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.
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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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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.
Georgia Tech mashes Mercer
Matthew Jordan plunges in for the 1-yard TD, and the Yellow Jackets take a 28-10 lead. As usual, Georgia Tech has done it on the back of a balanced rushing attack with 268 yards on the ground in the first three quarters.