Mercer vs Samford (Nov 12, 2016)


 

Scoring Summary

 
Scoring Summary (Final)
Southern Conference Football
Mercer vs #21 Samford (Nov 12, 2016 at Birmingham, Ala.)

Mercer (5-5,3-4) vs. Samford (7-3,5-2)

Date: Nov 12, 2016 • Site: Birmingham, Ala.  • Stadium: Seibert Stadium  •  Attendance: 8379

Score by Quarters  Score 
Mercer   0  10  0  9  19 
Samford   21  0  0  3  24 

SCORING SUMMARY   MER -SAM  
1st  12:37  SAM   Karel Hamilton 5 yd pass from Devlin Hodges (Reece Everett kick) 
         10 plays, 74 yards, TOP 2:23  0 - 7 
  07:11  SAM   Karel Hamilton 2 yd pass from Devlin Hodges (Reece Everett kick) 
         10 plays, 75 yards, TOP 3:01  0 - 14 
  02:20  SAM   Emmanuel Obajimi 47 yd pass from Devlin Hodges (Reece Everett kick) 
         5 plays, 81 yards, TOP 1:35  0 - 21 
2nd  12:48  MER   Chandler Curtis 7 yd pass from John Russ (Cole Fisher kick) 
         12 plays, 75 yards, TOP 4:32  7 - 21 
  08:27  MER   Cole Fisher 50 yd field goal 
         8 plays, 47 yards, TOP 2:54  10 - 21 
4th  11:16  MER   CJ Kleckley 2 yd run (John Russ pass failed) 
         14 plays, 87 yards, TOP 6:30  16 - 21 
  07:07  MER   Cole Fisher 20 yd field goal 
         8 plays, 75 yards, TOP 3:34  19 - 21 
  03:36  SAM   Reece Everett 37 yd field goal 
         11 plays, 49 yards, TOP 3:29  19 - 24 

Kickoff time: 2:30 PM  • End of Game: 5:43 PM  • Total elapsed time: 3:13
Referee: Larry Adcock  •  Umpire: Joseph Golob  •  Linesman: Perry Clark  •  Line judge: Terry Mock  •  Back judge: Jay Neal  •  Field judge: Gary Wiley  •  Side judge: Keith Johnson  •  Scorer: Keith Jackson  • 
Temperature: 67  • Wind: ENE 7MPH • Weather: Slightly overcast

 

Team Statistics

 
Team Statistics (Final)
Southern Conference Football
Mercer vs #21 Samford (Nov 12, 2016 at Birmingham, Ala.)

 Team Totals  MER  SAM 
FIRST DOWNS  28  18 
   Rushing  19 
   Passing  16 
   Penalty 
NET YARDS RUSHING  263  54 
   Rushing Attempts  61  15 
   Average Per Rush  4.3  3.6 
   Rushing Touchdowns 
   Yards Gained Rushing  309  75 
   Yards Lost Rushing  46  21 
NET YARDS PASSING  183  411 
   Completions-Attempts-Int  13-31-0  40-44-0 
   Average Per Attempt  5.9  9.3 
   Average Per Completion  14.1  10.3 
   Passing Touchdowns 
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS  446  465 
   Total offense plays  92  59 
   Average Gain Per Play  4.8  7.9 
Fumbles: Number-Lost  2-0  2-2 
Penalties: Number-Yards  3-20  5-53 
PUNTS-YARDS  4-152  4-178 
   Average Yards Per Punt  38.0  44.5 
   Net Yards Per Punt  34.5  39.5 
   Inside 20 
   50+ Yards 
   Touchbacks 
   Fair catch 
KICKOFFS-YARDS  5-228  5-325 
   Average Yards Per Kickoff  45.6  65.0 
   Net Yards Per Kickoff  35.2  45.0 
   Touchbacks 
Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD  0-0-0  2-14-0 
   Average Per Return  0.0  7.0 
Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD  0-0-0  5-52-0 
   Average Per Return  0.0  10.4 
Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD  0-0-0  0-0-0 
Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD  1-22-0  0-0-0 
Miscellaneous Yards 
Possession Time  38:17  21:43 
   1st Quarter  8:01  6:59 
   2nd Quarter  8:32  6:28 
   3rd Quarter  11:28  3:32 
   4th Quarter  10:16  4:44 
Third-Down Conversions  14 of 22  3 of 9 
Fourth-Down Conversions  0 of 1  0 of 0 
Red-Zone Scores-Chances  3-4  3-3 
   Touchdowns  2-4  2-3 
   Field goals  1-4  1-3 
Sacks By: Number-Yards  2-11  4-29 
PAT Kicks  1-1  3-3 
Field Goals  2-3  1-1 

 

Individual Statistics

 
Individual Statistics (Final)
Southern Conference Football
Mercer vs #21 Samford (Nov 12, 2016 at Birmingham, Ala.)

Mercer
  
Samford
RUSHING  No.  Gain  Loss  Net  TD  Lg  Avg. 
John Russ   41  225  40  185  18  4.5 
CJ Kleckley   13  59  55  17  4.2 
Alex Lakes   17  16  5.3 
Sidney Otiwu   1.8 
Totals...  61  309  46  263  18  4.3 
  
RUSHING  No.  Gain  Loss  Net  TD  Lg  Avg. 
K'rondis Larry   66  59  35  6.6 
Roland Adams   4.0 
Team   -3  -3.0 
Devlin Hodges   11  -10  -3.3 
Totals...  15  75  21  54  35  3.6 
 
PASSING  Cmp-Att-Int  Yds  TD  Long  Sack 
John Russ   13-30-0  183  39 
Chandler Curtis  0-1-0 
Totals...  13-31-0  183  39 
  
PASSING  Cmp-Att-Int  Yds  TD  Long  Sack 
Devlin Hodges   39-43-0  401  47 
Karel Hamilton   1-1-0  10  10 
Totals...  40-44-0  411  47 
 
RECEIVING  No.  Yds  TD  Lg 
Marquise Irvin   46  37 
Jordan Marshall  40  14 
Chandler Curtis  36  19 
Josh Jones   44  39 
Alex Lakes   17  11 
Totals...  13  183  39 
  
  
  
  
  
RECEIVING  No.  Yds  TD  Lg 
Karel Hamilton   16  154  44 
Emmanuel Obajimi  12  137  47 
TaDarryl Marshall  37  17 
Devon Schmitt   17  11 
Devlin Hodges   10  10 
Roland Adams   32  32 
Andrew Harris   11  11 
K'rondis Larry  
Kelvin McKnight 
Totals...  40  411  47 
 
PUNTING  No.  Yds  Avg  Long  In20  TB 
Tyler Zielenske  152  38.0  49 
Totals...  152  38.0  49 
  
PUNTING  No.  Yds  Avg  Long  In20  TB 
Austin Barnard   178  44.5  55 
Totals...  178  44.5  55 
 
   Punts  Kickoffs  Intercept 
ALL RETURNS  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg 
Totals... 
  
  
  
  
   Punts  Kickoffs  Intercept 
ALL RETURNS  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg 
K'rondis Larry   52  21 
Kelvin McKnight  14  10 
Terrell Woods  
Totals...  14  10  52  21 
 
ALL PURPOSE  Rush  Rcv  KR  PR  IR  Total 
John Russ   185  185 
CJ Kleckley   55  55 
Marquise Irvin   46  46 
Josh Jones   44  44 
Jordan Marshall  40  40 
Chandler Curtis  36  36 
Alex Lakes   16  17  33 
Sidney Otiwu  
Totals...  263  183  446 
  
  
ALL PURPOSE  Rush  Rcv  KR  PR  IR  Total 
Karel Hamilton   154  154 
Emmanuel Obajimi  137  137 
K'rondis Larry   59  52  118 
Roland Adams   32  40 
TaDarryl Marshall  37  37 
Kelvin McKnight  14  20 
Devon Schmitt   17  17 
Andrew Harris   11  11 
Team   -3  -3 
Totals...  54  411  52  14  531 
 
FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS 
Cole Fisher  2nd  08:27  50 yards  Good 
Cole Fisher  3rd  07:03  50 yards  Missed 
Cole Fisher  4th  07:07  20 yards  Good 
  
FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS 
Reece Everett  4th  03:36  37 yards  Good 
  
  
 
KICKOFFS  No.  Yds  TB  OB  Avg. 
Tyler Zielenske  228  45.6 
  
KICKOFFS  No.  Yds  TB  OB  Avg. 
Austin Barnard   325  65.0 
 
FUMBLES: Mercer-CJ Kleckley 1-0; John Russ 1-0. Samford-Emmanuel Obajimi 1-1; Karel Hamilton 1-1.

