Sam Howell threw for three first-half scores to set a single-season record for the most TD throws by a true freshman in Bowl Subdivision history as North Carolina beat Mercer 56-7 in its home finale Saturday.
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Ryan Lovelace ran for two touchdowns to lead Wofford's high-powered rushing attack in a 41-7 victory over Mercer on Saturday.
Tyray Devezin scored on four short runs and Caleb Dowden kicked a winning 38-yard field goal in the third overtime, atoning for two earlier missed kicks, and Mercer outlasted Samford 36-33 on Saturday night.
Brandon Rainey ran for 120 yards and a score and threw for another touchdown as The Citadel held off Mercer 35-24 to post its first winning record of the season on Saturday.
Tyray Devezin had a career-high 193 yards rushing that included a late touchdown run and Mercer held off VMI for a 34-27 victory on Saturday.
Nick Tiano threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score as Chattanooga beat Mercer 34-17 on Saturday.
Hajj-Malik Williams threw for 266 yards and a score as Campbell led early and held on late for a 34-27 win over Mercer on Saturday night.
Devin Watts rushed for 99 yards and a touchdown, Corey Watkins added 97 yards rushing with two touchdowns and Furman defeated Mercer 45-10 on Saturday.
Kentel Williams ran for two touchdowns and Kordell Jackson returned two interceptions for touchdowns as Austin Peay spoiled Mercer's home opener, 48-34 on Saturday night.
Rob Lake made the first catch of his collegiate career a good one as he hauled in a 98-yard touchdown toss from Robert Riddle and Mercer went on to pummel Presbyterian College 45-7 on Saturday afternoon.
Robert Riddle threw for four touchdowns and Tyray Devezin ran for two more as Mercer got off to a fast start on its way to a 49-27 victory over Western Carolina in the season opener and initial Southern Conference encounter of the season on Saturday.
Harris Roberts threw five touchdown passes to lead Furman to a 35-30 victory over Mercer on Saturday and clinched a share of the Southern Conference title.
Stephen Houzah returned a punt 91 yards and one play later Tyray Devezin bulled in from the 1 for the winning touchdown as Mercer scored late to beat Chattanooga 13-9 on Saturday.
T.J. Luther had just two catches Saturday afternoon, but both went for long touchdowns as Wofford dominated Mercer 42-21 in Southern Conference play on Saturday afternoon.
Kurt Rawlings threw for 344 yards and four touchdowns as Yale held off Mercer 35-28 in the first meeting between the schools on Saturday afternoon.
Kaelan Riley, starting in place of the injured Robert Riddle, threw for 248 yards and two touchdowns as Mercer pulled away in the second half to beat VMI 48-38 and get its second win in Southern Conference play on Saturday afternoon.
Rod Johnson returned a kickoff 94 yards in the final seconds of the game to give The Citadel a 38-31 victory over Mercer on Saturday as the Bulldogs notched their first win of the season.
Freshman Robert Riddle threw for 316 yards and one score and ran for two more touchdowns as Mercer opened Southern Conference play by holding off Samford 30-24 on Saturday afternoon.
Kaelan Riley threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score, Tyray Devezin ran for two touchdowns and Mercer beat Jacksonville 45-3 on Saturday night for coach Bobby Lamb's 100th career win.
Playing just the first half, Brady White threw for 358 yards and five touchdowns in his Memphis debut and the Tigers defeated Mercer 66-14 in the season opener for both teams Saturday.
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