Mercer completed its first two-a-day practice of the 2015 preseason Tuesday, going through a pair of two-hour workouts at Five Star Stadium.
Sophomore running back Tee Mitchell had the highlight of the day when he leaped over a defender for a touchdown reception to start off the skeleton segment.
Tight ends Derek Owings and Robert Brown had strong days in the red zone as quarterback John Russ had a strong day throughout.
Safety Lendell Arnold had another strong day, while linebacker Corey Lockett split time between the two outside linebacker positions.
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“God was smiling on the Bears (Tuesday) with great weather for both practices,” head coach Bobby Lamb said. “We were a little sluggish early, but I thought we really picked it up during the team sessions and really got after it. Our offense bounced back from yesterday and that is what happens when a unit really takes pride in what they do.”