 

Drive Chart

 
Drive Chart (Final)
Southern Conference Football
Mercer vs #21 Samford (Nov 12, 2016 at Birmingham, Ala.)

   Drive Started  Drive Ended  Consumed    
Team  Qtr  Spot  Time  Obtained  Spot  Time     How Lost  Pl-Yds  TOP  RZ 
MER   1st  V25  12:37  Kickoff  V45  10:12     Punt  6-20  2:25    
MER   1st  V25  07:11  Kickoff  V44  03:55     Punt  6-19  3:16    
MER   1st  V25  02:20  Kickoff  H00  12:48  TOUCHDOWN  12-75  4:32    
MER   2nd  V20  11:21  Punt  H33  08:27  FIELD GOAL  8-47  2:54    
MER   2nd  V13  06:19  Punt  V38  04:00     Punt  6-25  2:19    
MER   2nd  V11  01:07  Punt  V30  00:00     End of half  6-19  1:07    
MER   3rd  V25  15:00  Kickoff  H32  07:03     Missed FG  15-43  7:57    
MER   3rd  V20  05:52  Fumble  V34  05:07     Punt  4-14  0:45    
MER   3rd  V13  02:46  Punt  H00  11:16  TOUCHDOWN  14-87  6:30    
MER   4th  V22  10:41  Fumble  H03  07:07  FIELD GOAL  8-75  3:34    
MER   4th  V25  03:36  Kickoff  H25  00:38     Downs  10-50  2:58    
  
SAM   1st  H26  15:00  Kickoff  V00  12:37  TOUCHDOWN  10-74  2:23    
SAM   1st  H25  10:12  Punt  V00  07:11  TOUCHDOWN  10-75  3:01    
SAM   1st  H19  03:55  Punt  V00  02:20  TOUCHDOWN  5-81  1:35    
SAM   2nd  H26  12:42  Kickoff  H45  11:21     Punt  4-19  1:21    
SAM   2nd  H33  08:22  Kickoff  H30  06:19     Punt  3--3  2:03    
SAM   2nd  H40  04:00  Punt  V39  01:07     Punt  6-21  2:53    
SAM   3rd  H32  07:03  Missed FG  V20  05:52     Fumble  3-48  1:11    
SAM   3rd  H17  05:07  Punt  H39  02:46     Punt  5-22  2:21    
SAM   4th  H33  11:14  Kickoff  V00  10:41     Fumble  2-67  0:33    
SAM   4th  H31  07:05  Kickoff  V20  03:36  FIELD GOAL  11-49  3:29    
SAM   4th  H25  00:38  Downs  H22  00:00     End of half  1--3  0:38    

   1st  2nd  3rd  4th     1st  2nd       
Mercer   Qtr  Qtr  Qtr  Qtr     Half  Half     Total 
Time of possession   08:01   08:32   11:28   10:16      16:33   21:44      38:17  
3rd Down Conversions   3/5   5/7   4/6   2/4      8/12   6/10      14/22  
Average field position  V25   V14   V19   V23      V19   V21      V20  
4th Down Conversions   0/0   0/0   0/0   0/1      0/0   0/1      0/1  
  
   1st  2nd  3rd  4th     1st  2nd       
Samford   Qtr  Qtr  Qtr  Qtr     Half  Half     Total 
Time of possession   06:59   06:28   03:32   04:44      13:27   08:16      21:43  
3rd Down Conversions   3/3   0/3   0/2   0/1      3/6   0/3      3/9  
Average field position  H23   H33   H24   H29      H28   H27      H27  
4th Down Conversions   0/0   0/0   0/0   0/0      0/0   0/0      0/0  


Drive Chart (By Quarter)

   Drive Started  Drive Ended  Consumed    
Team  Qtr  Spot  Time  Obtained  Spot  Time     How Lost  Pl-Yds  TOP  RZ 
SAM   1st  H26  15:00  Kickoff  V00  12:37  TOUCHDOWN  10-74  2:23    
MER   1st  V25  12:37  Kickoff  V45  10:12     Punt  6-20  2:25    
SAM   1st  H25  10:12  Punt  V00  07:11  TOUCHDOWN  10-75  3:01    
MER   1st  V25  07:11  Kickoff  V44  03:55     Punt  6-19  3:16    
SAM   1st  H19  03:55  Punt  V00  02:20  TOUCHDOWN  5-81  1:35    
MER   1st  V25  02:20  Kickoff  H00  12:48  TOUCHDOWN  12-75  4:32    
SAM   2nd  H26  12:42  Kickoff  H45  11:21     Punt  4-19  1:21    
  
MER   2nd  V20  11:21  Punt  H33  08:27  FIELD GOAL  8-47  2:54    
SAM   2nd  H33  08:22  Kickoff  H30  06:19     Punt  3--3  2:03    
MER   2nd  V13  06:19  Punt  V38  04:00     Punt  6-25  2:19    
SAM   2nd  H40  04:00  Punt  V39  01:07     Punt  6-21  2:53    
MER   2nd  V11  01:07  Punt  V30  00:00     End of half  6-19  1:07    
MER   3rd  V25  15:00  Kickoff  H32  07:03     Missed FG  15-43  7:57    
  
SAM   3rd  H32  07:03  Missed FG  V20  05:52     Fumble  3-48  1:11    
MER   3rd  V20  05:52  Fumble  V34  05:07     Punt  4-14  0:45    
SAM   3rd  H17  05:07  Punt  H39  02:46     Punt  5-22  2:21    
MER   3rd  V13  02:46  Punt  H00  11:16  TOUCHDOWN  14-87  6:30    
SAM   4th  H33  11:14  Kickoff  V00  10:41     Fumble  2-67  0:33    
  
MER   4th  V22  10:41  Fumble  H03  07:07  FIELD GOAL  8-75  3:34    
SAM   4th  H31  07:05  Kickoff  V20  03:36  FIELD GOAL  11-49  3:29    
MER   4th  V25  03:36  Kickoff  H25  00:38     Downs  10-50  2:58    
SAM   4th  H25  00:38  Downs  H22  00:00     End of half  1--3  0:38    

 

Defensive Statistics

 
Defensive Statistics (Final)
Southern Conference Football
Mercer vs #21 Samford (Nov 12, 2016 at Birmingham, Ala.)

##  Mercer   Solo  Ast  Total  TFL/Yds  FF  FR-Yds  Int-Yds  BrUp  Blkd  Sack/Yds  QBH 
9   Lendell Arnold   .   .   .   .  
16  LeMarkus Bailey  1.0/2   .   .   .  
33  Tripp Patterson  .   .   .   .  
26  Jeremy James   .   .   .   .  
23  Will Coneway   1.0/1   .   .   .  
3   Stephen Houzah   .   1-0   .   .  
2   Lee Bennett   .   1-22  .   .  
44  Travonte Easley  .   .   .   .  
58  Dorian Kithcart  1.0/6   .   .   .  
30  Mike Gray   .   .   .   .  
1   Jordan Marshall  .   .   .   .  
20  Kam Lott   .   .   .   .  
11  Tosin Aguebor   1.5/2   .   .   1.0/1  
37  Tyler Ward   .   .   .   .  
41  Isaiah Buehler   .   .   .   .  
29  Brandon Gurley   .   .   .   .  
99  Austin Barrett   1.0/10   .   .   1.0/10  
32  Brandon Coney   .   .   .   .  
92  Kelly Brooks   .   .   .   .  
96  Destin Guillen   .   .   .   .  
95  Jalen Penn   0.5/0   .   .   .  
##  Samford   Solo  Ast  Total  TFL/Yds  FF  FR-Yds  Int-Yds  BrUp  Blkd  Sack/Yds  QBH 
44  Deion Pierre   1.0/1   .   .   .  
25  Christian Stark  .   .   .   .  
12  Omari Williams   .   .   .   .  
29  Tonne Osaigbovo  1.5/2   .   .   .  
27  Jamerson Blount  .   .   .   .  
90  Xavier Forrest   1.0/5   .   .   0.5/4  
91  Jared Holloway   1.5/3   .   .   .  
46  Carter McManes   .   .   .   .  
15  Roosevelt Donaldson  0.5/4   .   .   0.5/4  
99  Ahmad Gooden   1.0/8   .   .   1.0/8  
22  Ladarius Banks   2.0/5   .   .   1.0/4  
34  Aaron Harris   .   .   .   .  
2   Marquis McCullum  .   .   .   .  
43  Jalen Nash   1.0/9   .   .   1.0/9  
97  Horace Roberts   .   .   .   .  
41  Sam Pettway   .   .   .   .  
35  Terrell Woods   0.5/1   .   .   .  
31  Jamond Glass   .   .   .   .  
42  Dorsett Johnson  .   .   .   .  
9   Emmanuel Obajimi  .   .   .   .  
96  Mitchell Smith   .   .   .   .  
45  Shaheed Salmon   .   .   .   .  

