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MERCER FOOTBALL 2016 Q UI C K FAC TS UNIVERSITY INFORMATION

Location................................................................................................................ Macon, Ga. Enrollment......................................................................................................................8,557 Founded ...........................................................................................................................1833 Nickname (School Colors)...............................................................Bears (Orange & Black) Affiliation.......................................................................................................NCAA Division I Conference...............................................................................................................Southern Stadium (Capacity)....................................................................Five Star Stadium (10,200) President.................................................William D. Underwood (Oklahoma Baptist, ‘82) Athletics Director............................................................................... Jim Cole (Mercer, ‘93) Website............................................................................................www.mercerbears.com

COACHING STAFF

Head Coach: ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������Bobby Lamb Alma Mater: �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������Furman (1987) Career Record/Seasons: �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 88-54/13 Record at Mercer/Seasons ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������21-14/3 E-mail: ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������[email protected] Football Phone: ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������(478) 301-2713 Assistant Coaches Position Mike Kolakowski ����������������������������������������������Assistant HC/Def. Coord./Outside Linebackers Casey Vogt ������������������������������������������������������������������������������Offensive Coord./Offensive Line Kenny Baker ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Defensive Line Carter Barfield ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������Running Backs Grant Cain �������������������������������������������������������������������� Recruiting Coord./Inside Linebackers/ Co-Special Teams Coach Dominique Davenport ��������������������������������������������������������������������� Defensive Quality Control Mitch Doolittle �����������������������������������������������������Secondary Coach/ Co-Special Teams Coach Chino Fontenette ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������Wide Receivers Trey Lamb ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Quarterbacks Will Patterson ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ Tight Ends Dominique Woods ����������������������������������������������������������� Coordinator of Football Operations Jon Mangel �����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������Strength & Conditioning Michael Thompson ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Equipment Manager

TEAM INFORMATION

2015 Overall Record...........................................................................................................5-6 2015 SoCon Record (Finish).....................................................................................2-5 (T-6) Offensive Starters Returning/Lost..................................................................................10/1 Defensive Starters Returning/Lost.................................................................................10/1 Specialist Starters Returning/Lost....................................................................................2/1 Offensive Formation.................................................................................................... Pistol Defensive Formation....................................................................................................... 3-4

PROGRAM HISTORY

Seasons of Football............................................................................................................42 All-Time Record...................................................................................................... 144-150-8 First Game..................1892 (Georgia 50, Mercer 0) - First Game of Football in the South

MERCER FOOTBALL SOCIAL MEDIA

Twitter........................................................................................................ @MercerFootball Instagram.................................................................................................. @MercerFootball Facebook................................................................................... Mercer University Football Team Hashtag...................................................................................................#MUvment17 Gameday Hashtag...................................................................................................... #BDED

MEDIA RELATIONS

Media Relations Director.................................................................................Patrick Walsh Email.................................................................................................................................TBA Office Phone...................................................................................................(478) 301-5209 Fax Number....................................................................................................(478) 301-5350

TOP OFFENSIVE RETURNERS PLAYER Robert Brown Chandler Curtis Bret Niederreither Alex Lakes Avery Ward John Russ

YR. Sr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Sr.

POS. TE WR OL RB WR QB

TOP DEFENSIVE RETURNERS PLAYER Tripp Patterson Tosin Aguebor Isaiah Buehler Lee Bennett Austin Barrett Zach Jackson

YR. Sr. Sr. R-So. Jr. Jr. Sr.

TOP NEWCOMERS PLAYER Johnny McCrary Julian Burris Dorian Kithcart

POS. LB LB DE LB DT DB

YR. POS. Jr. QB Jr. DB/WR R-Fr. DL

2016 SCHEDULE

HT. 6-1 5-11 6-2 5-11 6-2 6-0

WT. 229 201 280 216 178 202

2015 STATS 17 Rec, 303 Yds, 3 TDs 13 Rec, 153 Yds, 1 TD 128 C, 692 Yds, 7 TDs 40 Rec, 481 Yds, 6 TDs 170-292, 2,141 Yds, 18 TDs

HT. 6-0 6-3 6-3 6-0 6-2 6-0

WT. 224 238 247 223 295 203

2014 STATS 70 TT, 4.5 TFL, 1 SCK, 1 FF 39 TT, 10.5 TFL, 6 SCK, 1 FF 38 TT, 7.5 TFL, 2.5 SCK, 2 FR 67 TT, 3.5 TFL, 2 INT, 2 FR 30 TT, 1 TFL, 1 INT 49 TT, 2 INT, 2.5 TFL, 1 FF

