Ross threw a 25-yard touchdown strike to John Israel, and ran 13-yards for a score.
Two Florida A&M turnovers led to Coastal Carolina scores. Calvin Hollenhorst returned a fumble 4 yards for a touchdown. The Chanticleers recovered a blocked punt, and Osharmar Abercrombie ran for a 14-yard touchdown on the ensuing play, stretching the lead to 28-3.
Chase Varnadore kicked a 42-yard field goal for Florida A&M (0-3) early in the first quarter.
It was the first meeting between the schools.