The head football coach at Mercer University is Mike Jacobs.

The sports department at Mercer University made the announcement on Thursday that Mike Jacobs has been hired to take over as the head coach of the Bears football program following his appointment. This news came after the announcement that Jacobs had been appointed. In the eight years that Jacobs has served as a head coach at the Division II level, he has amassed an incredible record of 74-17 overall.

This album is something that he brings with him to Mercer. The most recent team that he coached, Lenoir-Rhyne University, concluded the season with a record of 13-2 and made it all the way to the semifinals of the playoffs in 2022. According to Jim Cole, the director of athletics at Mercer University, “Mike Jacobs shares our values and vision for Mercer Football, and we think he is a leader that young men will want to play for,” the release stated. “Mike Jacobs is passionate about Mercer Football.”

Drew Cronic, who was the previous coach, will eventually be replaced by the senior college coach who has 21 years of expertise in the coaching field. The previous successful head coaching experience that Jacobs has is at Notre Dame College, where he coached the team to a record of 42-8 from 2016 to 2019. Jacobs has been teaching at Notre Dame College since 2016.

Jacobs has been a mentor to seventeen student-athletes who have been selected for all-region honors and seven student-athletes who have been selected for All-American honors throughout his stint in Division II. In their respective conferences, two of his teams have been recognized as having earned the title of Coach of the Year.

Jacobs delivered the following statement: “My family and I are humbled to be joining the Mercer football family.” Jacobs’s statement includes the following phrase. “Mercer competes at the highest level both on the field and in the classroom,” stated the spokeswoman for the school. Our expectation is that we will be able to completely incorporate ourselves into the structure of the Macon community as well as the institution. The administration from Mercer University issued a statement in which they noted that Jacobs’ track record of winning and developing players made him an ideal option to lead the Bears team into the future.