HT. 6-4 5-11 6-0

WT. 220 182 282

HOMETOWN (PREV. SCHOOL) Ellenwood, Ga. (Vanderbilt) Marietta, Ga. (Kell HS) Norcross, Ga. (Norcross HS)

DATE OPPONENT Sept 1 The Citadel Sept 10 at Georgia Tech Sept 17 Tennessee Tech Oct 1 at VMI* Oct 8 at Chattanooga* Oct 15 Western Carolina* Oct 22 at Austin Peay Oct 29 at Wofford* Nov 5 East Tennessee State* Nov 12 at Samford* Nov 19 Furman*

LOCATION Five Star Stadium Atlanta, Ga. Five Star Stadium Lexington, Va. Chattanooga, Tenn. Five Star Stadium Clarksville, Tenn. Spartanburg, S.C. Five Star Stadium Birmingham, Ala. Five Star Stadium

TIME TBA 3 p.m. TBA 1:30 p.m. 4 p.m. TBA 4 p.m. TBA TBA TBA TBA

All Times Eastern Standard (ET)

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NUMERICAL ROSTER No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66

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Name Jordan Marshall Johnny McCrary Stephen Houzah Sebastian Hicks Kaelan Riley Josh Jones John Russ Marquise Irvin Lendell Arnold Corey Lockett Tosin Agubor Michael Haynes Chandler Curtis Tanner Brumby Jimmie Robinson LeMarkus Bailey Eric Jackson Nevin Harton Julian Burris Kam Lott Zach Jackson Sytavious Brown Will Coneway Charlie Davidson Payton Usher Jeremy James Alex Lakes Malique Fleming Brandon Gurley Mike Gray Harrison Poole Brandon Coney Tripp Patterson CJ Kleckley Jonathan Ward Ahmad Arnold Tyler Ward Robert Brown Jabari Scruggs Lee Bennett Isaiah Buehler Seth Hattaway Devin Davidson Travonte’ Easley Sidney Otiwu Trey Peppers Jagger Leib Ryan May Jake Brooks Logan Craighead Kyle Williams Kyle Trammel Steven Nixon Kirby Southard Avery White Nick Thompson Jack Raines Dorian Kithcart Tunde Ayinla Brian Forrestal Sam Arrington Truett Moss Stanley Smith Anthony Perella Caleb Yates Cliff Snyder

Pos. WR QB DB DB QB WR QB WR DB LB LB QB WR QB WR/RB LB DB DB WR DB DB DB LB RB RB DB RB DB DB DB DB DB LB RB LB LB LB TE DB LB DL DB LB LB LB TE K RB LB LB LB LB LS OL OL LB DL DL DL OL OL TE OL OL OL OL

Yr. Sr. Jr. So. Sr. Fr. Sr. Sr. So. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Jr. R-So. So. Jr. R-Fr. Sr. Jr. Jr. R-Sr. Sr. R-Fr. Fr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Fr. R-So. Sr. Fr. R-So. Sr. Sr. R-Fr. Fr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. R-So. Fr. Sr. R-So. Fr. R-Fr. Jr. Fr. R-Fr. Fr. Jr. Jr. R-Fr. Sr. Sr. Fr. R-Fr. R-Fr. Sr. Fr. Sr. R-Fr. R-Fr. Sr. Jr. Fr.

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Ht. 5-8 6-4 5-9 5-9 6-4 5-11 6-0 6-3 5-9 5-9 6-3 6-0 5-11 6-1 5-8 5-11 5-8 6-0 5-11 5-11 6-0 5-10 6-0 5-11 5-7 5-10 5-11 6-0 5-9 6-0 5-10 5-11 6-0 5-11 6-0 6-4 6-1 6-1 5-10 6-0 6-3 6-0 6-1 6-1 6-0 6-1 5-8 5-10 6-2 6-1 6-0 6-0 6-0 6-0 6-0 5-11 6-3 6-0 6-0 6-2 6-1 5-11 6-2 5-8 6-3 6-2

ALPHABETICAL ROSTER Wt. 177 220 168 184 215 185 202 205 199 202 238 182 201 199 162 206 177 192 185 185 203 201 225 225 176 174 216 190 180 190 180 202 224 203 208 220 236 229 180 223 247 180 222 193 215 224 192 180 224 215 236 227 238 273 275 190 238 282 254 300 253 235 294 257 289 250

