Mercer football playing at Auburn in 2017

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Mercer Bears will meet the Auburn Tigers at Jordan-Hare Stadium in 2017, the football program announced Thursday. The game’s date and kickoff time hasn’t been announced yet.

The schools have met 11 times dating back to 1896, but they haven’t played since 1922.

Mercer, which returns all 11 starters on offense and all 11 starters on defense in 2015, is coming off a 6-6 campaign in its first season in the Southern Conference.

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