 

Participation Report

 
Participation Report (Final)
Southern Conference Football
Mercer vs #21 Samford (Nov 12, 2016 at Birmingham, Ala.)

Mercer  
Pos  ##  Offense 
LT   78  Thomas Marchman 
LG   55  Avery White  
C   54  Kirby Southard  
RG   65  Caleb Yates  
RT   73  Niederreither  
TE   88  Chris Ellington 
WR   1   Jordan Marshall 
WR   8   Marquise Irvin  
WR   6   Josh Jones  
RB   27  Alex Lakes  
QB   7   John Russ  
  
Mercer  
Pos  ##  Defense 
DE   41  Isaiah Buehler  
DT   58  Dorian Kithcart 
DT   59  Tunde Ayinla  
DE   11  Tosin Aguebor  
ILB   37  Tyler Ward  
ILB   2   Lee Bennett  
OLB   16  LeMarkus Bailey 
FS   30  Mike Gray  
SS   9   Lendell Arnold  
CB   26  Jeremy James  
CB   3   Stephen Houzah  
  
Samford  
Pos  ##  Offense 
QB   8   Devlin Hodges  
WR   9   E. Obajimi  
TE   5   Devon Schmitt  
WR   6   Kelvin McKnight 
WR   3   Karel Hamilton  
RB   20  Roland Adams  
LT   57  Nick Nixon  
LG   62  Armando Bonheur 
C   58  Gordon Crozier  
RG   75  Royus Amos  
RT   78  Antwan Johnson  
  
Samford  
Pos  ##  Defense 
DE   99  Ahmad Gooden  
DT   90  Xavier Forrest  
NG   91  Jared Holloway  
DE   15  R. Donaldson  
SLB   29  Tonne Osaigbovo 
MLB   44  Deion Pierre  
WLB   45  Shaheed Salmon  
CB   12  Omari Williams  
FS   27  Jamerson Blount 
SS   46  Carter McManes  
CB   2   M. McCullum  

Mercer: 4-Sebastian Hicks, 10-Corey Lockett, 12-Michael Haynes, 13-Chandler Curtis, 15-Tyler Zielenske, 18-Nevin Harton, 20-Kam Lott, 23-Will Coneway, 29-Brandon Gurley, 32-Brandon Coney, 33-Tripp Patterson, 34-CJ Kleckley, 38-Robert Brown, 39-Sidney Otiwu, 42-Seth Hattaway, 43-Devin Davidson, 44-Travonte Easley, 46-Trey Peppers, 49-Sam Arrington, 53-Steven Nixon, 57-Jack Raines, 70-Mitch Payne, 74-David Raschen, 76-Jake Flath, 77-Garrett Smith, 86-Kelby Brock, 87-Sam Walker, 91-Austin Wysor, 92-Kelly Brooks, 95-Jalen Penn, 96-Destin Guillen, 97-Marvin Davis, 98-Cole Fisher, 99-Austin Barrett.

Samford: 1-T.D. Marshall, 11-Andrew Harris, 13-Tyler Small, 16-Robert Adams, 17-K'rondis Larry, 22-Ladarius Banks, 23-William Bryant, 25-Christian Stark, 31-Jamond Glass, 32-Darius Harvey, 34-Aaron Harris, 35-Terrell Woods, 37-Reece Everett, 39-Chaz Claunch, 41-Sam Pettway, 42-Dorsett Johnson, 43-Jalen Nash, 52-Connor Rafferty, 53-Austin Barnard, 55-Daniel Aust, 60-Tyler Queen, 63-Alfred Brown, 70-Ryan Hughes, 81-Justin Foster, 83-Chris Shelling, 84-Clarke Miller, 88-Kevin Marion, 92-Ke'Tyrus Marks, 93-Jake Kingree, 94-Emeka Ikezu, 96-Mitchell Smith, 97-Horace Roberts.

 

Box Score

 
Box Score (Final)
Mercer vs #21 Samford (Nov 12, 2016 at Birmingham, Ala.)

Score by Quarters     1  2  3  4   Score
-----------------    -- -- -- --   -----
Mercer..............  0 10  0  9  - 19       Record: (5-5,3-4)
Samford............. 21  0  0  3  - 24       Record: (7-3,5-2)



Scoring Summary:
1st 12:37 SAM - Karel Hamilton 5 yd pass from Devlin Hodges (Reece Everett kick), 10-74 2:23, MER 0 - SAM 7
    07:11 SAM - Karel Hamilton 2 yd pass from Devlin Hodges (Reece Everett kick), 10-75 3:01, MER 0 - SAM 14
    02:20 SAM - Emmanuel Obajimi 47 yd pass from Devlin Hodges (Reece Everett kick), 5-81 1:35, MER 0 - SAM 21
2nd 12:48 MER - Chandler Curtis 7 yd pass from John Russ (Cole Fisher kick), 12-75 4:32, MER 7 - SAM 21
    08:27 MER - Cole Fisher 50 yd field goal, 8-47 2:54, MER 10 - SAM 21
4th 11:16 MER - CJ Kleckley 2 yd run (John Russ pass failed), 14-87 6:30, MER 16 - SAM 21
    07:07 MER - Cole Fisher 20 yd field goal, 8-75 3:34, MER 19 - SAM 21
    03:36 SAM - Reece Everett 37 yd field goal, 11-49 3:29, MER 19 - SAM 24



                                    MER      SAM
FIRST DOWNS...................       28       18
RUSHES-YARDS (NET)............   61-263    15-54
PASSING YDS (NET).............      183      411
Passes Att-Comp-Int...........  31-13-0  44-40-0
TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS.....   92-446   59-465
Fumble Returns-Yards..........     1-22      0-0
Punt Returns-Yards............      0-0     2-14
Kickoff Returns-Yards.........      0-0     5-52
Interception Returns-Yards....      0-0      0-0
Punts (Number-Avg)............   4-38.0   4-44.5
Fumbles-Lost..................      2-0      2-2
Penalties-Yards...............     3-20     5-53
Possession Time...............    38:17    21:43
Third-Down Conversions........ 14 of 22   3 of 9
Fourth-Down Conversions.......   0 of 1   0 of 0
Red-Zone Scores-Chances.......      3-4      3-3
Sacks By: Number-Yards........     2-11     4-29


RUSHING: Mercer-John Russ 41-185; CJ Kleckley 13-55; Alex Lakes 3-16;
Sidney Otiwu 4-7. Samford-K'rondis Larry 9-59; Roland Adams 2-8; Team 1-minus 3;
Devlin Hodges 3-minus 10.

PASSING: Mercer-John Russ 13-30-0-183; Chandler Curtis 0-1-0-0.
Samford-Devlin Hodges 39-43-0-401; Karel Hamilton 1-1-0-10.

RECEIVING: Mercer-Marquise Irvin 3-46; Jordan Marshall 3-40; Chandler
Curtis 3-36; Josh Jones 2-44; Alex Lakes 2-17. Samford-Karel Hamilton 16-154;
Emmanuel Obajimi 12-137; TaDarryl Marshall 4-37; Devon Schmitt 2-17; Devlin
Hodges 2-10; Roland Adams 1-32; Andrew Harris 1-11; K'rondis Larry 1-7; Kelvin
McKnight 1-6.

INTERCEPTIONS: Mercer-None. Samford-None.

FUMBLES: Mercer-CJ Kleckley 1-0; John Russ 1-0. Samford-Emmanuel Obajimi
1-1; Karel Hamilton 1-1.