Hometown / Previous School Powder Springs, Ga. / Hillgrove HS Ellenwood, Ga. / Vanderbilt Augusta, Ga. / Lakeside HS McDonough, Ga. / Eagles Landing Christian Calhoun, Ga. / Calhoun HS Washington, Ga. / Thompson HS Buford, Ga. / Mill Creek HS Huntsville, Ala. / Madison County HS Newnan, Ga. / Newnan HS Warner Robbins, Ga. / Northside HS Johns Creek, Ga. / Chattahoochee HS Sugar Hill, Ga. / North Gwinnett HS Calhoun, Ga. / Calhoun HS Jasper, Ga. / Pickens HS Palm Coast, Fla. / Flagler Palm Coast HS Marietta, Ga. / Hillgrove HS Powder Springs, Ga. / Hillgrove HS Alpharetta, Ga. / Alpharetta HS Marietta, Ga. / Butler CC Jacksonville, Fla. / First Coast HS Snellville, Ga. / Texas Christian Cordele, Ga. / Crisp County HS Sandersville, Ga. / Washington County HS Murfreesboro, Tenn. / Blackman HS Newnan, Ga. / Northgate HS Flowery Branch, Ga. / Flowery Branch HS Newnan, Ga. / Northgate HS Nashville, Tenn. / Hillsboro HS Huntsville, Ala. / Madison County HS Jacksonville, Fla. / Creekside HS St. Mary’s, Ga. / Camden County HS Dublin, Ga. / Dublin HS Lenoir, N.C. / Air Force Academy Macon, Ga. / Rutland HS Macon, Ga / Tattnall Square Academy Brentwood, Tenn. / Brentwood HS Macon, Ga. / Tattnall Square Academy Nashville, Tenn. / Christ Presbyterian Academy Ellenwood, Ga. / Stockbridge HS Leesburg, Fla. / Leesburg HS Apopka, Fla. / Apopka HS Macon, Ga. / Mount de Sales HS Suwannee, Ga. / Peachtree Ridge HS Nashville, Tenn. / Montgomery Bell Academy Buford, Ga. / Mill Creek HS Canton, Ga. / Creekview HS Port Orange, Fla. / Spruce Creek HS Fayeteville, Ga. / Whitewater HS Thomson, Ga. / Thomson HS Roswell, Ga. / Blessed Trinity HS Lilburn, Ga. / Air Force Prep Kennesaw, Ga. / Air Force Prep Kennesaw, Ga. / Harrison HS Alpharetta, Ga. / Johns Creek HS Lawrenceville, Ga. / Loganville HS Roswell, Ga. / Fellowship Christian HS Tifton, Ga. / Tiftarea Academy Norcross, Ga. / Norcross HS Canton, Ga. / Cherokee HS Albany, Ga. / Deerfield Windsor HS Johns Creek, Ga. / Johns Creek HS Calhoun, Ga. / Calhoun HS Opelika, Ala. / Opelika HS Augusta, Ga. / Lakeside HS Murfreesboro, Tenn. / Oakland HS Cumming, Ga. / Lambert HS

No. Name Pos. 11 Tosin Agubor LB 36 Ahmad Arnold LB 9 Lendell Arnold DB 61 Sam Arrington OL 59 Tunde Ayinla DL 16 LeMarkus Bailey LB 79 Michael Bailey OL 99 Austin Barrett DL 40 Lee Bennett LB 69 Hudson Brett DL 86 Kelby Brock WR 49 Jake Brooks LB 92 Kelly Brooks DL 38 Robert Brown TE 22 Sytavious Brown DB 14 Tanner Brumby QB 42 Isaiah Buehler DL 19 Julian Burris WR 80 Tucker Cannon WR 68 Alex Comer OL 23 Will Coneway LB 32 Brandon Coney DB 90 Behr Cooper DL 50 Logan Craighead LB 13 Chandler Curtis WR 97 Marvin Davis DL 24 Charlie Davidson RB 43 Devin Davidson LB 44 Travonte’ Easley LB 88 Chris Ellington TE 71 Dawson Ellis OL 98 Cole Fisher K 76 Jake Flath OL 28 Malique Fleming DB 60 Brian Forrestal OL 82 Camiel Grant WR 30 Mike Gray DB 96 Destin Guillen DL 29 Brandon Gurley DB 18 Nevin Harton DB 42 Seth Hattaway DB 83 Tres Hattaway WR 12 Michael Haynes QB 4 Sebastian Hicks DB 3 Stephen Houzah DB 8 Marquise Irvin WR 17 Eric Jackson DB 21 Zach Jackson DB 6 Josh Jones WR 26 Jeremy James DB 58 Dorian Kithcart DL 34 CJ Kleckley RB 27 Alex Lakes RB 93 Mason Lawing ST 47 Jagger Leib K 10 Corey Lockett LB 20 Kam Lott DB 78 Thomas Marchman OL 1 Jordan Marshall WR 72 Mitch Mathes OL 48 Ryan May RB 2 Johnny McCrary QB 62 Truett Moss TE 73 Bret Neiderreither OL

