coastal carolina quarterback Grayson McCall According to sources on Sunday afternoon, he opted to return to Chanteclair after entering his name in the transfer portal on December 12. Reporting from Chris Hummer 247 sports.
McCall is a three-time Sun Belt Player of the Year and the only player in league history to win the award three times. Earlier, McCall canceled a scheduled visit to Auburn over the pre-Christmas weekend.
In what was believed to be his last game in a Coast Carolina uniform Tuesday, McCall completed 10 of 12 passes for 67 yards. He injured his upper body in a 53-29 loss to East Carolina in the Birmingham Bowl.
In 2022, the N.C. Indian Trail native was hit hard multiple times as Coastal Carolina regressed slightly to 9-4. A high ankle sprain sidelined McCall’s November game against Southern Miss and James Madison, who lost 47-7 to the championship team.
McCall’s closest connection to the broader college football world is Coastal Carolina’s 11-1 season during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. He threw for 26 touchdowns and three interceptions that year, helping the Chanticleers rise to No. 9 in AP voting in their third FBS season.