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Delaware fires football coach Danny Rocco after 5 seasons

Nov. 29, 2021 16:36 PM EST

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Delaware fired football coach Danny Rocco on Monday after the Blue Hens went 5-6 this season. Rocco went 31-23 in five seasons at Delaware and reached the FCS semifinals when the tournament was played this past April and May — but that success was...

Buchanan's 3TDs carry Army past Liberty 31-16

Nov. 27, 2021 15:34 PM EST

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Jakobi Buchanan ran for three touchdowns and Christian Anderson threw for a score and Army beat Liberty 31-16 on Saturday. After Liberty turned it over on downs in five plays to start the game, Cole Talley kicked a 26-yard field goal to give Army...

No. 23 La.-Lafayette tries to keep making history vs ULM

Nov. 26, 2021 16:15 PM EST

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Don’t tell Louisiana-Lafayette coach Billy Napier that Saturday’s game isn’t significant for his No. 23-ranked football squad. The Ragin’ Cajuns (10-1, 7-0) have already clinched the host spot for the Dec. 4 Sun Belt Conference championship...

Liberty, Freeze agree to contract extension through 2028

Nov. 24, 2021 16:48 PM EST

Liberty and football coach Hugh Freeze have agreed to a contract extension that will keep him with the Flames through 2028. The school announced the extension Wednesday. A person familiar with the deal says Freeze will be paid an average of more than $4 million a year...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Nov. 22, 2021 09:02 AM EST

San Antonio Express-News. Nov. 19, 2021. Editorial: Release all JFK assassination records. It’s been 58 years Fifty-eight years ago today, on the last full day of his life, President John F. Kennedy arrived in San Antonio for the first leg of a trip...

No. 22 La.-Lafayette beats Liberty for 10th win in a row

Nov. 20, 2021 20:53 PM EST

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Levi Lewis threw for 166 yards and three touchdowns, Louisiana-Lafayette had six takeaways and seven sacks and the No. 22 Ragin’ Cajuns capped the nonconference portion of their schedule with a 42-14 victory over Liberty on Saturday night. ...

No. 22 La-Lafayette, Liberty put winning streaks on the line

Nov. 19, 2021 11:11 AM EST

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Something's got to give when No. 22 Louisiana-Lafayette plays at Liberty on Saturday. The Ragin' Cajuns (9-1) have won a program-record nine straight, including four in a row on the road, but will be facing a Flames team coming off a bye whose...

No. 22 Louisiana looking to end Liberty's home win streak

Nov. 18, 2021 21:44 PM EST

No. 22 Louisiana (9-1) at Liberty (7-3), 4 p.m. (ESPNU) Line: Liberty by 4 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Louisiana leads 1-0. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The Ragin Cajuns are looking to solidify...

No. 15 Ole Miss beats Liberty and former coach Freeze, 27-14

Nov. 06, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The return of Hugh Freeze to Mississippi was met with little fanfare and a matter-of-fact victory by the Rebels. Matt Corral threw for 324 yards and a touchdown to lead No. 15 Mississippi past Liberty and the former Rebels coach 27-14 on Saturday. ...

C-USA adding Liberty, Jacksonville St, Sam Houston St, NMSU

Nov. 05, 2021 15:45 PM EDT

Conference USA announced Friday that it will add Liberty, Jacksonville State, New Mexico State and Sam Houston State in 2023 as the league tries to replenish its ranks after having nine schools announce plans to leave in the last month. C-USA said its new members will...