NUMERICAL ROSTER 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 185 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 95 96 97 98 99

Austin Sanders Alex Comer Hudson Brett Mitch Payne Dawson Ellis Mitch Mathes Bret Neiderreither David Raschen Ty McClemore Jake Flath Garrett Smith Thomas Marchman Michael Bailey Tucker Cannon Cole Staton Camiel Grant Tres Hattaway Avery Ward Tyler Zielenske Grant Reynolds Kelby Brock Sam Walker Chris Ellington Chase Westfall Behr Cooper Austin Wysor Kelly Brooks Mason Lawing Jalen Penn Destin Guillen Marvin Davis Cole Fisher Austin Barrett

OL OL DL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL WR WR WR WR WR P K WR TE TE TE DL DL DL ST DL DL DL K DL

Fr. Fr. R-Fr. Sr. R-Fr. So. Sr. Jr. Fr. Fr. Sr. Jr. Fr. Fr. Jr. R-Fr. Fr. Jr. Sr. R-So. Fr. R-So. Fr. R-Fr. Fr. R-So. Sr. Fr. Jr. R-Fr. Sr. So. Jr.

6-2 6-4 6-3 6-3 6-4 6-2 6-2 6-4 6-1 6-5 6-2 6-3 6-3 5-10 5-10 5-9 6-0 6-2 6-1 6-0 6-1 6-3 6-4 6-2 6-0 6-5 5-10 5-10 6-1 6-5 5-9 6-1 6-2

ALPHABETICAL ROSTER 290 290 232 301 259 282 280 300 270 280 327 276 240 180 160 160 180 178 200 156 190 228 230 232 290 262 266 200 255 275 297 185 314

Stone Mountain, Ga. / Mississippi Valley State Lebanon, Tenn. / Wilson Central HS Gray, Ga. / Mount De Sales Academy Sylva, N.C. / Baylor School Senoia, Ga. / East Coweta HS LaGrange, Ga. / Troup County HS Etters, Pa. / Temple Newnan, Ga. / Newnan HS Smyrna, Ga. / Whitefield Academy Lakeland, Fla. / Lakeland HS Ft. Pierce, Fla. / Ft. Pierce Central Gainesville, Fla. / North Hall HS Columbus, Miss. / Columbus HS Sandy Springs, Ga. / Wesleyan School Cumming, Ga. / West Forsyth HS Lithonia, Ga. / Arabia Mountain HS Macon, Ga. / Mount de Sales Alpharetta, Ga. / Chattahoochee HS Oxford, Ga. / Walnut Grove HS Eustis, Fla. / Eustis HS Maryville, Tenn. / Maryville HS Cumming, Ga. / South Forsyth HS Jacksonville, Fla. / Fletcher HS Dalton, Ga. / Dalton HS Conyers, Ga. / Salem HS Trussville, Ala. / Trussville HS Marietta, Ga. / Walton HS Thomasville, Ga. / Thomas County HS Powder Springs, Ga. / Harrison HS Greenville, S.C. / Berea HS Hephzibah, Ga. / Richmond Academy Walnut Grove, Ga. / Archer HS Mims, Fla. / Astronaut HS

53 45 33 70 95 46 64 31 57 74 85 5 15 7 67 39 77 63 66 54 81 56 52 25 87 35 84 37 89 55 51 91 65 85

Steven Nixon Sidney Otiwu Tripp Patterson Mitch Payne Jalen Penn Trey Peppers Anthony Perella Harrison Poole Jack Raines David Raschen Grant Reynolds Kaelan Riley Jimmie Robinson John Russ Austin Sanders Jabari Scruggs Garrett Smith Stanley Smith Cliff Snyder Kirby Southard Cole Staton Nick Thompson Kyle Trammel Payton Usher Sam Walker Jonathan Ward Avery Ward Tyler Ward Chase Westfall Avery White Kyle Williams Austin Wysor Caleb Yates Tyler Zielenske

