Steve Mercado


Cape Coral, Fla.

High School:
North Fort Myers

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 275


Anthropology & Sociology

Steve  Mercado


24th Ranked Harvard Tops Leopards 24-14

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


Leopards Finish Non-League Play at No. 24 Harvard

Lafayette game notes


Leopards Outlast Georgetown, 24-21

Scheuerman runs for three TD's; Special teams play sparks Lafayette


Scheuerman's Late Score Propels Leopards

Two fourth quarter touchdown runs from Scheuerman seal a 35-23 victory over Wagner


Patriot League Champs Garner 11 All-League Selections

Leopards' place five on first team and six on second team


Friday Walk Through

Friday Walk Through


Lafayette Football vs. Wagner



Lafayette vs. Robert Morris

Photos by Rick Smith


Lafayette at Sacred Heart

Photos by Athletic Communications


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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