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Why college football might not happen in 2020, and what it could mean for the future of the sport

Why college football might not happen in 2020, and what it could mean for the future of the sport
August 21, 2020
While some players are in vocal support of playing, the threat of COVID-19 remains as important as ever when tackling this difficult season. Beyond the immediate concerns of 2020, however, the virus’ impact brings to light even more questions about the sport’s long-term future in a variety of ways.

Marshall scores 33-yard touchdown in final minute to defeat Furman 27-24

Redshirt sophomore defensive back Kam Lott (No. 20, right) secured the game-winning interception in Mercer's 27-24 win over Furman.
November 19, 2016

  Macon has been the location for film productions in the past. Add “Mercer versus Furman” to the list. Senior wide receiver Jordan Marshall caught a 33-yard game-winning touchdown Saturday...

‘The Ruling’: Can Cinderella go to the ball twice?

Jenna Eason.
Mercer's Marquise Irvin (8), middle, runs the ball in their game against Georgia Tech.
October 8, 2016

  One of the lasting pieces of advice my coach has told me was simply this: Anybody can do it once, but those who can back it up and do it consistently are the ones who prove to be elite Division-I...

Bax Trax: Three things to watch for Tennessee Tech

Mercer's Marquise Irvin (8), middle, runs the ball in their game against Georgia Tech.
September 17, 2016

The Mercer Bears have started the season 0-2 after a heartbreaking one point loss to conference rival The Citadel and a 35-10 loss to FBS opponent Georgia Tech. The Bears will look to notch a W in the...

‘The Ruling’: This Tech needs to be a ‘W’ on the schedule

Jenna Eason.
Mercer's Marquise Irvin (8), middle, runs the ball in their game against Georgia Tech.
September 16, 2016

Starting the season 0-2 was a very real possibility for Mercer football -- it’s just a reality that didn’t need to come into fruition. The Bears carried major momentum into the start of 2016 after...

Bears drop to 0-2 on the season with loss to Georgia Tech

Photo by Jenna Eason.
September 10, 2016

  Mercer’s trip up Interstate 75 did not end in a victory as it dropped its outing against in-state opponent the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 35-10. The Bears fall to 0-2 on the season while Georgia...

Mercer’s newest overshadowed gem: Stephen Houzah

Stetson’s Kimo Vereen (20) dives to tackle Mercer’s Stephen Houzah (3) in their game on Sept. 12.
October 15, 2015

They said he was too small. Standing at 5-foot-9 and 168 pounds, Stephen Houzah played every game as a Panther at Lakeside High School in Evans, Georgia, as either a cornerback, wide receiver, or return...

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