2012 Liberty Flames football team

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2012 Liberty Flames football
Liberty University Script Logo.jpg
Big South co-champion
Conference Big South Conference
2012 record 6–5 (5–1 Big South)
Head coach Turner Gill (1st season)
Co-offensive coordinator Dennis Wagner
Co-offensive coordinator Aaron Stamn
Co-defensive coordinator Robert Wimberly
Co-defensive coordinator Vantz Singletary
Home stadium Williams Stadium
(Capacity: 19,200)
Seasons
← 2011
2013 →
2012 Big South football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#10 Stony Brook +^   5 1         10 3  
Coastal Carolina +^   5 1         8 4  
Liberty +   5 1         6 5  
Charleston Southern   3 3         5 6  
Gardner–Webb   2 4         3 8  
VMI   1 5         2 9  
Presbyterian   0 6         2 9  
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2012 Liberty Flames football team represented Liberty University in the 2012 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by first-year head coach Turner Gill and played their home games at Williams Stadium. They were a member of the Big South Conference. They finished the season 6–5, 5–1 in Big South play to claim a share of the Big South Conference championship with Coastal Carolina and Stony Brook. Despite the conference title, the Flames were not invited to the FCS playoffs.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 6:30 PM at Wake Forest* BB&T FieldWinston-Salem, NC ESPN3 L 17–20   27,652
September 8 7:00 PM Norfolk State* Williams StadiumLynchburg, VA Flames Sports Network/MASN2 L 24–31   15,826
September 15 3:00 PM at No. 14 Montana* Washington–Grizzly StadiumMissoula, MT Flames Sports Network/ALT/MASN L 14–34   24,991
September 22 7:00 PM No. 16 Lehigh* Williams Stadium • Lynchburg, VA Flames Sports Network/MASN (JIP) L 28–26   17,139
October 6 3:30 PM Gardner–Webb Williams Stadium • Lynchburg, VA Flames Sports Network/MASN W 42–35   18,239
October 13 2:00 PM at Presbyterian Bailey Memorial StadiumClinton, SC Flames Sports Network/MASN2 W 56–7   5,335
October 20 3:30 PM Concord* Williams Stadium • Lynchburg, VA Flames Sports Network/MASN2 W 21–13   18,643
October 27 3:30 PM at Coastal Carolina Brooks StadiumConway, SC Flames Sports Network/MASN2 L 12–36   6,732
November 3 3:30 PM Charleston Southern Williams Stadium • Lynchburg, VA Flames Sports Network/MASN2 W 26–12   13,644
November 10 3:30 PM No. 6 Stony Brook Williams Stadium • Lynchburg, VA MASN; ESPN3 W 28–14   14,419
November 17 1:30 PM at VMI Alumni Memorial FieldLexington, VA ESPN3 W 33–14   5,202
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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