Former Mercer coach Bobby Lamb named first Anderson football coach

Anderson University in South Carolina announced Tuesday that Lamb, who spent the 2020 season as an assistant at the University of Louisiana, will be the school's first head football coach.

ANDERSON, South Carolina (41NBC/WMGT) – Former Mercer University head football coach Bobby Lamb has a new head coaching job.  Previously, Mercer hired Lamb in 2011 to bring the Mercer program back to life after a 70-year hiatus. Lamb coached the Bears from 2013-2019.

Anderson University in South Carolina announced Tuesday that Lamb will be the school’s first head football coach. Lamb spent the 2020 season as an assistant at the University of Louisiana.

Lamb returns to South Carolina, where he was Furman’s head coach from 2002-2010. He played quarterback at Furman from 1982-1985. Currently, Anderson tasked Lamb with building a program to start NCAA Division II play in the South Atlantic Conference in 2024.

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