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TABLE OF CONTENTS

MAINE VS. LIBERTY WILLIAMS STADIUM LYNCHBURG, VA.

3 TODAY’S GAME 7 100 YARDS WITH FRANKIE HICKSON by Kailey Bandara 125 LIBERTY FOOTBALL RETIRES EDWARDS’ JERSEY

PLAYER & TEAM INFORMATION Game Day Stats......................................................... 9 Maine Roster.............................................................10 Liberty Roster........................................................... 12 Liberty & Maine Depth Chart...............................14 Opponent Information........................................... 15 Liberty Head Coach Hugh Freeze...................... 32 Liberty Football Coaching Staff......................... 38 Flames Football Support Staff...........................48 Liberty Cheerleaders.............................................50 Liberty Pictorial Roster.........................................54 2019 Football Team Photo...................................64 Future Schedules....................................................121

FLAMES GAME DAY CONTENTS Williams Stadium Clear Bag Policy.....................5 Note from President Falwell.................................17 Liberty at a Glance................................................. 18 Rigorous Academics............................................. 20 Liberty Facilities......................................................22 President Jerry Falwell..........................................27 Director of Athletics Ian McCaw........................ 29 Raising Athletics Excellence............................... 30 Williams Stadium................................................... 66 Liberty Football Center........................................ 68 Indoor Practice Facility..........................................71 Cost of Athletics Facilities....................................73 Athletics Facilities...................................................75 2018-19 Athletics Excellence................................ 91 Liberty Flames Sports Network........................ 95 The Spirit of the Mountain Marching Band.... 99 Liberty Athletics Hall of Fame..........................103 Flames Club Members........................................... 111 Opponent Scoreboard......................................... 126

D.J. Stubbs, WR

Editor: Ryan Bomberger Associate Editor: Todd Wetmore Contributors: Joe Carmany, Paul Carmany, Steven Gonzalez, Bill Smith, Mitzi Bible, and Liberty University News Service Contributing Editors: Liberty University Marketing, Kristin Conrad, Ashley Holloway, Katie Nelson, and Jessica Pandorf Cover Photography: Liberty University Photography Contributing Photographers: Liberty University Photography Cover Design: Jake Rose, Liberty University Marketing Layout/Typesetting: Trent Haddock and Jake Rose, Liberty University Marketing Printing: Liberty University Printing

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TODAY’S GAME “4 DOWNS” WITH THE BLACK BEARS

Joshua Mack, RB

STORYLINES

1) Liberty (4-2) brings a four-game winning streak into its 46th annual Homecoming game Saturday versus Maine (2-4, 0-3 CAA). The Flames and Black Bears have only met once previously. Maine posted a 42-20 home victory on Oct. 10, 1992. 2) Liberty is seeking its first five-game winning streak since the 2016 season and its first 5-2 start to a season since the 2010 Flames began the year at 7-2. 3) The Flames have won three straight home games. Liberty is 8-2 at Williams Stadium since joining the FBS ranks in 2018. Liberty is 31-14 all-time on Homecoming, including 9-3 over the last 12 seasons. 4) Liberty redshirt junior RB Joshua Mack will be facing 32 former teammates on Saturday. He rushed for 2,047 yards and 15 TDs while playing for Maine in 2016 and 2017. Mack is coming off his best game as a Flame, tallying 177 total yards and the game-winning fourth quarter TD at New Mexico State. 5) Liberty senior QB Stephen Calvert needs 69 passing yards to reach the 10,000-yard milestone for his career and 336 yards to break the Liberty career passing record. 6) Senior WR Antonio Gandy-Golden ranks No. 2 in the nation with 728 receiving yards this season and is No. 2 among active FBS receivers with 3,146 career receiving yards. He is 25 yards away from eclipsing the Liberty career receiving record.

1) The Black Bears are visiting Williams Stadium for the first time on Saturday, making Maine the 25th different state ever to have a team play at the facility. Saturday’s game will feature a matchup between first-year head coaches. Hugh Freeze is in his first season at the helm for the Flames, while Maine’s Nick Charlton is making his debut as a collegiate head coach in 2019. 2) Liberty is coming off of its first of two bye weeks this season. (The Flames will also have a bye on Nov. 16.) The Flames are 0-3 in their first game following a bye week since the start of the 2017 campaign. Maine is the second FCS opponent on the Flames’ 2019 schedule. Liberty posted a 62-27 home victory over FCS member Hampton on Sept. 21, improving to 3-0 against FCS foes since joining the FBS ranks prior to the 2018 season. 3) Liberty and Maine are squaring off on the gridiron for the first time in 27 years. The Black Bears are the third opponent the Flames are facing for the first time in 20+ seasons in 2019. Prior to this year, Liberty last matched up with both Buffalo and Hampton during the 1998 season. 4) With four losses (2-4 overall record), Maine is off to an uncharacteristically slow start. The Black Bears have already equaled their loss total from 2018, when they finished 10-4 and reached the FCS national semifinals. Following Saturday, Liberty will embark on a four-game road trip. The Flames are the only FBS team who will play four straight road games during the 2019 season.

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WILLIAMS STADIUM CLEAR BAG POLICY CLEAR BAG POLICY:

In an effort to enhance fan safety and expedite entrance to Williams Stadium, Liberty University has implemented a security screening process. This process includes a clear bag policy that limits the size and types of bags that can be brought into the stadium by fans. The implementation of this measure is intended to enhance public safety while minimizing time spent searching bags at gate security checkpoints, thus easing access into the stadium. Liberty’s new clear bag policy fully went into effect for the Flames’ Sept. 24, 2016, game against Jacksonville State and will be enforced strictly during the 2019 football season.

The policy is consistent with the NFL’s current model. Only clear tote bags that do not exceed 12” x 6” x 12” or one-gallon plastic freezer bags will be allowed in Williams Stadium. In addition, small handheld clutch purses no larger than 4.5” x 6.5” will be permitted. Spectators will also be able to carry other items allowed into the stadium, such as binoculars, cameras, and smart phones.

ACCEPTABLE BAGS:

6.5” 12”

4.5”

6”

12”

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PLAYER FEATURE STORY 100 YARDS WITH FRANKIE HICKSON

In just the second game of the 2019 season, senior running back Frankie Hickson (5-8, 190) surpassed 2,000 career rushing yards. Hickson is also ranked in the top five in school history for all-purpose yards, and his offensive presence is undeniable, along with his impact on the team as a leader. Flames Illustrated caught up with Hickson prior to Homecoming to talk about his overall career and goals.

What are some of your pregame traditions?

“My main tradition is to listen to music that’s going to have a positive impact on my emotions. If I feel like I need to calm down, I’ll listen to a certain type of music to do that, but if I feel like I need to be really intense, it will be different.”

What is an accomplishment you would like to achieve before you play your last game at Liberty?

“I would just like to be a servant to my teammates. I’m not focused on any stats or anything on the field. I just want to make sure that my teammates are good and that, after I leave, they can always call me if they need anything.”

What are some of your aspirations after you graduate from Liberty?

“I want to play football at the top level, but if that’s not in the plan, then I would like to coach at the college level. Having a father that has coached for decades, I think I have a lot to give to the next generation.”

How has the hiring of Coach Freeze and this staff impacted your game?

With your dad being a coach, how has he been an influence on you?

“My dad coaches me every day. It’s actually very rarely about football nowadays though. He’s always there and has always been supportive. The greatest lesson he could ever teach me is how to be a great father. He’s definitely impacted my life, and he’s been the best coach I’ve ever had.”

What has been your favorite moment as a Liberty Flame up to this point?

“Probably when we first found out we were going FBS. There was excitement and elation, and you could just see it in the guys’ faces that their dreams were finally coming true, and I was one of them.”

If you could be coached by any NFL running back, who would you want it to be and why? “I would like to be coached by Le’Veon Bell for his patience and Saquon Barkley for his athleticism and mental capacity. As far as former players, Barry Sanders, of course. In my opinion, nobody will ever be as good as him. He made do with what he had and became an all-star with little help.”

How do you feel you have personally changed since your freshman season?

“I’ve learned so much since I’ve been here, both on and off the field. First of all, I’ve developed a relationship with my Lord and Savior, and it’s actually meant something and hasn’t just been my parents’ relationship; it’s been my own. I’ve become a different person and a different man. I see things differently, and I don’t take anything for granted anymore.” By Kailey Bandara, Liberty Athletics Communications

“It’s allowed me to grow even more. After every season, you always feel like you have room to grow, but these men have shown us what it’s like to really be about your business and to be accountable to the guy next to you.”

As a senior, what do you hope to leave as your legacy after you leave Liberty?

“It’s not so much about me being remembered, but rather I want to lead by example. I want the next generation to understand that hard work will get you further than your talent will.”

Frankie Hickson

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GAME DAY STATISTICS 2019 LIBERTY (4-2)

MAINE INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

LIBERTY INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

AUG. 31 SYRACUSE ................................. L/0-24 SEPT. 7 AT LOUISIANA ������������������������� L/14-35 SEPT. 14 BUFFALO................................ W/35-17 SEPT. 21 HAMPTON................................W/62-27 SEPT. 28 NEW MEXICO......................... W/17-10 OCT. 5 AT NEW MEXICO STATE �������� W/20-13 OCT. 19 MAINE............................................6 P.M. OCT. 26 AT RUTGERS �������������������������������NOON NOV. 2 AT UMASS....................................NOON NOV. 9 AT BYU.............................................TBA NOV. 23 AT VIRGINIA �����������������������������������TBA NOV. 30 NEW MEXICO STATE ��������������������2 P.M.

2019 MAINE (2-4, 0-4 CAA)

AUG. 31 SACRED HEART....................... W/42-14 SEPT. 7 AT GEORGIA SOUTHERN..........L/18-26 SEPT. 14 TOWSON...................................L/23-45 SEPT. 21 AT COLGATE............................ W/35-21 SEPT. 28 AT VILLANOVA..........................L/17-33 OCT. 12 RICHMOND................................L/17-24 OCT. 19 AT LIBERTY................................... 6 P.M. OCT. 26 WILLIAM & MARY......................... 1 P.M. NOV. 2 AT ALBANY.............................. 3:30 P.M. NOV. 9 AT ELON........................................ 2 P.M. NOV. 16 RHODE ISLAND............................. 1 P.M. NOV. 23 NEW HAMPSHIRE......................... 1 P.M.

Rushing Joshua Mack Frankie Hickson Brandon Robinson

Att 57 74 8

Passing Stephen Calvert Receiving Antonio Gandy-Golden DJ Stubbs Kevin Shaa

Comp-Att-Int Pct Yds TD Long Avg/G 114-189-3 60.3 1569 10 73 261.5 No. 34 18 18

Yds Avg TD 360 6.3 2 320 4.3 3 112 12.8 2

Long Avg/G 38 60.0 66 53.3 75 51.0

Yds Avg TD 728 21.4 5 222 12.3 1 197 10.9 1

Long Avg/G 73 121.3 47 37.8 33 32.8

Scoring TD Antonio Gandy-Golden 5 Alex Probert - Frankie Hickson 3

FG Kick X-2 - - - 3 17-18 - - - -

TP 30 26 18

Defensive Jessie Lemonier Solomon Ajayi Elijah Benton Ralfs Rusins

UT 23 23 22 8

AT Total 20 43 18 41 13 35 21 29

Rushing Joe Fitzpatrick Emmanuel Reed Elijah Brooks Passing Chris Ferguson

Att Yds Avg TD 60 301 5.0 3 56 241 4.3 3 12 58 4.8 0 Comp-Att-Int Pct Yds TD 116-201-8 57.7 1655 8

Long Avg/G 22 50.2 13 40.2 39 19.3 Long Avg/G 68 275.8

Receiving Earnest Edwards Jaquan Blair Andre Miller

No. 19 36 21

Yds Avg TD 473 24.9 4 460 12.8 3 326 15.5 2

Long Avg/G 55 94.6 68 76.7 87 54.3

Scoring Kenny Doak Earnest Edwards Jaquan Blair

TD - 6 3

FG Kick X-2 6 18-18 - - - - - - 1

TP 36 36 20

Defensive Taji Lowe Joshua Huffman Adrian Otero Richard Carr

UT 18 23 11 17

AT Total 26 44 12 35 22 33 10 27

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OPPONENT ROSTER 2019 MAINE ROSTER NO. NAME.................................YEAR..... POS..... HT. ......WT.........HOMETOWN 1 Manny Patterson........................Sr............... DB.......... 5-10.......180.......... Baltimore, Md. 2 Devin Young................................So............. WR......... 5-10.......185.......... Binghamton, N.Y. 3 Richard Carr................................So............. DB.......... 5-8.........185.......... Philadelphia, Pa. 4 Joshua Huffman.........................Sr............... DB.......... 5-10.......180.......... Buffalo, N.Y. 5 Charles Mitchell..........................Sr............... DL........... 6-1.........295.......... Piscataway, N.J. 6 Deshawn Stevens.......................Jr............... LB........... 6-2.........255.......... Toronto, Ontario 7 Emmanuel Reed.........................R-Sr.......... RB.......... 5-8.........195.......... Crestview, Fla. 8 Jaron Grayer................................Jr............... LB........... 5-11.......230.......... Steelton, Pa. 9 Kayon Whitaker..........................Sr............... DL........... 6-3.........255.......... Washington D.C. 10 Andre Miller.................................Jr............... WR......... 6-2.........215.......... Old Town, Maine 11 Jaquan Blair.................................Sr............... WR......... 6-2.........205.......... Harrisburg, Pa. 12 Taji Lowe.......................................Sr............... LB........... 6-2.........250.......... Stewartsville, N.J. 12 Joe Fagnano................................Fr............... QB.......... 6-3.........220.......... Williamsport, Pa. 13 Jordan Swann.............................R-So......... DB.......... 5-10.......185.......... Baltimore, Md. 14 Chris Ferguson............................Jr............... QB.......... 6-4.........230.......... Fort Washington, Pa. 15 Ori Jean-Charles.........................R-So......... TE........... 6-2.........225.......... Monsey, N.Y. 16 Ryan Walsh..................................R-Fr.......... QB.......... 6-2.........200.......... Northport, N.Y. 17 Grant Hartley...............................R-Fr.......... QB.......... 6-2.........215.......... Auburn, Maine 18 Alejandro Oregon......................Sr............... DL........... 6-2.........270.......... Brooklyn, N.Y. 18 Zoltan Panyi.................................Fr............... QB.......... 6-3.........200.......... Old Orchard Beach, Maine 19 David Gelb...................................So............. K/P........ 6-0.........180.......... Manalapan, N.J. 20 Max Roberts................................R-Jr........... DL........... 6-1.........250.......... Delaware, Ohio 21 Donovan Bunch..........................Fr............... DB.......... 5-11.......170.......... Atco, N.J. 22 Curtis Murray...............................Fr............... RB.......... 5-10.......190.......... Upper Marlboro, Md. 23 Adrian Otero................................So............. LB........... 6-0.........235.......... Hazelton, Pa. 24 Katley Joseph..............................So............. DB.......... 5-11.......175.......... Ottawa, Ontario 25 Jordan Rowell.............................So............. RB.......... 6-1.........210.......... Elmhurst, Ill. 26 Myles Taylor.................................R-Fr.......... DB.......... 6-0.........200.......... New Rochelle, N.Y. 27 Joe Fitzpatrick............................R-Sr.......... RB.......... 5-11.......230.......... North Yarmouth, Maine 28 Shaquille St-Lot..........................So............. DB.......... 6-0.........195.......... Montreal, Quebec 29 Donnell Henriquez.....................So............. DB.......... 5-10.......180.......... Harrisburg, Pa. 30 Erick Robertson..........................Jr............... DB.......... 6-0.........190.......... Haddonfield, N.J. 31 Kenny Doak.................................Jr............... K............. 5-10.......200.......... Perkasie, Pa. 31 Robby Riobe................................Fr............... DB.......... 5-11.......180.......... Everett, Mass. 32 TJ Jones........................................R-Fr.......... LB........... 6-0.........198.......... Rochester, N.Y. 33 Ernest Simon...............................Jr............... DB.......... 5-9.........175.......... Westwood, Mass. 34 Fred McAlpin...............................R-Fr.......... LB........... 6-0.........198.......... Mullica Hills, N.J. 35 Derek Deoul.................................Sr............... P............. 6-3.........215.......... Washingtonville, N.Y. 36 Zac Bouhalloufa.........................R-Fr.......... RB.......... 6-0.........215.......... Plymouth, Mass. 36 Cameron Carson........................Fr............... K/P........ 6-0.........150.......... Leesburg, Va. 37 Satchel McKinney.......................Fr............... DB.......... 5-9.........160.......... Brandywine, Md. 38 Shawn Bowman..........................R-Fr.......... TE........... 6-5.........243.......... Bear, Del. 39 Darius Minor................................So............. DB.......... 6-0.........170.......... Locust Grove, Va. 40 Owen Elliott.................................Jr............... LB........... 6-0.........240.......... Saco, Maine 41 Jeremiah Dadeboe....................R-Sr.......... DB.......... 6-1.........205.......... York, Pa. 42 Elijah Brooks................................Jr............... RB.......... 5-8.........205.......... Fall River, Mass. 43 Rhakim Williams.........................R-Jr........... LB........... 6-1.........225.......... Worcester, Mass. 44 Skylar Bowman...........................Jr............... DL........... 6-3.........295.......... Hanover, Pa. 45 Michael Laverriere......................So............. TE........... 6-1.........233.......... Arundel, Maine 46 Quincy Barber.............................Fr............... DB.......... 6-0.........180.......... Washington D.C. 47 Luke Brucher...............................Fr............... TE........... 6-6.........180.......... Nantucket, Mass. 48 Carter Tolsoff...............................Fr............... RB.......... 5-11.......170.......... Bucksport, Maine 49 Gordon Beckwith.......................Fr............... LB........... 6-0.........195.......... Lewiston, Maine 49 Jake Maggio................................Fr............... LS........... 5-9.........165.......... Bridgewater, N.J.

