Sam Who? Glee Finds Mercedes a New Man

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Sorry, Sam. You've given Mercedes no choice but to move on.

With the confirmation that Chord Overstreet will not return to Glee next season, the show has been forced to scrap the Sam/Mercedes romance it teased on the season two finale and bring on board a new love interest for Amber Riley's character:

A William McKinley linebacker named Marcus. According to Fox sources, he'll be played by former Friday Night Lights recurring player, LaMarcus Tinker. Can you guess which one he is in the picture below?


Some other sites are saying the character has been renamed 'Marcus'.

Rhianna speranzo

it cant be the guy from nine lives of chloe king can it? ( ithink thats the guy anyways)


I don't like the racial stereotyping. As soon as they announced he'd be called 'Bubba' I was like "they're going to be really unoriginal and cast an overweight, black guy". I hope he's a lovely character (she deserves it), even if it is really cliché.

Gaby ee

I'm glad that Mercedes will have a new boyfriend, although I'm still kinda disappointed since I got my hopes up for Sam/Mercedes in the season 2 finale. I still hope that the show is going to give a decent explanation for Sam's absence, and I would like to now how Mercedes and this new guy got together.


Omg!! It's Kevin from Cougar Town!!! Awesome!!!


please be the middle guy, he's HOT


Oh come on guys this is a good thing. She needs a story line. Rachel, finn and kurt cant get all the main character focus, give other characters a chance to shine. Besides she is the most talented female on the show and has the best voice,why should she stay in the background. The same goes to artie.


don't like :(


I find this casting a bit annoying and quite cliche. Sam to Bubba. huh?

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Glee Quotes

We met right here. I took this man's hand and we ran down that hallway. Those of you who know me know I'm not in the habit of taking the hands of people I've never met before, but I think that my soul knew something that my body and my mind didn't know yet. It knew that our hands were meant to hold each other, fearlessly and forever. Which is why it's never really felt like I've been getting to know you. It's always felt like I was remembering you from something. As if in every lifetime that you and I have ever lived we've chosen to come back and find each other and fall in love all over again, over and over, for all eternity. And I just feel so lucky that I found you so soon in this lifetime because all I want to do, all I've ever wanted to do, is spend my life loving you. So, Kurt Hummel, my amazing friend, my one true love, will you marry me?


I'm gonna miss all of you. I love you guys.