Stadium: Seibert Stadium       Attendance: 8379
Kickoff time: 2:30 PM   End of Game: 5:43 PM   Total elapsed time: 3:13
Officials: Referee: Larry Adcock; Umpire: Joseph Golob; Linesman: Perry Clark;
Line judge: Terry Mock; Back judge: Jay Neal; Field judge: Gary Wiley;
Side judge: Keith Johnson; Scorer: Keith Jackson;
Temperature: 67        Wind: ENE 7MPH  Weather: Slightly overcast



Mercer vs #21 Samford (Nov 12, 2016 at Birmingham, Ala.) SACKS (UA-A): Mercer-Tosin Aguebor 1-0; Austin Barrett 1-0. Samford-Ahmad Gooden 1-0; Xavier Forrest 0-1; Roosevelt Donaldson 0-1; Ladarius Banks 1-0; Jalen Nash 1-0. TACKLES (UA-A): Mercer-Lendell Arnold 8-0; LeMarkus Bailey 7-1; Tripp Patterson 5-0; Jeremy James 4-1; Stephen Houzah 4-0; Will Coneway 4-0; Lee Bennett 2-2; Jordan Marshall 2-0; Mike Gray 2-0; Dorian Kithcart 2-0; Travonte Easley 2-0; Tosin Aguebor 1-1; Tyler Ward 1-1; Kam Lott 1-1; Kelly Brooks 1-0; Austin Barrett 1-0; Brandon Gurley 1-0; Brandon Coney 1-0; Isaiah Buehler 1-0; Destin Guillen 1-0; Jalen Penn 0-1. Samford-Deion Pierre 6-2; Christian Stark 5-3; Jamerson Blount 5-2; Tonne Osaigbovo 5-2; Omari Williams 5-2; Xavier Forrest 3-3; Jared Holloway 2-4; Carter McManes 2-4; Roosevelt Donaldson 4-1; Ahmad Gooden 4-0; Ladarius Banks 3-0; Aaron Harris 2-1; Marquis McCullum 0-3; Jalen Nash 2-0; Horace Roberts 2-0; Sam Pettway 1-1; Jamond Glass 1-1; Terrell Woods 1-1; Dorsett Johnson 1-1; Mitchell Smith 1-0; Emmanuel Obajimi 1-0; Shaheed Salmon 0-1. Game Starters: Mercer POS ## OFFENSE LT 78 Thomas Marchman LG 55 Avery White C 54 Kirby Southard RG 65 Caleb Yates RT 73 Niederreither TE 88 Chris Ellington WR 1 Jordan Marshall WR 8 Marquise Irvin WR 6 Josh Jones RB 27 Alex Lakes QB 7 John Russ POS ## DEFENSE DE 41 Isaiah Buehler DT 58 Dorian Kithcart DT 59 Tunde Ayinla DE 11 Tosin Aguebor ILB 37 Tyler Ward ILB 2 Lee Bennett OLB 16 LeMarkus Bailey FS 30 Mike Gray SS 9 Lendell Arnold CB 26 Jeremy James CB 3 Stephen Houzah Samford POS ## OFFENSE QB 8 Devlin Hodges WR 9 E. Obajimi TE 5 Devon Schmitt WR 6 Kelvin McKnight WR 3 Karel Hamilton RB 20 Roland Adams LT 57 Nick Nixon LG 62 Armando Bonheur C 58 Gordon Crozier RG 75 Royus Amos RT 78 Antwan Johnson POS ## DEFENSE DE 99 Ahmad Gooden DT 90 Xavier Forrest NG 91 Jared Holloway DE 15 R. Donaldson SLB 29 Tonne Osaigbovo MLB 44 Deion Pierre WLB 45 Shaheed Salmon CB 12 Omari Williams FS 27 Jamerson Blount SS 46 Carter McManes CB 2 M. McCullum Player participation: Mercer: 4-Sebastian Hicks, 10-Corey Lockett, 12-Michael Haynes, 13-Chandler Curtis, 15-Tyler Zielenske, 18-Nevin Harton, 20-Kam Lott, 23-Will Coneway, 29-Brandon Gurley, 32-Brandon Coney, 33-Tripp Patterson, 34-CJ Kleckley, 38-Robert Brown, 39-Sidney Otiwu, 42-Seth Hattaway, 43-Devin Davidson, 44-Travonte Easley, 46-Trey Peppers, 49-Sam Arrington, 53-Steven Nixon, 57-Jack Raines, 70-Mitch Payne, 74-David Raschen, 76-Jake Flath, 77-Garrett Smith, 86-Kelby Brock, 87-Sam Walker, 91-Austin Wysor, 92-Kelly Brooks, 95-Jalen Penn, 96-Destin Guillen, 97-Marvin Davis, 98-Cole Fisher, 99-Austin Barrett. Samford: 1-T.D. Marshall, 11-Andrew Harris, 13-Tyler Small, 16-Robert Adams, 17-K'rondis Larry, 22-Ladarius Banks, 23-William Bryant, 25-Christian Stark, 31-Jamond Glass, 32-Darius Harvey, 34-Aaron Harris, 35-Terrell Woods, 37-Reece Everett, 39-Chaz Claunch, 41-Sam Pettway, 42-Dorsett Johnson, 43-Jalen Nash, 52-Connor Rafferty, 53-Austin Barnard, 55-Daniel Aust, 60-Tyler Queen, 63-Alfred Brown, 70-Ryan Hughes, 81-Justin Foster, 83-Chris Shelling, 84-Clarke Miller, 88-Kevin Marion, 92-Ke'Tyrus Marks, 93-Jake Kingree, 94-Emeka Ikezu, 96-Mitchell Smith, 97-Horace Roberts.

 

Play-by-Play Summary

 
Play-by-Play Summary
Southern Conference Football
Mercer vs #21 Samford (Nov 12, 2016 at Birmingham, Ala.)