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50 Xavier Nurse................................Fr............... LB........... 6-3.........215.......... Brooklyn, N.Y. 51 Adam Bertrand...........................R-Fr.......... LB........... 5-10.......200.......... Pittsfield, Maine 52 Jamehl Wiley...............................So............. DL........... 6-2.........250.......... New Castle, Del. 53 Kolin Demens..............................Fr............... LB........... 6-2.........205.......... Detroit, Mich. 54 Lincoln Ibanda............................R-Jr........... DL........... 6-0.........235.......... Malden, Mass. 55 Da’Mire Hutchinson...................R-Fr.......... LB........... 6-0.........267.......... Somerdale, N.J. 56 Jacob Tuiasosopo......................Fr............... DL........... 6-5.........263.......... Waldorf, Md. 58 Raffaele Salamone.....................So............. DL........... 6-3.........266.......... Portland, Maine 59 Isaiah Martinez............................Fr............... LB........... 6-0.........215.......... Union, N.J. 61 Justin Williford............................Fr............... OL.......... 6-0.........290.......... Melville, N.Y. 62 Michael Gerace...........................So............. OL.......... 6-4.........285.......... Bel Air, Md. 64 Vincent Schell.............................R-Fr.......... OL.......... 6-4.........295.......... Oceanside, N.Y. 66 Matthias Staalsoe.......................So............. OL.......... 6-3.........305.......... Copenhagen, Denmark 67 Tyler Royal...................................R-So......... OL.......... 6-3.........320.......... Raleigh, N.C. 68 Robert Smoloski.........................Jr............... OL.......... 6-1.........260.......... Wye Mills, Md. 68 Bryan Hanly.................................Fr............... OL.......... 6-0.........255.......... Quincy, Mass. 69 Liam Dobson...............................Jr............... OL.......... 6-3.........340.......... Ottawa, Ontario 70 Migel Garcia.................................Sr............... OL.......... 6-4.........304.......... Uvalde, Texas 71 Gunnar Docos.............................Jr............... OL.......... 6-5.........309.......... Harrison, Maine 73 Corey Moore................................Jr............... OL.......... 6-4.........331.......... St. Louis, Mo. 74 Anthony Griffin...........................Fr............... OL.......... 6-7.........250.......... Scarborough, Maine 75 Chris Mulvey................................Jr............... OL.......... 6-2.........300.......... Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 76 Tyler Francois..............................R-Fr.......... OL.......... 6-5.........341.......... Auburndale, Fla. 77 Kevin Jones..................................R-Fr.......... OL.......... 6-6.........292.......... Coatesville, Pa. 78 Zachary Reed..............................Fr............... OL.......... 6-5.........325.......... Scarborough, Maine 79 Max Lovblad................................Fr............... OL.......... 6-7.........304.......... Marsta, Sweden 80 Jamie Lamson.............................Fr............... WR......... 6-1.........190.......... Southington, Conn. 81 Earnest Edwards........................Sr............... WR......... 5-10.......175.......... Rochester, N.Y. 82 Kevin Falaki..................................R-Sr.......... TE........... 6-6.........250.......... Assonet, Mass. 83 Michael Monios...........................Fr............... WR......... 5-10.......170.......... Montreal, Quebec 84 Jayvaun Shears...........................So............. WR......... 5-9.........165.......... McKeesport, Pa. 86 Damon Osmond.........................So............. WR......... 5-11.......190.......... Bath, Maine 87 Jacob Hennie..............................So............. WR......... 5-11.......185.......... Corona, Calif. 88 Daniel Rymer...............................So............. TE........... 6-4.........221.......... Cambridge, Mass. 89 Connor Zamiara..........................Fr............... TE........... 6-5.........243.......... Rochester, N.Y. 90 Khairi Manns................................Fr............... DL........... 6-3.........230.......... New Rochelle, N.Y. 91 Kevin Winston.............................R-Fr.......... LB........... 6-0.........215.......... Jersey City, N.J. 92 Bryce Colee..................................Jr............... LS........... 6-1.........230.......... Tampa, Fla. 93 Brian Cooey.................................Fr............... K/P........ 6-2.........185.......... Blackwood, N.J. 94 Kevin Deree.................................R-Fr.......... LB........... 6-0.........225.......... Halifax, Mass. 95 Justin Sambu...............................R-Fr.......... DL........... 6-3.........285.......... Rocky View, Alberta 96 John Williams..............................Fr............... K/P........ 6-1.........170.......... Portland, Maine 97 Garrett Graham..........................R-Fr.......... DL........... 6-3.........255.......... Veazie, Maine 98 Jonathan Smith-Cobb..............R-Fr.......... DL........... 6-1.........224.......... Townsend, Del. 99 Josh Lezin....................................R-Fr.......... DL........... 6-1.........283.......... Jackson, N.J.

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LIBERTY ROSTER 2019 LIBERTY ROSTER NO. NAME.............................. YEAR..... POS..... HT. ......WT....... HOMETOWN 1 Shedro Louis............................Fr................WR.........5-8........ 175......... Immokalee, Fla. 1 Javon Scruggs.........................So..............CB...........5-11...... 175......... Appomattox, Va. 2 Kevin Shaa................................R-Jr............WR.........5-10...... 165......... San Francisco, Calif. 2 Emanuel Dabney.....................Jr................CB...........5-11...... 170......... Jackson, Miss. 3 Johnny Huntley.......................R-Jr............TE...........6-3........ 235......... Plantation, Fla. 3 Rion Davis.................................R-Sr...........S..............6-0........ 190......... Hopkins, S.C. 4 Brandon Robinson..................R-Fr...........QB..........6-4........ 215......... Maplewood, N.J. 4 Aubrey Williams......................Fr................LB...........6-2........ 200......... Brunswick, Ga. 5 DJ Stubbs..................................Jr................WR.........5-9........ 185......... Jacksonville, Fla. 5 Malik Caper...............................Fr................LB...........6-1........ 215......... Dallas, Texas 6 Johnathan Bennett.................Fr................QB..........6-1........ 170......... Summerville, S.C. 6 Ceneca Espinoza, Jr...............R-Jr............S..............6-1........ 215......... Washington, D.C. 7 Damian King.............................R-Sr...........WR.........5-11...... 175......... St. Petersburg, Fla. 7 Tayvion Land............................Fr................CB...........5-8........ 170......... Virginia Beach, Va. 7 Malik Willis................................Jr................QB..........6-1........ 195......... Atlanta, Ga. 8 Landon Brown.........................R-So..........QB..........6-1........ 210......... Tulsa, Okla. 8 Jimmy Faulks...........................R-Jr............CB...........6-1........ 185......... St. Petersburg, Fla. 9 Demario Douglas....................Fr................WR.........5-8........ 165......... Jacksonville, Fla. 9 Amarii Jenkins.........................R-So..........LB...........6-0........ 210......... Ocala, Fla. 10 Will Bowers...............................Fr................QB..........6-1........ 195......... Southlake, Texas 10 Alex Probert.............................R-Jr............K..............5-8........ 180......... Andover, Minn. 11 Antonio Gandy-Golden.........Sr................WR.........6-4........ 220......... Dallas, Ga. 11 Jessie Lemonier.......................R-Sr...........DL...........6-3........ 240......... Hialeah, Fla. 12 Stephen Calvert ......................Sr................QB..........6-2........ 180......... Plantation, Fla. 12 Brandon Tillmon......................Sr................LB...........6-0........ 210......... Lexington, S.C. 13 CJ Yarbrough...........................Fr................WR.........6-3........ 195......... Tanner, Ala. 13 Isaac Steele...............................R-Jr............S..............6-0........ 180......... Phoenix, Ariz. 14 Henry Van Dellen....................R-Jr............QB..........6-5........ 235......... Plymouth, Minn. 14 Solomon Ajayi..........................R-Sr...........LB...........6-1........ 235......... Plano, Texas 15 Chris Barrett.............................R-Jr............TE...........6-3........ 245......... Clearwater, Fla. 15 Jayod Sanders.........................Jr................DL...........6-2........ 210......... Tallahassee, Fla. 16 Mason Yost................................R-Fr...........TE...........6-4........ 235......... Jacksonville, Fla. 17 Khaleb Coleman......................R-So..........WR.........6-2........ 205......... Washington, D.C. 18 Isaiah Avery..............................So..............CB...........6-1........ 185......... Antioch, Calif. 19 Sean Queen..............................R-Fr...........WR.........5-11...... 175......... Stockbridge, Ga. 19 Chris Megginson......................Fr................S..............6-0........ 180......... Lynchburg, Va. 20 Bejour Wilson...........................R-Sr...........CB...........5-11...... 170......... Sa Lorenzo, Calif. 21 Treon Sibley..............................Fr................RB...........6-0........ 190......... Akron, Ohio 21 Marcellous Harris.....................R-Fr...........S..............5-11...... 190......... Charlotte, N.C. 22 Micaiah Overton......................Fr................TE...........6-4........ 225......... Fort Worth, Texas 22 Kimani Donaldson..................R-So..........CB...........6-0........ 180......... Jonesboro, Ga. 23 Frankie Hickson.......................R-Sr...........RB...........5-8........ 190......... Lynchburg, Va. 23 Kei’Trel Clark.............................Fr................CB...........5-10...... 160......... Richmond, Va. 24 Troy Henderson.......................R-Fr...........RB...........5-10...... 180......... Franklin, Tenn. 24 Tim Kidd-Glass.........................Sr................S..............6-1........ 210......... Danville, Va. 25 Peytton Pickett........................R-Jr............RB...........5-10...... 210......... Arlington, Texas 26 DJ Skelton.................................R-Fr...........CB...........6-1........ 10............ Columbia, S.C. 27 Cheapell Morris........................R-Sr...........LB...........6-2........ 200......... North Highlands, Calif. 28 Micah Glaize.............................Fr................S..............6-1........ 190......... Lynchburg, Va. 29 Jack Beil.....................................R-Fr...........WR.........5-11...... 190......... Minnetonka, Minn. 30 Michael Bollinger.....................Jr................TE...........5-11...... 230......... Spartanburg, S.C. 30 Tyron Staples...........................Jr................LB...........6-0........ 190......... Bedford, Va. 31 Domonhic Jennings...............Fr................RB...........5-11...... 205......... Lynchburg, Va. 31 Elijah Benton............................R-Sr...........S..............6-1........ 205......... Philadelphia, Pa. 32 Aaron Pierre.............................R-So..........LB...........6-0........ 215......... Tampa, Fla. 33 Frank Boyd................................R-So..........CB...........5-11...... 190......... Chesterfield, Va. 33 Waylen Cozad..........................Jr................LB...........6-2........ 215......... Auburn, Calif.

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LIBERTY ROSTER 34 Joshua Mack.............................R-Jr............RB...........6-0........ 195......... Pittsford, N.Y. 34 Devin Pearson..........................R-Sr...........DL...........5-11...... 315......... Liberty Township, Ohio 35 Tyren Dupree............................R-Fr...........LB...........6-2........ 205......... Leesburg, Ala. 36 Hunter Goetz............................Fr................S..............6-1........ 165......... Davie, Fla. 37 Gabriel Elliott...........................R-Fr...........RB...........5-10...... 190......... Windsor, Conn. 38 Cade Robinson........................Fr................S..............6-1........ 200......... Elizabethtown, Pa. 40 Zac Foutz..................................R-Sr...........TE...........6-3........ 250......... Roanoke, Va. 40 Zack Amerson..........................Fr................DE...........6-4........ 225......... Greenwood, S.C. 41 Aaron Peart..............................R-Sr...........P..............6-2........ 200......... Purcellville, Va. 42 Dylan Gilfoy..............................R-Sr...........DL...........6-5........ 260......... Brentwood, Calif. 43 Benjamin Alexander...............R-Jr............S..............6-1........ 185......... Spring Mills, Pa. 44 Austin Lewis.............................So..............DL...........6-6........ 255......... Jonesborough, Tenn. 45 Shane Drayton.........................R-So..........TE...........6-4........ 220......... Manahawkin, N.J. 46 Aidan Alves...............................R-So..........P..............6-1........ 220......... Dillsburg, Pa. 47 Remington Green....................Jr................LB...........6-0........ 220......... King George, Va. 49 Christian Launius.....................R-Jr............LB...........5-11...... 215......... Mocksville, N.C. 50 Henry Chibueze.......................R-Fr...........OL...........6-3........ 340......... Woodbridge, Va. 50 Vincent Mangogna.................R-Jr............LB...........6-0........ 210......... Medford, N.Y. 51 Austin Mock..............................R-So..........LS............6-2........ 230......... Lynchburg, Va. 52 Jonathan Graham...................R-Fr...........OL...........6-5........ 325......... La Plata, Md. 54 Andrew Johns..........................Fr................LS............6-1........ 200......... Winter Garden, Fla. 55 Brendan Schlittler...................R-Fr...........OL...........6-5........ 305......... Eureka, Mo. 55 Elijah James..............................Jr................DT...........6-5........ 295......... Chicago, Ill. 56 Dontae Duff..............................R-Sr...........OL...........6-1........ 330......... Mesquite, Texas 57 Carl Poole..................................Fr................LB...........5-11...... 220......... Danville, Va. 58 Thaddius Watson....................R-Jr............DL...........6-0........ 255......... Arlington, Texas 59 Damian Bounds.......................R-Jr............OL...........6-1........ 300......... Ellenwood, Ga. 63 Carter Bradley..........................R-Fr...........OL...........6-3........ 270......... Lynchburg, Va. 64 Jacob Bodden..........................R-Fr...........OL...........6-5........ 320......... Hoover, Ala. 65 Thomas Sargeant....................R-Jr............OL...........6-1........ 290......... Mechanicsville, Va. 66 Ethan Crawford.......................Sr................OL...........6-4........ 300......... Augusta, Ga. 67 Ryan Eshleman........................R-Fr...........OL...........6-6........ 250......... Myerstown, Pa. 68 Tristan Schultz.........................Jr................OL...........6-4........ 295......... Culver, Ind. 70 Boyd Rogish.............................Jr................OL...........6-3........ 270......... York, Pa. 73 Sam Isaacson...........................R-Sr...........OL...........6-7........ 315......... Lynchburg, Va. 75 Maisen Knight..........................R-Jr............OL...........6-5........ 300......... Salt Lake City, Utah 76 Nate Pena..................................R-So..........OL...........6-1........ 335......... Mooresville, N.C. 77 Cooper McCaw........................R-So..........OL...........6-5........ 275......... Southlake, Texas 79 John Kourtis.............................R-Fr...........OL...........6-3........ 285......... Toronto, Ontario, Canada 80 Brody Brumm...........................R-So..........WR.........6-0........ 195......... Winamac, Ind. 81 Noah Frith.................................R-Fr...........WR.........6-4........ 180......... Woodstock, Ga. 82 D’Wayne Crawford.................Fr................WR.........5-7........ 175......... Concord, N.C. 83 Carlos Poole.............................Fr................WR.........6-4........ 190......... Danville, Va. 84 JT Wood....................................So..............WR.........6-2........ 200......... Jacksonville, Fla. 86 Michael Chorowicz..................R-Jr............WR.........5-11...... 175......... Kohler, Wis. 86 Devonte Lloyd..........................Jr................DT...........6-2........ 300......... Meridian, Miss. 87 Nicholas Wade.........................R-Fr...........WR.........5-8........ 170......... Salem, Va. 88 Jerome Jackson......................R-So..........TE...........6-3........ 240......... Fort Worth, Texas 89 Cade Rowland..........................Fr................WR.........5-11...... 175......... Santa Roas Beach, Fla. 90 Jason Stricker..........................Fr................K/P.........6-2........ 180......... Charlotte, N.C. 91 Jake Brickell..............................Fr................P..............6-2........ 180......... Thompson’s Station, Tenn. 92 Mason Wolk..............................R-So..........DL...........6-1........ 250......... Bedford, Va. 93 William Green..........................R-So..........DT...........6-6........ 315......... Albany, Ga. 94 Vincent Elefante......................R-Sr...........DL...........6-4........ 310......... Los Angeles, Calif. 96 TreShaun Clark.........................Fr................DL...........6-3........ 230......... Cape Coral, Fla. 97 Elisha Mitchell..........................R-So..........DL...........6-3........ 315......... Virginia Beach, Va. 98 Brayden Monday.....................Fr................DE...........6-5........ 245......... Waynesville, N.C. 99 Ralfs Rusins..............................R-Jr............DL...........6-5........ 315......... Carnikava, Latvia

