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Sam Gregg

Title: Assistant Coach - Offensive Line

Sam Gregg, a veteran offensive coach for more than two decades, rounded out Liberty's offensive staff when he was named Liberty's offensive line coach in 2019.

Gregg came to Liberty after spending the previous five seasons (2014-18) as the offensive coordinator at West Georgia.

Working alongside fellow Liberty coaching staff members Josh Aldridge, Rickey Hunley and Scott Symons, Gregg helped West Georgia to four NCAA Division II playoff appearances (2014, 2015, 2017 and 2018), back-to-back 12-win seasons, two NCAA Division II Super Region 2 titles (2014 and 2015) and a Gulf South Conference crown in 2015.

Prior to his time in Carrollton, Ga., Gregg spent six seasons at West Alabama (2008-13), starting as an offensive line coach before he was promoted to offensive coordinator.

During his seven seasons as an offensive coordinator in the Gulf South Conference at West Georgia and West Alabama, Gregg helped produce 48 all-conference players. This number included a pair of All-America linemen in center Harley Vaughan and tackle Austin Kastl.

During his coaching career, Gregg has coached 17 All-Americans (11 offensive linemen, four running backs and two tight ends).

Gregg, who is a 2002 graduate of Murray State, started his coaching career as a defensive line coach at Itawamba Community College (2003), Southwest Baptist (2005-06) and Arkansas – Monticello (2007) and as a graduate assistant at Memphis (2004).       

Flames Flashback: 2019 Year in Review
• Gregg's offensive line played a vital role in Liberty finishing its first full season at the FBS level with an 8-5 record, including a win over Georgia Southern in the 2019 FBC Mortgage Cure Bowl.

• With the Cure Bowl victory, Liberty became the third team in NCAA history to win a bowl game during its first full season at the FBS level.

• Gregg helped continue the stellar career of offensive lineman Dontae Duff, who was one of 11 Liberty players named to the Phil Steele FBS Independent All-Conference teams.

• Duff, who started 47 career games and played every position on the offensive line during his career, was a four-time honoree on the VaSID all-state team.

• Gregg's offensive line helped quarterback Stephen Calvert finish his career as the program's all-time career leader in passing yards (12,025) and touchdowns (93).

• Liberty's offensive line allowed Calvert to post the longest streak in the country among FBS quarterbacks by completing 295 passing attempts without an interception in 2019.

• Liberty finished the 2019 season ranked No. 21 nationally in passing yards per game (288.9) and No. 32 in total offensive yards per game (439.4).

Gregg at a Glance
Coaching Experience:
2019-present – Liberty (OL)
2014-18 – West Georgia (OC)
2008-13 – West Alabama (OL/OC)
2007 – Arkansas – Monticello (OL)
2005-06 – Southwest Baptist (OL)
2004 – Itawamba Community College (OL)
2003 – Memphis (GA)
Education: Bachelor's degree in physical education (Murray State, '02)
Wife: Mandy
Children: Britt
Hometown: Amory, Miss.