1st Quarter

Mercer won the toss and deferred to the second half. Samford will
receive the opening kickoff and drive towards the South endzone.
Mer 1-10at Mer35MER ball on MER35.
Tyler Zielenske kickoff 60 yards to the SAM5, K'rondis Larry return 21 yards to the SAM26 (Jeremy James).
Sam 1-10at Sam26Devlin Hodges pass complete to Karel Hamilton for 9 yards to the SAM35 (Tyler Ward;Lee Bennett).
Sam 2-1at Sam35Devlin Hodges pass complete to Karel Hamilton for 9 yards to the SAM44, 1ST DOWN SAM (Lendell Arnold).
Sam 1-10at Sam44Devlin Hodges pass complete to Karel Hamilton for 8 yards to the MER48 (Tyler Ward).
Sam 2-2at Mer48Devlin Hodges pass complete to Karel Hamilton for 15 yards to the MER33, 1ST DOWN SAM, out-of-bounds (Lendell Arnold).
Sam 1-10at Mer33Devlin Hodges pass complete to T.D. Marshall for 1 yard to the MER32 (Lendell Arnold).
Sam 2-9at Mer32Devlin Hodges pass complete to T.D. Marshall for 10 yards to the MER22, 1ST DOWN SAM, out-of-bounds (Lendell Arnold).
Sam 1-10at Mer22Devlin Hodges pass complete to T.D. Marshall for 17 yards to the MER5, 1ST DOWN SAM (Lendell Arnold).
Sam 1-Gat Mer05Devlin Hodges pass incomplete to T.D. Marshall.
Sam 2-Gat Mer05Devlin Hodges pass incomplete to Karel Hamilton.
Sam 3-Gat Mer05Devlin Hodges pass complete to Karel Hamilton for 5 yards to the MER0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 12:37.
Reece Everett kick attempt good.
Samford 7, Mercer 0
Drive: 10 plays, 74 yards, TOP 02:23
Austin Barnard kickoff 65 yards to the MER0, touchback.
Mer 1-10at Mer20MERCER drive start at 12:37.
Mer 1-10at Mer20John Russ rush for 12 yards to the MER32, 1ST DOWN MER (Tonne Osaigbovo).
Mer 1-10at Mer32John Russ pass incomplete to Marquise Irvin (Omari Williams).
Mer 2-10at Mer32John Russ rush for 8 yards to the MER40 (Jamerson Blount).
Mer 3-2at Mer40Alex Lakes rush for loss of 1 yard to the MER39 (Xavier Forrest;Tonne Osaigbovo).
Mer 4-3at Mer39John Russ pass complete to Marquise Irvin for 6 yards to the MER45, 1ST DOWN MER (Omari Williams).
Mer 1-10at Mer45John Russ pass incomplete to Chandler Curtis.
Mer 2-10at Mer45Tyler Zielenske punt 40 yards to the SAM15, Kelvin McKnight return 10 yards to the SAM25 (Brandon Gurley).
Drive: 6 plays, 25 yards, TOP 02:25
Sam 1-10at Sam25SAMFORD drive start at 10:12.
Sam 1-10at Sam25Devlin Hodges pass complete to E. Obajimi for 4 yards to the SAM29, out-of-bounds (Mike Gray).
Sam 2-6at Sam29Devlin Hodges pass complete to E. Obajimi for 5 yards to the SAM34, out-of-bounds (Jeremy James).
Sam 3-1at Sam34Devlin Hodges pass complete to Devon Schmitt for 11 yards to the SAM45, 1ST DOWN SAM (LeMarkus Bailey).
Sam 1-10at Sam45Devlin Hodges pass complete to Karel Hamilton for 8 yards to the MER47 (Will Coneway).
Sam 2-2at Mer47Devlin Hodges pass complete to Karel Hamilton for 12 yards to the MER35, 1ST DOWN SAM (Jeremy James).
Sam 1-10at Mer35Devlin Hodges pass complete to Karel Hamilton for 12 yards to the MER23, 1ST DOWN SAM (Kelly Brooks).
Sam 1-10at Mer23Devlin Hodges pass complete to T.D. Marshall for 9 yards to the MER14 (Lee Bennett;Jeremy James).
Sam 2-1at Mer14Devlin Hodges pass complete to Karel Hamilton for 10 yards to the MER4, 1ST DOWN SAM (Tripp Patterson).
Sam 1-Gat Mer04K'rondis Larry rush for 2 yards to the MER2 (Tripp Patterson).
Sam 2-Gat Mer02Devlin Hodges pass complete to Karel Hamilton for 2 yards to the MER0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 07:11.
Reece Everett kick attempt good.
Samford 14, Mercer 0
Drive: 10 plays, 75 yards, TOP 03:01
Austin Barnard kickoff 65 yards to the MER0, touchback.
Mer 1-10at Mer20MERCER drive start at 07:11.
Mer 1-10at Mer20Sidney Otiwu rush for 5 yards to the MER25 (R. Donaldson).
Mer 2-5at Mer25John Russ pass incomplete to Marquise Irvin.
Mer 3-5at Mer25John Russ pass complete to Alex Lakes for 11 yards to the MER36, 1ST DOWN MER, out-of-bounds (Jared Holloway;Jamond Glass).
Mer 1-10at Mer36Sidney Otiwu rush for loss of 1 yard to the MER35 (Ladarius Banks).
Mer 2-11at Mer35John Russ rush for 3 yards to the MER38 (Horace Roberts).
Mer 3-8at Mer38John Russ pass complete to Alex Lakes for 6 yards to the MER44 (Jamond Glass).
Mer 4-2at Mer44QB hurry by Ladarius Banks.
Mer 4-2at Mer44Tyler Zielenske punt 41 yards to the SAM15, Kelvin McKnight return 4 yards to the SAM19 (Jordan Marshall).
Drive: 6 plays, 24 yards, TOP 03:16
Sam 1-10at Sam19SAMFORD drive start at 03:55.
Sam 1-10at Sam19Devlin Hodges pass complete to E. Obajimi for loss of 1 yard to the SAM18 (Tosin Aguebor;Jalen Penn).
Sam 2-11at Sam18Devlin Hodges rush for 1 yard to the SAM19 (LeMarkus Bailey).
Sam 3-10at Sam19Devlin Hodges pass complete to Roland Adams for 32 yards to the MER49, 1ST DOWN SAM (Lendell Arnold).
Sam 1-10at Mer49Devlin Hodges pass complete to Karel Hamilton for 2 yards to the MER47 (LeMarkus Bailey).
Sam 2-8at Mer47Devlin Hodges pass complete to E. Obajimi for 47 yards to the MER0, 1ST DOWN SAM, TOUCHDOWN, clock 02:20.
Reece Everett kick attempt good.
Samford 21, Mercer 0
Drive: 5 plays, 81 yards, TOP 01:35
Austin Barnard kickoff 65 yards to the MER0, touchback.
Mer 1-10at Mer20MERCER drive start at 02:20.
Mer 1-10at Mer20John Russ pass incomplete to Chandler Curtis (Carter McManes).
Mer 2-10at Mer20John Russ rush for 11 yards to the MER31, 1ST DOWN MER (Dorsett Johnson).
Mer 1-10at Mer31John Russ rush for 14 yards to the MER45, 1ST DOWN MER (Omari Williams;Dorsett Johnson).
Mer 1-10at Mer45John Russ pass complete to Chandler Curtis for 19 yards to the SAM36, 1ST DOWN MER (Carter McManes).
Mer 1-10at Sam36John Russ rush for 4 yards to the SAM32 (Christian Stark;M. McCullum).
Mer 2-6at Sam32John Russ rush for 9 yards to the SAM23, 1ST DOWN MER (Christian Stark).
Mer 1-10at Sam23QB hurry by Ahmad Gooden.
Drive: 6 plays, 57 yards, TOP 04:38
Samford 21, Mercer 0
2nd Quarter

Mer 1-10at Sam23Start of 2nd quarter, clock 15:00.
Mer 1-10at Sam23Sidney Otiwu rush for 3 yards to the SAM20 (R. Donaldson).
Mer 2-7at Sam20John Russ rush for 4 yards to the SAM16 (Xavier Forrest).
Mer 3-3at Sam16John Russ rush for 6 yards to the SAM10, 1ST DOWN MER (Xavier Forrest).
Mer 1-Gat Sam10Alex Lakes rush for 3 yards to the SAM7 (Ahmad Gooden).
Mer 2-Gat Sam07John Russ pass incomplete to Chandler Curtis, dropped pass.
Mer 3-Gat Sam07John Russ pass complete to Chandler Curtis for 7 yards to the SAM0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 12:48.
Cole Fisher kick attempt good.
Samford 21, Mercer 7
Drive: 12 plays, 80 yards, TOP 04:38
Tyler Zielenske kickoff 53 yards to the SAM12, K'rondis Larry return 14 yards to the SAM26 (Jordan Marshall).
Sam 1-10at Sam26SAMFORD drive start at 12:42.
Sam 1-10at Sam26Devlin Hodges pass complete to E. Obajimi for 12 yards to the SAM38, 1ST DOWN SAM (Travonte Easley).
Sam 1-10at Sam38Devlin Hodges pass complete to E. Obajimi for 1 yard to the SAM39 (Tripp Patterson).
Sam 2-9at Sam39Devlin Hodges pass complete to Devon Schmitt for 6 yards to the SAM45 (Tripp Patterson).
Sam 3-3at Sam45QB hurry by Dorian Kithcart.
Sam 3-3at Sam45Devlin Hodges pass incomplete to Karel Hamilton (Kam Lott).
Sam 4-3at Sam45Austin Barnard punt 55 yards to the MER0, touchback.
Drive: 4 plays, 19 yards, TOP 01:21
Mer 1-10at Mer20MERCER drive start at 11:21.
Mer 1-10at Mer20CJ Kleckley rush for 8 yards to the MER28, out-of-bounds (Omari Williams;Christian Stark).
Mer 2-2at Mer28John Russ pass incomplete to Chandler Curtis.
Mer 3-2at Mer28John Russ rush for 9 yards to the MER37, 1ST DOWN MER (Mitchell Smith).
Mer 1-10at Mer37John Russ pass complete to Marquise Irvin for 37 yards to the SAM26, 1ST DOWN MER, out-of-bounds (Omari Williams).
Mer 1-10at Sam26John Russ pass incomplete to Marquise Irvin.
Mer 2-10at Sam26John Russ rush for 1 yard to the SAM25 (Deion Pierre).
Mer 3-9at Sam25John Russ sacked for loss of 8 yards to the SAM33 (Ahmad Gooden).
Mer 4-17at Sam33Cole Fisher field goal attempt from 50 GOOD, clock 08:27.
Samford 21, Mercer 10
Drive: 8 plays, 47 yards, TOP 02:59
Tyler Zielenske kickoff 49 yards to the SAM16, K'rondis Larry return 17 yards to the SAM33 (Travonte Easley).
Sam 1-10at Sam33SAMFORD drive start at 08:22.
Sam 1-10at Sam33Devlin Hodges sacked for loss of 1 yard to the SAM32 (Tosin Aguebor).
Sam 2-11at Sam32Devlin Hodges sacked for loss of 10 yards to the SAM22 (Austin Barrett).
Sam 3-21at Sam22K'rondis Larry rush for 8 yards to the SAM30 (LeMarkus Bailey).
Sam 4-13at Sam30Austin Barnard punt 47 yards to the MER23, fair catch by Marquise Irvin, PENALTY MER holding 10 yards to the MER13, 1st and 10, MER ball on MER13.
Drive: 3 plays, minus 3 yards, TOP 02:03
Mer 1-10at Mer13MERCER drive start at 06:19.
Mer 1-10at Mer13John Russ rush for 6 yards to the MER19 (Deion Pierre).
Mer 2-4at Mer19John Russ rush for loss of 9 yards to the MER10, fumble by John Russ recovered by MER Alex Lakes at MER11, Alex Lakes for 10 yards to the MER21 (Tonne Osaigbovo).
Mer 3-2at Mer21John Russ rush for 12 yards to the MER33, 1ST DOWN MER, out-of-bounds (Jamerson Blount).
Mer 1-10at Mer33John Russ pass incomplete to Marquise Irvin (Omari Williams).
Mer 2-10at Mer33Sidney Otiwu rush for 5 yards to the MER38, out-of-bounds (Omari Williams).
Mer 3-5at Mer38John Russ pass incomplete to Sam Walker.
Mer 4-5at Mer38Tyler Zielenske punt 22 yards to the SAM40, out-of-bounds.
Drive: 6 plays, 25 yards, TOP 02:19
Sam 1-10at Sam40SAMFORD drive start at 04:00.
Sam 1-10at Sam40Devlin Hodges pass complete to E. Obajimi for 6 yards to the SAM46, out-of-bounds (Kam Lott).
Sam 2-4at Sam46K'rondis Larry rush for 7 yards to the MER47, 1ST DOWN SAM, out-of-bounds (Lee Bennett).
Sam 1-10at Mer47Devlin Hodges pass complete to Karel Hamilton for 8 yards to the MER39, out-of-bounds (LeMarkus Bailey), PENALTY SAM face mask (Kelvin McKnight) 15 yards to the SAM46.
Sam 1-17at Sam461st and 17.
Sam 1-17at Sam46K'rondis Larry rush for loss of 6 yards to the SAM40 (Dorian Kithcart).
Sam 2-23at Sam40Devlin Hodges pass complete to Kelvin McKnight for 6 yards to the SAM46, out-of-bounds (Stephen Houzah).
Sam 3-17at Sam46Devlin Hodges pass incomplete to Karel Hamilton (Tripp Patterson), PENALTY MER offside defense (Isaiah Buehler) 5 yards to the MER49, NO PLAY.
Sam 3-12at Mer49Devlin Hodges pass complete to E. Obajimi for 10 yards to the MER39 (LeMarkus Bailey;Kam Lott).
Sam 4-2at Mer39Timeout Samford, clock 01:15.
Sam 4-2at Mer39Austin Barnard punt 28 yards to the MER11, fair catch by Marquise Irvin.
Drive: 6 plays, 21 yards, TOP 02:53
Mer 1-10at Mer11MERCER drive start at 01:07.
Mer 1-10at Mer11John Russ pass incomplete to Marquise Irvin (Ladarius Banks).
Mer 2-10at Mer11John Russ rush for 9 yards to the MER20, out-of-bounds (Christian Stark).
Mer 3-1at Mer20John Russ rush for 2 yards to the MER22, 1ST DOWN MER (Terrell Woods).
Mer 1-10at Mer22John Russ rush for 11 yards to the MER33, 1ST DOWN MER (M. McCullum;Christian Stark).
Mer 1-10at Mer33Timeout Mercer, clock 00:28.
Mer 1-10at Mer33John Russ pass complete to Josh Jones for 5 yards to the MER38, out-of-bounds (Jared Holloway;Aaron Harris).
Mer 2-5at Mer38John Russ sacked for loss of 8 yards to the MER30 (Xavier Forrest;R. Donaldson).
Mer 3-13at Mer30End of half, clock 00:00.
Mer 3-13at Mer30End of half, clock 00:00.
Drive: 6 plays, 19 yards, TOP 01:07
Samford 21, Mercer 10
3rd Quarter