LS LB LB OL DL TE OL DB DL OL K QB WR/RB QB OL DB OL OL OL OL WR LB LB RB TE LB WR LB TE OL LB DL OL P

COACHING STAFF

Head Coach: Bobby Lamb (Furman, 1987), 4th Season at Mercer, 13th Overall Assistant Head Coach / Def. Coord. / Outside Line Coach: Mike Kolakowski Offensive Coordinator / Offensive Line Coach: Casey Vogt Defensive Line Coach: Kenny Baker Inside Line Coach / Recruiting Coord. / Co-Specials Teams Coach: Grant Cain Secondary Coach / Co-Specials Teams Coach: Mitch Doolittle Quarterbacks Coach: Tre Lamb Running Backs Coach: Carter Barfield Wide Receivers Coach: Chino Fontenette Defensive Quality Control Coach: Dominique Davenport Tight Ends Coach: Will Patterson Director of Strength and Conditioning: Jon Mangel

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2015 REVIEW MERCER BEARS (5-6, 2-5 SOCON) 2015 SCHEDULE & RESULTS DATE

OPPONENT SITE

Sept 5 W, 28-7

Austin Peay (0-11) Governors

Clarksville, Tenn. 1-0 Governors Stadium

Alex Lakes and Tee Mitchell rushed for 260 total yards, adding three TDs; Mercer won its third straight opener behind 21 second half points

Sept 12 W, 57-14

STETSON (3-8) Hatters

Macon, Ga. 2-0 Five Star Stadium

Mercer rolled with program-record 51 first half points and 623 total yards of offense; John Russ threw 336 yards, four TDs on 16-of-19 passing

Sept 19 L, 29-22

at Tennessee Tech (4-7) Golden Eagles

Cookeville, Tenn. 2-1 Tucker Stadium

Mercer’s first nonconference loss under Lamb; Mitchell ran for a a career-high 130 yards; The Bears led 22-21 entering 4th quarter

Oct 3 L, 34-33 (OT)

WOFFORD (5-6) Terriers

Macon, Ga. 2-2 (0-1 SoCon) Five Star Stadium

Rallied from 10-point deficit to force OT; Eclipsed the 400 yards for fourth time; Mitchell ran for 100+ yards in third straight game

Oct 10 L, 24-21

at Western Carolina (7-4) Catamounts

Cullowhee, N.C. 2-3 (0-2 SoCon) E.J. Whitmire Stadium

WCU scored the final 21 points of the game; Avery Ward set a program record with 111 receiving yards

Oct 17 W, 52-0

EAST TENNESSEE STATE (2-9) Buccaneers

Macon, Ga. 3-3 Five Star Stadium

Mercer outgained ETSU 563-228 while pitching its first shutout of the season; The Bears led 35-0 at halftime

Oct 24 L, 28-21

VMI (2-9) Keydets

Macon, Ga. 3-4 (0-3 SoCon) Five Star Stadium

VMI scored the first 21 points of the game; Mercer forced a seasonhigh four turnovers to ignite a comeback attempt

Oct 31 L, 21-19

at The Citadel (9-4) Bulldogs

Charleston, S.C. 3-5 (0-4 SoCon) Johnson Hagood Stadium

Mercer held the SoCon’s highest scoring offense to 21 points; Lost on a missed two-point conversion for second-straight year

Nov 7 W, 17-14

CHATTANOOGA (9-4) Mocs

Macon, Ga. 4-5 (1-4 SoCon) Five Star Stadium

Forced a season-high four turnovers with three in the second half; Recorded program’s first victory over a Top-25 opponent

Nov 14 W, 27-20 (OT)

at Furman (4-7) Paladins

Greenville, S.C. 5-5 (2-4 SoCon) Paladin Stadium

Overcame Furman’s second half rally; Zach Jackson’s interception sealed the overtime victory

Nov 21 L, 47-21

SAMFORD (6-5) Bulldogs

Macon, Ga. 5-6 (2-5 SoCon) Mercer Univ. Stadium

Sam Walker hauled in career-best eight catches for 100 yards, two TDs; Mercer held 14-12 advantage in third quarter before faltering

QUARTERBACK JOHN RUSS 4

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RECORD NOTES

2015 STATISTICS TEAM STATISTICS

SCORING Points Per Game FIRST DOWNS Rushing Passing Penalty RUSHING YARDAGE Yards gained rushing Yards lost rushing Rushing Attempts Average Per Rush Average Per Game TDs Rushing PASSING YARDAGE Comp-Att-Int Average Per Pass Average Per Catch Average Per Game TDs Passing TOTAL OFFENSE Total Plays Average Per Play Average Per Game KICK RETURNS: #-Yards PUNT RETURNS: #-Yards INT RETURNS: #-Yards PUNT RETURN AVERAGE INT RETURN AVERAGE FUMBLES-LOST PENALTIES-Yards Average Per Game PUNTS-Yards Average Per Punt Net punt average KICKOFFS-Yards Average Per Kick Net kick average TIME OF POSSESSION/Game 3RD-DOWN Conversions 3rd-Down Pct 4TH-DOWN Conversions 4th-Down Pct SACKS BY-Yards MISC YARDS TOUCHDOWNS SCORED FIELD GOALS-ATTEMPTS ON-SIDE KICKS RED-ZONE SCORES RED-ZONE TOUCHDOWNS PAT-ATTEMPTS ATTENDANCE Games/Avg Per Game Neutral Site Games

