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Game Day Central: Wake Forest

August 29, 2012  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Game Day Central: Wake Forest

Game Day Central Page
Note: Includes all important Game Day links (Live Stats, Live Video, BB&T Field info, Directions, Parking, Ticket information, etc.)

Game Notes:
Wake Forest Game Notes

Television Coverage:
Game will be Carried Live

Radio Coverage:
Provided by the Flames Sports Network

Pregame Tailgating Show:
5:00 p.m.

Broadcast - Kickoff:
6:36 p.m. vs. Wake Forest

Flagship Station:
Victory FM (88.3 FM WRVL)

Network Affiliates:
Full List of Victory FM Network Affiliates

Season Openers:
• All-time record: 19-20
• Record in season-openers on the road: 2-13
• Last season opener: L/ 21-34 at N.C. State (9/3/11)
• Last season-opening win: W/ 52-7 vs. St. Francis, Pa. (9/4/10)
• Last time Liberty opened the season on the road with a win: W/ 17-7 at Edinboro (9/3/88)

First Game Under a New Head Coach:
• Lee "Rock" Royer" – L/ 32-42 vs. Massanutten Military (9/27/73)
• John Cartwright – W/ 30-10 at Washington & Lee (9/23/74)
• Tom Dowling – L/ 13-31 at Chowan (9/10/77)
• Morgan Hout – L/ 10-35 vs. Towson State (9/8/84)
• Sam Rutigliano – W/ 51-27 vs. Edinboro (9/9/89)
• Ken Karcher – L/ 20-37 vs. East Tennessee (9/2/00)
• Danny Rocco – W/ 27-0 vs. St. Paul's (8/31/06)

Series against Wake Forest:
• Wake Forest leads 1-0
• Last Meeting: Wake Forest won, 34-14 (9/30/06)

Versus the ACC:
• All-time record against ACC schools: 0-2
• N.C. State: 0-1 (L/ 21-34 in 2011)
• Wake Forest: 0-1 (L/ 14-34 in 2006)

Game Day Storylines:
• Liberty's first game under head coach Turner Gill
• Search for new QB after the graduation of two-time Walter Payton Award candidate Mike Brown
• Liberty's first game after switching to a "4-3" defensive scheme
• Beginning of Liberty's toughest non-conference schedule in school history, with all five non-conference opponents advancing to postseason play in 2011 (Wake Forest to a bowl game; Norfolk State, Montana and Lehigh to the NCAA FCS Playoffs; Concord to the NCAA Division II playoffs)
• Liberty's first game after announcing its FBS intentions last May