The Flames were dominant from the onset as they win 38-10 against Morgan State. Here’s some quick hit notes following the game:
- The plan was to obviously get the run game going as Liberty had more rushing yards in the 1st half than they had the entire season coming into the game. The Flames finished with 330 rushing yards on 46 carries for the night.
- Obviously with the impressive team performance, the individual running backs were much better against the Bears as well. Clifton Richardson finished with 86 yards and 2 touchdowns. Desmond Rice finished with 97 yards and 3 touchdowns.
- Greg Pratt saw a couple early scripted end around runs which looked nice. He finished with 4 rushes for 67 yards, and gave opposing defenses another weapon to worry about.
- Woodrum was off on a couple throws, but he ended with a very solid 9/15 for 101 yards and 1 pick. But with the focus on the run game and it working, he didn’t take a ton of shots downfield.
- A lot of balance from the receivers as Gabe Henderson led the Flames with 2 catches for 34 yards.
- A couple of sick hits early on from both Nick Sigmon and Kevin Fogg. Fogg’s hit flipped Morgan State’s quarterback head over heels.
- Morgan State had just 3 passing yards late into the 4th quater. No that’s not a typo. I thought this might be a Liberty defensive record, no. The Flames have held a few teams to 0 passing yards. Morgan State finished with just 28 passing yards.
- Liberty’s front 7 got pressure on MSU’s quarterbacks all night when they dropped back to pass. The Flames finished with 1 sack and 4 quarterback hurries. Not overly impressive numbers, but Morgan State’s quarterbacks only attempted 12 passes.
Not that much from this game as Liberty controlled throughout. Big matchup coming up next week, stay tuned to LIbertyFlamesNation.com all week as we will have plenty of coverage on next week’s game against former Liberty head coach Danny Rocco and Richmond.