants up 36-15 with 13:55 to go in the game. The drive took 3 plays and went 74 yards in 56 seconds.
First play of the fourth quarter sees Camels redshirt junior RB Bryant Barr virtually walk in for a 7-yard score. However, Campbell's 2-point conversion attempt was unsuccesful, leaving the score at 28-15 with 14:57 to go in the game.
Chants are up big at the end of the third 28-9 but the Camels are knocking at the door with the ball at the CCU 7-yard-line.
Coastal finds the end zone yet again with a pitch from McCall to sophomore running back Reese White who runs in for a 3-yard score. Biscardi's PAT makes it 28-9 Chants with 6:02 to go in the third. The drive went 60 yards on eight plays and took 4:23 off the clock.
Chants are forced to punt on their opening drive of the second half after a crucial dropped pass by junior tight end Isaiah Likely. A touchback will have the Camels start from their own 20 with 11:29 to go in the third.
At halftime from Brooks Stadium, the Chants find themselves up 21-9. Freshman QB Grayson McCall led the Chants with 139 yards passing, going 8 for 11 and slinging a TD. On the ground, senior running back CJ Marable led the Chants with 41 yards on seven carries and a score. Junior WR Jaivon Heiligh had two catches for 52 yards and a TD to lead the Chants in receiving.
For Campbell, sophomore QB Hajj-Malik Williams led the Camels with 95 yards through the air on 7 of 15 passing and tossed a pick. Redshirt senior RB led the ground attack with 53 yards on nine carries and added the team's only TD. Redshirt junior RB Bryant Barr led the team in receiving with three receptions for 36 yards.
Campbell cuts the lead with a 2-yard TD run from redshirt senior RB CJ Freeman, but a botched snap left the score at 21-9 with 59 seconds to go before the half. The drive lasted 5:20 and went 85 yards on 11 plays.
The Chants take it to the house again, this time with a 21-yard TD pass from freshman QB Grayson McCall to junior WR Jaivon Heiligh to make it 21-3 Coastal after Biscardi's PAT was true. The Chants moved the ball 86 yards down the field in 11 plays on the drive.
Campbell placekicker Robert Brown caps off a 9-play, 45 yard drive with a field goal to cut the lead to 14-3 with 11:18 to go before the half.
CCU redshirt sophomore cornerback Jordan Morris is ejected for targeting early in the second quarter.
The end of the first quarter sees the Chants up 14-0 on the Camels.
There's teal in the end zone once again! RB Shermari Jones caps off a nine-play, 62 yard drive with a three-yard TD run, his first as a Chant. CCU up big 14-0 with 34 seconds to go in the first.
Paydirt! Senior running back CJ Marable punches it up the gut for the Chants from two yards out to make it 6-0, and PK Massimo Biscardi tacks on the PAT to make it 7-0. This capped off a 5-play, 56 yard drive. 8:08 remains in the first period.
It's picked off! The Campbell drive stops cold with CCU's Alex Spillum intercepting Campbell QB Hajj-Malik Williams and returning it 39 yards to the Chants 44-yard-line. This ended a 10-play, 40-yard drive for the Fighting Camels.
Kickoff! The Chants kick it off to the Camels, who will start at their own 25.