The Mercer Bears football team represents Mercer University located in Macon, Georgia. The Bears are a member of the NCAA FCS Southern Conference and play their home games at Five Star Stadium in Macon. The Bears are currently coached by Drew Cronic.
Mercer first fielded a football team in 1892, but did not have a permanent team until 1906. The team was suspended in 1917 and 1918. The school suspended the team again after the 1941 season due to World War II, but the program was not immediately resumed following the war. Mercer football finally returned in 2013 after a 72 year hiatus.
|1942-2012 - No team|