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GAME DAY DEPTH CHART

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WHEN LIBERTY HAS THE BALL

WHEN MAINE HAS THE BALL

LIBERTY OFFENSE WR 81 Kevin Shaa (R-Jr., 5-10, 165) WR 11 Antonio Gandy-Golden (Sr., 6-4, 220) WR 5 DJ Stubbs (Jr., 5-9, 185) TE 3 Johnny Huntley (R-Jr., 6-3, 235) LT 68 Tristian Schultz (Jr., 6-4, 295) LG 59 Damian Bounds (R-Jr., 6-1, 300) C 65 Thomas Sargeant (R-Jr., 6-1, 290) RG 56 Dontae Duff (R-Sr., 6-1, 330) RT 73 Sam Isaacson (R-Sr., 6-7, 315) RB 23 Frankie Hickson (R-Sr., 5-8, 190) QB 12 Stephen Calvert (Sr., 6-2, 180)

MAINE OFFENSE WR 81 Earnest Edwards (Sr., 5-10, 175) LT 67 Tyler Royal (R-So., 6-3, 320) LG 66 Matthias Staalsoe (So., 6-3, 305) C 62 Michael Gerace (So., 6-4, 285) RG 75 Chris Mulvey (Jr., 6-2, 300) RT 69 Liam Dobson (Jr., 6-3, 340) TE 38 Shawn Bowman (R-Fr., 6-5, 243) WR 11 Jaquan Blair (Sr., 6-2, 205) WR 10 Andre Miller (Jr., 6-2, 215) RB 7 Emmanuel Reed (R-Sr., 5-8, 195) QB 14 Chris Ferguson (Jr., 6-4, 230)

MAINE DEFENSE DE 9 Kayon Whitaker (Sr., 6-3, 255) NT 5 Charles Mitchell (Sr., 6-1, 295) DT 18 Alejandro Oregon (Sr., 6-2, 270) MIKE 12 Taji Lowe (Sr., 6-2, 250) WILL 23 Adrian Otero (So., 6-0, 235) ROVER 8 Jaron Grayer (Jr., 5-11, 230) CB 1 Manny Patterson (Sr., 5-10, 180) SS 4 Joshua Huffman (Sr., 5-10, 180) FS 3 Rich Carr (So., 5-8, 185) CB 24 Katley Joseph (So., 5-11, 175)

LIBERTY DEFENSE DE 11 Jessie Lemonier (R-Sr., 6-3, 240) DT 94 Vincent Elefante (R-Sr., 6-4, 310 NG 99 Ralphs Rusins (R-Jr., 6-5, 315) DE 44 Austin Lewis (So., 6-2, 255) MIKE 14 Solomon Ajayi (R-Sr., 6-1, 235) WILL 33 Waylen Cozad (Jr., 6-2, 215) or- 12 Brandon Tillman (Sr., 6-0, 210) ROVER 31 Elijah Benton (R-Sr., 6-1, 205) CB 20 Benjour Wilson (R-Sr., 5-11, 170) S 6 Ceneca Espinoza Jr. (R-Jr., 6-1, 215) FS 1 Javon Scruggs (So., 5-11, 175) CB 8 Jimmy Faulks (R-Jr., 6-1, 185)


OPPONENT SCHOOL INFORMATION MAINE AT A GLANCE • Notable Maine alumni include Dallas Stars Location:........................Orono, Maine goalie Ben Bishop, developer of the direct Enrollment:....................11,168 current defibrillator and Nobel Prize winner Founded:........................1865 Bernard Lown, Hockey Hall of Famer Paul Nickname:......................Black Bears Karriya, author Stephen King, sportscasters Colors:.............................Navy Blue & Sky Blue Bill Patrick and Gary Thorne, and Columbus Conference:...................Colonial Athletic Association Blue Jackets Head Coach John Tortorella. President:.......................Dr. Joan Ferrini-Mundy Athletic Director:..........Ken Ralph • Maine sponsors 17 sports programs, eight men’s and nine women’s. The Black Did You Know? Bears are members of the America East Conference, except for football, which • Founded in 1865, the University of Maine is a member of the Colonial Athletic is one of the few land, sea, and space grant Association, and men’s and women’s institutions in the United States and the hockey, which are members of Hockey East. flagship campus of the University of Maine System. • Located in Orono, the 660-acre campus is situated on Marsh Island between the Penobscot and Stillwater rivers.

PLAYERS TO WATCH

Nick Charlton Head Coach First Year

1 Manny Patterson DB, Sr. Baltimore, Md.

9 Kayon Whitaker DL, Sr. Washington, D.C.

11 Jaquan Blair WR, Sr. Harrisburg, Pa.

12 Taji Lowe LB, Sr. Stewartsville, N.J.

14 Chris Ferguson QB, Jr. Fort Washington, Pa.

81 Earnest Edwards WR, Sr. Rochester, N.Y.

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NOTE FROM PRESIDENT FALWELL “FROM THE BEGINNING, OUR GOAL WAS NOT TO CREATE ANOTHER BIBLE COLLEGE. OUR VISION IS TO CREATE ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE, WORLD-CLASS FACILITIES, NCAA DIVISION I ATHLETICS, AND ABUNDANT STUDENT ACTIVITIES AND TO PROVIDE ALL OF THIS WITHIN A DISTINCTIVELY CHRISTIAN ENVIRONMENT.” Jerry Falwell President

“Liberty was a safe environment for me

to learn and make mistakes. You need to be able to grow as you’re learning, especially in a broadcasting career. It was so great to work with people who were understanding and supportive. I am so grateful for people at Liberty who saw beyond the TV image and truly cared about me.”

“Liberty University is a place where they really have true champions, and you have a simple creed that you live by: to be Champions for Christ. Whether you’re called to be a missionary overseas, to shepherd a church, or to be a leader in your community, you are a living witness of the Gospel message of faith, hope, and love.” Donald Trump President of the United States of America

Samantha Ponder School of Communication & Digital Content, ’09 ESPN Sunday NFL Countdown Host

“I can tell you that the students who have “It’s amazing to feel the love and the passion for Christ that’s here.”

come from Liberty and have worked for our company are among the very best that we’ve had anywhere.” Rick Hendrick Owner of Hendrick Motorsports and Chairman of the Hendrick Automotive Group

Stephen Curry NBA Point Guard

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LIBERTY AT A GLANCE

IN LOCATED

7,000+ ACRE CAMPUS

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G R U B H C LYN

A I N I G VIR STUD E NTS FROM

600+ PROGRAMS OF STUDY O N C AM P U S AN D O N L I N E

ALL 50 STATES A ND M O RE THAN 70 COUNTRIES

ALUMNI

IN FLUE N CIN G T HE WORLD IN THE IR RE SPECT IVE FIELDS

500,000+

H O URS O F CO MM UNI TY SE RV I CE CO NT RI B UT E D BY L I B E RTY ST U D ENTS E ACH Y E AR

In the past two years, LU Send Now has dispatched more than 20 relief teams to places such as Alabama, Antigua and Barbuda, California, Florida, Mexico, Nebraska, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, Texas, and Virginia.

MEXICO

TEXAS

PUERTO RICO

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LIBERTY AT A GLANCE WILLIAMS STADIUM

25,000+

SEATS

A F T E R R EC E N T E X PA N S ION TV PRODUCTION-READY

STADIUM

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SUITES LIBERTY UNIVERSITY

INDOOR PRACTICE

FACILITY

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TEAMS WITH NCAA

CHAMPIONSHIP APPEARANCES

NCAA DIVISION I INDIVIDUAL

DIVISION I CONFERENCE TITLES V INE S CE NT E R

9,547

SEATS

+ 3 -COURT PRACTICE FACILITY

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

COMING SOON: LIBERTY ARENA

4,500-SEAT VENUE FOR MEN’S AND WOMEN’S BASKETBALL AND WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL

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PROVIDING RIGOROUS ACADEMICS WITH A BIBLICAL WORLDVIEW

“The landscape of our campus has changed almost completely, but the mission never has. Neither has our character.” – President Falwell

EQUIPPING STUDENTS

Since 1971, Liberty University has become one of the world’s largest Christian universities and has produced over 250,000 alumni impacting their fields around the world. Today, Liberty remains committed to investing in the lives of students, helping them realize their full potential, and bringing glory to God. Liberty holds regional accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)* to award associate, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, and doctoral degrees. In addition to regional accreditation, many programs at Liberty have earned further accreditation through industry-specific organizations. These accrediting bodies maintain rigorous standards and only recognize educational programs that represent the highest levels of excellence in their specializations. In addition to outstanding residential programs, Liberty is a leader in online education.

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COMMITMENT TO CHRISTIAN VALUES

Liberty’s unique character derives from its roots in the fundamentals of the Christian faith, as well as an abiding respect for this nation’s founding principles of limited government, individual liberty, and free enterprise. Our faculty members integrate biblical truth into every discipline while fostering a learning environment in which students are encouraged to excel. Liberty remains on the cutting edge of higher education, providing rigorous academics without compromising its commitment to Christian values.

*Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Ga. 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Liberty University. Normal inquiries about the institution, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Liberty University.


PROVIDING RIGOROUS ACADEMICS WITH A BIBLICAL WORLDVIEW BUILT ON A SOLID FOUNDATION

Since its inception, Liberty University’s mission has been to provide a world-class educational experience with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of their lives. Students at Liberty are prepared for more than a career — they are prepared for life. As an accredited, evangelical liberal arts institution with 17 colleges and schools and more than 600 programs of study from the certificate to the doctoral level, Liberty offers educational opportunities for students at every stage of life to develop into leaders of vision and integrity. Liberty’s commitment to academic excellence is proven by its inclusion as a Doctoral University by the Carnegie Foundation. It is among only seven percent of schools in the country to receive this prestigious designation. The faculty at Liberty challenge students to think critically and creatively, and to become capable men and women of character who will make a positive impact in their communities and in the world. Service to others isn’t just a concept taught in Liberty classrooms; it’s a conviction our students and alumni live out every day.

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LIBERTY FACILITIES

DEMOSS HALL

JERRY FALWELL LIBRARY

RESIDENTIAL COMMONS

CENTER FOR NATURAL SCIENCES

Housing computer labs, classrooms, lecture halls, and a rooftop terrace, the 4-story DeMoss Hall serves as one of the primary academic buildings on campus. Connected to DeMoss, the Montview Student Union features additional dining options, space for student clubs, student service centers, and a bowling alley, in addition to lounge seating and open common areas.

With the completion of the third Residential Commons in August 2017, these buildings house nearly 3,000 students. Each building features two-person rooms, private bathrooms, on-site laundry, and a coed common area, providing students with comfortable seating and televisions.

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The 4-story Jerry Falwell Library is equipped with state-of-the-art technology, providing resources in both traditional and digital formats. Students can study in a variety of reading rooms, group study rooms, multiple balconies and terraces, and a spacious cafĂŠ.

Located across the lawn from the Jerry Falwell Library, the Center for Natural Sciences houses classrooms, an auditorium, and more than 30 laboratories designed for hands-on learning, including an advanced anatomy lab and a cell culture lab. The 4-story building also contains $2 million in equipment, such as a gene sequencer and GC mass spectrometer.


LIBERTY FACILITIES

CENTER FOR MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES

CENTER FOR MUSIC AND THE WORSHIP ARTS

FREEDOM TOWER

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Housing classrooms, a research center, and labs, the 4-story Center for Medical and Health Sciences is home to the College of Osteopathic Medicine and select programs of the School of Health Sciences.

Completed in Fall 2017, the tower is the centerpiece of Liberty’s campus rebuilding. It stands on the north end of campus, near The Food Court at Reber-Thomas, and houses the Rawlings School of Divinity as well as spaces for special events. The tower also holds the Rawlings Scriptorium, which exhibits a collection of sacred texts, interactive screens, and a life-size replica of the Gutenberg press.

The Center for Music and the Worship Arts is split between two linked 4-story buildings and houses a concert hall capable of seating 1,600 guests. It is located along Liberty’s main academic corridor, across the courtyard from DeMoss Hall and adjacent to the Jerry Falwell Library.

A new 78,000-square-foot, 3-story building for the school was recently completed. The building includes a 500-seat auditorium, information technology labs, data centers, and the Center for Entrepreneurship. It also has a simulated stock trading room featuring glass walls, New York Stock Exchange display boards, and a real-time ticker.

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President Falwell Bio

JERRY FALWELL

Jerry Falwell Jr. became president of Liberty University in May 2007 just after the passing of his father, Liberty’s founder, Rev. Jerry Falwell. In the years since he accepted the position, Liberty has seen substantial growth in enrollment, financial resources, and capital improvements. Falwell was born on Father’s Day, June 17, 1962, in Lynchburg, Va. He attended Liberty Christian Academy (formerly known as Lynchburg Christian Academy) and Liberty University, graduating in 1984 with a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies and History. He obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law and was licensed to practice law in 1987. Falwell married Becki Tilley of Chapel Hill, N.C., in 1987, and the couple has lived on their farm in Bedford County, Va., since then. They have three children — Jerry Falwell III (Trey), Charles Wesley, and Caroline Grace — and two grandchildren — Virginia Rose, daughter of Wesley and Laura, and Reagan Elise, daughter of Trey and Sarah. The president and Becki make themselves accessible to students and have worked to create a family atmosphere for students at Liberty.

Prior to becoming the university’s president, Falwell represented local clients and served as general counsel for Liberty and its related organizations. During those years, Falwell also became a commercial real estate developer, focusing on properties in the vicinity of Liberty University. His companies were highly successful in the recruitment of many national retail and restaurant chains to the area. Since Falwell became president of the university, enrollment has grown from 36,500 to more than 100,000 online and residential students. Liberty’s assets increased from approximately $100 million in 2007 to over $2.8 billion in 2018 as a result of increasing support from donors, responsible fiscal management, and unprecedented enrollment growth. In the past five years, the university’s revenue has increased from $860 million to over $1 billion. Liberty’s AA rating was reaffirmed by Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings in April 2019, yet the university has remained among the most affordable of all private universities and continues to award $230 million of institutional aid to its students each year. Falwell was instrumental in the NCAA approving Liberty’s waiver request to compete at the Football Bowl Subdivision level as an independent. Under Falwell’s leadership, Liberty has grown to become one of the largest Christian universities in the world. In addition to enhancing Liberty’s academic, athletic, and financial profiles, Falwell has played an active role in planning and construction. Liberty is presently in the midst of completing nearly $1.5 billion in new construction on campus that includes numerous state-of-the-art academic, residential, and athletic facilities. His goal for the university is to fulfill the original vision to provide a world-class educational experience and to Train Champions for Christ who are fully equipped for successful careers in every profession.

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Ian McCaw Bio IAN MCCAW

Ian McCaw has a vision for Liberty Athletics, and he has worked quickly to make that vision a reality since being named the department’s 11th director of athletics on Nov. 28, 2016. His vision is for Liberty’s intercollegiate athletics program to Train Champions for Christ, provide a world-class student-athlete experience, and achieve victory with integrity. McCaw has lived out this mission, guiding Liberty Athletics to unparalleled success on the field, in the classroom, and in the local community in a short time on Liberty Mountain. Less than three months into his time at the head of the Athletics Department, McCaw helped launch Liberty into the top level of intercollegiate competition. On Feb. 16, 2017, Liberty received notification that the NCAA had approved its request to enter into a two-year Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) reclassification process. During Liberty’s final two seasons as a member of the Big South Conference, McCaw guided Liberty Athletics to its 13th and 14th Sasser Cup titles in 2017 and 2018, an annual award given to the top athletics program in the conference. McCaw also helped pave the way for the future of Liberty Athletics on May 17, 2018, when it was announced that 17 of the 20 NCAA Division I programs would end a 27-year run in the Big South Conference to join the ASUN Conference starting with the 2018-19 athletics season. Under McCaw’s leadership, Liberty Athletics wasted little time making an impact in the ASUN Conference. During its inaugural season, Liberty’s Athletics programs captured seven ASUN championship titles, including men’s basketball (regular season and tournament), baseball (tournament), women’s tennis (regular season), men’s indoor track & field,

women’s indoor track & field, men’s outdoor track & field, and women’s outdoor track & field. Additionally, Liberty Athletics was awarded the Bill Bibb Trophy, which is presented to the ASUN Conference institution with the top overall athletics program. The success of Liberty’s football program at the FBS level has garnered substantial attention. In 2018, Liberty finished with a 6-6 record, becoming the ninth team in NCAA history to win six or more games in its first year of FBS competition. McCaw is well equipped to lead Liberty into the future, having nearly two decades of previous service as director of athletics at Baylor (2003-16), Massachusetts (2002-03), and Northeastern (1997-2002). During his time at Baylor, the Bears experienced tremendous success on the field, in the classroom, and in fundraising and facility development. McCaw helped Baylor capture five team national championships, had 17 student-athletes win individual national championships (track & field and men’s and women’s tennis), and captured 58 Big 12 Conference titles. Prior to his days at Baylor, McCaw served as the director of athletics at the University of Massachusetts during the 2002-03 academic year and as director of intercollegiate athletics and campus recreation at Northeastern from 1997-2002. McCaw went to Northeastern from Tulane, where he served as senior associate athletic director for development and associate athletic director for external affairs from 1992-97. He was also Tulane’s co-interim director of athletics in 1996. Prior to his years at Tulane, McCaw worked in a variety of athletic administrative posts at the University of Maine from 1986-92, including sports information, marketing, and external affairs. McCaw earned his master’s degree in sport management from Massachusetts in 1987, after receiving a bachelor’s degree in sports administration at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, in 1985. McCaw and his wife, Heather, have four children: Christy, Paul, Callie, and Corinne.

