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2016 Football Opponent Preview: Robert Morris

September 29, 2016  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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The Flames will look to snap a two-game skid on Saturday when Liberty hosts Robert Morris at Williams Stadium in both team's final games before opening conference play.

Like Liberty, Robert Morris has opened the 2016 season with a 1-3 record. The Colonials picked up their first win of the year last Saturday by a 21-19 count over Malone. Robert Morris is seeking its first winning season since 2010, when the Colonials went 8-3, including a victory over Liberty, a NEC title and the team's first FCS Playoffs appearance.

Last Meeting with Robert Morris
Sept. 10, 2011
No. 24/21 Liberty 38, Robert Morris 7
Lynchburg, Va. (Williams Stadium)
Series Note: Series is tied, 1-1
• No. 24/21 Liberty opened its 2011 home schedule with a 38-7 victory over Robert Morris, avenging a 2010 setback to the Colonials.
• Mike Brown threw for 209 yards and 2 TDs while rushing for 43 yards and 2 more scores for the Flames.
• The Flames' defense recorded four sacks and three interceptions, keeping Robert Morris off of the scoreboard until 10:25 remained in the game. By that time, Liberty had opened up a 28-0 advantage.
• Kevin Fogg accounted for two of Liberty's interceptions and also ran back a kickoff 88 yards for a score.
• The Colonials' Justin Brooks was the top ground gainer on the night, carrying the ball 22 times for 86 yards.