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    55Brendan Schlittler

    Class: R-Sophomore Position: OL Height: 6-5 Weight: 315 Previous School: Eureka HS Hometown: Eureka, Mo.

    2020 (R-So.):
    • Started 10 games at right guard
    • VaSID All-State second team honoree
    • Phil Steele Postseason All-Independent second team
    • Helped the Flames finish the year ranked No. 9 nationally in rushing offense (252.4 yards per game), No. 15 in total offense (482.7 yards per game) and No. 16 in scoring offense (38.2 points per game)
    • Liberty ranked No. 12 in the country in first down offense (273)
    • Liberty ranked No. 15 in the nation in time of possession (32:58)
    • Liberty ranked No. 22 in the country in team passing efficiency (154.51)
    • Liberty ranked No. 8 in fourth-down conversion percent (77.3 percent)
    • Liberty ranked No. 17 in third-down conversion percent (48.0 percent)
    • Helped block for Malik Willis, who led all FBS quarterbacks with 944 rushing yards and 14 rushing touchdowns

    2019 (R-Fr.):
    • Saw playing time in all 13 games
    • Served as a backup at right guard
    • Helped the Flames record 39 pancake blocks during the season
    • Was part of an offensive line that helped quarterback Stephen Calvert finish his career as Liberty’s all-time leader in career 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)
    • Liberty finished the 2019 season ranked No. 32 in total offensive yards per game (439.4)
    • Protected a pair of 1,000-yard performers in running back Frankie Hickson (1,041 yards rushing) and wide receiver Antonio Gandy-Golden (1,396 receiving yards)

    2018 (Fr.):
    • Redshirted after playing in the season opener against Old Dominion

    Prep:
    • Graduate of Eureka High School in Eureka, Mo.
    • Signed with the Flames during the December signing period
    • Named a two-star recruit by Rivals.com and 247Sports.com
    • Received offers from Army, Columbia, Eastern Kentucky, Eastern Michigan, NIU and Tennessee-Martin
    • All-conference and all-district honoree as a junior
    • Finished his senior year with 76 pancake blocks and no sacks allowed
    • Named first-team all-conference, all-district and all-state as a senior
    • Played baseball at Eureka High School

    Personal:
    • Son of Susan and Michael Schlittler
    • Birthday is on April 26
    • Graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration

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