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RAISING ATHLETIC EXCELLENCE ACADEMIC MAJORS The top areas of study for Liberty student-athletes (in order by number enrolled) are as follows:

BUSINESS | EXERCISE SCIENCE | COMMUNICATION CRIMINAL JUSTICE | KINESIOLOGY STUDENT-ATHLETE GRADUATION SUCCESS RATE

Liberty Athletics finished the 2018-19 season with an 88 percent student-athlete graduation rate, the highest rate in department history. Liberty’s student-athlete Graduation Success Rate (GSR) has seen an increase each of the last six years and eight out of the last nine years, improving from a 69 percent rate in 2009-10. Additionally, 19 of Liberty’s 20 NCAA Division I athletic programs have a graduation rate of 80 percent or higher.

69%

70%

2009-10

2010-11

74%

2011-12

78%

81%

2014-15

2015-16

87%

88%

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

71%

2012-13

2013-14

ACADEMIC HONORS LIBERTY STUDENT-ATHLETES ARE RECOGNIZED NATIONALLY AND WITHIN THE BIG SOUTH CONFERENCE FOR THEIR HIGH ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS. Over the past three years, four studentathletes were awarded the nation’s highest academic distinction, CoSIDA Academic All-America® status: Serena Barr (at-large

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80%

87%

team/field hockey), Kat Bouton (track & field), Alicia Finnigan (at-large team/swimming & diving), and Hunter Winstead (football). During the 2018-19 academic year, 356 student-athletes earned a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA (61%). Additionally, 40 student-athletes earned a 4.0 cumulative GPA, while 16 out of Liberty’s 20 programs earned a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA.


RAISING ATHELTIC EXCELLENCE ACADEMIC PROGRESS RATE (APR) Over the last several years, the Liberty University Athletics program has met or exceeded the NCAA standards as defined by the APR initiative. For the 2017-18 academic year, 65 percent of Liberty’s teams scored 975 or higher, with nine receiving a score of 1,000 and one receiving a 1,010.

1,010 APR 1,000 APR 930-974 APR

1 7

9 3

975-999 APR

COMMUNITY IMPACT • Liberty’s 550 student-athletes contributed 11,200 hours of community service in the 2018-19 academic year to local ministries and charitable organizations.

• Liberty student-athletes generated $4,600 in school supplies and 3,200 canned goods that were donated to those in need and at risk in the local community.

COMMITMENT TO STUDENT-ATHLETE SUPPORT AND STAFF DEVELOPMENT In 2011, Liberty University became the 14th school to earn the National Association of Academic Advisors (N4A) Program Certification. By obtaining this certification, Liberty has demonstrated that its academic support unit has the knowledge, practices, and procedures in place to assist student-athletes toward their goal of graduation. Among the other institutions that have earned N4A Program Certification are: BAYLOR UNIVERSITY CLEMSON UNIVERSITY GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY

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HUGH FREEZE BIO COACH ING E X PERIEN CE:

HUGH FREEZE HEAD COACH

C A R E E R COACH I N G H O N O RS: 2013 GRANT TEAFF FCA COACH OF THE YEAR 2011 SUN BELT CONFERENCE COACH OF THE YEAR 2009 AFCA SOUTHEAST REGION COACH OF THE YEAR 2009 MID-SOUTH CONFERENCE COACH OF THE YEAR 5-TIME REGION 8-AA COACH OF THE YEAR 4-TIME ASSOCIATED PRESS HIGH SCHOOL COACH OF THE YEAR

A winning tradition at the highest level of NCAA collegiate football was brought to Liberty Mountain when Hugh Freeze was introduced as the ninth head coach in football program history on Dec. 7, 2018. Freeze brought over 25 years of continued coaching success to Liberty, including head coaching experience that has led to conference titles, nationally ranked recruiting classes, and bowl appearances at multiple stops during his highly decorated career. Prior to being named Liberty’s 9th head football coach, Freeze’s collegiate head coaching stops have included Lambuth University (2008-09), Arkansas State (2011), and Ole Miss (2012-16), where he posted a combined 42-32 mark in eight seasons.^

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2019 – LIBERTY (HEAD COACH) 2018 (OCTOBER-DECEMBER) – ARIZONA HOTSHOTS (OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR) 2012-16 – OLE MISS (HEAD COACH) 2011 – ARKANSAS STATE (HEAD COACH) 2010 – ARKANSAS STATE (OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR) 2009-10 (DECEMBER-FEBRUARY) – SAN JOSE STATE (OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR) 2008-09 – LAMBUTH (HEAD COACH) 2006-07 – OLE MISS (TIGHT ENDS/ RECRUITING COORDINATOR) 2005 – OLE MISS (ASSISTANT AD FOR FOOTBALL EXTERNAL AFFAIRS) 1995-04 – BRIARCREST HIGH SCHOOL/TENN. (HEAD COACH) 1992-94 – BRIARCREST HIGH SCHOOL/TENN. (OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR/ DEFENSIVE BACKS)

E DUCATION: B.S., MATHEMATICS (SOUTHERN MISS, ’92)

HOM E TOW N: OXFORD, MISS. W IF E : JILL CH IL DRE N: RAGAN, JORDAN, AND MADISON The native of Oxford, Miss., returned to his hometown school and led it back to championship form during his five seasons as head coach of Ole Miss. Freeze guided the Rebels to bowl games in three of his five years with the team, including victories in the Music City Bowl (2013 season) and the Sugar Bowl (2015 season). Freeze’s time in Oxford was highlighted by a 10-3 campaign in 2015, the program’s first 10-win season since 2003. The Rebels won their first four games of the 2015 season, including a 43-37 road victory over No. 2 Alabama, Ole Miss’ first win in Tuscaloosa, Ala., since 1988.


HUGH FREEZE BIO Alabama went on to claim the national title, finishing the season with a 14-1 overall record. The Crimson Tide’s loss to Ole Miss marked the third time in program history that the Rebels were the national champion’s only loss of the season. The 2015 campaign also included a thrilling 38-27 win over No. 21 Mississippi State in its “Egg Bowl” rivalry game with the Bulldogs and a 48-20 win over No. 16 Oklahoma State in a New Year’s Six bowl game in the Jan. 1 Sugar Bowl contest. Ole Miss was ranked as high as No. 3 in the national polls in both 2014 and 2015 and finished top 10 in the country for the first time since 1969 after the Sugar Bowl win (No. 9 in the coaches poll and No. 10 in the Associated Press poll). Ole Miss was a mainstay in the national polls during Freeze’s tenure. The program was in the top 25 for 45 weeks over his five-year coaching stay and had a string of 27 straight weeks in the polls for the first time since 1962. In 2013, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) awarded Freeze the Grant Teaff Coach of the Year award. Freeze has been heavily involved with FCA during his entire coaching career, has been featured in the FCA Magazine, and has spoken at FCA functions. Freeze was also a finalist for the 2014 Bear Bryant Award and the 2014 Dobb Trophy. The Bear Bryant Award is given annually to the top NCAA National Coach of the Year, while the Dobb Trophy honors the head coach whose team excels on the field, in the classroom, and in the community. Freeze has an eye for the nation’s most talented high school players, collecting four

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nationally ranked recruiting classes at Ole Miss. In 2013 and 2016, his recruiting classes ranked in the top five nationally, making them the best in program history. Freeze and his staff developed 20 players who earned All-SEC honors, including All-Americans Cody Prewitt, Senquez Golson, Robert Nkemdiche, Laremy Tunsil, Evan Engram, Laquon Treadwell, and Trae Elston. Treadwell was Ole Miss’ first ever SEC Freshman of the Year in 2013 and became the school’s first Biletnikoff Award finalist in 2015. Nkemdiche was the first defensive lineman to be named a Hornung Award finalist. Engram won the Ozzie Newsome Award and the Pop Warner College Football Award following the 2016 season. Eleven Ole Miss players were selected in the NFL Draft during Freeze’s time as head coach, including first-rounder Engram, as well as D.J. Jones, Derrick Jones, and Chad Kelly. In 2016, the Rebels had three first round draft picks: Tunsil, Treadwell, and Nkemdiche. Donte Moncrief, Donte Golson, Fahn Cooper, and Cody Core were also drafted over the last four years. Before returning to Oxford, the former Ole Miss assistant experienced a record-setting run at Arkansas State. With Freeze as head coach in 2011, the Red Wolves captured the Sun Belt Conference championship and became just the third school in Sun Belt history to finish undefeated in league play with a perfect 8-0 mark. The 10-2 overall record marked the program’s first 10-win season since 1986, when ASU was a member of the I-AA Southland Conference.


HUGH FREEZE BIO In the best debut season ever by an A-State head coach, Freeze became just the 14th FBS first-year head coach to win 10 regular season games. He also returned ASU to a bowl game for the first time since 2005. Freeze was named Sun Belt Coach of the Year, while 13 of his pupils earned all-conference honors. Freeze’s first season in Jonesboro saw him serve as Arkansas State’s offensive coordinator, guiding the Red Wolves’ offense to a record-breaking year in 2010. ASU, ranked No. 42 in the nation in scoring offense, finished the season averaging 30 points a game and recorded at least 20 points in 11 consecutive games for the first time in school history. Freeze’s offense scored 46 touchdowns for the fourth-most in school history and the most since the 1975 season. Prior to his arrival at Arkansas State, Freeze compiled a 20-5 record over the 2008 and 2009 seasons at the helm of the Lambuth University Football program in Jackson, Tenn. Freeze was named the American Football Coaches Association’s Southeast Region Coach of the Year in 2009 after leading the Eagles to their best regular season in school history with an 11-0 record. Under Freeze’s direction, Lambuth won the Mid-South Conference West Division, advanced to the second round of the NAIA playoffs for the first time since 1999, finished the year with a 12-1 mark, and ascended to the No. 6 ranking in NAIA. The Mid-South Conference Coach of the Year oversaw the offense and called plays for a Lambuth team that averaged more than 40 points per game and ranked 9th nationally in total offense (465 ypg). The Eagles also ranked 1st in 4th-down conversions, 4th in 1st downs per game and 3rd-down conversions, 5th in passing, and 8th in scoring offense. Prior to taking over as head coach at Lambuth, Freeze served on the Ole Miss staff from 2005-07 and was an assistant coach for the final two seasons.

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Before going to Ole Miss, Freeze served 13 years at Briarcrest Christian School (Memphis, Tenn.) as a classroom teacher, coach, and administrator. He was the Saints’ head football coach from 1995-2004, running the no-huddle “spread system” for 6 years that led to 6 straight state championship games. Freeze compiled a 99-23 record while at Briarcrest, which included an undefeated season in 1996, and led the school to state championship titles in 2002 and 2004. Briarcrest won regional titles in 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2001, and 2002, and Freeze was named the Region 8-AA Coach of the Year 5 times and the Associated Press Coach of the Year 4 times. Among his talented pupils during that period were eventual Ole Miss Rebels and NFL starters Michael Oher and Greg Hardy. Before assuming the role of head coach at Briarcrest, Freeze served as the team’s offensive coordinator and defensive backs coach from 1992-94, as the Saints reached the TSSAA state semifinals twice. A 1988 graduate of Senatobia High School, Freeze received an associate degree from Northwest Mississippi Community College in 1990 and was a two-year letterwinner on the Ranger baseball team. He earned his bachelor’s degree in mathematics with a minor in coaching and sports administration from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1992. It was while attending USM that he became active in mission projects, serving as a missionary in Houston, Salt Lake City, St. Petersburg, Russia, and Australia. Freeze also served as the state president for the Mississippi Baptist Student Union. Born in Oxford and raised in Independence, Miss., Hugh and his wife, Jill, are the parents of three daughters: Ragan, Jordan, and Madison.


COACHING STAFF KENT AUSTIN Co-Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Coach COACHING EXPERIENCE: 2019-PRESENT – LIBERTY (CO-OC/QB) 2013-18 – HAMILTON TIGER-CATS (HC, GM, AND VP OF FOOTBALL OPS) 2010-12 – CORNELL (HC) 2008-10 – OLE MISS (OC) 2007 – SASKATCHEWAN ROUGHRIDERS (HC) 2004-06 – TORONTO ARGONAUTS (OC) 2003 – OTTAWA RENEGADES (QB) EDUCATION: BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (OLE MISS, ’85) CHILDREN: KENDALL, KASSIDY, AND WESLEY HOMETOWN: NATICK, MASS.

MAURICE HARRIS Co-Offensive Coordinator/Wide Receivers Coach COACHING EXPERIENCE: 2019-PRESENT – LIBERTY (CO-OC/WR) 2012-18 – OLE MISS (TE/REC. COORD.) 2008-11 – ARKANSAS STATE (TE) 2007 – ALABAMA STATE (OC/RB) 2006 – OLE MISS (ASST. AD FOR INTERNAL FOOTBALL OPERATIONS) 2004-05 – ALABAMA STATE (RB) 1999-03 – WHITEHAVEN HS (ASST. COACH/HC) EDUCATION: BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN EDUCATION (ARKANSAS STATE, ’98) WIFE: LAQUESHA CHILDREN: ARAMI AND CORTLYNN HOMETOWN: MEMPHIS, TENN.

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COACHING STAFF BEN AIGAMAUA Tight Ends Coach COACHING EXPERIENCE: 2019-PRESENT – LIBERTY (TE) 2012-18 – OLE MISS (GA, COMMUNITY RELATIONS) 2011 – ARKANSAS TECH (GA) 2010 – LAMBUTH (GA) EDUCATION: BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN SPORT MANAGEMENT (LAMBUTH, ’10) WIFE: KENDRA CHILDREN: LILY AND BEN HOMETOWN: LEONE, AMERICAN SAMOA

BRUCE JOHNSON Running Backs Coach COACHING EXPERIENCE: 2019-PRESENT – LIBERTY (RB) 2018 – INDIANA (ASST. AD/ON-CAMPUS RECRUITING) 2012-17 – OLE MISS (QC, OL, TE, RECRUITING) 2010-11 – ARKANSAS-PINE BLUFF (ASST. OC, OL) 2006-09 – JACKSON STATE (OL, RECRUITING COORD.) 2002-05 – ALABAMA STATE (TE, OT, RB, RECRUITING COORD.) 2001 – SAN DIEGO (RB) 2000 – PHOENIX COLLEGE (ASST. COACH) 1999 – SHADOW MOUNTAIN HS (ASST. COACH) 1998 – DESERT VISTA HS (ASST. COACH) EDUCATION: BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN HISTORY (ARIZONA STATE, ’99) WIFE: MICHELLE CHILDREN: JAIDYN, BRAYDEN, AND AYDIN HOMETOWN: PHOENIX, ARIZ.

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COACHING STAFF SAM GREGG OFFENSIVE LINE COACH 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 – MEMPHIS (GA) 2003 – ITAWAMBA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (OL)

EDUCATION: BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION (MURRAY STATE, ’02) WIFE: MANDY CHILDREN: BRITT HOMETOWN: AMORY, MISS.

SCOTT SYMONS DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR/SAFETIES COACH COACHING EXPERIENCE: 2019-PRESENT – LIBERTY (DC/S) 2018 – MEMPHIS (ILB) 2014-17 – WEST GEORGIA (DC/S) 2013 – ARKANSAS TECH (DC) 2012 – ARKANSAS STATE (DEF. QC) 2008-11 – HARDING (WR, DB, CO-DC, AND REC. COORD.) EDUCATION: BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN HISTORY (LINDENWOOD, ’08) WIFE: KRISTEN CHILDREN: PEYTON, HUDSON, AND RHETT HOMETOWN: HURST, TEXAS

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COACHING STAFF JOSH ALDRIDGE DEFENSIVE LINE COACH COACHING EXPERIENCE: 2019-PRESENT – LIBERTY (DL) 2018 – LENOIR-RHYNE (DC/LB) 2014-17 – WEST GEORGIA (DL/REC. COORD.) 2013 – OUACHITA BAPTIST (DL) 2013 – LINDENWOOD (GA) EDUCATION: BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN SOCIAL SCIENCES (HARDING, ’12) WIFE: JESSICA CHILDREN: BRAXTON HOMETOWN: JACKSON, TENN.

RICKEY HUNLEY CORNERBACKS COACH COACHING EXPERIENCE: 2019-PRESENT – LIBERTY (CB) 2018 – INCARNATE WORD (S/REC. COORD.) 2015-17 – WEST GEORGIA (LB/ST COORD.) 2013-14 – SOUTHWEST BAPTIST (DB, ST COORD., REC. COORD.) 2012 – LINDENWOOD (SAFETIES) 2010-11 – GRANDVIEW HIGH SCHOOL (MISSOURI) 2008 – IOWA STATE (ATHLETIC ACADEMIC COORDINATOR) 2007 – DRAKE (SAFETIES) 2004-06 – THEODORE ROOSEVELT HS (IOWA) EDUCATION: BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN SOCIAL SCIENCES (DRAKE, ’05) WIFE: NAKISHA CHILDREN: TAYLOR, RAEGAN, AND KAMYRN HOMETOWN: KANSAS CITY, MO.

