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August 17, 2008
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Mike Godsil talks with media at the annual Liberty football Media Day at Williams Stadium.

Mike Godsil talks with media at the annual Liberty football Media Day at Williams Stadium.

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Audio interviews with select Flames during Media Day

One day after training camp officially closed, the Flames football team returned to Williams Stadium to host its annual Media Day, Sunday afternoon.

Media Day kicked off with the team photo at 2:30 p.m., at the 20-yard line of the North end zone at Williams Stadium, utilizing the picturesque Williams Football Operations Center as a backdrop for the large group snapshot.

After taking uniform headshots inside the building, the team emerged onto the turf to greet fans and conduct interviews with the local media.

The Flames hosted one of the larger media contingents in recent Media Day history, with the following media organizations represented: Flames Television Network, Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star, Lynchburg News & Advance, WSET-TV, WRVL-Radio and WWMC-Radio.

Besides the television, radio and newspaper interviews conducted with the players and members of the coaching staff, LibertyFlames.com made its way around the stadium, talking with several key components of this year's squad.

Click below to hear LibertyFlames.com's one-on-one interviews with the following players:

Nick Hursky
Brock Smith
Mike Godsil
Colin Dugan
Rashad Jennings

To hear the medley of interviews with the players, click here or the link at the top of the page.

Liberty's fall semester begins tomorrow and Flames' head coach Danny Rocco has given the players the day off to adjust to the academic portion of their schedule.

The Flames will return to the practice field on Tuesday at 2:20 p.m., with their first of 10 remaining practice sessions before hosting North Greenville in their home opener on Aug. 30.

LibertyFlames.com's Countdown to Kickoff coverage will return tomorrow with its Coach's Corner segment, previewing the Flames' defensive line.

New players pose for headshots in a coat and tie.

Les Schofer (right) organizes players for team photo shoot.

Prior to team photo at Media Day.

Danny Rocco talks with media during Media Day.