|“||Let's face it, there's two kinds of people in this world- Copperheads, and those who wish they were.||”|
Texas Sutter North University, or 'TSNU' is Ted Mercer's alma-mater, which he carries a great appreciation for. The school is also interested in recruiting Sutton Mercer, due to her legacy status and tennis talent.
- The school mascot is the copperhead.
- His college years at TSNU were the only point in his life were Ted spent a great deal of time away from his best friend, Alec Rybak.
- Emma Becker and Ted visited TSNU together, where Emma talked with coaches and even interviewed with admissions while posing as Sutton, in an attempt to upset and draw Sutton out of hiding.