College Football

Wofford Terriers (1-6)


Payton throws for 3 TDs in Mercer's 45-14 rout of Wofford

MACON, Ga. (AP) Fred Payton passed for 357 yards, Mercer added another 210 yards on the ground, and the Bears defeated Wofford 45-14 on Saturday night.

Payton completed 19 of 27 passes with two of his three TDs going to Ty James, who had 153 yards on five receptions. Fred Davis led on the ground with 91 yards and Al Wooten II added 79 yards for the Bears (5-2, 3-1 Southern Conference), who totaled 567 yards.

Wofford (1-6, 0-4) managed just 176 yards of total offense, with Bryce Corriston completing 8 of 17 passes for 58 yards. Still, the score was tied at 14 in the second quarter after the Terriers' Joe Beckett returned a fumble 55 yards for a touchdown.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: P. Derrick540
Passing TDs: P. Derrick3
Rushing Yards: I. Mulligan607
Rushing TDs: I. Mulligan7
Receiving Yards: A. Holt286
Receiving TDs: A. Holt3
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2021
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/4 at Elon W 24 - 22
9/18 vs. Kennesaw State L 10 - 31
9/25 at VMI L 23 - 31
10/2 at ETSU L 21 - 27
10/9 vs. Furman L 20 - 42
10/16 vs. Samford L 24 - 27
10/23 at Mercer L 14 - 45
10/30 vs. Western Carolina 10:30 PT11:30 MT12:30 CT1:30 ET5:30 GMT1:30 北京时间10:30 MST11:30 CST12:30 EST
11/6 vs. Chattanooga 10:30 PT11:30 MT12:30 CT1:30 ET5:30 GMT1:30 北京时间10:30 MST11:30 CST12:30 EST
11/13 at Citadel 11:00 PT12:00 MT1:00 CT2:00 ET7:00 GMT3:00 北京时间12:00 MST1:00 CST2:00 EST
11/20 at North Carolina TBA
Southern
  Conference Overall
13 ETSU 4-1 7-1
Mercer 4-1 5-2
18 Virginia Military 3-1 5-2
Chattanooga 3-1 4-3
Furman 2-2 4-3
Samford 2-3 3-4
Western Carolina 1-3 1-6
Citadel 1-3 2-5
Wofford 0-5 1-6
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 2148 (66)
Passing Yards: 881 (103)
Rushing Yards: 1267 (19)
Points per game: 20.3 (86)
Yards per game: 358.0 (66)
Touchdowns: 15 (80)
Field Goals: 6 (50)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 2552 (82)
Passing Yards: 1280 (46)
Rushing Yards: 1272 (104)
Points per game: 30.0 (71)
Yards per game: 425.3 (91)
Touchdowns: 22 (70)
Field Goals: 9 (112)
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