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COACHING STAFF KYLE POPE LINEBACKERS COACH COACHING EXPERIENCE: 2019-PRESENT – LIBERTY (LB) 2017-18 – ALABAMA (GA) 2016 – PRESBYTERIAN (DL) 2016 – WEST ALABAMA (OLB) 2015 – HOLMES CC (DL) EDUCATION: BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN EXERCISE SCIENCE & WELLNESS (JACKSONVILLE STATE, ’15) HOMETOWN: SYLACAUGA, ALA.

TANNER BURNS SPECIAL TEAMS COORDINATOR COACHING EXPERIENCE: 2019-PRESENT – LIBERTY (ST COORD.) 2014-18 – ARKANSAS (QUALITY CONTROL FOR SPECIAL TEAMS) 2013 – OAKLAND RAIDERS (NFL INTERN–SPECIAL TEAMS) EDUCATION: BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN GENERAL STUDIES (OLE MISS, ’12) HOMETOWN: SAN JOSE, CALIF.

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SUPPORT STAFF

DOMINIC STUDZINSKI

JIM NICHOLS

PAUL RUTIGLIANO

RACHEL HENDERSON

MATT BEVINS

Football Head Strength and Conditioning Coach

Assistant AD/ Chief of Staff

Assistant AD/Director of Football Operations/ NFL Liaison

Assistant to the

Director of Player Development

DR. ED GOMES

JOVON HUBBARD

ETHAN JOHNSON

WILL REID

DIANA ALDRICH

Director of Spiritual Development

Director of On-Campus Recruiting

Director of Player Personnel

Director of Football Video

Assistant Director of Operations

TIM BAGGETT

JORDAN CANTRELL

DARRY MARSHALL

KYLE DEARMON

RJ FLEMING

Quality Control Defense

Quality Control Defense

Quality Control

Quality Control

Offense

Offense

Assistant Director of Player Personnel

ROY ASUEGA Graduate Assistant Defense

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Head Coach

ERIC PONIO Graduate Assistant Defense

CJ HOLDEN

T.J. RANDALL

Graduate Assistant Recruiting/Operations

Graduate Assistant Football Operations

LOGAN BRADLEY

TREY CASO

Graduate Assistant Offense

Graduate Assistant Offense

PEYTON FERGUSON Graduate Assistant Recruiting


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LIBERTY UNIVERSITY CHEERLEADERS

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PLAYER HEADSHOTS

1 SHEDRO LEWIS

1 JAVON SCRUGGS

2 KEVIN SHAA

2 EMANUEL DABNEY

3 JOHNNY HUNTLEY

3 RION DAVIS

4 BRANDON WILLIAMS

4 AUBREY WILLIAMS

5 DJ STUBBS

5 MALIK CAPER

6 JOHNATHAN BENNETT

6 CENECA ESPINOZA JR.

7 DAMIAN KING

7 TAYVION LAND

7 MALIK WILLIS

8 LANDON BROWN

8 JIMMY FAULKS

9 DEMARIO DOUGLAS

9 AMARII JENKINS

10 WILL BOWERS

11 ANTONIO GANDY-GOLDEN

11 JESSIE LEMONIER

12 STEPHEN CALVERT

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10 HUNTER GOETZ So. | S

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10 ALEX PROBERT R-Jr. | K

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PLAYER HEADSHOTS

12 BRANDON TILLMON

13 CJ YARBROUGH

13 ISAAC STEELE

13 ADIDAN ALVES

14 HENRY VAN DELLEN

14 SOLOMON AJAYI

15 CHRIS BARRETT

15 JAYOD SANDERS

16 MASON YOST

17 KHALEB COLEMAN

18 ISAIAH AVERY

19 SEAN QUEEN

19 CHRIS MEGGINSON

20 TROY HENDERSON

20 BEJOUR WILSON

21 TREON SIBLEY

21 MARCELLOUS HARRIS

22 MICAIAH OVERTON

22 KIMANI DONALDSON

23 FRANKIE HICKSON

26 DJ SKELTON

27 CHEAPELL MORRIS

28 MICAH GLAIZE

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23 KEI’TREL CLARK Fr. | CB

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25 PEYTTON PICKETT

R-Jr. | RB | Frisco, Texas

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R-Fr. | TE

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R-Jr. | QB

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R-Sr. | RB

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PLAYER HEADSHOTS

29 JACK BEIL

30 MICHAEL BOLLINGER

30 TYRON STAPLES

31 DOMONHIC JENNINGS

31 ELIJAH BENTON

32 AARON PIERRE

33 FRANK BOYD

33 WAYLEN COZAD

34 JOSHUA MACK

34 DEVIN PEARSON

35 TYREN DUPREE

37 GABRIEL ELLIOTT

38 CADE ROBINSON

40 ZAC FOUTZ

40 ZACK AMERSON

41 AARON PEART

42 DYLAN GILFOY

43 BENJAMIN ALEXANDER

44 AUSTIN LEWIS

45 SHANE DRAYTON

46 RYAN ESHLEMAN

47 REMINGTON GREEN

49 CHRISTIAN LAUNIUS

50 HENRY CHIBUEZE

50 VINCENT MANGOGNA

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R-So. | RB

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Jr. | LB

Jr. | LB

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PLAYER HEADSHOTS

R-So. | LS

52 JONATHAN GRAHAM

R-Fr. | OL | Plantation, Fla.

54 ANDREW JOHNS

55 BRENDAN SCHLITTLER

56 DONTAE DUFF

57 CARL POOLE

58 THADDIUS WATSON

64 JACOB BODDEN

63 CARTER BRADLEY

59 DAMIAN BOUNDS

65 THOMAS SARGEANT

66 ETHAN CRAWFORD

68 TRISTAN SCHULTZ

73 SAM ISAACSON

75 MAISEN KNIGHT

51 AUSTIN MOCK

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Jr. | OL

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76 NATE PENA

77 COOPER MCCAW

79 JOHN KOURTIS

80 BRODY BRUMM

81 NOAH FRITH

82 D’WAYNE CRAWFORD

83 CARLOS POOLE

84 JT WOOD

85 STUART ASHLEY

86 MICHAEL CHOROWICZ

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PLAYER HEADSHOTS

86 DEVONTE LLOYD

87 NICHOLAS WADE

88 JEROME JACKSON

89 CADE ROWLAND

90 JASON STRICKER

91 JAKE BRICKELL

92 MASON WOLK

93 WILLIAM GREEN

94 VINCENT ELEFANTE

96 TRESHAUN CLARK

97 ELISHA MITCHELL

98 BRAYDEN MONDAY

99 RALFS RUSINS

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2019 FOOTBALL TEAM PHOTO

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WILLIAMS STADIUM WILLIAMS STADIUM ON L IBERTY U NI V E R SI TY’S CA MPU S, NE A R THE MAIN E NT RA NCE , A ND A DJACE NT TO THE HANCOCK WE LCO ME CE NT E R

FACILITIES

The Liberty Football Center, complete with coaches’ offices, academic rooms, locker room, equipment room, and training room, is located at the north end of the stadium. Carter Tower, complete with 18 luxury suites and a media center, is located above the west bleachers. Visiting teams are provided a team room in the stadium’s south end zone.

GROUNDBREAKING

MAY 8, 1989

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INITIAL

COMPLETION

OCT. 21, 1989

SUMMER 1990

SUMMER 1994

The first game was played, and 12,750 fans watched Liberty score 31 unanswered points in a 37-18 Homecoming victory over Towson.

Lights were added.

The stadium was officially named “Williams Stadium” in honor of Arthur L. and Angela Williams, major contributors to the university.

FALL 2006 The stateof-the-art, 48,000-squarefoot Football Operations Center, located at the north end of the stadium, was completed.

NOV. 4, 2006 Liberty University passed the one million mark in home attendance during its 21-0 win over Western Carolina at Williams Stadium.


WILLIAMS STADIUM

25,000+ SEATING CAPACITY P LAYI N G SU RFACE

ASTROTURF A RCHI TECT

HAKEN/CORLEY AND ASSOCIATES OF RALEIGH, N.C. CO N STRU CTI O N

STEEL & CONCRETE CO N TRACTO R

MCDEVITT & STREET OF RALEIGH, N.C. RE N OVATO R

BRANCH & ASSOCIATES OF RICHMOND, VA. (2010) AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES, INC. (CMA) OF LYNCHBURG, VA. (2018)

WILLIAMS STADIUM SINGLE-GAME ATTENDANCE RECORDS ATTENDANCE DATE W-L 1. 22,551 Sept. 19, 2015 W 2. 21,712 Nov. 12, 2016 L 3. 20,838 Oct. 4, 2014 L 4. 20,425 Sept. 1, 2018 W 5. 20,393 Oct. 24, 2015 W 6. 20,217 Oct. 25, 2014 W 7. 19,314 Oct. 2, 2010 W 8. 19,111 Oct. 15, 2011 W 9. 18,955 Nov. 19, 2015 W 10. 18,911 Oct. 19, 2013 L

RESULT Liberty 31, Montana 21 Liberty 26, Charleston Southern 48 Liberty 39, Richmond 46 Liberty 52, Old Dominion 10 Liberty 45, Kennesaw State 35 Liberty 34, Gardner-Webb 0 Liberty 52, Savannah State 14 Liberty 63, Coastal Carolina 27 Liberty 24, Coastal Carolina 21 Liberty 52, Coastal Carolina 55

RENOVATION

SUMMER 2010

OCT. 2, 2010

NOV. 19, 2015

SEPT. 1, 2018

Williams Stadium was expanded from 12,000 to 19,200 seats, and a five-story tower was completed. The tower features a press box, 18 luxury suites, an 11,000-squarefoot Club Pavilion, offices for the Liberty Athletics administration, and concessions stands.

A then Liberty- and Big South-record 19,314 fans attended the first game at the renovated Williams Stadium during a 52-14 victory over Savannah State.

Williams Stadium hosted its first-ever nationally televised game on ESPNEWS as Liberty defeated No. 4 Coastal Carolina 24-21.

Newly-expanded Williams Stadium hosted Liberty’s inaugural game as an FBS member. The Flames defeated Old Dominion 52-10.

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LIBERTY FOOTBALL CENTER

ABOUT

Opened in time for the start of the 2006 football season, this 48,000-square-foot building brought all operations for the football team under one roof for the first time in program history. Construction for the Liberty Football Center (LFC) was made possible because of a generous $4.5 million donation by the Art Williams Foundation, which has had a significant impact on Liberty University. The football stadium was named in honor of Arthur L. and Angela Williams, who have been major contributors to the university.

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Shortly after the conclusion of the 2018 football season — Liberty’s first campaign at the FBS Level — a $25 million renovation project began on the LFC that is scheduled for completion in January 2020. The current renovation project will dramatically expand the footprint of the existing building, adding an additional 18,000 square feet to the facility to bring the building’s usable space to 65,455 square feet.


LIBERTY FOOTBALL CENTER

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INDOOR PRACTICE FACILITY

INDOOR PRACTICE FACILITY As part of the football program’s FBS reclassification process, Liberty opened its newest football facility during the summer of 2017 — the Liberty University Indoor Practice Facility. The new $29 million project provides a fullsize indoor football practice field, plus end zones, with a 70-foot ceiling clearance. The facility is located northeast of the Football Operations Center and adjacent to Liberty’s AstroTurf practice field.

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COST OF ATHLETICS FACILITIES LIBERTY ATHLETICS CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS (SINCE 2010) Estimated Cost: $1M

Clarkson Clubhouse

• Completed in 2014

Estimated Cost: $4M

Cook Tennis Center/Hershey-Esbenshade Tennis Courts • Multi-year renovations completed in 2017

Estimated Cost: $16M

Williams Stadium

• Major renovations completed in 2010 and 2018

Estimated Cost: $20M

Vines Center

• Multi-year renovations completed in 2015

Estimated Cost: $29M

Estimated Cost: $2M

East Campus Field House • Completed in 2012

Estimated Cost: $5M

Liberty Field Hockey and Lacrosse Fields • Completed in 2011

Estimated Cost: $19M

Liberty Natatorium

• Completed Fall 2017

Estimated Cost: $29M

Liberty University Indoor Practice Facility • Completed in Summer 2017

Estimated Cost: $3M

Osborne Stadium/Matthes-Hopkins Track Complex • Renovation completed in 2012

Estimated Cost: $10M

Kamphuis Field at Liberty Softball Stadium • Completed in 2015

Estimated Cost: $20M

Liberty Baseball Stadium • Completed in 2013

PROJ ECT S UND ERWAY

Liberty Arena

• Opens 2020

Estimated Cost: $32M

Liberty Football Center

• Set to be completed January 2020

Liberty Indoor Track & Field Complex • Completed in Winter 2017

Liberty Athletics Center

• Completed Fall 2017

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ATHLETICS FACILITIES WILLIAMS STADIUM Home of Flames Football | Capacity: 25,000+ | Opened in 1989 Renovated and expanded in 2010 and 2018

LIBERTY FOOTBALL CENTER Base of operations for Flames Football | 65,455 square feet | Opened in 2006 Renovation scheduled for completion in January 2020

LIBERTY UNIVERSITY INDOOR PRACTICE FACILITY Featuring a full-size AstroTurf practice field with end zones | 70-foot ceiling clearance Opened in 2017

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ATHLETICS FACILITIES FOOTBALL PRACTICE FIELD Outdoor AstroTurf field | Opened in 2007

LIBERTY ATHLETICS CENTER (LAC) Academic areas, Olympic sport weight room, centralized athletic training room, equipment room, and sports nutrition refueling station | Opened in 2017

EAST CAMPUS FACILITY Base of operations for Lady Flames Volleyball | Opened in 2007

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ATHLETICS FACILITIES VINES CENTER Home of Flames Basketball and Volleyball | Capacity: 9,547 Opened in 1990; renovated and expanded in 2014 and 2015

LIBERTY ARENA Future home of Flames Basketball and Volleyball | Capacity: 4,500 | Expected to open in Fall 2020

BASKETBALL PRACTICE FACILITY Base of operations for Flames Basketball Includes 3,000-square-foot basketball performance center | Opened in 2013

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ATHLETICS FACILITIES LUURTSEMA CENTER/OSBORNE STADIUM/MATTHES-HOPKINS TRACK COMPLEX Base of operations for Flames soccer and track & field | 1,000 chairback seats Track completely rebuilt in 2012

LIBERTY NATATORIUM Olympic-sized, nine-lane, 50-meter pool | Separate 17-foot-deep diving well with two springboards and three-column tower | 1,300 seating capacity with wraparound, three-side bowl seating | 75,00 square feet | Opened in 2017

THOMAS INDOOR SOCCER CENTER Indoor practice facility for Flames Soccer | Opened in 2009

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ATHLETICS FACILITIES LIBERTY INDOOR TRACK & FIELD COMPLEX Home of Liberty Track & Field | Six-lane, hydraulically banked, 200-meter track Capacity: 1,500 | Opened in 2017

LIBERTY BASEBALL STADIUM Home of Flames Baseball | Capacity: 2,500 chairback seats | Opened in 2013

KAMPHUIS FIELD AT LIBERTY SOFTBALL STADIUM Home of Lady Flames Softball | Capacity: 1,000 chairback seats | Opened in 2014

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ATHLETICS FACILITIES COOK TENNIS CENTER/HERSHEY-ESBENSHADE TENNIS COURTS Home of Flames Tennis | Includes 18 courts | Capacity: 250

EAST CAMPUS FIELD HOUSE Home of Lady Flames Field Hockey and Lacrosse | Capacity: 750 per field Opened in 2012; Renovated and expanded in 2018-19

CLARKSON CLUBHOUSE Base of operations for Flames Golf | 4,600-square-feet | Opened in 2014

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ATHLETICS EXCELLENCE YEAR IN REVIEW

Liberty made an immediate impact during its inaugural year of ASUN Conference competition, sweeping the Bill Bibb Trophy (all sports), the Jesse Fletcher Trophy (men’s sports), and the Sherman Day Trophy (women’s sports). Seven Flames teams captured ASUN titles, including men’s basketball (regular season and tournament), baseball (tournament), women’s tennis (regular season), men’s indoor track & field, women’s indoor track & field, men’s outdoor track & field, and women’s outdoor track & field. Women’s swimming & diving also won a conference championship, earning the Coastal Collegiate Sports Association (CCSA) crown during its first year hosting the event at the Liberty Natatorium.

FOOTBALL

Liberty finished with a 6-6 record during its inaugural FBS season, becoming the ninth team in NCAA history to win six or more games in their first year of FBS football.

CROSS COUNTRY AND TRACK & FIELD

Liberty won five conference titles, including ASUN championships in men’s indoor track & field, women’s indoor track & field, men’s outdoor track & field, and women’s outdoor track & field, along with the Lady Flames’ second straight ECAC indoor track & field crown. Alejandro Perlaza Zapata placed sixth in the men’s 400 at the NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships and came in fifth in that event for the outdoor championships. He was one of a programrecord nine qualifiers to the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

MEN’S BASKETBALL

The Flames won a program-record 29 games, headlined by the first NCAA Tournament victory in program history, a first-round triumph over Mississippi State. Liberty captured the ASUN Tournament title after sharing the regular-season championship with Lipscomb.