Mer 3-13at Mer30Start of 3rd quarter, clock 15:00, SAM ball on SAM35.
Drive: 6 plays, 19 yards, TOP 01:07
Austin Barnard kickoff 65 yards to the MER0, touchback.
Mer 1-10at Mer20MERCER drive start at 15:00.
Mer 1-10at Mer20John Russ pass complete to Marquise Irvin for 8 yards to the MER28, out-of-bounds (Omari Williams).
Mer 2-2at Mer28QB hurry by Ahmad Gooden.
Mer 2-2at Mer28John Russ rush for 4 yards to the MER32, 1ST DOWN MER (Ahmad Gooden).
Mer 1-10at Mer32Alex Lakes rush for 4 yards to the MER36 (Tonne Osaigbovo).
Mer 2-6at Mer36John Russ rush for loss of 3 yards to the MER33 (Jared Holloway).
Mer 3-9at Mer33John Russ pass complete to Chandler Curtis for 10 yards to the MER43, 1ST DOWN MER (M. McCullum;Carter McManes).
Mer 1-10at Mer43John Russ rush for 4 yards to the MER47, out-of-bounds (Christian Stark).
Mer 2-6at Mer47John Russ sacked for loss of 4 yards to the MER43 (Ladarius Banks).
Mer 3-10at Mer43John Russ pass complete to Jordan Marshall for 12 yards to the SAM45, 1ST DOWN MER (Carter McManes;Jamerson Blount).
Mer 1-10at Sam45John Russ rush for 3 yards to the SAM42 (Jamerson Blount).
Mer 2-7at Sam42CJ Kleckley rush for 4 yards to the SAM38 (Jared Holloway).
Mer 3-3at Sam38John Russ rush for 6 yards to the SAM32, 1ST DOWN MER (Christian Stark).
Mer 1-10at Sam32John Russ sacked for loss of 9 yards to the SAM41 (Jalen Nash).
Mer 2-19at Sam41John Russ pass incomplete to Kelby Brock.
Mer 3-19at Sam41John Russ rush for 9 yards to the SAM32, out-of-bounds (Christian Stark).
Mer 4-10at Sam32Cole Fisher field goal attempt from 50 MISSED - wide left, spot at SAM32, clock 07:03.
Drive: 15 plays, 48 yards, TOP 07:57
Sam 1-10at Sam32SAMFORD drive start at 07:03.
Sam 1-10at Sam32Devlin Hodges pass complete to Karel Hamilton for loss of 2 yards to the SAM30 (LeMarkus Bailey).
Sam 2-12at Sam30Roland Adams rush for 4 yards to the SAM34 (Isaiah Buehler).
Sam 3-8at Sam34Devlin Hodges pass complete to Karel Hamilton for 44 yards to the MER22, fumble forced by Stephen Houzah, fumble by Karel Hamilton recovered by MER Stephen Houzah at MER20.
Drive: 3 plays, 48 yards, TOP 01:11
Mer 1-10at Mer20MERCER drive start at 05:52.
Mer 1-10at Mer20John Russ pass complete to Jordan Marshall for 14 yards to the MER34, 1ST DOWN MER (Carter McManes;Jamerson Blount).
Mer 1-10at Mer34John Russ pass incomplete to Marquise Irvin (Omari Williams).
Mer 2-10at Mer34John Russ pass incomplete to Chandler Curtis (Dorsett Johnson).
Mer 3-10at Mer34John Russ pass incomplete to Chandler Curtis.
Mer 4-10at Mer34Tyler Zielenske punt 49 yards to the SAM17, out-of-bounds.
Drive: 4 plays, 14 yards, TOP 00:45
Sam 1-10at Sam17SAMFORD drive start at 05:07.
Sam 1-10at Sam17Devlin Hodges pass complete to Karel Hamilton for 1 yard to the SAM18 (Lee Bennett).
Sam 2-9at Sam18Devlin Hodges pass complete to E. Obajimi for 13 yards to the SAM31, 1ST DOWN SAM (LeMarkus Bailey).
Sam 1-10at Sam31K'rondis Larry rush for loss of 1 yard to the SAM30 (Will Coneway).
Sam 2-11at Sam30Devlin Hodges pass complete to Karel Hamilton for 9 yards to the SAM39, out-of-bounds.
Sam 3-2at Sam39Devlin Hodges pass complete to Devlin Hodges for no gain to the SAM39 (Destin Guillen).
Sam 4-2at Sam39Timeout Samford, clock 02:54.
Sam 4-2at Sam39Austin Barnard punt 48 yards to the MER13, fair catch by Marquise Irvin.
Drive: 5 plays, 22 yards, TOP 02:21
Mer 1-10at Mer13MERCER drive start at 02:46.
Mer 1-10at Mer13CJ Kleckley rush for loss of 2 yards to the MER11 (Tonne Osaigbovo).
Mer 2-12at Mer11CJ Kleckley rush for 17 yards to the MER28, 1ST DOWN MER (Carter McManes).
Mer 1-10at Mer28CJ Kleckley rush for 3 yards to the MER31 (Deion Pierre).
Mer 2-7at Mer31John Russ rush for 5 yards to the MER36 (R. Donaldson).
Mer 3-2at Mer36John Russ rush for 9 yards to the MER45, 1ST DOWN MER (Aaron Harris).
Mer 1-10at Mer45CJ Kleckley rush for loss of 1 yard to the MER44 (Deion Pierre).
Drive: 6 plays, 31 yards, TOP 06:32
Samford 21, Mercer 10
4th Quarter

