Mercer Bears (4-3)


Hendrix, Lamb on opposite sides of the ball for first time

(STATS) - They've played together, coached together and been lifelong friends, but on Saturday, Bobby Lamb and Clay Hendrix will coach against each other for the first time.

Lamb will bring his Mercer squad to Furman, where Hendrix is in his first season as the head coach, for a matchup of 4-3 Southern Conference teams. Furman has run off four straight wins and has a 3-1 conference mark, while Mercer is 3-2 in the league bolstered by three straight wins.

Hendrix and Lamb, both 54, grew up in Commerce, Georgia. The played together at Commerce High School under Ray Lamb, Bobby's father, winning a state title.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: K. Riley1437
Passing TDs: K. Riley12
Rushing Yards: T. Mitchell323
Rushing TDs: C. Leggett5
Receiving Yards: M. Irvin362
Receiving TDs: C. Curtis4
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2017
Date Opponent Result / Time
8/31 vs. Jacksonville W 48 - 7
9/9 vs. Wofford L 27 - 28
9/16 at 15 Auburn L 10 - 24
9/23 at ETSU L 23 - 26
9/30 vs. VMI W 49 - 14
10/7 at Citadel W 24 - 14
10/14 vs. Chattanooga W 30 - 10
10/21 at Furman 10:30 PT11:30 MT12:30 CT1:30 ET5:30 GMT1:30 北京时间10:30 MST12:30 EST
11/4 vs. Samford 12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET7:00 GMT3:00 北京时间12:00 MST2:00 EST
11/11 at Western Carolina 11:00 PT12:00 MT1:00 CT2:00 ET7:00 GMT3:00 北京时间12:00 MST2:00 EST
11/18 at 1 Alabama TBA
Southern
  Conference Overall
5 Wofford 4-0 6-0
19 Western Carolina 3-1 5-2
Furman 3-1 4-3
16 Samford 2-1 4-2
Mercer 3-2 4-3
Citadel 1-3 3-3
ETSU 1-3 3-4
Chattanooga 1-3 1-6
Virginia Military 0-4 0-7
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 2525 (34)
Passing Yards: 1451 (44)
Rushing Yards: 1074 (42)
Points per game: 30.1 (38)
Yards per game: 360.7 (64)
Touchdowns: 27 (21)
Field Goals: 6 (63)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 2361 (61)
Passing Yards: 1395 (71)
Rushing Yards: 966 (62)
Points per game: 17.6 (15)
Yards per game: 337.3 (40)
Touchdowns: 15 (30)
Field Goals: 4 (47)
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