Grayson McCall threw for 212 yards on 13-of-13 passing with two touchdowns to Isaiah Likely as No. 16 Coastal Carolina rolled to a 59-6 victory over Louisiana Monroe to begin Sun Belt Conference play Saturday.

The Chanticleers (1-0 Sun Belt) began 5-0 for a second straight season and have gained 16 of their previous 17 the final two seasons.

McCall was already the FBS chief in completion proportion and had little hassle maintaining that going towards the Warhawks (2-2, 1-1). He led Coastal Carolina to scores on all 5 first-half possessions for a 38-3 lead on the break, then watched the remainder of the sport from the sidelines.

Likely had 5 receptions for 95 yards, together with scoring catches of 5 and 30 yards from McCall.

Brayden Bennett has landing runs of 10 and 29 yards for the Chanticleers.

Coastal’s protection held its second straight opponent and not using a landing, limiting the Warhawks to 203 yards, whereas its particular groups blocked a punt for a TD for the second time this season. CJ Beasley blocked Devyn McCormick’s second-quarter punt and Aaron Bedgood returned it 9 yards for a landing.

Chandler Rogers, beginning for injured Louisiana Monroe quarterback Rhett Rodriguez, threw for 100 yards and an interception.

THE TAKEAWAY

Louisiana Monroe: The Warhawks hoped that they had some momentum after defeating Troy final week of their Sun Belt opener. But Coastal Carolina confirmed Terry Bowden’s first-year program has a methods to go earlier than competing with the highest league groups.

Coastal Carolina: Expect extra eyes on McCall and the Chanticleers’ offense because it continues on the convention season. McCall has accomplished 69 of 86 passes for 1,113 yards and 10 touchdowns towards only one interception.

POLL IMPLICATIONS

Undefeated Coastal Carolina will doubtless proceed its gradual climb up the nationwide rankings after defeating the overmatched Warhawks.

UP NEXT

Louisiana Monroe opens a three-game homestand towards Georgia State on Saturday evening.

Coastal Carolina performs at Arkansas State on Thursday evening.