Liberty Flames Roster 2019 Flames Roster

Head Coach: Turner Gill        2017 Salary: $947,281        Offensive Coordinator: Joe Dailey       Defensive Coordinator: Robert Wimberly         

Stadium: Williams Stadium       Surface: Turf        City: Lynchburg        State: Virginia

The 2018 season will be the Liberty Flames' first in the FBS. They have the right coach to take them to a higher level. There are also some building blocks for the Flames to use in their first season in order for them to take some initial steps towards success.

Turner Gil enters his seventh season at the helm of the Flames. Gil knows how to win. He was part of a national championship team as a quarterback at Nebraska. As a coach, he won a MAC title with Buffalo last decade before flaming out at Kansas. Gil knows how to build a program, and his experience will be crucial as Liberty begins at a new level.

The Flames may be better than many people think in their debut campaign. The Flames beat Baylor last season while still competing in the FCS. While it was a down year for Baylor, beating an FCS team from a Power Six conference was still an accomplishment. Quarterback Stephen Calvert gives the Flames an air threat which should help them move the ball. He has Antonio Gandy-Golden back as his top target. The two combined for Gandy-Golden to have a 1000-yard season last year.

Liberty announced its FBS move without much lead time. As a result, the Flames come in without a conference affiliation or much other FBS infrastructure. However, a solid coach and a veteran quarterback are enough to help get Liberty started. The Flames have been competitive in the past against FBS schools so there is some optimism.

