Flames Face #23 UNC Saturday
Lynchburg - The Liberty Flames open their season at number 23 in the country North Carolina Saturday night. It's the Flames' first-ever gridiron matchup with the Tar Heels and first game against a nationally-ranked FBS team.Josh Woodrum, FLAMES JUNIOR QUARTERBACK, said "More than anything, you know, we want to start off the season fast. You know we don't want to come out with an 'oh, we almost had that, just like every other year' sort of game. So we want to come out fast and you know really finish the game strong."Turner Gill, LIBERTY FLAMES HEAD COACH, said "They have an extremely very well as far as their kicking game and we've got to make sure that we play outstanding. We've got to play better than we've ever played in the two years, going on my third year here."