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Francis Bah

Class: Junior
Position: DL
Height: 6-3
Weight: 295

Previous School: Lise-Meitner

Hometown: Duisburg, Germany

An Inside Look from the Coaching Staff
• A beast on the interior defensive line
• Missed the spring due to injury, and put in quality hours in the film room
• Can be dominant at his position with more consistency
• Might be the strongest player on the team
• Is a good technician on the field

2011 (So.)
•  Big South All-Conference second team DL
•  Played in all 11 games and started two at defensive end, after serving as a tight end in 2010
•  Ranked No. 3 in the Big South with 1.05 tackles for loss per game
•  Had two tackles for loss in four different games
•  Led team with 11.5 tackles for loss and 4.0 sacks
•  Second among team's defensive linemen with 33 tackles
• During first game of season, at N.C. State, finished with four tackles, two tackles for loss and a nine-yard sack
• Also posted 32-yard fumble return for a touchdown at N.C. State
• Recorded one sack in each of Liberty's first four games of the season
• Posted a season-high eight stops against Coastal Carolina (four solo, four assisted)
• Closed out the year with five stops against Stony Brook in the Big South title game
• Helped Liberty's defense finish the season ranked No. 31 in scoring defense (22.00 points per game)
• Flames finished No. 32 in red zone defense (74.2 percent) and No. 38 in total defense (343.27 yards per game)

2010 (R-Fr.)
• Saw playing time in 10 out of 11 games
• Used mostly on special teams and as a reserve tight end
• Finished the season with one reception for six yards, at VMI
• As a member of Liberty's special teams unit, he had 13 tackles, including eight assisted stops
• Recorded a fumble recovery during a kickoff against Stony Brook at home, helping the Flames clinch their fourth-straight Big South title

2009 (Fr.)
• Redshirted

Prep
• Graduated from the Lise-Meitner-Gymnasium program in Duisburg, Germany
• Finished his senior year with 12 receptions for 486 yards
• Returned three kickoffs and two punts for touchdowns
• Member of the national team
• Played for the Duesseldorf Panthers

Personal
• Son of Lamin and Julia Bah
• Birthday is June 26
• Exercise science major
• Would like to be a fitness specialist after graduation