2019 Liberty Flames football team

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2019 Liberty Flames football
Liberty Flames wordmark.svg
ConferenceIndependent
2019 record6–4
Head coachHugh Freeze (1st season)
Co-offensive coordinatorKent Austin (1st season)
Co-offensive coordinatorMaurice Harris (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorScott Symons (1st season)
Home stadiumWilliams Stadium
(Capacity: 25,000)
Seasons
← 2018
2020 →
2019 Division I FBS independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 16 Notre Dame               7 2  
Liberty               6 4  
BYU               5 4  
Army               4 6  
UMass               1 9  
New Mexico State               0 9  
  • ^ – College Football Playoff participant
As of November 13, 2019; Rankings from College Football Playoff

The 2019 Liberty Flames football team represents Liberty University in the 2019 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They are led by first-year head coach Hugh Freeze and play their home games at Williams Stadium.

Previous season[edit]

In 2018, the Flames went 6–6. It was their first season as an FBS team. Head coach Turner Gill retired at the end of the season. The team completed their final year of postseason ineligibility due to the transition from FCS to NCAA Division I FBS.

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 316:00 p.m.No. 22 SyracuseESPN+L 0–2421,671
September 77:30 p.m.at LouisianaESPN+L 14–3516,231
September 146:00 p.m.Buffalo
  • Williams Stadium
  • Lynchburg, VA
ESPN+W 35–1714,584
September 216:00 p.m.Hampton
  • Williams Stadium
  • Lynchburg, VA
ESPN+W 62–2718,944
September 286:00 p.m.New Mexico
  • Williams Stadium
  • Lynchburg, VA
ESPN+W 17–1017,101
October 58:00 p.m.at New Mexico StateFloSportsW 20–1323,140
October 196:00 p.m.Mainedagger
  • Williams Stadium
  • Lynchburg, VA
ESPN+W 59–4418,657
October 2612:00 p.m.at RutgersBTNL 34–4423,854
November 212:00 p.m.at UMassNESN/FloSportsW 63–2110,184
November 97:30 p.m.at BYUESPNUL 24–3154,683
November 2312:00 p.m.at VirginiaACCRSN
November 302:00 p.m.New Mexico State
  • Williams Stadium
  • Lynchburg, VA
ESPN+

Personnel[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

Name Title Coach
Hugh Freeze Head Coach Head Coach
Kent Austin Offensive Coordinator Quarterbacks
Scott Symons Defensive Coordinator Safety
Vantz Singletary Co-Defensive Coordinator Defensive Line
Scott Downing Special Teams Coordinator Tight Ends and Fullbacks
Mike Brown Assistant Coach Running Backs
Aaron Stamn Assistant Coach Offensive Line
Kyle DeArmon Assistant Coach Wide Receivers
Marshall Roberts Assistant Coach Cornerbacks
Josh Bookbinder Assistant Coach Linebackers
Bryant Lewellyn Assistant Coach Defensive Tackles

Game summaries[edit]

Syracuse[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 22 Orange 3 7 7 7 24
Flames 0 0 0 0 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

at Louisiana[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Flames 7 7 0 0 14
Ragin' Cajuns 7 14 14 0 35
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

Buffalo[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulls 0 7 3 7 17
Flames 7 21 7 0 35
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 Oct. 24, 1998 W, 27–24

Hampton[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Pirates 12 0 8 7 27
Flames 27 14 7 14 62
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–2 Oct. 10, 1998 L, 0–21

New Mexico[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Lobos 0 3 0 7 10
Flames 7 7 3 0 17
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 Sep. 29, 2018 W, 52–43

at New Mexico State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Flames 3 7 3 7 20
Aggies 0 0 6 7 13
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–1 Nov. 24, 2018 W, 28–21

Maine[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Black Bears 3 14 7 20 44
Flames 17 28 7 7 59
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 Oct. 10, 1992 L, 20–42

at Rutgers[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Flames 14 7 3 10 34
Scarlet Knights 7 14 17 6 44
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

at UMass[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Flames 28 21 14 0 63
Minutemen 7 7 7 0 21
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 Nov. 3, 2018 L, 59–62 3OT

at BYU[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Flames 7 0 10 7 24
Cougars 7 10 7 7 31
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

at Virginia[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Flames 0
Cavaliers 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 Nov. 10, 2018 L, 24–45

New Mexico State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Aggies 0
Flames 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–1 Oct. 5, 2019 W, 20–13

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 Season Football Schedule". Liberty University.