Coastal game moved to primetime, ESPNEWS
The Big South announced this week that Liberty’s regular season finale against Coastal Carolina has been moved from November 21st to November 19th at 7pm. The game will be televised on ESPNEWS. The move to Thursday night will allow the majority of Liberty’s student body to attend the game before leaving town for Thanksgiving break. The Chanticleers and Flames have been the class of the Big South Conference for the past decade and both teams are ranked in the top 15 in preseason polls.
Lunsford hits 62 yarder
Liberty held an off-campus scrimmage at Amherst last weekend, and John Lunsford hit a live 62-yarder. Here’s the video:
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Due to injury, Aikens promoted
Miami Dolphins starting safety Louis Delmas was injured during practice on Wednesday with a torn ACL. His backup is none other than Liberty alum Walt Aikens. Aikens is currently slated to fill in at starter for Delmas for the 2015 season. Walt is entering his 2nd season with the Dolphins after being drafted by Miami in the 4th round of the 2014 draft. As a rookie, Aikens had 16 tackles, 1 interception, and 1 pass defended in 15 games.
FlameFans thread of the week
Realignment has always been a popular topic, this week’s FlameFans thread of the week is The Official LU to FBS Independent Megathread which already has over 120 posts.