A chaotic weekend shook up the national title race and left us struggling to understand what to think about some prominent teams. Plus, a growing list of incredible performances by transfer and/or breakout quarterbacks.
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The schedule says the 2020 college football season officially kicked off three weeks ago, but Saturday felt like the real start to the year.
- ACC opponents reviewing Liberty testing protocol
- Liberty players to transfer over racial insensitivity
- Coaching vision: 'Blind Side' bro on Liberty staff
- Bowl-bound Liberty gives Freeze multiyear deal
Malik Willis threw two touchdown passes and accounted for 370 yards of offense to lead Liberty to a 36-34 victory over Florida International on Saturday.
The Hurricanes put on an offensive explosion and held down the college football fort until the SEC and Big Ten return.
Malik Willis rushed for 168 yards and three touchdowns in his Liberty debut as the Flames opened their season with a 30-24 victory over Western Kentucky on Saturday.
Some ACC programs are reviewing COVID-19 testing protocols at Liberty University, which is scheduled to play nonconference football games against NC State, Syracuse and Virginia Tech this season.
The Right Time: Joel Anderson on Liberty University, #WeAreUnited and the history of Houston Football
Bomani and Joel Anderson of Slate discuss his story about the problems around Liberty University’s athletics program as it relates to Black athletes, including the school’s pursuit of Hugh Freeze, Ian McCaw and their plan for building the program (1:31). Plus, players from the Big Ten have now joined the Pac-12 group in demanding accountability from their respective conferences in order for them to return to the field (32:09), Gary Patterson apologizes for using the “N-word” at TCU (42:28) and a little history of the University of Houston’s football program (51:22).
Notre Dame remains a potential top-10 team, but several questions persist. Elsewhere among independents, how will Hugh Freeze fare in his second year at Liberty? Will Army bounce back? Is BYU's "however" phase over?
Liberty cornerbacks Kei'Trel Clark and Tayvion Land cite "racial insensitivity" and "cultural incompetence" as reasons for leaving the program.
Sean "SJ" Tuohy Jr., made famous by the book and movie "The Blind Side," has been hired to Liberty's football staff.
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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.
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Hugh Freeze has agreed to a multiyear contract extension with bowl-bound Liberty, the school announced Tuesday. Sources told ESPN the deal is for five years and will pay Freeze an average of $2 million per year.
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Frankie Hickson made it a Senior Day to remember for Liberty, rushing for a career-high 196 yards and a career-best four touchdowns to power the Flames to a 49-28 victory over New Mexico State on Saturday.