Sam Howell threw for three first-half scores to set a single-season record for the most TD throws by a true freshman in Bowl Subdivision history as North Carolina beat Mercer 56-7 in its home finale Saturday.
Ryan Lovelace ran for two touchdowns to lead Wofford's high-powered rushing attack in a 41-7 victory over Mercer on Saturday.
Tyray Devezin scored on four short runs and Caleb Dowden kicked a winning 38-yard field goal in the third overtime, atoning for two earlier missed kicks, and Mercer outlasted Samford 36-33 on Saturday night.
Brandon Rainey ran for 120 yards and a score and threw for another touchdown as The Citadel held off Mercer 35-24 to post its first winning record of the season on Saturday.
Tyray Devezin had a career-high 193 yards rushing that included a late touchdown run and Mercer held off VMI for a 34-27 victory on Saturday.
Nick Tiano threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score as Chattanooga beat Mercer 34-17 on Saturday.
Hajj-Malik Williams threw for 266 yards and a score as Campbell led early and held on late for a 34-27 win over Mercer on Saturday night.
Devin Watts rushed for 99 yards and a touchdown, Corey Watkins added 97 yards rushing with two touchdowns and Furman defeated Mercer 45-10 on Saturday.
Kentel Williams ran for two touchdowns and Kordell Jackson returned two interceptions for touchdowns as Austin Peay spoiled Mercer's home opener, 48-34 on Saturday night.
Rob Lake made the first catch of his collegiate career a good one as he hauled in a 98-yard touchdown toss from Robert Riddle and Mercer went on to pummel Presbyterian College 45-7 on Saturday afternoon.
Robert Riddle threw for four touchdowns and Tyray Devezin ran for two more as Mercer got off to a fast start on its way to a 49-27 victory over Western Carolina in the season opener and initial Southern Conference encounter of the season on Saturday.
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