BIG news for the Bears
After a 77 year hiatus, Mercer University football team announced on Thursday that they will face National Champion Alabama in 2017 and 2021 at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa.
""We are excited to add one of the elite college football programs to our schedule in 2017 and 2021," said head coach Bobby Lamb. "This will be a great opportunity to test ourselves against a championship program in one of the most storied gameday environments in the country.""
2017 will be Mercer Football's biggest season in years, facing the always powerful Alabama Crimson Tide AND Auburn Tigers.
Read the press release here: http://www.mercerbears.com/sports/fball/2015-16/releases/2016012838dn0d