Presentation on theme: "MERCER UNIVERSITY FOOTBALL Division I FCS- Football Championship Subdivision PIONEER LEAGUE."— Presentation transcript:
MERCER UNIVERSITY FOOTBALL Division I FCS- Football Championship Subdivision PIONEER LEAGUE
MERCER FOOTBALL TIMELINE FEBRUARY 2012- SIGN 1 st CLASS FALL 2012- PRACTICE YEAR FEBRUARY 2013- SIGN 2 nd CLASS FALL 2013- 12 GAME SCHEDULE BEGINS
MERCER BUTLER MOREHEAD STATE SAN DIEGO STETSON VALPARAISO MARIST CAMPBELL DAYTON DAVIDSON JACKSONVILLE DRAKE
Top 10 in U.S. News & World Reports annual ranking of comprehensive universities in the South for 12 th straight year. Ranked No. 8 in the South in the 2010 Best Regional Universities category. Moved up to the No. 4 spot in the South for Great Schools, Great Prices. For the seventh consecutive year, The Princeton Review has named Mercer University to its list of Americas best colleges in the 2010 edition of the book, Best 371 Colleges.
Founded in 1833 11 Schools and Colleges More than 8,200 Students Over 60 Majors Professional Schools include: Law, Medical, Engineering, Executive MBA, and Pharmacy Student/Teacher Ratio 13:1 Average Class Size 21 17 Division I Intercollegiate Sports
Opened in 2005 40 Million Dollar Facility 230,000 Square Feet Heritage Hall Lap Pool Athletic Offices Food Court- UNIVERSITY CENTER
3,200 Seat Basketball Arena Athletic Training Room Athletic Locker Rooms Fitness Center Indoor Walking Track
. President William Underwood President Underwood has led Mercer during a period of dynamic growth and development for the University. Since his arrival as Mercers 18th President in 2006, enrollment has increased by approximately 20 percent to more than 8,200 students. President Underwood is committed to Mercer Athletics.
A native of Augusta, GA Cole lettered in baseball at Mercer University from 1990 to 1993. Cole was drafted as a pitcher by the Milwaukee Brewers in 1993. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Georgia Chamber of Commerce. Under Gov. Sonny Perdue he served in the Georgia Legislature and was the Governor's floor leader. Cole is an active community leader throughout the state of Georgia.
MERCER UNIVERSITY HEAD FOOTBALL COACH BOBBY LAMB Born in Augusta and raised in Commerce, GA. Coach Lamb as a player, assistant coach, and head coach has been associated with 30 FCS playoff games. 2004 Southern Conference Coach of the year Coaching Record - 67-40 (.626) 4 Playoff Appearances 1 Conference Championship #5 Final National Ranking in 2004 #3 Final National Ranking in 2005
Proposed Field House and Stadium Mercer University