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2019 Virginia Football Opponent Preview: Liberty Flames

This preview is a variation on a them in UVA’s 2019 schedule: what will [insert opponent here] look like in the first year under [insert coach here]? Hugh Freeze is the sixth new hire—and fourth in a row—that the Virginia Cavaliers will play in 2019. Freeze is seeking his football renaissance—and refuge from state schools subject to FOIA laws—in Lynchburg, picking up the mantle left by Turner Gill to usher the Liberty Flames into full FBS competition. With a solid recruiting class already in place from 2019, how quickly can Freeze lift Liberty out of the top division’s bottom tier?