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Flames Burn Cougars With 38 Unanswered Points, BYU Falls On Road

Oct 22, 2022, 4:51 PM | Updated: Oct 24, 2022, 11:35 am

SALT LAKE CITY – The Liberty Flames torched the visiting BYU Cougars with 38 unanswered points and sent the team from Provo back to Utah with its third consecutive loss.

Liberty blows out BYU

The Flames hosted the Cougars at Williams Stadium in Lynchburg, Virginia on Saturday, October 22.

BYU suffered a 41-14 loss to Liberty.

Pregame Notes

  • Third time in BYU football history that the Cougars are playing a game in Virginia (2000 & 2013 at Virginia).
  • BYU leads the all-time series against Liberty, 1-0. The previous meeting was in 2019 in Provo (BYU 31, Liberty 24)
  • ESPN’s Rece Davis picked Liberty as his “Superdog” pick against BYU.
  • Beautiful weather conditions are expected at Williams Stadium. The forecast calls for a high of 71 degrees and sunny.
  • Today is Liberty’s first-ever sold-out home football game.
  • Both teams are playing out their final seasons as FBS Independents. For BYU, the Cougars are moving on to the Big 12 Conference. While Liberty will begin play in Conference USA next season.

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Mitch Harper is a BYU Insider for KSLsports.com and host of the Cougar Tracks Podcast (SUBSCRIBE) and Cougar Sports Saturday (Saturday from 12–3 p.m.) on KSL Newsradio. Follow him on Twitter: @Mitch_Harper.

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