SCORE BY QUARTERS Mercer Opponents

1st 78 41

2nd 119 75

MER 318 28.9 243 123 93 27 2337 2512 175 482 4.8 212.5 23 2205 176-305-3 7.2 12.5 200.5 18 4542 787 5.8 412.9 31-729 13-83 11-56 6.4 5.1 14-7 36-313 28.5 44-1941 44.1 37.9 61-3678 60.3 41.7 31:47 67/157 43% 15/24 62% 19-125 -19 41 12-19 0-0 (41-44) 93% (32-44) 73% (36-40) 90% 62032 6/10339 3rd 62 31

4th 46 84

OPP 238 21.6 204 95 102 7 1884 2153 269 428 4.4 171.3 21 2331 186-310-11 7.5 12.5 211.9 10 4215 738 5.7 383.2 44-893 17-194 3-6 11.4 2.0 16-10 60-559 50.8 50-1884 37.7 35.2 47-2898 61.7 39.3 28:13 79/159 50% 7/15 47% 8-64 0 32 5-10 0-0 (24-33) 73% (22-33) 67% (29-31) 94% 39678 5/7936 0/0

RUSHING Tee Mitchell Alex Lakes John Russ Payton Usher Tanner Brumby Caleb Brown Jimmie Robinson Eli Grambling Nate Pylant Zach Jackson Chandler Curtis Kyle Trammell JeTarii Donald CJ Kleckley D’Vante Penamon TEAM Total Opponents PASSING John Russ Tanner Brumby TEAM Total Opponents RECEIVING Avery Ward Sam Walker Jimmie Robinson Robert Brown Marquise Irvin Tee Mitchell Chandler Curtis Josh Jones Jordan Marshall Grant Radakovich Alex Lakes D’Vante Penamon Derek Owings Justin Johnson Ryan Knapp Total Opponents

GP 11 10 11 10 2 5 11 1 8 10 3 4 6 8 8 4 11 11

ATT 171 128 110 26 13 11 7 1 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 5 482 428

GP 11 2 4 11 11

GAIN 978 699 486 151 76 65 36 8 7 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 2512 2153

EFFIC 138.1 94.8 0.0 135.9 126.7 GP 11 11 11 10 11 11 3 10 8 9 10 8 4 2 2 11 11

NO. 40 25 19 17 15 14 13 11 9 4 3 2 2 1 1 176 186

LOSS 32 7 104 9 5 0 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 175 269

NET 946 692 382 142 71 65 27 8 6 3 1 1 1 0 -2 -6 2337 1884

AVG 5.5 5.4 3.5 5.5 5.5 5.9 3.9 8.0 1.5 3.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 -2.0 -1.2 4.8 4.4

CMP-ATT-INT PCT YARDS 170-292-3 58.2 2141 6-12-0 50.0 64 0-1-0 0.0 0 176-305-3 57.7 2205 186-310-11 60.0 2331 YARDS 481 323 233 303 209 189 153 94 116 44 17 23 9 7 4 2205 2331

AVG 12.0 12.9 12.3 17.8 13.9 13.5 11.8 8.5 12.9 11.0 5.7 11.5 4.5 7.0 4.0 12.5 12.5

TD 6 2 1 3 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 18 10

TD 6 7 7 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 21

LONG 69 65 22 14 23 22 12 8 3 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 69 94

AVG/G 86.0 69.2 34.7 14.2 35.5 13.0 2.5 8.0 0.8 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.2 -1.5 212.5 171.3

TD 18 0 0 18 10

LONG 64 22 0 64 94

AVG/G 194.6 32.0 0.0 200.5 211.9

LONG 49 29 64 51 50 46 36 12 38 24 14 22 5 7 4 64 94

AVG/G 43.7 29.4 21.2 30.3 19.0 17.2 51.0 9.4 14.5 4.9 1.7 2.9 2.2 3.5 2.0 200.5 211.9

PUNT RETURNS Jeff Bowens Stephen Houzah Chandler Curtis Jimmie Robinson Jalen Penn Total Opponents