VOLLEYBALL

The Lady Flames posted a 10-6 ASUN record and reached the ASUN Tournament semifinals during their first season in the conference.

MEN’S SOCCER

The Flames ranked No. 10 nationally with 2.13 goals per game, and leading scorer Kevin Mendoza was selected by Los Angeles FC in the MLS SuperDraft.

WOMEN’S SOCCER

Liberty tied for third place in the ASUN standings with a 5-3 conference record and was the only ASUN team to defeat conference champion Lipscomb.

FIELD HOCKEY

The Lady Flames finished the 2018 season with a No. 16 national ranking. Senior Agueda Moroni became the program’s first player to earn first team All-American honors.

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Liberty won 12 of its final 16 games, advancing to the ASUN Tournament title game during its first season in the conference.

Regional title. Liberty finished as the ASUN regular-season runner-up on its way to a third consecutive 40-win season.

WOMEN’S SWIMMING & DIVING

The Lady Flames earned their second CCSA team title in program history and their first since 2014. Liberty went 15-0 in dual-meet competition, pushing its dual-meet winning streak to 23.

MEN’S TENNIS

Led by the ASUN Player of the Year and NCAA national singles qualifier Nicaise Muamba, Liberty went 6-1 in conference play.

WOMEN’S TENNIS

The Lady Flames crafted a 6-1 conference record, earning a share of the ASUN regular-season championship.

WOMEN’S LACROSSE

Liberty won a program-record 14 games on its way to the ASUN Championship final during its first season in the conference.

MEN’S GOLF

The Flames qualified for the NCAA Men’s Golf Championship for the second time in program history, tying for 20th place as a team. Gabe Lench shared 24th place in the individual competition. Liberty also placed second in the ASUN Championship and came in fifth at the NCAA Athens Regional.

BASEBALL

Liberty’s first appearance in the ASUN Baseball Championship resulted in the Flames’ fifth conference title and first since 2013. Liberty posted the fifth 40-win season in program history, tying the school record with 43 victories, and made its sixth NCAA Regional appearance.

SOFTBALL

The Lady Flames reached the National Invitational Softball Championship (NISC) Championship Round for the second time in three years after winning the NISC Lynchburg

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LIBERTY FLAMES SPORTS NETWORK CBS Sports, NBC Sports, NASCAR, SportSouth, Comcast, and Fox Sports.

FOOTBALL GAME DAY COVERAGE

During the 2019-20 academic year, Flames fans can catch all the action on the Liberty Flames Sports Network (LFSN), which is comprised of Liberty’s radio and television networks and has covered Flames athletics since 1981. The flagship radio station for Liberty Football is The Journey 88.3 FM in Lynchburg, Va. The 50,000-watt station is part of The Journey FM Radio Network, which has 19 affiliates that cover Virginia and much of North Carolina. Alan York returns for his 10th season calling Flames Athletics. York is the radio play-byplay voice of football and men’s basketball. Additionally, York is the television voice for Liberty Baseball and Softball. Nick Pierce handles radio play-by-play duties for baseball and the football sidelines, while Jamie Hall broadcasts Liberty Women’s Basketball. Kevin Keys provides play-by-play for Liberty softball. Fans may also follow Liberty Athletics on WFFP Channel 24, the flagship television station of LFSN. The station airs football as well as baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, field hockey, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, and volleyball games. The station can be viewed on all satellite and cable systems throughout Southwestern and Central Virginia. Liberty sporting events have been broadcast on outlets across the nation, including the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN), ESPN+, ESPN3, Cox Television Network, American Sports Network (ASN), The Walk, and various independent stations, representing more than 40 million households coast-to-coast. LFSN’s television broadcast team consists of trained professionals who have worked for most of the major sports networks in the United States, including ESPN, ABC Sports,

The Liberty Flames Sports Network is the best way to follow Liberty Flames Football at home and on the road. The tailgate show begins 90 minutes prior to kickoff. Hosted by Nick Pierce, Matt Camire, and Jamie Hall, the show provides the most in-depth pregame radio coverage of Liberty Football. Fans will hear commentary from coaches and players, along with exclusive pregame thoughts from Head Coach Hugh Freeze. Alan York and Paul Rutigliano team up for their ninth season together in the radio booth. During the live radio play-by-play broadcast, Nick Pierce reports from the sideline, and live studio reports keep you up-to-date on scores from across the country. At the conclusion of the game, listen to the Coke Zero Sugar Postgame Show for a complete recap, including interviews with the Flames and Head Coach Hugh Freeze.

LIBERTY FLAMES FOOTBALL SHOW

The Liberty Flames Football Show returns to the radio airways on Monday night at 6 p.m. The 60-minute weekly coach’s radio show moves to a new location for the 2019 season, as the Monday night show will be hosted at Iron & Ale, located at 106 Cornerstone St., Lynchburg, Va. 24502. The “Voice of the Flames” Alan York hosts the hourlong show that takes you inside Liberty Athletics. Head Football Coach Hugh Freeze joins York each week, along with Liberty Athletics administrators, student-athletes, and other coaches. The show is carried on the regional ESPN family of stations: 93.3 FM (Lynchburg), 1320 AM (Lynchburg), 1240 AM (Roanoke), 106.3 FM (Danville), and 1250 AM (Bedford).

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LIBERTY FLAMES SPORTS NETWORK LFSN RADIO AFFILIATES VIRGINIA Charlottesville 97.1 Clifton Forge 90.9 Danville 88.3 Lynchburg (Flagship) 88.3 Marion 94.7 Newport News 96.9 Pulaski/Roanoke 106.5 Richmond 94.9 Shenandoah Valley 95.5 Suffolk 107.3 Virginia Beach 98.3 Williamsburg 100.1 Wytheville 101.9 NORTH CAROLINA Elizabeth City 88.3 Norlina 94.3 Roanoke Rapids 91.1 Rocky Mount 107.3 Zebulon 90.5

GAME ON

A weekly sports show that airs on LFSN affiliates around the country, “Game On” hit the airwaves in February 2014. The show is available locally on WFFP 24, WSET ABC 13, WDBJ7, MASN, and ESPN+. Check local listings for air times. The 30-minute show, hosted by Matt Warner, Rett McGibbon, and Bobbie Bohlig, focuses not only on Liberty’s student-athletes but also includes special guests, notable athletes, and coaches from across the sports spectrum — all telling their stories of faith and discussing current issues in sports and culture. The show also provides relevant commentary from guest analysts. “Stories are a language that everyone understands,” says Kevin Keys, executive producer for Broadcast Communications. “Inspirational stories from the intersection of athletics and faith are what we try to find in order to motivate our viewers to live lives of great character. Our student-athletes are normal young people who learn to excel, and we love telling their stories.” The show can be streamed anytime online at GameOnLU.com or watched via broadcast platforms across America.

Airs Friday at 2 p.m. (EST)

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LIBERTY UNIVERSITY MARCHING BAND LIBERTY UNIVERSITY MARCHING BAND

The Liberty University Marching Band, The “Spirit of the Mountain,” has established itself as a prestigious collegiate marching ensemble. This corps-style group features contemporary show designs which have appealed to a variety of mass audiences. The flashy horn line, precision marching, and impeccable movements have dazzled many crowds to their feet, while the color guard has demonstrated its versatility with a variety of choreographed movements. The band has performed at a New York Giants vs. Atlanta Falcons game at a Meadowlands, for the Collegiate Marching Band Festival in Allentown, Pa., on three occasions, and for a large number of competitive exhibition performances on the East Coast. In addition, the band has performed in exciting venues in New York City as well as at Jacksonville Landing, Walt Disney World, Carowinds Park, and Broadway at the Beach. The band has also performed on college campuses, at many competition sites, and in the Lynchburg community. The “Spirit of the Mountain” is again hosting the State of Virginia Marching Band State Championship Finals in Williams Stadium and will host the Bands Of America competition, performing exhibitions for all the bands in attendance for both events. The Liberty University Marching Band is excited about its show, entitled “Take Me Home,” exclusively arranged for Liberty University. The show is comprised of eight tunes on the

theme of the various states in the United States of America. The show is designed especially to entertain the audiences at NCAA football games. If you, or someone you know, are interested in joining the LU Marching Band, please visit our website at Liberty.edu/Band for more information. Membership in the marching band is comprised of students majoring in most departments and disciplines across the university — you don’t have to be a music major to join! Membership auditions are online and open to all incoming students. Contact us now to become a part of this fine band. The band is under the leadership of Dr. Stephen Kerr. Dr. Kerr joined the Liberty University School of Music faculty in 1990 and was appointed director of bands in 2000. Dr. Kerr received his bachelor’s degree in music education from Liberty in 1982, his master’s degree from Virginia Tech, and his Ph.D. in Music Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Dr. Kerr also directs the acclaimed Liberty University Wind Symphony and teaches instrumental conducting and other music and band courses. Essential staff that support the Liberty University Marching Band include Alyssa Hurley (assistant director), Tommy Goddard (assistant director of athletic bands and drumline), and Bryanna Boyd (guard instructor). Marching and music technicians include Catie Pakenham, Tim Fus, Kara Witt, Tyler Crocker, Austin Esquirell, Caleb Martin, Gioanni Galan, and Dani Smith.

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RENARD BROWN

BASEBALL: 1980-82

Renard Brown’s impact on Liberty’s record books still stands today despite his last steps on the diamond as a Flame coming nearly four decades ago. Brown finished his three-year career at Liberty with a .376 batting average, which ranks second in school history to fellow Liberty Athletics Hall of Famer Sid Bream. He also ranks inside the top 10 of several other career categories, including runs (eighth, 153), triples (third, 20), and walks (10th, 88). The native of Baltimore, Md., was an NAIA AllAmerica honorable mention selection in 1981 and helped the Flames advance to the NAIA World Series after winning the NAIA District 19 and Area 8 tournament events. As a senior in 1982, he led the Flames with a .409 batting average, 56 RBIs, and 67 hits.

JOHNNIE ENGELHARDT

MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY/TRACK & FIELD: 1982-84

Following a six-year stint serving our country in the United States Army, Johnnie Engelhardt came to Liberty, where he became the Flames’ first NCAA Division II men’s cross country All-American. Engelhardt individually placed 12th at the 1983 NCAA Division II Men’s Cross Country National Championship, which earned him All-American status. His finish helped Liberty place 10th as a team after the Flames captured the Division II South Regional title. En route to success at nationals, Engelhardt also helped Liberty claim the program’s first-ever MasonDixon Conference title in 1983 with his third-place showing at the championship event. The native of Willingboro, N.J., also found success in the distance events for the Flames Track & Field program. He earned NAIA All-America honors in the indoor two-mile run in 1983 and was named the MVP of the 1983 NAIA Indoor District 29 Championship.

STEVE ISAACS

MEN’S BASKETBALL: 1980-83 Liberty’s all-time career leader in rebounding, Steve Isaacs continually crashed the boards for the Flames to help him become the eighth men’s basketball player to join the Liberty Athletics Hall of Fame. Isaacs completed his stellar four-year career with 1,130 career rebounds and is one of only three players in program history with 1,000 career boards. He also ranks fifth in program history in points scored with 1,777 career points, while averaging 14.2 points per

game and 9.2 rebounds per contest for the Flames. The Flames posted a pair of 20-win seasons during his time at Liberty, including a 28-11 record during his freshman year, which ranks first in school history in wins in a season in the non-Division I era. Isaacs’ strong play as a freshman helped the Flames capture the 1980 NCCAA national championship.

MICKEY PAIGE

FOOTBALL: 1985-88

Mickey Paige, Liberty’s first NCAA Division I football All-American, set standards at Liberty that have only been matched by a fellow Liberty Athletics Hall of Famer. The Lynchburg, Va., native finished his four-year career as a Flame with 427 career tackles, which ranks second to 2012 Liberty Athletics Hall of Fame inductee John Sanders. The pair are the only two players in program history with 400 or more career tackles. Paige, a linebacker for the Flames, was a two-time All-American. He earned “Football Gazette” firstteam All-America status in 1987 and was named to the “Football Gazette” third team in 1988 during the Flames’ first year at the NCAA Division I level. Paige finished the last three years of his career posting 100 or more tackles per season. He set program records with 113 assisted tackles and four fumble recoveries in 1988 as a senior. His tackle total of 150 in 1987 still ranks second in school history, missing the program record, set in 1993, by one tackle.

SHARON [WILKERSON] EMORY

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: 1997-2000

Sharon [Wilkerson] Emory is the second member of a key three-player group to be inducted into the Liberty Athletics Hall of Fame, helping establish women’s basketball as one of the most dominant programs in school history. Emory, along with her twin sister Sarah [Wilkerson] Erps and 2009 Liberty Athletics Hall of Famer Elena [Kisseleva] Bengds, helped turn a fledgling women’s basketball program that was 5-22 prior to their arrival into a team that won four straight Big South titles. The trio also led the team to the first four of the program’s 17 trips to the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. The native of Princeton, W.Va., ranks fifth in program history, scoring 1,733 career points, and is the program’s all-time leader with 304 career steals. She also ranks second in career three-point field goals (172), three-point field goal percentage (36.3), and minutes played (3,712) and fourth in free throws (361) and free throw shooting percentage (77.3).

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LIBERTY ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2018

Peter Aluma Men’s Basketball, 1994-97 Rashad Jennings Football, 2006-08 Frank Landry Men’s Golf Coach, 1992-04 Danielle (McNaney) Detmer Track & Field, 2002-05 Warren Stewart Wrestling, 1988-90

CLASS OF 2017

Sam Chelanga Men’s Cross Country/Track & Field, 2008-11 Julius Nwosu Men’s Basketball, 1991-93 Katie Phillips Bigham Softball, 1996-99 Richard Shelton Football, 1984-88 Dave Williams Strength & Conditioning Coach, 1984-2017

CLASS OF 2016

Annie Hunt Fairchild Women’s Cross Country/Track & Field, 1984-87 Steve Kearns Football, 1976-79 Todd Setsma Men’s Golf, 1993-95 Randy Tomlin Baseball, 1986-88 Ed Vickers Men’s Basketball, 1978-80

CLASS OF 2015

Eric Green Football, 1985-89 Mike Hatch Wrestling, 1984-87 Katie (Feenstra) Mattera Women’s Basketball, 2002-05 Sam Rutigliano Football Coach, 1989-99 Pat Sipe Baseball, 1983-86

CLASS OF 2014

Mike Decker Men’s Track & Field, 1999-2001 Wayne Haddix Football, 1983-86 Matt Hildebrand Men’s Basketball, 1991-94 Jake Matthes Men’s Cross Country/Track & Field Coach, 1976-91 Delethea Quarles Women’s Track & Field, 1987-89

CLASS OF 2013

Bailey Alston Men’s Basketball, 1988-90 Brenda Bonheim Volleyball/Women’s Basketball Coach/SWA, 1975-2000 Nancy Davis Women’s Soccer, 1998-2001 Robby Justino Football, 1989-92 Anthonia (Akpama) Oyedele Volleyball, 1996-99

CLASS OF 2012

Jesse Castro Wrestling, 1977-81 Mark Chafin Men’s Basketball, 1975-78 John Sanders Football, 1979-82 Sharon Snodgrass Women’s Basketball, 1979-82 Ryan Werner Men’s Track & Field, 1992-96

CLASS OF 2011

Paul Annan Men’s Soccer, 1982-85 Fred Banks Football, 1982-84 Bill Bell Men’s Soccer Coach, 1980-2000 Jerry Edwards Radio Play-by-Play, 1981-2010 Heather (Sagan) Zealand Women’s Cross Country/Track & Field, 1999-2002

CLASS OF 2010

Theresa Bream Women’s Basketball, 1990-93; Volleyball, 1987-90 Gina Gibson Women’s Track & Field, 1982-85 Lee Guetterman Baseball, 1978-81 Chip Smith Football, 1973-76 Al Worthington Baseball Coach, 1974-86; Athletics Director, 1983-89

CLASS OF 2009

Dr. Jerry Falwell Founder and Former Chancellor Arthur L. Williams Athletics Financial Supporter Elena (Kisseleva) Bengds Women’s Basketball, 1997-2000 Bob Bonheim Wrestling/Football Coach, 1973-86 Sid Bream Baseball, 1979-81 Kelvin Edwards Football, 1982-85 Karl Hess Men’s Basketball, 1977-80

