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Game Day Central: VMI

October 30, 2013
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Note: Includes all important Game Day links (Live Stats, Live Video, Live Audio, Williams Stadium info, Directions, Parking, Ticket information, etc.)

Liberty Football Game Notes:
Liberty vs. VMI

TV Coverage:
Liberty Flames Sports Network
LFSN TV Network Affiliates List
ESPN3
MASN
Play-By-Play Broadcaster: Mike Tilley
Color Commentator: Ray Jones
Sideline/Pregame/Halftime Reporters:
Erin McKeown, D.J. Jordan and Paul Rutigliano

Radio Coverage:
Liberty Flames Sports Network
LFSN Radio Network Affiliates List
• Pregame: 2:30 p.m.
• Kickoff: 3:37 p.m.
Play-By-Play Broadcaster: Alan York
Color Commentator: Paul Rutigliano
Sidelines: Nick Pierce
Pregame: Jamie Hall, Matt Camire & Nick Pierce

Mobile Video Coverage:
Liberty Today App

Series with VMI:
• Saturday's game will mark the 13th meeting in the series between the two Commonwealth programs
• Liberty leads the overall, 9-3, and holds a 9-1 mark against VMI since the Keydets joined the Big South in 2003
• Liberty's meeting with VMI will be their last as conference members as the Keydets are returning to the Southern Conference in 2014
• Liberty has won the last seven meetings with VMI
• Liberty has won by an average of 22.3 points per game during its current win streak with the Keydets
• Liberty has outscored VMI, 314-158, during its last seven meetings
• During its current seven-game winning streak against VMI, Liberty is averaging 44.9 points scored per game
• Liberty is 4-1 when hosting VMI at Williams Stadium

Attendance Notes:
• Against Coastal Carolina in Liberty's last home game (Oct. 19), the game was played in front of 18,911 fans, the third-largest crowd in Williams Stadium history
• 18,911 marked the second-largest Homecoming crowd in Williams Stadium history (facility record is 19,111 fans for Liberty's 63-27 win over No. 20 Coastal Carolina on Oct. 15, 2011)
• Entering this week's game against VMI, Liberty currently ranks No. 10 in the country in total home attendance in 2013 (68,673) and No. 8 in average home attendance (17,168)
• Liberty currently ranks No. 30 in the country in filling stadium capacity (89.42 percent)

Shutout Update:
• Saturday's 24-0 win over Gardner-Webb marked the 22nd shutout in program history
• Liberty's last shutout was a 57-0 win over Kentucky Wesleyan on Oct. 1, 2011
• Liberty's last shutout over a Division I opponent was a 42-0 blanking of Charleston Southern on Oct. 25, 2008
• Saturday's win marked the second time the Flames have shut out Gardner-Webb in program history
• The last time Liberty shut out Gardner-Webb, the Flames clinched its first-ever Big South title with a 31-0 victory over the Runnin' Bulldogs at Spangler Stadium on Nov. 17, 2007
• Saturday's win marked the first shutout victory for Turner Gill as a head coach (93 career games coached at Buffalo [2006-09], Kansas [10-11] and Liberty [2012-13])

Road Wins:
• Liberty picked up its first road victory of the year on Saturday
• Coming into the game, Liberty was 0-3 on the road in 2013 with the three losses coming by a combined 20 points
• Liberty is now 3-6 all-time in road games under head coach Turner Gill
• All three of Liberty's road victories under head coach Turner Gill have come against Big South opponents
• Liberty's other road victories under head coach Turner Gill were a 56-7 win at Presbyterian College on Oct. 13, 2012 and a 33-14 victory at VMI on Nov. 17, 2012

Noting the November Record:
• Saturday's game against VMI marks the first of four games in the month of November for the Flames
• Since the 2006 season, Liberty has posted a 17-4 record in the 11th month of the year
• Since the 2003 season, Liberty has posted a 23-7 record in the 11th month of the year
• Liberty was 3-0 last year in the month of November during Turner Gill's first season as head coach (W/ 26-12 vs. Charleston Southern; W/ 28-14 vs. No. 6 Stony Brook; W/ 33-14 at VMI)
• During the last 10 seasons, Liberty has posted a perfect record in November five times (2003, 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2012 – all three times with a 3-0 record)