NO. 5 4 2 1 1 13 17

YARDS 65 3 7 2 6 83 194

AVG 13.0 0.8 3.5 2.0 6.0 6.4 11.4

TD 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

LONG 31 13 4 2 0 31 77

KICK RETURNS Jimmie Robinson Stephen Houzah Sam Walker Payton Usher Chandler Curtis JeTarii Donald Total Opponents

No. 21 5 2 1 1 1 31 44

Yards 513 139 26 9 28 14 729 893

Avg 24.4 27.8 13.0 9.0 28.0 14.0 23.5 20.3

TD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Long 52 40 14 9 28 14 52 46

OT Total 13 390 7 289

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2015 STATISTICS INTERCEPTIONS Stephen Houzah Zach Jackson Lee Bennett Alex Avant Jeremy James Kelly Brooks Corey Lockett Total Opponents

No. 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 11 3

Yards 29 8 19 0 0 0 0 56 6

Avg 9.7 4.0 9.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.1 2.0

TD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Long 20 8 19 0 0 0 0 20 6

PUNTING Matt Shiel Total Opponents

No. 44 44 50

Yards 1941 1941 1884

Avg. 44.1 44.1 37.7

Long 73 73 60

I20 21 21 12

FIELD GOALS Made-Att Pct 01-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-99 Long Blkd Jagger Lieb 11-18 61.1 3-3 5-6 0-2 3-7 0-0 43 0 Destin Guillen 1-1 100.0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 28 0 Total 12-19 63.2 3-3 6-7 0-2 3-7 0-0 43 0 Opponents 5-10 50.0 0-0 0-2 1-3 4-4 0-1 46 0 FG SEQUENCE MERCER Austin Peay 45,45 Stetson (41) Tennessee Tech (24),(26),(19),39 Wofford (43),26,(23) Western Carolina 42 ETSU (28) VMI - The Citadel (29),(22) Chattanooga (19),32 Furman (43),(19),44 Samford -

OPPONENTS - - - 26,28 (31) 50,30 - - 36 - (40),(46),(46),(46)

Numbers in (parentheses) indicate field goal was made.

SCORING Jagger Lieb Tee Mitchell John Russ Alex Lakes Avery Ward Robert Brown Marquise Irvin Sam Walker Tanner Brumby Grant Radakovich Jimmie Robinson Chandler Curtis Payton Usher Destin Guillen Chase Westfall Total Opponents

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TD 0 8 7 7 6 3 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 41 32

FGs 11-18 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 12-19 5-10

Kick 33-36 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-3 1-1 36-40 29-31

Rcv 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

2016 MERCER FOOTBALL

Pass 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 1-1

Points 66 48 42 42 36 18 12 12 12 6 6 6 6 5 1 318 238

RUNNING BACK ALEX LAKES TOTAL OFFENSE John Russ Tee Mitchell Alex Lakes Payton Usher Tanner Brumby Caleb Brown Jimmie Robinson Eli Grambling Nate Pylant Zach Jackson Chandler Curtis Kyle Trammell JeTarii Donald D’Vante Penamon TEAM Total Opponents

GP 11 11 10 10 2 5 11 1 8 10 3 4 6 8 4 11 11

ALL PURPOSE Tee Mitchell Jimmie Robinson Alex Lakes Avery Ward John Russ Sam Walker Robert Brown Marquise Irvin Chandler Curtis Stephen Houzah Payton Usher Jordan Marshall Josh Jones Tanner Brumby Caleb Brown Jeff Bowens Grant Radakovich D’Vante Penamon Lee Bennett JeTarii Donald Zach Jackson Derek Owings Eli Grambling Justin Johnson Nate Pylant Jalen Penn Ryan Knapp Kyle Trammell TEAM Total Opponents

GP 11 11 10 11 11 11 10 11 3 9 10 8 10 2 5 8 9 8 11 6 10 4 1 2 8 11 2 4 4 11 11

Plays 402 171 128 26 25 11 7 1 4 1 1 1 1 1 6 787 738 Rush 946 27 692 0 382 0 0 0 1 0 142 0 0 71 65 0 0 -2 0 1 3 0 8 0 6 0 0 1 -6 2337 1884

Rush 382 946 692 142 71 65 27 8 6 3 1 1 1 -2 -6 2337 1884 Rcv 189 233 17 481 0 323 303 209 153 0 0 116 94 0 0 0 44 23 0 0 0 9 0 7 0 0 4 0 0 2205 2331

PR 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 65 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 83 194

Pass 2141 0 0 0 64 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2205 2331 KR 0 513 0 0 0 26 0 0 28 139 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 729 893