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Allen & Corann Harper Jeff Harris Jeremy & Megan Harris Maurice Harris Jessie Harrison Wayne & Sharon Hartless Brad & Hannah Heath Frank & Meesha Hickson III Tyler & Paige Highfill Anthony & Gwen Hill Roger & Susan Hill Ed & Donna Hindson Joel & Jessica Hodges Gary & Angela Holt Travis Holt Mark & Barbara Horstemeyer Stephen & Ruth Horstemeyer Terry & Beverly Howell Ron & Connie Howle Terry & Patricia Hoy Robert & Kathy Hudson Hughes Supply - Pete & Robin Parziale Bob & Kristal Hunley Ricky Hunley Brad & Tammy Hurt Glenn & Kelly Inverso Rodney & Patricia Jamerson Peter Jewett Bruce Johnson Rich & Kay Johnson Derek & Andee Johnston Steven Jones Richard Justice Andrew & Kalli Kappler Evan & Heather Keebler Amy Kegley W & Nancy Keller Drew Kiernan Phill & Deborah Kline Eric & Rachel Klinger Scott & Tammy Knight Roger & Kelli Kriegshauser Jeff & Diana Kubis Gail Kupec Paul LaMachio Scott Lamb Don & Joann Lee Catherine Legum Donald & Judy Leister Bruce & Donna Lemley Liberty University Bookstore John Lindsey Bert & Kellan Locklin Jonathan & Jennifer Loomis Jim Lott Mel & Terri Love Marvin & Kristen Loyd Jennipher Lucado Michael & Lori Macasa Luke & Bethany Mannion Jeff & Julie Maren Richard & Tina Markham Steve & Alisa Martin Gregory & Jessica Martz James & Tracey Massengill Maylynn’s Creamery Jim Mccloskey Bill & Diane McConnell Kenneth & Lisa McCune

Carl & Ethel McCutchen Larry & Carrie Mckinney William Meeks Dave Miller Ron & Annik Miller Paul & Christine Minervini Doug & Debbie Monaham Montana Plains Bakery – Steve Coates Chris & Meghann Moore Mack & Amy Moore Jim & Dayna Morgan Mark & Allison Moyer Connie Mueller Seth Mullen Karl & Janet Muller Scott & Marsha Murphy – Reed’s Saw & Tool Michael & Terry Nash Nelligan Insulation Inc. Brian & Shannon Newman Chad & Rachel Nichols Jim Nichols Al Nichols Jr. Mark & Cherie Norris Greg & Susan Odell David & Tammy Orrender Chris Osborne Matthew Pack Pete & Dannielle Palmer Angela Parnell Pete & Robin Parziale – Hughes Supply Robert & Cori Peters John & Alison Pettit Dean Phillips Nathan Pick James Pittman Kristopher Plant Kyle Pope Bill & Debra Powell Dan Preusser Ted & Nancy Preusser Jeffrey Proehl Charles & Sandy Prowant JR Pugh Michael & Kathleen Putnam Bob & Bonnie Rencher Brandon & Kelly Reyes Daniel Rezai Barry & Angela Rice Irvin & Melissa Richardson Joe Rixon Michael & Mildred Robertson Gary & Cheryl Robinson Ernie & Terrye Rogers Tim & Vicky Ross Paul & Cindy Rutigliano Randy Sayre Steve & Holley Scheffel Steve & Debbie Schofield George & Jenny Schooley Len Scoggins Kent Shaibley James Sherrill Silverline Auto Sales David & Doreen Sexton Mike & Pattie Silverthorn Greg Skinner Greg & Paula Sloan Clyde & Joyce Smith

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FLAMES CLUB MEMBERS Craig & Holly Smith Rob Snead Chris & Ginger Sneeringer Chad Snyder Joe & Linda Solomey Mark & Kelley Solsman Michael & Rythm Spasic Anthony Sperrazza Chuck & Anne Spruill Jeff & Galene Staley Josh & Dawn Stamm Jim & Leanne Stewart Dominic Studzinski John & Lesley Swartz Paul & Vernell Sweeney Jr. Scott Symons Jeffrey Tarris Skip Tharp Albert & Michelle Thennes Dr. John & Denise Thomas Jimmy & Mary Thomas Thomas & Jennifer Thomas Aaron & Sara Thompson Matt & Brittany Thomson Tickets For Less Joseph & Melony Trent Evan Tyler Maynard Valentine James Van Eaton Todd & Madeline Vanduren Daniel & Erin Vinersar Virginia Amateur Sports Inc. Virginia Eagle Distributing Fred & Joanne Volk Brian & Stephanie Walsh Joyce Wander James & Wendy Weaks Tim & Jo Anna Webb Todd & Kristy Wetmore Kathy Wheeler Leonard Wheeler Linda Whitmore Glenn Wilson Matthew Williams Tim & Melinda Wilson Marc & Karen Wimmer Bob & Melissa Young Eagle Level - $120-$299 David & Kari Adams Jeffrey Albert Robin Albert Robert & Zurelvys Alegre Steve & Christine Alves Jeff & Kristen Alvis Ron Amerson Chris Anderson Brooks & Rebecca Andrews Eddie & Peggy Andrews Darin Armour Jonathan Arnold Michael & Amonda Ashwood David & Kathy Austin Julian Austin Stephen & Charity Babinec Monica Bailey Rudy Baker Tyler & Jaclyn Baker Jordan & Becca Ballard Charla Bansley

Rodney & Faith Bare Charles & April Barney Henry & Melody Barrera III Stephen & Kimmie Beard Anthony & Bernette Beckles Angie Bedwell Andrew & Ann Behnke W.D. Bell Paul & Jenice Bennett Derek & Lauren Bennion Greg & Amanda Benton Quentin & Carmen Best Brian Betham Roger & Lorraine Bingham Gary & Melissa Blanchard Douglas & Pattie Blohm Tanya Bodek Brian & Melissa Bodiford Todd & Rhonda Bohemier Jeremiah & Rebecca Boles Rob & Kim Bolton Justin & Dana Bomar Holly Bouslough Kris Bouslough William & Deborah Yow Bowden Benny & Julie Bowman Gary & Suzanne Bowman Tommy & Penny Bowman Drew Boykin Chris & Carrie Bradley Bryan & Lori Brady Dave Brat Kenneth & Patricia Bratchie Tim & Bonni Brennan Ray & Natalie Bridwell Delaney Bronosky Brandon & Dara Brown Mark & Jeannie Brumagim Carol Bryant Sharon Buck Tyler Bullock Tom Burkett Luke Burton Brandon Butler Ron Camden Matt & Caitlin Camire Carmen Campbell Harold Campbell Joshua & Kelly Carapezza Ryan & Heather Card Crystal Carey Hunter & Kristi Carr Brian Carter Kyle & Donna Carwile Eric & Ginny Cashion Adam & Jeanna Cavanaugh Dan & Irene Chambers Janice Chaplin Carlos & Lynda Chiriboga Angela Chitwood Tina Chriest Dwight & Becky Clark Omar Clark Steven Clark Greg & Carol Clemenson Lee Clements Alex & Rene Close Lisa Coffey Adria Cole Scott & Bobbie Cole

Jess & Julie Coleman Connie Coleman & Lynn Watson John Colonna Justin & Billie Cook Robert & Alicia Cooper Larry & Jackie Corfey Kurt & Nancy Cornfield Geoffrey Costner L.W. & Barbara Craig Jr. Tim & Jennifer Crane Brad & Dee Crawford Ronald Crews Xavier Crosby Giuseppe & Sarah Cucci Shari Cucci Dean & Lori Cumbo Kevin & Terri Cummings Neal & Laura Cummings David & Shelby Dalton Billy Daniels John Davis Joseph & Manee Davis Roderick Davis Steve & Lisa Davis Emily Dinsmore William & Christine Dirita Jr. Corey & Nicole Doise Jeremy Driskill Stephen & Mary Driskill Chad Dudley Steve & Meme Duley Nina Dunay Jason & Alana Dunn Steve & Sue Dunn Jared & Jennifer Dyson Deryl Edwards Darrel & Lois Ekstrom Josh & Sam Ekstrom Vince & Tracy Elefante James & Julia Falls Brian & Melissa Falwell Keith & Patty Faulkner Amber Fedin Scott Feldner Valerie Felder Joel Fenske Sherry Ferello Kent & Clara Ferguson Bruce & Brenda Fero Steve & Christina Fidler Dwayne & DeAnna Finger Rex & Cindy Fisher Keith & Jeanie Flood Fredrick Foreman Paul Foreman Clint & Tammy Fortune Aaron Freeman Jan & Janet Fuhrer Pat & Lauren Gaillard John Gauger Judy George Jonathan Geukgeuzian Rod Gladfelter William & Jasmine Glaize Roger Godsey Adam & Morgaine Godwin Ed & Ruth Gomes Jose & Carrie Gomez Ray Goodman & Terri Tinsley Robert & Kristyn Goodman

Clive & JoAnn Goodson Molly-Catherine Goodson Valerie Graham Jim & Iris Gray Tim & Julie Gresham Lee Guetterman Gerry & Anne Guillermo Chris & Melody Gunter Mark & Pam Hadley Courtney Hall Greg & Monica Hall Tim & Marty Hallberg Laura Hampton Kirk & Jannie Handy John & Mechelle Hanna Mitchell & Morgan Hanson John & Kristen Hark Joseph Harmon Phillip Harrelson Greg Harris Theodore Harrison Tom & Charlene Harrison Dodd & Sophia Harvey Chad & Allison Hasson Bob & Lilli Hausenfluck Robert & Stephanie Haynes Ray Hedrick Michael Heflin Jr. Brent & Nicole Helmick Clendon & Brenda Henderson Laken Hendron Traci Hendron David & Cheryl Henry Mike & Lisha Henson Ben & Julie Hermonat DJ Hertzler Doug & Robin Hester Mike & Michelle Hieb Matt & Stacey Hildebrand Mark & Toy Hine Ken & Barbara Horton Joseph Hostetler George & Kathy Hotz Morgan & Brenda Hout Tanner & Brittany Hoyt Daniel & Hannah Hudnall Courtney Hudson Lucy Hudson Tom & Kim Hudzema Courtney Huffman Johnny & Patricia Hunton Frank & Anna Hutchinson Jacob & Kendall Ireland Michelle Jack Brydon & Tracie Jackson Darren & Tina Jackson Jerry & Donna Jefferson Christopher & Stephanie Jeffords Brent & Valerie Jenkins Linwood & Myrtle Jennings WG & Suzanne Jennings Vic & Cheryl Job Phil John Tim & Kristin John Andrew Johnson James Johnson Kevin & Laura Johnson Bart & Krista Jones Gordon Jones Sherlonzo Jones

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FLAMES CLUB MEMBERS Robert & Mary Justino Frank & Lisa Keating Kevin & Elizabeth Kendrick Bob Kennedy Billy & Joan Kessinger Ronald & Bernice Kidd Todd & Dennis Kincaid Tanner Kinney Jim & Julie Kopco Larry & Cecilia Kourtis Richard Kreider Curt & Lauren Kuhn Nikki Kuhn Heather LaFon Frank & Carol Landrey Brian & Rebecca Landrum Barbara Lawrence Scott & Julie Lawrenson Ethan Layer Billy & Joan Leake Jerry & Judy Lease Jeremy Lee Gian & Meredith Lemmi Wayne & Cindy Lewis Jeffrey Libby Liberty University Law School Mark & Kristin Lovern Lindsey McNamara Rick Linaburg Kim Little Tim & Regina Little Tyler Little Mike & Faye Loflin Berkley & Patricia Lucas Timothy & Linda Lucas Reggie Luck Dan & Kelly Lumpkin Roger & Valerie Mackey AJ & Sara Madero David & Marie Mallory John & Monique Maloney Jim & Karen Mann Bill & Kathy Mannone Charles Marchant Jerry Maren Victoria Marroquin John & Debbie Martin Richard & Jennifer Martin Rick Martin Martin & Canterbury Inc. Bill Mast Jacob Mast Corinne Mastronardi Jay & Jodi Mathieu Todd & Katie Mattera Ashby & Donna May Julia McAuley-Gonzalez Chris McClendon Pete McFadden John McFall James McKnight Parker & Lindsay McKoy Mike & Jodi McManus Curtis & Janet Mcmillan Mace McMonigle Ed & Karen McNabb Lindsey McNamara Glen & Laura Megill Brett & Megan Metcalf Eric & Melissa Miller Mike & Laura Miller

Jonathan & Krista Mills Keith Miraldi Gregory & Patricia Mohr Michael Monday Brian Moody Adam & Darcy Moore Robert Moorefield & Family Rhonda Morgan Daniel & Raena Morrell Nick Morris Seabrook & Sarah Morris Phillip & Stephanie Morris Sr. Steve & Dana Mullen Robert & Anne Mullen Sr. David & Debbie Musselman Aubrey Myers Tate & Chrissy Myers Scott Nafzger David Neff Dawn Nelson Jeff & Cheryl Nitz Roberto & Madeline Nogueras Keith & Kelly Ober Tim Owens Sam & Lani Padilla Mike & Sue Palmer Stephen & Helen Parke Steve Patterson Michael & Alicia Patton Carl Paulson Pierre Penn David Penny Jim Pereira Wayne Pettway Steve & Cathy Pickett John & Nicole Pierce Arthur & Abrina Pierson Daniel Plummer Frank & Robin Plummer John & Shannon Poole Patricia Poole Jason & Rachael Porter Melvin & Marcy Pride Kyle Priestley Toby Pry Donald & Kim Puckett Betty Putnam Bart & Angela Pyle Scott Queen Michael & Meg Racanelli Lori Rakes Greg & Debbie Raner Ben Rathsam Donald & Christine Read Mike & Trina Reese Amy Reeves Karen Reid Jody & Kathleen Reynolds Desmond Rice Mike & Elaine Rice Jeff & Cynthia Richley Amanda Rider Michael & Kristen Riley Holly Roark Eli & Emily Rogers Eugene & Jamie Rogers Redgie & Valerie Rogers Mark & Marianne Rolfs Christopher Roop James & Rhonda Roop Grant & Katy Rost

Malaki Roy Steven & Amy Ruby Glenn Rush & Brenda Colinger Torrey Rush John Ryan Brien & Megan Sabella Samantha Santmyers Cheryl Sargeant Joel & April Sargeant Rob Sargeant Matthew Savini Ross & Sandra Schaack Garrett & Amanda Scott Jeff & Vicki Scott Randy & Susan Seavers Dillon Segur Sig & Gwen Seiler Brian & Kris Sennett Todd & Melisa Setsma Roger & Lisa Settje Tom & Susi Shaver Jake & Lorin Shellenberger Alexis Sherard Larry Shorter Bill & Cathy Simms Steve Simon Dave Sisson Caroline Smith Robert & Faye Smith Suzanne Smith Paul & Elaine Snyder Brad & Kendra Soucie Brian & Lisa Souther Tim Spaulding Scott & Julie Speakes Tim & Shawna Spencer Lee & Kathy Spradlin Wayne & Debra Stafford Krista Stevenson Chris & Sam Stokes Jim & Deborah Stokes Britt Stone Bryan & Carole Stone Fred & Denise Streszoff David Stuart Michael & Anne Sturgill Jonathan & Trish Sweat Ted Sweet Jenny Sydnor David & Winnie Taber Tim & Whitney Talley Doug & Angela Taylor Forrest Taylor Ashley Tharpe Pervis & Judy Thomas Jr. Nicholas Thomason John & Lynn Thompson Martin & Kimberly Thompson Brian & Kim Thomson Thomas Thurman Dean Tollison Randy & Janet Tomlin DeWayne & Julie Towe Jamie & Tammy Trent John & Gina Trent Jonathan Trent-Carlson Deane & Cheryl True Unifirst Uniform Services - Lynchburg Richard Vandermark Steven & Sharon Vandiver Katie VanHouten

Dick & Norma Vannoy Bob & Michelle Velez Shawn & Ashley Venable Jarrid Vernoy Christopher & Melanie Via Via Insurance Agency John & Sara Vogt Bill & Sharon Waddell Greg & Ruth Wallace Robert Wallace Loren & Donna Washburn Michael & Tammy Weigner Dave & Colleen Welch Michael Wesley Angie Wheeler Beth White Joel & Teresa White Leigh White Alan & Lynn Whitlow Benjamin & Marcy Whitt Jill Whitt Bruce & Dorey Whittaker Joseph & Michelle Wiegand Kevin & Patricia Williams Cliff & Suzanne Williams Jr. Tony & Nancy Williamson Randy & Lynne Willis Rick & Denise Wilson Skeeter Wisecarver James & Erin Wolk Steven Woodard Eric Woodson Larry & Mindy Works Jonathan & Tiffani Wright Kameron Yates Mike & Maretta Yoder Rick & Tonya Youngblood Tim Zaccari Gerald Zimmerman Tim & Lisa Zinnecker Talon Level - $60-$119 Nick Acree Audrey Adkison Chandler Alder Vinny & Diana Aldrich Mark Allison John & Teresa Altemus Erik & Lauren Amy Courtney Anderson Kevin Anderson Matt & Mary Anthony Isaac Apon Andrew & Bridget Ballenger Don & Suzanne Barnett Glenn & Sally Bates Tim & Julie Beard Rene & Mary Belanger Jonathan Berry Matt & Chelsea Bevins Alfred & Lisa Blaikie Mark & Donna Blais Daniel Bloss Scott & Kathy Bogardus David & Lisa Bollinger Jordan & Jackie Bolt Ryan Bomberger Daniel & Linda Bones Sarah Boruta Reese & Jodi Braband Cory & Danielle Bradow

