College Football

Georgia Southern Eagles (7-6)


Sat. 9/5 Sat. 9/12 Sat. 9/19 Sat. 11/21
@ Boise
TBA
vs. Camp
TBA
vs. FlaAtl
TBA
@ Miss
TBA

Hickson, Calvert lead Liberty past Ga Southern in Cure Bowl

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Liberty coach Hugh Freeze went from coaching from a hospital bed at the start of the season to standing with a bowl championship trophy.

Frankie Hickson picked up 120 yards rushing on 22 carries, Stephen Calvert went 16 of 35 passing for 270 yards and two touchdowns, and Liberty beat Georgia Southern 23-16 in the Cure Bowl on Saturday.

Freeze began his first season coaching at the school from a hospital bed in the press box for the season opener against Syracuse following back surgery two weeks earlier on Aug. 16.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: S. Werts799
Passing TDs: S. Werts9
Rushing Yards: W. Kennedy III824
Rushing TDs: W. Kennedy III11
Receiving Yards: M. Michaud271
Receiving TDs: M. Michaud4
Interceptions: R. Byrd2
Schedule 2020
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/5 at Boise State TBA
9/12 vs. Campbell TBA
9/19 vs. Florida Atlantic TBA
11/21 at Ole Miss TBA
Sun Belt
East
  Conference Overall
20 Appalachian State 7-1 13-1
Georgia Southern 5-3 7-6
Georgia State 4-4 7-6
Troy 3-5 5-7
Coastal Carolina 2-6 5-7
West
  Conference Overall
Louisiana-Lafayette 7-1 11-3
Arkansas State 5-3 8-5
Louisiana-Monroe 4-4 5-7
Texas State 2-6 3-9
South Alabama 1-7 2-10
Offense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 4253 (111)
Passing Yards: 968 (130)
Rushing Yards: 3285 (10)
Points per game: 28.2 (70)
Yards per game: 327.2 (118)
Touchdowns: 38 (87)
Field Goals: 20 (25)
Defense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 4929 (58)
Passing Yards: 3157 (97)
Rushing Yards: 1772 (38)
Points per game: 28.2 (71)
Yards per game: 379.2 (55)
Touchdowns: 46 (90)
Field Goals: 12 (45)
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