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Steve Mercado

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cape Coral, Fla.

High School:
North Fort Myers

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 275

Position:
DL

Major:
Anthropology & Sociology

Steve  Mercado

01/29/2016

24 Student-Athletes Placed on Football Honor Roll

Labudev achieves top GPA with a 3.93 in fall semester

10/13/2015

Leopards Tackle No. 18 Harvard on Homecoming

Lafayette vs. Harvard game notes

09/29/2015

Patriot League Play Opens Against No. 13/15 Fordham

Game notes vs. Fordham

09/01/2015

Leopards Open 134th Season vs. William and Mary

Lafayette vs. William & Mary game notes

10/18/2014

24th Ranked Harvard Tops Leopards 24-14

Big plays are difference as Leopards face third top-25 foe

11/25/2014

Friday Walk Through

Friday Walk Through

09/27/2014

Lafayette Football vs. Wagner

9/27/14

09/13/2014

Lafayette vs. Robert Morris

Photos by Rick Smith

09/06/2014

Lafayette at Sacred Heart

Photos by Athletic Communications

11/23/2013

Lafayette vs. Lehigh (Second Half)

Lafayette beats Lehigh, 50-28, to capture the Patriot League Title.

2014: Played in nine games with eight starts...made 17 tackles, two for loss...managed three fumble recoveries while also forcing a fumble...recorded a season-high five tackles at Colgate (11/8).

2013: All-Patriot League Second-Team selection at defensive tackle...appeared in all 12 games, drawing nine starts...made 34 tackles with four and half sacks on the season...forced two fumbles…had a season-high six stops against Sacred Heart (9/7) and at Holy Cross (10/26).

2012: Did not see any game action…named Scout Team Defensive Player of the Year.

AT NORTH FORT MYERS: National Honor Society member who maintained a 3.93 GPA...played linebacker, tackle, center and fullback...earned Lee County Athletic Conference and All-Southwest District honors as a junior and senior...named team Defensive MVP his final two seasons and team MVP in 2011...played in 2011 North-South game and was the game’s MVP...made 83 tackles, with 12 sacks and 22 quarterback hurries as a senior...also managed eight yards per carry on the ground...three-year letterwinner in basketball while collecting Lee County Athletic Conference honors and serving as team captain...averaged 13.5 points and 7.0 rebounds per game...wrestled for one season with a 9-4 record.

PERSONAL: Son of Robert and Marianela Mercado...went to same high school as Deion Sanders and Noel Devine...has an older brother, Richard, and an older sister, Kathy...born 11/16/93.

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