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Head Coach Danny Rocco's Postgame Press Conference
Liberty dropped their second-straight road game on Saturday afternoon at Elon, 42-14.
As part of LibertyFlames.com's continuing coverage of the football program, the web site will bring you weekly postgame comments from head coach Danny Rocco.
During Liberty's six home games, LibertyFlames.com will provide video footage from the postgame press conference. For road contests, the web site will provide audio coverage of Rocco's after-game comments.
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Flame Facts from the Elon game:
• The Elon game snapped a five-game streak where Liberty has scored 30 or more points, the second-longest such streak in program history.
• Liberty has allowed back-to-back opponent to pass for 300 or more yards, marking the first-such opponent streak since Toledo (304) and Bowling Green (308) did so in 2003.
• Elon's Terrell Hudgins set a new opponent record with 16 receptions, bettering the previous record held by three players with 13 receptions. The most recent receiver to accomplish the feat was Charleston Southern's Maurice Price last year.
• Liberty was held under 100 team rushing yards for the first time in 10 games. The last team to hold Liberty below the century mark was Wake Forest (85 yards on Sept. 30, 2006).
• Liberty finished the Elon contest with 8.0 tackles for a loss (19 yards), marking the team's second-highest tackle for a loss total of the year.
• Zach Terrell recorded Liberty's first touchdown with a two-yard run, giving the junior his 10th-straight game with a rushing touchdown.
• Zach Terrell now has recorded 19 career rushing touchdowns, which ranks tied for third in Big South history along with fellow Flame Eugene Goodman and Gardner-Webb's Nick Roberts.
• Wynton Jackson led the Flames with six receptions for 94 yards, marking his fourth-highest career receiving game.
• Both Wynton Jackson and Brandon Turner moved over the 1,500 career receiving mark during the game on Saturday. Jackson now has 1,536 career receiving yards, followed by Turner's 1,519.
• Wynton Jackson now ranks ninth in Big South history with 1,536 career receiving yards, followed by Turner in the No. 10 spot with 1,519 receiving yards.
• Back-up quarterback Spencer Landis completed his first career touchdown pass with a 13-yard slant pattern to Wynton Jackson. Landis finished the afternoon 4-for-5 with 36 yards passing.
• For the second time this year, Zac Kolegue booted eight punts in a game, finishing the contest with eight for 323 yards on Saturday.
• Zac Kolegue averaged 40.4 yards per punt, marking the third-straight game the punter has averaged 40 or more yards per punt.
• Nick Hursky posted his fourth-straight game with double-figure tackle total, ranking second on the afternoon with 12 stops.
• Nick Hursky currently leads the Big South Conference with 45 tackles and ranks tied for No. 10 nationally by averaging 11.25 tackles per game.
• Stevie Ray Lloyd finished the game with a career-high 13 tackles, bettering his previous high of 12 against VMI last year and Shippensburg this year.
• True freshman Patrick Bannon had a breakout afternoon against the Phoenix, finishing the contest with five tackles, including four assisted stops and his first career sack.