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Willis scores 3 TDs in his Liberty debut, Flames win 30-24

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Malik Willis rushed for 168 yards and three touchdowns in his Liberty debut as the Flames opened their season with a 30-24 victory over Western Kentucky on Saturday.

Willis, a backup quarterback at Auburn for two seasons before transferring and sitting out last year, ran for two short touchdowns in the first half and added an 18-yard run early in the fourth quarter for a 30-17 lead.

Standings - FBS Independents

Teams W L T Pct Div Conf
Army 2 0 0 1.000 0-0 2-0
ND 2 0 0 1.000 0-0 2-0
BYU 1 0 0 1.000 0-0 1-0
Lib 1 0 0 1.000 0-0 1-0
UConn 0 0 0 .000 0-0
UMass 0 0 0 .000 0-0
NMSt 0 0 0 .000 0-0

Team Leaders

Name Total
Yds Malik Willis 133
Cmp% Malik Willis 61.9
Yds Malik Willis 168
Y/Ru Malik Willis 8.0
Rec Kevin Shaa 3
Yds CJ Yarbrough 53
TD Malik Willis 3
Int Zach Duke 0

Team Rankings - Offense

Total FBS Independents Rank Div I - FBS Rank
PPG 30.0 4 24
RuY/G 354.0 2 2
Yds/G 133.0 3 44
TO 0 1 1
Rat 80.1 3 37

Team Rankings - Defense

Total FBS Independents Rank Div I - FBS Rank
PA/G 24.0 7 105
RuY/G 98.0 6 95
Yds/G 193.0 7 106
TA 0 4 45
Sk 0 4 45

Latest Game - Sep 19, 2020

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Lib(1-0) 10 7 7 6 30
W Ky(0-2) 0 10 7 7 24

PassingRushingReceiving
Lib Willis 13/21-133 Douglas 1-2 Mack 1--1
W Ky Pigrome 18/25-193 - -

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Last 5 Games

Date Team Result
Sat, Sep 19 @Western Kentucky W, 30-24 Boxscore Recap

Next 5 Games

Date Team Time
Sat, Sep 26 Florida International 1:00PM EDT Preview
Sat, Oct 3 North Alabama 1:00PM EDT Preview
Sat, Oct 10 Louisiana-Monroe 1:00PM EDT Preview
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Sat, Oct 24 Southern Miss 1:00PM EDT Preview