Mer 2-11at Mer44Start of 4th quarter, clock 15:00.
Mer 2-11at Mer44John Russ rush for 3 yards to the MER47 (Horace Roberts).
Mer 3-8at Mer47John Russ pass complete to Jordan Marshall for 14 yards to the SAM39, 1ST DOWN MER (Aaron Harris).
Mer 1-10at Sam39QB hurry by R. Donaldson.
Mer 1-10at Sam39QB hurry by Ahmad Gooden.
Mer 1-10at Sam39Chandler Curtis pass incomplete to Robert Brown (Jamond Glass).
Mer 2-10at Sam39John Russ rush for 13 yards to the SAM26, 1ST DOWN MER (Carter McManes;Deion Pierre).
Mer 1-10at Sam26John Russ rush for 18 yards to the SAM8, 1ST DOWN MER (Jamerson Blount).
Mer 1-Gat Sam08John Russ rush for 1 yard to the SAM7 (Ahmad Gooden).
Mer 2-Gat Sam07John Russ rush for 2 yards to the SAM5 (Jamerson Blount).
Mer 3-Gat Sam05John Russ pass incomplete to Chandler Curtis, PENALTY SAM pass interference (Carter McManes) 3 yards to the SAM2, 1ST DOWN MER, NO PLAY.
Mer 1-Gat Sam02CJ Kleckley rush for 2 yards to the SAM0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 11:16.
John Russ pass attempt failed.
Samford 21, Mercer 16
Drive: 14 plays, 87 yards, TOP 06:32
Tyler Zielenske kickoff 32 yards to the SAM33, Terrell Woods return 0 yards to the SAM33.
Sam 1-10at Sam33SAMFORD drive start at 11:14.
Sam 1-10at Sam33K'rondis Larry rush for 35 yards to the MER32, 1ST DOWN SAM, out-of-bounds (Stephen Houzah).
Sam 1-10at Mer32Devlin Hodges pass complete to E. Obajimi for 30 yards to the MER2, fumble forced by Stephen Houzah, fumble by E. Obajimi recovered by MER Lee Bennett at MER0, Lee Bennett for 22 yards to the MER22, out-of-bounds (E. Obajimi).
Drive: 2 plays, 67 yards, TOP 00:33
Mer 1-10at Mer22MERCER drive start at 10:41, MER ball on MER22.
Mer 1-10at Mer22CJ Kleckley rush for 3 yards to the MER25, fumble by CJ Kleckley recovered by MER Sam Arrington at MER29.
Mer 2-3at Mer29John Russ rush for 6 yards to the MER35, 1ST DOWN MER (R. Donaldson).
Mer 1-10at Mer35John Russ pass complete to Josh Jones for 39 yards to the SAM26, 1ST DOWN MER (Omari Williams).
Mer 1-10at Sam26CJ Kleckley rush for 4 yards to the SAM22 (Jalen Nash).
Mer 2-6at Sam22John Russ pass incomplete to Marquise Irvin, PENALTY SAM pass interference (Omari Williams) 15 yards to the SAM7, 1ST DOWN MER, NO PLAY.
Mer 1-Gat Sam07CJ Kleckley rush for loss of 1 yard to the SAM8 (Terrell Woods;Jared Holloway).
Mer 2-Gat Sam08John Russ pass incomplete to Marquise Irvin (Omari Williams).
Mer 3-Gat Sam08John Russ rush for 5 yards to the SAM3 (Ladarius Banks).
Mer 4-Gat Sam03Timeout Mercer, clock 07:12.
Mer 4-Gat Sam03Cole Fisher field goal attempt from 20 GOOD, clock 07:07.
Samford 21, Mercer 19
Drive: 8 plays, 75 yards, TOP 03:36
Tyler Zielenske kickoff 34 yards to the SAM31, Terrell Woods return 0 yards to the SAM31.
Sam 1-10at Sam31SAMFORD drive start at 07:05.
Sam 1-10at Sam31Roland Adams rush for 4 yards to the SAM35 (Dorian Kithcart).
Sam 2-6at Sam35Devlin Hodges pass complete to K'rondis Larry for 7 yards to the SAM42, 1ST DOWN SAM (Mike Gray).
Sam 1-10at Sam42K'rondis Larry rush for 8 yards to the 50 yardline (Brandon Coney).
Sam 2-2at Sam50Devlin Hodges pass complete to E. Obajimi for 4 yards to the MER46, 1ST DOWN SAM, out-of-bounds (Lendell Arnold).
Sam 1-10at Mer46K'rondis Larry rush for 6 yards to the MER40 (Tripp Patterson).
Sam 2-4at Mer40Devlin Hodges pass complete to E. Obajimi for 4 yards to the MER36, 1ST DOWN SAM (Jeremy James).
Sam 1-10at Mer36Devlin Hodges pass complete to Andrew Harris for 11 yards to the MER25, 1ST DOWN SAM, out-of-bounds (Lendell Arnold).
Sam 1-10at Mer25K'rondis Larry rush for no gain to the MER25 (Will Coneway).
Sam 2-10at Mer25Devlin Hodges pass incomplete to Kelvin McKnight, dropped pass.
Sam 3-10at Mer25PENALTY SAM false start (Karel Hamilton) 5 yards to the MER30.
Sam 3-15at Mer30Karel Hamilton pass complete to Devlin Hodges for 10 yards to the MER20, out-of-bounds (Will Coneway).
Sam 4-5at Mer20Reece Everett field goal attempt from 37 GOOD, clock 03:36.
Samford 24, Mercer 19
Drive: 11 plays, 49 yards, TOP 03:29
Austin Barnard kickoff 65 yards to the MER0, touchback.
Mer 1-10at Mer20MERCER drive start at 03:36.
Mer 1-10at Mer20John Russ rush for 13 yards to the MER33, 1ST DOWN MER (Tonne Osaigbovo;Xavier Forrest).
Mer 1-10at Mer33CJ Kleckley rush for 13 yards to the MER46, 1ST DOWN MER (Sam Pettway).
Mer 1-10at Mer46John Russ rush for 1 yard to the MER47 (Xavier Forrest).
Mer 2-9at Mer47CJ Kleckley rush for 1 yard to the MER48 (Tonne Osaigbovo).
Mer 3-8at Mer48Timeout Samford, clock 01:59.
Mer 3-8at Mer48John Russ rush for 11 yards to the SAM41, 1ST DOWN MER (Deion Pierre;Sam Pettway).
Mer 1-10at Sam41John Russ rush for 3 yards to the SAM38 (Deion Pierre), PENALTY SAM unsportsmanlike conduct (Tonne Osaigbovo) 15 yards to the SAM23, 1ST DOWN MER.
Mer 1-10at Sam231st and 10.
Mer 1-10at Sam23John Russ rush for 3 yards to the SAM20 (Deion Pierre).
Mer 2-7at Sam20CJ Kleckley rush for no gain to the SAM20 (Shaheed Salmon;Jared Holloway).
Mer 3-7at Sam20Timeout Mercer, clock 00:49.
Mer 3-7at Sam20PENALTY MER IS 5 yards to the SAM25.
Mer 3-12at Sam25John Russ pass incomplete to Marquise Irvin.
Mer 4-12at Sam25Timeout Mercer, clock 00:43.
Mer 4-12at Sam25John Russ pass incomplete to Robert Brown.
Drive: 10 plays, 55 yards, TOP 02:58
Sam 1-10at Sam25SAMFORD drive start at 00:38.
Sam 1-10at Sam25Team rush for loss of 3 yards to the SAM22.
Sam 2-13at Sam22End of game, clock 00:00.
Drive: 1 plays, minus 3 yards, TOP 00:38
FINAL SCORE
Samford 24, Mercer 19
 

Play Breakdown Summary

 
Play Breakdown Summary (Final)
Southern Conference Football
Mercer vs #21 Samford (Nov 12, 2016 at Birmingham, Ala.)