IR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 56 6

Total 2523 946 692 142 135 65 27 8 6 3 1 1 1 -2 -6 4542 4215

Avg/G 229.4 86.0 69.2 14.2 67.5 13.0 2.5 8.0 0.8 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 -0.2 -1.5 412.9 383.2

Total 1135 775 709 481 382 349 303 209 189 171 151 116 94 71 65 65 44 21 19 15 11 9 8 7 6 6 4 1 -6 5410 5308

Avg/G 103.2 70.5 70.9 43.7 34.7 31.7 30.3 19.0 63.0 19.0 15.1 14.5 9.4 35.5 13.0 8.1 4.9 2.6 1.7 2.5 1.1 2.2 8.0 3.5 0.8 0.5 2.0 0.2 -1.5 491.8 482.5

2015 STATISTICS Tripp Patterson Lee Bennett Mike Gray Tyler Ward Lendell Arnold Zach Jackson Jeremy James Alex Avant Tosin Aguebor Isaiah Buehler Devin Davidson Austin Barrett Kyle Williams Kelly Brooks Jalen Penn Stephen Houzah Blake Jones Tunde Ayinla Corey Lockett Kyle Trammell Brandon Gurley Jordan Marshall LeMarkus Bailey Brandon Coney Travonte’ Easley Jimmie Robinson Michael Wagner Cody Jones Marvin Davis Sytavious Brown Michael Rainwater Nevin Harton Austin Wysor Payton Usher JeTarii Donald Jabari Scruggs Nick Collins Jeff Bowens Josh Bennett Aaron Avant John Abernathy Grant Radakovich Josh Jones Andy Nichols Marquise Irvin Tyler Zielenske Alex Lakes TEAM Total Opponents

GP 10 11 11 11 11 10 11 9 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 9 9 7 10 4 11 8 3 9 11 11 3 11 9 11 4 9 2 10 6 6 2 8 1 2 11 9 10 2 11 11 10 4 11 11

I-------------- TACKLES --------------I Solo Ast Total TFL-Yds 30 40 70 4.5-11 23 44 67 3.5-9 35 25 60 2.5-11 20 36 56 0.5-1 20 30 50 1.0-2 34 15 49 2.5-13 33 13 46 0.5-1 30 12 42 0.5-1 22 17 39 10.5-56 12 26 38 7.5-36 7 29 36 1.5-3 9 19 28 3.5-11 13 15 28 4.5-17 8 12 20 2.0-11 5 12 17 2.0-8 11 5 16 2.0-7 6 9 15 1.0-3 3 12 15 1.5-2 8 7 15 3.0-10 4 11 15 1.0-6 7 7 14 1.0-3 2 10 12 0-0 5 7 12 2.5-16 4 6 10 0-0 4 4 8 0-0 4 3 7 0-0 3 4 7 2.0-3 1 6 7 0-0 0 6 6 0-0 3 3 6 0.5-0 2 4 6 0-0 5 0 5 0-0 3 0 3 0-0 2 1 3 0-0 1 2 3 0-0 0 2 2 0-0 2 0 2 0-0 0 2 2 0-0 0 2 2 0.5-1 1 0 1 0-0 1 0 1 0-0 0 1 1 0-0 0 1 1 0-0 0 1 1 0-0 1 0 1 0-0 0 1 1 0-0 1 0 1 0-0 1 0 1 1.0-3 386 462 848 63-245 373 533 906 49-156

LINEBACKER LEE BENNETT

Sacks-Yds 1.0-2 0-0 2.0-9 0-0 0-0 1.0-11 0-0 0-0 7.0-46 2.5-21 0-0 2.0-9 1.0-8 0-0 1.0-7 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.5-4 0-0 0-0 1.0-8 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 19-125 8-64

I- PASS DEFENSE -I Int-Yds BU 0-0 4 2-19 1 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 2-8 3 1-0 6 1-0 6 0-0 1 0-0 1 0-0 1 0-0 0 0-0 0 1-0 0 0-0 1 3-29 1 0-0 0 0-0 0 1-0 0 0-0 1 0-0 2 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 1 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 11-56 29 3-6 38

QBH 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 27

I-- FUMBLES --I FR-Yds FF 0-0 1 2-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 1-0 1 1-0 1 0-0 3 0-0 0 2-0 0 2-5 0 0-0 1 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 1 0-0 0 0-0 0 1-0 0 0-0 0 1-0 1 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 10-5 10 7-31 8

I----- BLK -----I KICK SAF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0

DEFENSIVE BACK ZACH JACKSON

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