LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Stephen Calvert threw for five touchdowns and passed the 10,000-yard passing mark for his career and Liberty beat Maine 59-44 on Saturday.
The Flames have won three straight home games and are 8-2 at Williams Stadium since joining the FBS ranks in 2018. Liberty now has won five straight by an average margin of 16.4 points.
Calvert was 23-of-35 passing for 351 yards. He threw scores to five receivers and completed passes to 11 receivers. Antonio Gandy-Golden caught nine passes for 149 yards and became the Flames' all-time receiving yards leader.
Liberty built leads of 31-3 and 38-10 on scoring passes from Calvert to Tory Henderson and Frankie Hickson.
On the other side, Maine's Joe Fagnano completed 25 of 37 attempts for 445 yards and five TDs as well. Fagnano threw three scores in the fourth quarter with Maine trailing 52-24 entering the period. Maine outgained Liberty (5-2) in total yards 572-487 and held the ball for 36 minutes.
Eliah Drinkwitz names Brady Cook as Missouri's starting quarterback
Missouri will start Brady Cook at quarterback when the season begins next month, coach Eliah Drinkwitz announced on Tuesday.
Oklahoma football set for new era behind behind Venables and Gabriel
Oklahoma is looking to have a strong year in college football behind new head coach Brent Venables and QB Dillon Gabriel.
Miami Hurricanes unveil Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson football locker room, announce $1 million gift for basketball renovation
It's good to have friends (read: alumni) in high places. The Hurricanes' football and basketball teams are getting an impressive upgrade.
Michigan out to prove they belong after Big Ten title-winning season
Fresh off a Big Ten championship, Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines are out to prove that last season was no fluke.
Sources: Big Ten nears media rights agreement with Fox, CBS, NBC
The Big Ten is close to finalizing a new media rights deal with Fox, CBS and NBC, according to sources, with longtime partner ESPN no longer in the mix.
New Florida football coach Billy Napier looks to rebuild the Gators into a championship contender
Armed with resources like support staff, an $85 million football complex and experience from previous success, Billy Napier has a plan to bring Florida football back to prominence.