Mercer                                 Samford

Down               RUN PASS  Total     Down               RUN PASS  Total

OVERALL..........   57   35     92     OVERALL..........   13   46     59
1ST DOWN.........   27   15     42     1ST DOWN.........    9   20     29
2ND DOWN-SHORT...    2    1      3     2ND DOWN-SHORT...    0    6      6
2ND DOWN-MIDDLE..    3    3      6     2ND DOWN-MIDDLE..    1    4      5
2ND DOWN-LONG....   15    4     19     2ND DOWN-LONG....    2    8     10
3RD DOWN-SHORT...    5    0      5     3RD DOWN-SHORT...    0    2      2
3RD DOWN-MIDDLE..    2    0      2     3RD DOWN-MIDDLE..    0    1      1
3RD DOWN-LONG....    3   10     13     3RD DOWN-LONG....    1    5      6
4TH DOWN.........    0    2      2     4TH DOWN.........    0    0      0

Mercer                                 Samford

Formation        RUN PASS  Total       Formation        RUN PASS  Total

...............   57   35     92       ...............   13   46     59




Mercer (Sorted by Play type) 1ST DOWN RUN (27 RUN, 15 PASS) 1ST DOWN PASS 1-10 V32 #27 4 [ ] 1-10 V20 #7 to #1 14 [ ] 1-10 H10 #27 3 [ ] 1-10 V45 #7 to #13 - [ ] 1-10 V20 #34 8 [ ] 1-10 V20 #7 to #13 - [ ] 1-10 V45 #34 -1 [ ] 1-10 V45 #7 to #13 19 [ ] 1-7 H07 #34 -1 [ ] 1-10 H39 #13 to #38 - [ ] 1-10 H26 #34 4 [ ] 1-10 V35 #7 to #6 39 [ ] 1-10 V33 #34 13 [ ] 1-10 V33 #7 to #6 5 [ ] 1-2 H02 #34 2 [ ] 1-10 V11 #7 to #8 - [ ] 1-10 V22 #34 3 [ ] 1-10 V32 #7 to #8 - [ ] 1-10 V28 #34 3 [ ] 1-10 V33 #7 to #8 - [ ] 1-10 V13 #34 -2 [ ] 1-10 V20 #7 to #8 8 [ ] 1-10 H23 #39 3 [ ] 1-10 V37 #7 to #8 37 [ ] 1-10 V20 #39 5 [ ] 1-10 H26 #7 to #8 - [ ] 1-10 V36 #39 -1 [ ] 1-10 V34 #7 to #8 - [ ] 1-8 H08 #7 1 [ ] 1-10 H32 #7 to # SACK [ ] 1-10 V13 #7 6 [ ] 1-10 V20 #7 12 [ ] 1-10 H26 #7 18 [ ] 1-10 H36 #7 4 [ ] 1-10 V31 #7 14 [ ] 1-10 V20 #7 13 [ ] 1-10 V46 #7 1 [ ] 1-10 V22 #7 11 [ ] 1-10 H41 #7 3 [ ] 1-10 H23 #7 3 [ ] 1-10 H45 #7 3 [ ] 1-10 V43 #7 4 [ ] 2ND-SHORT RUN (2 RUN, 1 PASS) 2ND-SHORT PASS 2-3 V29 #7 6 [ ] 2-2 V28 #7 to #13 - [ ] 2-2 V28 #7 4 [ ] 2ND-MIDDLE RUN (3 RUN, 3 PASS) 2ND-MIDDLE PASS 2-4 V19 #7 -9 [ ] 2-5 V25 #7 to #8 - [ ] 2-6 H32 #7 9 [ ] 2-5 V38 #7 to # SACK [ ] 2-6 V36 #7 -3 [ ] 2-6 V47 #7 to # SACK [ ] 2ND-LONG RUN (15 RUN, 4 PASS) 2ND-LONG PASS 2-7 H20 #34 0 [ ] 2-10 V34 #7 to #13 - [ ] 2-7 H42 #34 4 [ ] 2-7 H07 #7 to #13 - [ ] 2-9 V47 #34 1 [ ] 2-8 H08 #7 to #8 - [ ] 2-12 V11 #34 17 [ ] 2-19 H41 #7 to #86 - [ ] 2-10 V33 #39 5 [ ] 2-7 H07 #7 2 [ ] 2-10 V11 #7 9 [ ] 2-7 H20 #7 4 [ ] 2-10 V32 #7 8 [ ] 2-10 H39 #7 13 [ ] 2-11 V44 #7 3 [ ] 2-7 V31 #7 5 [ ] 2-10 V20 #7 11 [ ] 2-10 H26 #7 1 [ ] 2-11 V35 #7 3 [ ] 3RD-SHORT RUN (5 RUN, 0 PASS) 3RD-SHORT PASS 3-2 V40 #27 -1 [ ] 3-2 V21 #7 12 [ ] 3-2 V36 #7 9 [ ] 3-1 V20 #7 2 [ ] 3-2 V28 #7 9 [ ] 3RD-MIDDLE RUN (2 RUN, 0 PASS) 3RD-MIDDLE PASS 3-3 H16 #7 6 [ ] 3-3 H38 #7 6 [ ] 3RD-LONG RUN (3 RUN, 10 PASS) 3RD-LONG PASS 3-8 H08 #7 5 [ ] 3-10 V43 #7 to #1 12 [ ] 3-8 V48 #7 11 [ ] 3-8 V47 #7 to #1 14 [ ] 3-19 H41 #7 9 [ ] 3-10 V34 #7 to #13 - [ ] 3-9 V33 #7 to #13 10 [ ] 3-7 H07 #7 to #13 7 [ ] 3-8 V38 #7 to #27 6 [ ] 3-5 V25 #7 to #27 11 [ ] 3-12 H25 #7 to #8 - [ ] 3-5 V38 #7 to #87 - [ ] 3-9 H25 #7 to # SACK [ ] 4TH DOWN RUN (0 RUN, 2 PASS) 4TH DOWN PASS 4-12 H25 #7 to #38 - [ ] 4-3 V39 #7 to #8 6 [ ]
Samford (Sorted by Play type) 1ST DOWN RUN (9 RUN, 20 PASS) 1ST DOWN PASS 1-10 H33 #17 35 [ ] 1-10 V22 #8 to #1 17 [ ] 1-17 H46 #17 -6 [ ] 1-10 V33 #8 to #1 1 [ ] 1-10 H42 #17 8 [ ] 1-5 V05 #8 to #1 - [ ] 1-10 V25 #17 0 [ ] 1-10 V23 #8 to #1 9 [ ] 1-10 H31 #17 -1 [ ] 1-10 V36 #8 to #11 11 [ ] 1-4 V04 #17 2 [ ] 1-10 H32 #8 to #3 -2 [ ] 1-10 V46 #17 6 [ ] 1-10 V49 #8 to #3 2 [ ] 1-10 H31 #20 4 [ ] 1-10 H17 #8 to #3 1 [ ] 1-10 H25 #TM -3 [ ] 1-10 V35 #8 to #3 12 [ ] 1-10 V47 #8 to #3 8 [ ] 1-10 H45 #8 to #3 8 [ ] 1-10 H44 #8 to #3 8 [ ] 1-10 H26 #8 to #3 9 [ ] 1-10 H38 #8 to #9 1 [ ] 1-10 H26 #8 to #9 12 [ ] 1-10 V32 #8 to #9 30 [ ] 1-10 H25 #8 to #9 4 [ ] 1-10 H40 #8 to #9 6 [ ] 1-10 H19 #8 to #9 -1 [ ] 1-10 H33 #8 to # SACK [ ] 2ND-SHORT RUN (0 RUN, 6 PASS) 2ND-SHORT PASS 2-2 V02 #8 to #3 2 [ ] 2-1 V14 #8 to #3 10 [ ] 2-2 V47 #8 to #3 12 [ ] 2-2 V48 #8 to #3 15 [ ] 2-1 H35 #8 to #3 9 [ ] 2-2 H50 #8 to #9 4 [ ] 2ND-MIDDLE RUN (1 RUN, 4 PASS) 2ND-MIDDLE PASS 2-4 H46 #17 7 [ ] 2-6 H35 #8 to #17 7 [ ] 2-5 V05 #8 to #3 - [ ] 2-6 H29 #8 to #9 5 [ ] 2-4 V40 #8 to #9 4 [ ] 2ND-LONG RUN (2 RUN, 8 PASS) 2ND-LONG PASS 2-12 H30 #20 4 [ ] 2-9 V32 #8 to #1 10 [ ] 2-11 H18 #8 1 [ ] 2-11 H30 #8 to #3 9 [ ] 2-9 H39 #8 to #5 6 [ ] 2-10 V25 #8 to #6 - [ ] 2-23 H40 #8 to #6 6 [ ] 2-9 H18 #8 to #9 13 [ ] 2-8 V47 #8 to #9 47 [ ] 2-11 H32 #8 to # SACK [ ] 3RD-SHORT RUN (0 RUN, 2 PASS) 3RD-SHORT PASS 3-1 H34 #8 to #5 11 [ ] 3-2 H39 #8 to #8 0 [ ] 3RD-MIDDLE RUN (0 RUN, 1 PASS) 3RD-MIDDLE PASS 3-3 H45 #8 to #3 - [ ] 3RD-LONG RUN (1 RUN, 5 PASS) 3RD-LONG PASS 3-21 H22 #17 8 [ ] 3-10 H19 #8 to #20 32 [ ] 3-8 H34 #8 to #3 44 [ ] 3-5 V05 #8 to #3 5 [ ] 3-15 V30 #3 to #8 10 [ ] 3-12 V49 #8 to #9 10 [ ] 4TH DOWN RUN (0 RUN, 0 PASS) 4TH DOWN PASS