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De'mun Mercer
Player Profile:
De'mun Mercer 2868753
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Winnsboro, La.
High School: La Marque
Other College: Texas State
Experience: Transfer

2016 Game-by-Game Stats

2016 (Junior):
Appeared in final 11 games of season after missing the season opener at Stony Brook (Sept. 10) due to a fall camp injury ... Earned four starts at wide receiver and ranked second on the team in receptions (28) and led the team with 553 receiving yards and four touchdown receptions ... Recorded only two 100-yard receiving games by a Fighting Hawk in 2016 ... Caught one pass for 16 yards in UND debut at Bowling Green (Sept. 10) ... Had multiple catches in final seven games ... Finished with three catches for 63 yards and scored first touchdown on a 13-yard reception in home win over Southern Utah (Oct. 15) ... Posted career-highs in receptions (7) and yards (147) and scored game-tying touchdown in comeback win over Northern Arizona (Nov. 12) to secure Big Sky title ... Caught five passes for 122 yards and two touchdowns during FCS Playoff game vs. Richmond (Dec. 3) ... Earned first letter.

Before UND:
 Played in 23 games during two seasons at Texas State ... Caught 28 passes for 289 yards and four touchdowns for the Sun Belt Conference program at the FBS level ... Caught a 16-yard touchdown on his first collegiate reception against Arkansas-Pine Bluff as a redshirt freshman in 2014 ... Sat out the 2013 season as a redshirt ... Named District MVP and KUBE-TV Player of the Year after completing 78 of 131 passes for 1,067 yards and 16 touchdowns and running for 1,136 yards on 17 touchdowns as a senior at La Marque H.S. ... Also received the Martin Luther King Image award in 2012 ...  Led Cougars to an 11-2 overall record in 2012 ... Played as a sophomore and junior at Chavez H.S. in Houston ... Completed 48 of 127 passes for 585 yards and ran for 427 yards and six touchdowns on 66 carries as a junior ... Was an all-district second team wide receiver after catching 18 passes for 228 yards that year ... Earned all-state honors and was named the Chavez Offensive MVP after throwing for 1,706 yards and 21 touchdowns and rushing for 1,156 yards and 13 touchdowns as a sophomore ... Also earned all-district first team and District Newcomer of the Year honors that season.

Personal: Majoring in industrial technology ... Son of George and Debra Mercer.

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