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Bears drop season opener after late-game field goal

Quarterback John Russ was responsible for both of Mercer's touchdowns in the Bears' season-opening 24-23 loss to The Citadel. Photo by Jenna Eason.

Hayes Rule, Social Media Editor

September 1, 2016

  In three outings, Mercer football has lost to The Citadel three times by a combined total of five points. The Bears (0-1, 0-1) dropped their season opener Thursday to No. 15 The Citadel (1-0, 1-0) 24-23 after the Bulldogs’ Cody Clark kicked a 35-yard field goal with 2:20 remaining. The score ...

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