Bulldogs blocked

Liberty beats Gardner-Webb in overtime nail-biter Dexter Robbins had always heard that the biggest plays happen when you least expect them. That was exactly the case as he ran off the edge and blocked Paul Schumacher’s potential game-tying kick to clinch Liberty Football’s (5-3, 3-0) 23-20 win over Gardner-Webb (3-6, 1-2) in overtime. The rest of the team stormed the […]

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Welcome home

Liberty remains undefeated in Big South play The Liberty University Flames football team (4-3, 2-0) extended its win streak to three with a 52-28 victory over Big South conference foe Monmouth (4-4, 0-3) Saturday, Oct. 22 in front of a homecoming crowd of 16,687 at Williams Stadium. The Flames tallied a season high of 681 yards of total offense in […]

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Momma, we made it

The road to becoming a Flames football walk-on is a long journey According to cbsnews.com, only 16 percent of high school seniors will go on to play football at the collegiate level. Attempting to walk on to a college team makes your chances even slimmer, but five players beat those odds to join Flames football this fall. Spencer Jones, Benjamin […]

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Mama, I am coming home

Homecoming could not arrive sooner for Flames after four games on the road Coming into the season with high expectations following a run in the FCS playoffs in 2014, the Liberty Flames football team (3-4, 0-2 BSC) has, so far, had a rather disappointing season. After two key victories over nationally ranked Montana (who had beaten defending FCS National Champion […]

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Rough time

Unusual mistakes cost Flames in Morgantown Flames senior kicker John Lunsford banged his fourth kick of the day off the left upright and watched it drop just short. Although the kick was called back for a delay of game on the offense, and Lunsford finally got himself on the board with his next kick, his fourth miss of the day […]

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Liberty vs. West Virginia

Flames travel to Morgantown to battle the Mountaineers in FBS matchup The Liberty Flames football team will have its first major test of the 2015 season when it faces the West Virginia Mountaineers on the road this Saturday Sept. 12. Both teams come into the contest 1-0, with Liberty picking up a 32-13 win at home against the Delaware State […]

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Legacy lived out

Chaplain pens spiritual manuals to guide players and coaches Student-athletes are just that, students and athletes. At Liberty University, coaches and staff members work to develop their student-athletes to grow spiritually while becoming the best students and athletes they can be. Dr. Ed Gomes, the director of spiritual development for the Flames football team, works to help his players grow […]

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Flames start hot

Rushing attack sparks season-opening victory for Liberty Redshirt senior running back Desmond Rice ran for 139 yards and two touchdowns in his return to the lineup and the No. 15 Liberty Flames football team beat the Delaware State Hornets, 32-13, in the season opener at Williams Stadium Sept. 5. Rice missed the entire 2014 season with a knee injury but […]

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Flames ink 14

Signing day goes well for Flames Following a historic year for the Flames, Liberty Head Coach Turner Gill announced the addition of 14 new players to the 2015 football roster as a part of National Signing Day Wednesday, Feb. 4. At the afternoon press conference held in Liberty’s football operations center, Gill announced that of 16 official visits, 14 athletes […]

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Ready for Rocco

Flames prepare for former head coach’s first game back This Saturday, Liberty Football Head Coach Turner Gill and the Flames will face off in a much-anticipated Homecoming matchup against the record-setting former Liberty Coach Danny Rocco and his Richmond Spiders. Rocco was the head coach for the Liberty Flames football program from 2006 to 2011. He came in after a […]

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Dogs downed

Flames blast No. 25 Bryant for third straight win The Liberty Flames football team (3-1) dominated the No. 25 Football Championship Subdivision team in the nation in the NCAA coaches poll, the Bryant University Bulldogs (3-1) 38-21 at Williams Stadium Saturday, Sept. 20. On the first possession of the game, with only a few seconds until the 13-minute mark in […]

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