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.
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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.
Every fall camp is another chance for a walk-on to earn a scholarship, and we never get tired of seeing it happen.
Jalen Hurts passed for 180 yards and three touchdowns in a little more than a quarter and No. 1 Alabama beat FCS team Mercer 56-0 on Saturday.
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Alabama LB's Christian Miller & Terrell Lewis not dressed out today.
FPI: Bama heavy favorites vs. Mercer
The Crimson Tide are looking for their 73rd straight win vs. an unranked opponent, tying Florida (1990-2000) for the longest streak since the AP poll debuted in 1936. No other FBS team has an active streak longer than 23 games.
What would you pay for a good cupcake? Alabama is shelling out $600,000. That money pays for an all-but-guaranteed victory for the Tide, but the real winners are the cupcakes themselves.
Tee Mitchell had 26 carries for 120 yards and a touchdown, Alex Lakes ran for 87 yards and two scores and Mercer held off Western Carolina 35-33 on Saturday.
Devlin Hodges threw a pair of touchdown passes to Chris Shelling and the Samford recorded a pair of second-half safeties as the Bulldogs handled Mercer, 20-3 in a Southern Conference battle Saturday.
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