Skyhawk Football | Mitch Mersman - 49

YearRS Senior
HometownDickson, Tenn.
Height/Weight6-1 - 225 lbs.

2016: Saw action in all 12 games as the team’s primary place kicker…Named OVC Specialist of the Week (Oct. 16)…Converted of 9-of-15 field goal attempts…Nailed 37-of-40 point after attempts… Scored 64 points on the season…Booted a season-long field goal of 44-yards against Georgia State (Oct. 22)…Converted 3-of-4 field goal attempts and 3-of-3 point after attempts at Murray State (Oct. 15)… Tied a program-record with 12 PATs made against Bacone College (Sept. 17)…Notched 72 kickoffs, totaling 4,231 yards…Averaged 58.8 yards per kickoff…Notched 19 touchbacks…Compiled five total tackles, three solos and two assists.

2015: Saw action in all 11 games, serving as the team’s primary kickoff specialist…Notched 72 kicks for 3,965 yards…Averaged 55.1 yards per kickoff…Tallied 13 touchbacks.

2014: Saw time in a pair of games, playing in the season opener at FBS member Kentucky (Aug. 30) and against Cumberland (Sept. 11)…Handled five kickoffs for 296 yards (59.2 yard average) against Cumberland.

2013: Redshirted.

BEFORE UTM: Played at Dickson County High School under head coach Troy Williams…Helped lead the Cougars to a 10-2 record and a second-round berth in the TSSAA state playoffs in 2012…Tallied 41 touchbacks in 49 kickoff attempts…Also added eight field goals and 46 PAT’s…Was a big part of DCHS’s prolific offense, as he had five games of six or more PAT’s…Played a big part in the Cougars’ 19-14 win over Springfield, racking up four field goals and a PAT (13 points)…Kicked a career-long 48-yard field goal as a junior…Was selected to participate in the Kentucky-Tennessee National Guard Border Bowl on Jan. 12 at the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Ky.

PERSONAL: Born on Oct. 9, 1994…Son of Scott and Jill Mersman…Majoring in management.

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