Freshman Robert Riddle threw for 316 yards and one score and ran for two more touchdowns as Mercer opened Southern Conference play by holding off Samford 30-24 on Saturday afternoon.
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Deondre Francois threw for 320 yards and three touchdowns, including the go-ahead score to Tre' McKitty with 4:03 to go, as Florida State held off Samford 36-26 on Saturday.
Devlin Hodges threw for 330 yards and five touchdowns and ran for another score as Samford opened the season by destroying Division II Shorter 66-9 on Thursday night.
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