With Mercer’s latest win, head coach Bobby Lamb reached an important career milestone


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Mercer Bears football head coach Bobby Lamb, pictured in this Oct. 11, 2017, file photo, has reached 100 wins in his coaching career.

Leading the Commerce High School football team as quarterback, Bobby Lamb looks to the sideline to receive a play call. His coach sends one in, but he’s not just any coach — he’s Bobby’s father, Ray Lamb.

That was more than 40 years ago. Football runs in the Lamb family DNA. Bobby Lamb is now Mercer football’s head coach. His brother, Hal Lamb, is the head coach at Calhoun High School.

Bobby Lamb’s son, Taylor Lamb, just graduated from Appalachian State University, where he played quarterback. He is now a graduate assistant at the University of South Carolina.

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