Liberty has picked up its first commitment in the Hugh Freeze era as 3-star linebacker Malik Caper pledged to the Flames on Saturday evening, according to sources.

Caper is a 6’1″, 225 pound linebacker from Grapevine Faith Christian School in Grapevine, Texas. He also has offers from Syracuse, Colorado, Texas State, SMU, Navy, Tulane, and New Mexico State, among others. Caper becomes the 11th commit in the class of 2019, joining fellow 3-stars in QB Johnathan Bennett, WR C.J. Yarbrough, and TE Brayden Monday.