Name Pos
Rudiger Yearick R. Yearick QB
Mason Cunningham M. Cunningham QB
Landon Brown L. Brown QB
Stephen Calvert S. Calvert QB
Todd Macon T. Macon RB
Carrington Mosley C. Mosley RB
Frankie Hickson F. Hickson RB
Mitchell Lewis M. Lewis RB
Kentory Matthews K. Matthews RB
Frank Boyd F. Boyd RB
Zach Samborski Z. Samborski RB
Johnny Huntley J. Huntley WR
Damian King D. King WR
B.J. Farrow B. Farrow WR
Antonio Gandy-Golden A. Gandy-Golden WR
Lionell McConnell L. McConnell WR
Marquis Fitzgerald M. Fitzgerald WR
Josh Tully J. Tully WR
Cephas Reddick C. Reddick WR
David Jeremiah D. Jeremiah WR
Brett Bitter B. Bitter WR
DJ Stubbs D. Stubbs WR
Khaleb Coleman K. Coleman WR
Justin Smalls J. Smalls WR
Michael Chorowicz M. Chorowicz WR
Zac Foutz Z. Foutz TE
Ralfs Rusins R. Rusins TE
Fidel Ogbeifun F. Ogbeifun TE
Michael Bollinger M. Bollinger TE
Josh Reichenbach J. Reichenbach TE
Jerome Jackson J. Jackson TE
Thomas Kennedy T. Kennedy FB
Will Tawney W. Tawney FB
Trey Turner T. Turner P
Alex Probert A. Probert K
Aidan Alves A. Alves K
Jeremy Peters J. Peters CB
Jimmy Faulks J. Faulks CB
Malik Matthews M. Matthews CB
Cameron Jones C. Jones CB
Chris Turner C. Turner CB
Khaleel Carrington K. Carrington CB
Kimani Donaldson K. Donaldson CB
Keith Best K. Best CB
Elijah Temple E. Temple CB
Ryan Taylor R. Taylor CB
Rion Davis R. Davis S
Ceneca Espinoza Jr. C. Espinoza Jr. S
Solomon McGinty S. McGinty S
Corbin Jackson C. Jackson S
Elijah Benton E. Benton S
Benjamin Alexander B. Alexander S
Tyron Staples T. Staples S
Brandon Tillmon B. Tillmon S
Aaron Pierre A. Pierre S
Ryker Youngs R. Youngs S
Lucas Irons L. Irons LB
David King D. King LB
Solomon Ajayi S. Ajayi LB
Ty Maust T. Maust LB
Remington Green R. Green LB
Kedrick Bradley K. Bradley LB
Amarii Jenkins A. Jenkins LB
Dia'Vante Brown D. Brown DE
Juwan Wells J. Wells DE
Tolen Avery T. Avery DE
Devin Fisher D. Fisher DE
Chris Escamilla C. Escamilla DE
Dontae Duff D. Duff OL
Damian Bounds D. Bounds OL
Ethan Crawford E. Crawford OL
Michael Henderman M. Henderman OL
Sam Isaacson S. Isaacson OL
Julio Lozano J. Lozano OL
James Passmore J. Passmore OL
Daniel Zapata D. Zapata OL
Ernst Andersen E. Andersen OL
Ben Fiordelise B. Fiordelise OL
Tristan Schultz T. Schultz OL
Nate Pena N. Pena OL
Cooper McCaw C. McCaw OL
Adam Fields A. Fields OL
Aidan Burroughs A. Burroughs OL
Thomas Sargeant T. Sargeant OL
Hunter Winstead H. Winstead LS
Austin Mock A. Mock LS
Gregg Storey G. Storey DL
Jayod Sanders J. Sanders DL
Simeon Phillips S. Phillips DL
Elijah Cook E. Cook DL
Mason Wolk M. Wolk DL
Elisha Mitchell E. Mitchell DL
Peyton Stallard P. Stallard DL
Name Pos Number Height Weight
Rudiger Yearick R. Yearick QB 13 6' 3" 195
Mason Cunningham M. Cunningham QB 4 6' 0" 200
Landon Brown L. Brown QB 8 6' 1" 210
Stephen Calvert S. Calvert QB 12 6' 2" 180
Todd Macon T. Macon RB 22 5' 10" 210
Carrington Mosley C. Mosley RB 34 5' 11" 235
Frankie Hickson F. Hickson RB 23 5' 8" 190
Mitchell Lewis M. Lewis RB 21 6' 0" 230
Kentory Matthews K. Matthews RB 9 5' 8" 180
Frank Boyd F. Boyd RB 6 5' 11" 190
Zach Samborski Z. Samborski RB 30 5' 10" 175
Johnny Huntley J. Huntley WR 3 6' 3" 235
Damian King D. King WR 7 5' 11" 175
B.J. Farrow B. Farrow WR 82 6' 1" 190
Antonio Gandy-Golden A. Gandy-Golden WR 11 6' 4" 220
Lionell McConnell L. McConnell WR 1 5' 11" 195
Marquis Fitzgerald M. Fitzgerald WR 1 6' 1" 190
Josh Tully J. Tully WR 83 5' 10" 175
Cephas Reddick C. Reddick WR 87 5' 8" 175
David Jeremiah D. Jeremiah WR 89 6' 0" 185
Brett Bitter B. Bitter WR 2 6' 2" 170
DJ Stubbs D. Stubbs WR 5 5' 9" 185
Khaleb Coleman K. Coleman WR 17 6' 2" 205
Justin Smalls J. Smalls WR 81 6' 3" 190
Michael Chorowicz M. Chorowicz WR 86 5' 11" 175
Zac Foutz Z. Foutz TE 40 6' 3" 250
Ralfs Rusins R. Rusins TE 99 6' 5" 315
Fidel Ogbeifun F. Ogbeifun TE 18 6' 2" 240
Michael Bollinger M. Bollinger TE 30 5' 11" 230
Josh Reichenbach J. Reichenbach TE 85 6' 1" 205
Jerome Jackson J. Jackson TE 88 6' 3" 240
Thomas Kennedy T. Kennedy FB 36 5' 11" 240
Will Tawney W. Tawney FB 42 6' 2" 230
Trey Turner T. Turner P 35 5' 11" 210
Alex Probert A. Probert K 10 5' 8" 180
Aidan Alves A. Alves K 13 6' 1" 220
Jeremy Peters J. Peters CB 2 5' 10" 195
Jimmy Faulks J. Faulks CB 8 6' 1" 185
Malik Matthews M. Matthews CB 24 5' 11" 195
Cameron Jones C. Jones CB 27 5' 11" 195
Chris Turner C. Turner CB 39 6' 3" 175
Khaleel Carrington K. Carrington CB 37 5' 10" 165
Kimani Donaldson K. Donaldson CB 22 6' 0" 180
Keith Best K. Best CB 4 6' 2" 180
Elijah Temple E. Temple CB 29 5' 11" 185
Ryan Taylor R. Taylor CB 41 5' 7" 165
Rion Davis R. Davis S 3 6' 0" 190
Ceneca Espinoza Jr. C. Espinoza Jr. S 6 6' 1" 215
Solomon McGinty S. McGinty S 20 6' 2" 220
Corbin Jackson C. Jackson S 28 6' 0" 205
Elijah Benton E. Benton S 31 6' 1" 205
Benjamin Alexander B. Alexander S 43 6' 2" 175
Tyron Staples T. Staples S 33 6' 0" 190
Brandon Tillmon B. Tillmon S 12 6' 0" 210
Aaron Pierre A. Pierre S 32 6' 0" 215
Ryker Youngs R. Youngs S 26 6' 2" 180
Lucas Irons L. Irons LB 5 6' 0" 215
David King D. King LB 48 6' 1" 220
Solomon Ajayi S. Ajayi LB 7 6' 1" 230
Ty Maust T. Maust LB 45 6' 1" 200
Remington Green R. Green LB 47 6' 0" 220
Kedrick Bradley K. Bradley LB 17 5' 11" 230
Amarii Jenkins A. Jenkins LB 9 6' 0" 210
Dia'Vante Brown D. Brown DE 44 6' 2" 245
Juwan Wells J. Wells DE 54 6' 2" 260
Tolen Avery T. Avery DE 55 6' 3" 295
Devin Fisher D. Fisher DE 91 6' 1" 235
Chris Escamilla C. Escamilla DE 96 6' 2" 225
Dontae Duff D. Duff OL 56 6' 1" 330
Damian Bounds D. Bounds OL 59 6' 1" 300
Ethan Crawford E. Crawford OL 66 6' 4" 300
Michael Henderman M. Henderman OL 67 6' 3" 300
Sam Isaacson S. Isaacson OL 73 6' 7" 315
Julio Lozano J. Lozano OL 74 6' 3" 300
James Passmore J. Passmore OL 72 6' 5" 290
Daniel Zapata D. Zapata OL 89 6' 1" 245
Ernst Andersen E. Andersen OL 78 6' 7" 300
Ben Fiordelise B. Fiordelise OL 61 6' 3" 325
Tristan Schultz T. Schultz OL 68 6' 4" 295
Nate Pena N. Pena OL 76 6' 1" 335
Cooper McCaw C. McCaw OL 77 6' 5" 275
Adam Fields A. Fields OL 79 6' 4" 285
Aidan Burroughs A. Burroughs OL 63 6' 3" 275
Thomas Sargeant T. Sargeant OL 65 6' 1" 290
Hunter Winstead H. Winstead LS 57 6' 0" 240
Austin Mock A. Mock LS 51 6' 2" 230
Gregg Storey G. Storey DL 75 6' 5" 345
Jayod Sanders J. Sanders DL 15 6' 2" 210
Simeon Phillips S. Phillips DL 53 6' 0" 300
Elijah Cook E. Cook DL 91 6' 0" 220
Mason Wolk M. Wolk DL 92 6' 1" 250
Elisha Mitchell E. Mitchell DL 97 6' 3" 315
Peyton Stallard P. Stallard DL 98 6' 4" 275