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Gill Thanks Flames Nation for Faithful Support
Following Liberty's second home game in a row with 20,000-plus fans filling Williams Stadium, Liberty Head Football Coach Turner Gill issued the following to thank Flames Nation for their support.
"Speaking for our coaches and players, I want to thank our fans for their tremendous support. Yesterday was the second game this season they were over 20,000 strong. Their enthusiasm brings out the best in us!"
Liberty's Big South opener against Gardner-Webb, yesterday afternoon, was played in front of a Family Weekend crowd of 20,217 fans.
The attendance figure is the second largest in stadium history. Liberty now has had back-to-back home games with 20,000-plus fans (stadium record 20,838 for Homecoming against Richmond on Oct. 4).
Following the game, Liberty now ranks No. 5 in the country in average home attendance (18,421), No. 6 in total home attendance (73,683) and No. 14 in filling stadium capacity (95.94 percent).
Liberty still has single game tickets available for its final two regular season home games (Nov. 8 vs. Monmouth and Nov. 15 vs. Charleston Southern).
The Flames' next home game against Monmouth will be Military Appreciation Day, which will including a moving halftime celebration where Liberty Athletics will thank all those brave men and women who have served in the armed forces to protect our freedoms (halftime show archive).