• Lakes becomes Mercer's leading rusher in 49-14 win over VMI Alex Lakes became Mercer's all-time leading rusher and Travonte' Easley snagged his first career interception and returned it 51 yards for a score as the Bears cruised to a 49-14 win over VMI on Saturday. Sep 30
  • 2016 FCS vs. FBS: Southern Conference (STATS) - Cinderella is allowed out more often than in the month of March. During college football season, FCS programs are adept at drawing national attention as they seek upsets of the larger FBS. May 20
  • Mercer to open 2018 season at Memphis (STATS) - Mercer has added yet another FBS matchup for its young program, announcing Monday that it will open the 2018 season at Memphis. Apr 4
  • Southern Conference spring primer (STATS) - Southern Conference football came back strong last season and the 2016 title race could be even better. Mar 18
  • Early matchups highlight Mercer schedule (STATS) - A season-opening matchup with one of the defending Southern Conference champs helps highlight Mercer University's 11-game 2016 schedule which was announced Monday. Mar 7
  • Mercer to play at Vanderbilt in 2020 (STATS) - Mercer University has played only three seasons since restarting its football program, but the Bears haven't been shy about adding FBS opponents to future schedules. Feb 26
  • Tweaks to FCS playoffs being considered (STATS) - The general feeling across FCS college football is the national playoffs have grown to their highest point - interest rising alongside the expansion of qualifiers, which are positioned at a well-received 24 teams. Feb 17
  • FCS championship may gain 'bowl' rebrand (STATS) - The FCS conferences whose national playoffs have long set them apart in Division I want to go "bowling" as well. Feb 12
  • FCS scholarship offers can beat the FBS (STATS) - A record five straight national championships would seem to make North Dakota State the place to be come national letter of intent day, but the lure of playing at the elite FCS level doesn't always win out against another difficult opponent: Feb 2
  • FCS scholarship offers can beat the FBS (STATS) - A record five straight national championships would seem to make North Dakota State the place to be come national letter of intent day, but the lure of playing at the elite FCS level doesn't always win out against another difficult opponent: Feb 2
  • FCS scholarship offers can beat the FBS (STATS) - A record five straight national championships would seem to make North Dakota State the place to be come national letter of intent day, but the lure of playing at the elite FCS level doesn't always win out against another difficult opponent: Feb 2
  • Mercer to face Crimson Tide twice The Southern Conference member announced Thursday it will make visits to Bryant-Denny Stadium in 2017 and 2021. The Bears' 2017 game at Auburn will be on Sept. 16, which is expected to be before the Alabama matchup. Jan 28
  • Farewell to Huesman, unexpected rise of The Citadel highlight SoCon (STATS) -- Jacob Huesman did everything he could for Chattanooga while cementing his status of one of the best all-time FCS dual-threat quarterbacks. And as the Mocs prepare to move on without him, The Citadel is ready to move up in the Southern Conference. Jan 25
  • Screws named inaugural Doris & Eddie Robinson Scholar-Athlete (STATS) - He's the captain of Jacksonville State's No. 1-ranked FCS squad, a starting wide receiver, heavily involved in community service and, oh yeah, has a 3.99 GPA while majoring in biology with a minor in chemistry. Dec 8
  • Citadel, Chattanooga clash for SoCon's automatic playoff bid (STATS) - As expected, Chattanooga is entering its final conference game trying to nail down the Southern's automatic bid to the FCS playoffs. Nov 12
  • Big Sky has the best finish in the FCS The best teams in the Big Sky Conference face that prospect over what should be an incredible final two full weekends of the regular season. Nov 8
  • Beware spoilers lurking in the final month (STATS) - With the end of the FCS regular season appearing on the horizon, the prospects of a losing record, not having a realistic shot of winning a conference title and watching the postseason from the limited comforts of a dorm room are not what any team signed up for two months ago. Oct 25
  • There's more to the Mocs than Huesman (STATS) - For all the talk about Chattanooga quarterback Jacob Huesman - and he's proven worthy of the accolades thus far - the other primary reason for the Mocs' successful start to repeat as Southern Conference champions is a defense that appears to have finally caught up to Huesman and the offense. Oct 23
  • Mocs trying to stay unbeaten in Southern play at VMI (STATS) - It's not surprising that No. 6 Chattanooga is atop the Southern Conference standings at 2-0 following its 31-3 pasting of Furman last weekend. The surprise, however, is that The Citadel is the only other team at 2-0 in conference play heading into its clash at Samford on Saturday. Oct 16
  • Mercer ready for second season in SoCon Macon, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Mercer University hopes to improve off its first season in the Southern Conference during an 11-game 2015 schedule announced on Wednesday. Mar 4