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FLAMES CLUB MEMBERS Jaiden & Morgan Brandt Michelle Breeding Stacy Brickell Ray & Natalie Bridwell Dan Brown John & Susan Brown Mark Brown Jennifer Burris Clayton & Juliette Burton Jay Calvo Tyler Cannon Heath Cardie Joe Carmany Paul Carmany Glenn & Dianne Carniol Ryan & Maggie Carr Todd Casabella Andrew & Maria Casson Ethan & Katrina Chase Will & Tara Cheatwood Jason & Alison Cobb Michael Collie Bob & Jeanine Collins Ronald & Sandra Coombs Clay & Heather Copeland Kevin & Debbie Corwin Zach Coyle Kenny & Susan Craig Kendra Creedle Bill & Diane Crowley Mike & Nicole Culp Duke Cuneo Ronald Cunningham Kathryn David Tyler Davis Robbie Dawson Robert & Joan Deal Doug DeBiase Scot & Doreen DeCristofaro Rodney & Patti Dempsey Robert & Renee Devinck Lisa Digges Thom & Jane Doney Stephen & Mary Driskill Chris & Kerensa Dunfee Allison Edwards Laura Evans Lincoln Evans Charlestine Fairley Charlie & B Falwell Terry & Barbara Falwell Zach Farquhar Brian Farrar Monte & Amy Ferguson Agni Fernandez Barry & Mary Finke Wilson Fite Carey & Jackie Forbus Shane Force Trevor Foshey Kelley & Anne Foust Patsy Frazelle Richard & Jessil Fuhr Jeffery & Christine Fulmer Bryant & Riley Gaines Rueben & Cassandra Gaines Laura Gallagher Brett & Aimee Gallian Dale & Nancy Garlick Luke & Desiree Gentala Steven Gonzalez

Patrick Good Linda Goodson Rusty & Karen Goodwin Greg & Leslie Graham Lynn Graham Garry Graves Hugh Gravitt III Devin Green Jonathan Grooms John Gruenke Michael Gruver Eugene & Patricia Gwathmey Robyn Hall Lazarus Hamlet William Hartley Ben & Tammy Hatch Walter & Kimberly Hatcher Hunter & Heather Hefner Rachel Henderson Darren & Lori Hercyk Ed & Grace Hey Jennifer Hill Kenny Hobbs Keith & Shanna Horton Jovan Hubbard Charles & Kathy Hughes David & Sigrid Ianuzzo Robbie Irby David & Christy James JG Wentworth Homelending Ethan Johnson Michael Johnson Seth Jones Alan Kempson Chris & Melanie Kesler Tricia Kingsbury Keith & Sue Kohout Laura Kozej Joy Kren Austin Laws Shane & Renee Lilly Tim & Stacey Lilley Scott & Martine Long Clint Lowe Jeffrey & Nicole Lowes Daniel & Ashley Lucas Chelsea Mangino Grace Mangino Steve Manwarren Darry Marshall Carey & Traci Martin Darrell & Rebecca Martin Logan Martinez Derek Matthews Don Mattoon Justin & Amber Matzker Tommy & Debbie Maupin Dan & Morgan Maxam Barry McBride Jr. Adam & Adrienne McClendon Taylor McGee Harry & Pat McGinnis Phil Mckeown Jonathan McPhail Greg & Beth Mears Scott & Nena Meinke Emily Messenger Karen Meyer Paul & Jessica Miller Jeremy Milligan Michael & Leigh Millner

Jeff Mincey Beverly Mock Troy Moore Daniel Mouliot Alfred Muamba Jeff Murphy Mark & Ramona Myers Rick & Debi Myers Andrew & Hope Nelson Chris & Mandy Newsome Reed & Kim Newton Sherwood Newton Beth Norton Jim & Laurie Nutter Gregory & Mary O’Berry Mike & Lee Ohl Michael Oneil Kerry & Tomeca Paige Nikki Parsley-Blocker Virginia Penn Thomas Pennington Ben Petersheim Beth Picciano Nick Pierce Joe Pierre D.H. & Stacy Powell Larry & Kathy Presley Nick & Erin Pretty Roy & Karen Prior Bart & Angela Pyle Cynthia Quast Tori Quinn Colin & Paige Ragsdale Scott & Lauri Ramsey Jeffrey & Amanda Raub Scott & Rebekah Ray Ronn Read Steve & Becky Rice Chris Richardson Rebekah Ricksecker Robert Rode Eugene & Jamie Rogers James & Christine Rosak Stephen & Amanda Sartell James & Kelley Satterfield Jim & Lee Ann Schaner Matthew & Michelle Schley Les & Connie Schofer Derek & Rachel Schwandt Thomas & Clara Scott Brad Scull Roger & Lisa Settje Mark Shafer Andrew & Holly Shumate Kyle Sikes John & Patricia Sines Ron & Jennifer Siver David Skiff Bill Smith Samuel & Asonja Smith Shirley Smith Tom & Carla Solle Tony Spangler Steve & Angie Speight Jamison & Melanie Spicer Kevin & Scarlet Spiron Amy Steadman Dale & Sherri Steele Kelley Steele C. Swartz

Ryne Szurgot Glenn & Lynn Ann Tarris Solomon Tat Alexia Taylor Samuel Thomas Ken & Kim Thompson Travis & Stephanie Towne James & Elaine Treadwell Darin & Birgit Tyree Zachery & Magen Ueltschy Dale & Dana Usry Chase & Sydney Vaden Tim & Kathy Voogd Lisa Wall Justine Warnstrom Michael & Jerusha Webb John Wells Isaac Wendland Danny & Mandy Wenger Brandon & Alicia West Bill & Sharon Wheeler Robert & Jeanine Wheeless II Corey & Hannah White Kenneth & Sharon White Brian & Steffy Whitesell Donald Wilfong Alex & Jennifer Williams Dave & Lee Williams Gregg Winn Lucas & Victoria Wood Gary Woods William & Noelle Woolf Monica Wright Richard & Sylvia Yoder Alan & Kyle York Joshua & Heather Zealand Updated – Oct. 10, 2019 The mission of the Flames Club is to raise financial support for Liberty University Athletics and to ensure that our coaches and student-athletes have everything they need to compete for championships. Flames Club members can enjoy preferred parking, seating, and pregame hospitality privileges based upon membership level. The Flames Club experienced its 14th consecutive year of growth in 2018, with 1,267 members contributing $967,000 to help take the program to a higher level of excellence. The Flames Club has a goal of reaching 2,000 members this year. For information about joining the 2019 Flames Club: 434-582-CLUB (2582) LibertyFlames.com/FlamesClub FlamesClub@liberty.edu.

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FUTURE SCHEDULES FUTURE FOOTBALL SCHEDULES 2020

Sep 5  at Virginia Tech Sep 12 North Carolina A&T Sep 19 at Western Kentucky Sep 26 FIU Oct 3 at Bowling Green Oct 10 Louisiana-Monroe Oct 17 at Syracuse Oct 24 Southern Miss Nov 7 at Virginia Nov 14 Western Carolina Nov 21 at N.C. State Nov 28 UMass

2021

Sep 4 Campbell Sep 11 at Troy Sep 18 Old Dominion Sep 25 at Syracuse Oct 2 at UAB Oct 9 Middle Tennessee Oct 16 at Louisiana-Monroe Oct 23 at North Texas Nov 6 UMass Nov 13 at Ole Miss Nov 20 Louisiana Nov 27 Army

2022

Sep 3 Sep 10 Sep 17 Sep 24 Oct 22 Oct 29 Nov 19

2023

Sep 2 Sep 9 Sep 16 Sep 30 Oct 7 Oct 14 Nov 11

2024

Aug 31 Oct 5 Oct 19 Nov 16

2025

at Southern Miss UAB at Wake Forest at Old Dominion BYU at UMass Virginia Tech

Bowling Green at Coastal Carolina at Buffalo at Miami (Ohio) Old Dominion at Marshall UMass

Coastal Carolina Marshall at North Carolina at UMass

Aug 30 Wake Forest Sep 6 Western Kentucky Sep 20 at Army Sep 27 Miami (Ohio) Oct 4 at Georgia Southern Nov 1 UMass Nov 22 at Duke

2026

Sep 3, 4, or 5 at Wake Forest Sep 26 Duke Oct 3 at Middle Tennessee Oct 10 Georgia Southern Nov 28 Army

2027

Sep 4 Sep 11  Nov 20

2028

Sep 2 Sep 16

2029

Sep 1 Sep 15

at Duke Virginia at Virginia Tech

at Virginia Tech North Carolina

at Virginia Tech Virginia

2030

Sep 7 Virginia Tech Sep 14 at Virginia

2031

Sep 6

at North Carolina

Check LibertyFlames.com/Football for additions to the schedules.

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FLAMES FEATURE STORY LIBERTY FOOTBALL RETIRES EDWARDS’ JERSEY This evening, the Liberty Football program will retire the No. 83 jersey of Liberty Athletics Hall of Fame member Kelvin Edwards.

Blue-Gray All-Star game. He became the first player in program history to be named to a postseason all-star game.

Edwards will become the fourth individual to have a jersey retired, honoring his contributions and accomplishments on the gridiron. Liberty retired a jersey in honor of Dr. Jerry Falwell in 2006, the school’s founder and former chancellor. In 2008, former Head Coach Sam Rutigliano and tight end Eric Green each had a jersey retired in their honor.

Upon graduating from Liberty, Edwards became Liberty’s second-highest NFL draft pick, when he was selected in the fourth round of the 1986 draft by the New Orleans Saints. His three-year professional football career reached a pinnacle when he was a starting wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys.

Edwards helped the athletics department’s flagship program make the move to the NCAA ranks as the wide receiver shined during a star-studded four-year career (1982-85).

The native of Atlanta, Ga., finished his NFL career with 49 receptions, 746 receiving yards, and three touchdowns. He had a breakout year for the Cowboys in 1987, finishing the season with 34 receptions, 521 receiving yards, and three touchdowns.

A 1985 Associated Press Little All-America first-team honoree, the wide receiver finished his career as the program’s all-time leader in receiving yards (2,546) and receiving touchdowns (22). Both records stood for 26 seasons before being eclipsed by Chris Summers in 2011.

The retired jersey honor will be the second time Liberty Athletics has recognized Edwards. The standout wide receiver was one of seven inductees into the inaugural Liberty Athletics Hall of Fame class in 2009.

Edwards posted five 100-yard games during his career at Liberty. Despite Liberty’s 1985 season being shortened by a flood that wiped out the football program’s facilities, Edwards was still selected to participate in the 1985

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SYRACUSE (3-3, 0-2 ACC)

LOUISIANA (4-2, 1-1 SUN BELT)

BUFFALO (2-4, 0-2 MAC)

8/31......at Liberty ..............................W/24-0 9/7.........at Maryland...........................L/20-63 9/14......CLEMSON..............................L/6-41 9/21......WESTERN MICHIGAN........W/52-33 9/28......HOLY CROSS.........................W/41-3 10/10....at NC State............................L/10-16 10/18....PITTSBURGH.........................7 p.m. 10/26....at Florida State.....................TBA 11/2.......BOSTON COLLEGE.............TBA 11/16....at Duke...................................TBA 11/23....at Louisville...........................TBA 11/30....WAKE FOREST.....................TBA

8/31......vs. Mississippi State..........L/28-38 9/7.........LIBERTY ..............................W/35-14 9/14......TEXAS SOUTHERN...........W/77-6 9/21......at Ohio..................................W/45-25 9/28......at Georgia Southern.........W/37-24 10/9.......APPALACHIAN STATE......L/7-17 10/17....at Arkansas State..............7:30 p.m. 11/2.......TEXAS STATE......................TBA 11/7.......at Coastal Carolina............7:30 p.m. 11/16....at South Alabama..............TBA 11/23....TROY.....................................TBA 11/30....ULM........................................TBA

8/29......ROBERT MORRIS.................W/38-10 9/7.........at Penn State........................L/13-45 9/14......at Liberty ..............................L/17-35 9/21......TEMPLE..................................W/38-22 9/28......at Miami (Ohio)....................L/20-34 10/5.......OHIO........................................L/20-21. 10/19....at Akron..................................3:30 p.m. 10/26....CENTRAL MICHIGAN..........TBA 11/2.......at Eastern Michigan............TBA 11/14....at Kent State.........................7 p.m. 11/20....TOLEDO..................................7:30 p.m. 11/29....BOWLING GREEN...............TBA

HAMPTON (3-3, 0-1 BIG SOUTH)

NEW MEXICO (2-4, 0-2 MOUNTAIN WEST)

NEW MEXICO ST. (0-7)

8/31......ELIZABETH CITY STATE....W/65-7 9/7.........VIRGINIA UNION.................L/17-36 9/14......vs. Howard.............................W/41-20 9/21......at Liberty ..............................L/27-62 10/5.......NORTH ALABAMA..............W/40-34 p.m. 10/12....at Gardner-Webb.................L/27-35 10/19....at Campbell...........................4 p.m. 10/26....UNIV. OF LYNCHBURG......2 p.m. 11/2.......PRESBYTERIAN...................1 p.m. 11/9.......at Charleston Southern......6 p.m. 11/16....KENNESAW STATE.............1 p.m. 11/23....at Monmouth........................noon

8/31......SAM HOUSTON STATE.......W/39-31 9/14......at Notre Dame......................L/14-66 9/21......NEW MEXICO STATE..........W/55-52 9/28......at Liberty ..............................L/10-17 10/5.......at San Jose State.................L/21-32 10/12....COLORADO STATE..............L/21-35 10/19....at Wyoming...........................3 p.m. 10/26....HAWAII...................................4 p.m. 11/2.......at Nevada...............................TBA 11/9.......AIR FORCE............................2 p.m. 11/16....at Boise State.......................TBA 11/30....UTAH STATE..........................4 p.m.

8/31......at Washington State...........L/7-58 9/7.........at Alabama............................L/10-62 9/14......SAN DIEGO STATE..............L/10-31 9/21......at New Mexico......................L/52-55 9/28......FRESNO STATE....................L/17-30 10/5.......LIBERTY..................................L/13-20 10/12....at Central Michigan.............L/28-42 10/26....at Georgia Southern...........TBA 11/9.......at Ole Miss.............................TBA 11/16....INCARNATE WORD............4 p.m. 11/23....UTEP........................................4 p.m. 11/30....at Liberty ..............................2 p.m.

MAINE (2-4, 0-3 CAA)

RUTGERS (1-5, 0-4 BIG TEN)

UMASS (1-6)

8/30......SACRED HEART.................W/42-14 9/7.........at Georgia Southern.........L/18-26 9/14......TOWSON..............................L/23-45 9/21......at Colgate............................W/35-21 9/28......at Villanova..........................L/17-33 10/12....RICHMOND..........................L/17-24 10/19....at Liberty ............................6 p.m. 10/26....WILLIAM & MARY..............1 p.m. 11/2.......at Albany..............................3:30 p.m. 11/9.......at Elon...................................2 p.m. 11/16....RHODE ISLAND.................noon 11/23....at New Hampshire.............1 p.m.

8/30......UMASS............................ W/48-21 9/7.........at Iowa............................ L/0-30 9/21......BOSTON COLLEGE..... L/16-30 9/28......at Michigan.................... L/0-52 10/5.......MARYLAND................... L/7-48 10/12....at Indiana....................... L/0-35 10/19....MINNESOTA.................. 3:30 p.m. 10/26....LIBERTY.......................... noon 11/2.......at Illinois......................... TBA 11/16....OHIO STATE.................. TBA 11/23....MICHIGAN STATE........ TBA 11/30....at Penn State................ TBA

8/30......at Rutgers..............................L/21-48 9/7.........SOUTHERN ILLINOIS..........L/20-45 9/14......at Charlotte...........................L/17-52 9/21......COASTAL CAROLINA.........L/28-62 9/28......AKRON...................................W/37-29 10/5.......at FIU.......................................L/0-44 10/12....at Louisiana Tech.................L/21-69 10/26....UCONN...................................3:30 p.m. 11/2.......LIBERTY ................................noon 11/9.......at Army West Point............noon 11/16....at Northwestern...................TBA 11/23....BYU..........................................noon

BYU (2-4)

VIRGINIA (4-2, 2-1 ACC)

8/29......UTAH.......................................L/12-30 9/7.........at Tennessee.........................W/29-26OT 9/14......USC..........................................W/30-27OT 9/21......WASHINGTON......................L/19-45 9/28......at Toledo................................L/21-28 10/12....at USF.....................................L/23-37 10/19....BOISE STATE.........................10:15 p.m. 11/2.......at Utah State.........................TBA 11/9.......LIBERTY..................................TBA 11/16....IDAHO STATE........................3 p.m. 11/23....at UMass.................................noon 11/30....at San Diego State..............9 p.m.

8/31......at Pittsburgh.........................W/30-13 9/6.........WILLIAM & MARY................W/52-17 9/14......FLORIDA STATE...................W/31-24 9/21......OLD DOMINION...................W/28-17 9/28......at Notre Dame......................L/20-35 10/11....at Miami (Fla.)......................L/9-17 10/19....DUKE.......................................3:30 p.m. 10/26....at Louisville...........................TBA 11/2.......at North Carolina.................TBA 11/9.......GEORGIA TECH....................TBA 11/23....LIBERTY..................................TBA 11/29....VIRGINIA TECH....................TBA


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