College Football

Liberty Flames (8-5)


Sat. 11/23 Sat. 11/30 Sat. 12/21
@ UVa
L 27-55
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vs. NMSt
W 49-28
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@ GaSo
W 23-16
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Hickson, Calvert lead Liberty past Ga Southern in Cure Bowl

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Liberty coach Hugh Freeze went from coaching from a hospital bed at the start of the season to standing with a bowl championship trophy.

Frankie Hickson picked up 120 yards rushing on 22 carries, Stephen Calvert went 16 of 35 passing for 270 yards and two touchdowns, and Liberty beat Georgia Southern 23-16 in the Cure Bowl on Saturday.

Freeze began his first season coaching at the school from a hospital bed in the press box for the season opener against Syracuse following back surgery two weeks earlier on Aug. 16.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: S. Calvert3663
Passing TDs: S. Calvert28
Rushing Yards: F. Hickson1041
Rushing TDs: F. Hickson12
Receiving Yards: A. Gandy-Golden1396
Receiving TDs: A. Gandy-Golden10
Interceptions: B. Wilson3
Schedule 2019
Date Opponent Result / Time
8/31 vs. 22 Syracuse L 0 - 24
9/7 at Louisiana L 14 - 35
9/14 vs. Buffalo W 35 - 17
9/21 vs. Hampton W 62 - 27
9/28 vs. New Mexico W 17 - 10
10/5 at New Mexico State W 20 - 13
10/19 vs. Maine W 59 - 44
10/26 at Rutgers L 34 - 44
11/2 at Massachusetts W 63 - 21
11/9 at BYU L 24 - 31
11/23 at Virginia L 27 - 55
11/30 vs. New Mexico State W 49 - 28
12/21 at Georgia Southern W 23 - 16
Independents (FBS)
  Conference Overall
15 Notre Dame -- 11-2
Liberty -- 8-5
Brigham Young -- 7-6
Army -- 5-8
New Mexico State -- 2-10
Massachusetts -- 1-11
Offense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 5712 (34)
Passing Yards: 3756 (21)
Rushing Yards: 1956 (70)
Points per game: 32.8 (34)
Yards per game: 439.4 (32)
Touchdowns: 54 (30)
Field Goals: 13 (83)
Defense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 5319 (94)
Passing Yards: 2853 (61)
Rushing Yards: 2466 (103)
Points per game: 28.1 (69)
Yards per game: 409.2 (80)
Touchdowns: 45 (87)
Field Goals: 15 (80)
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