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Liberty 41, Brigham Young 14

Associated Press

LYNCHBURG, Va. - Dae Dae Hunter ran for 213 yards and a touchdown on 23 carries, Shedro Louis added two rushing TDs and Liberty scored the final 38 points as the Flames beat BYU 41-14.

Johnathan Bennett completed 22 of 29 passes for 247 yards and touchdowns for Liberty (7-1).

The Flames have won five in a row since a 37-36 loss to No. 13 Wake Forest on Sept. 17. Liberty is the only FBS Independent with fewer than three losses this season.

Jaren Hall threw touchdown passes of 46 yards to Puka Nacua and 20 yards to Isaac Rex less than 2 minutes apart to give BYU (4-4) a 14-3 lead late in the first quarter. Liberty answered with an 11-play, 85-yard drive capped when Louis scored on a 3-yard run and Bennett threw a 5-yard TD pass to Austin Henderson to give the Flames the lead for good with about 5 minutes remaining in the first half.

Hall finished 16-of-34 passing for 187 yards.

The Cougars, who have lost three in a row, finished with 71 yards rushing on 16 carries.


Scoring Summary
First Quarter BYULib
Lib FG 7:29 Nick Brown 22 yd FG 0 3
BYU TD 4:14 Puka Nacua 46 yd pass from Jaren Hall (Jake Oldroyd kick) 7 3
BYU TD 2:41 Isaac Rex 20 yd pass from Jaren Hall (Jake Oldroyd kick) 14 3
Second Quarter BYULib
Lib TD 13:59 Shedro Louis 3 yd run (Nick Brown kick) 14 10
Lib TD 5:06 Austin Henderson 5 yd pass from Johnathan Bennett (Nick Brown kick) 14 17
Lib FG 0:05 Nick Brown 37 yd FG 14 20
Third Quarter BYULib
Lib TD 9:16 Shedro Louis 6 yd run (Nick Brown kick) 14 27
Lib TD 6:54 Dae Dae Hunter 80 yd run (Nick Brown kick) 14 34
Fourth Quarter BYULib
Lib TD 10:36 CJ Daniels 25 yd pass from Johnathan Bennett (Nick Brown kick) 14 41
Team Stats
  BYU Liberty
First downs 12 28
  Rushing 4 15
  Passing 7 12
  Penalty 1 1
3rd Down Efficiency 3-11, 27% 7-12, 58%
4th down efficiency 0-3, 0% 2-2, 100%
Rushes-Yards 16-71 48-300
Passing Yards 187 247
Return Yards 65 19
Completions-Attempts-Int 16-34-0 24-29-1
Sacks-Yards Lost 2--9 0-0
Punts 5 1
Punts-Average 44.6 49
Fumbles Lost 1-0 1-1
Penalties - Yards 4-23 6-41
Time of Possession 20:52 39:08
BYU Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
J. Hall 16 34 187 2 0
Liberty Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
J. Bennett 24 29 247 2 1
BYU Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
C. Brooks 3 26 8.7 0
J. Hall 5 24 4.8 0
P. Nacua 4 14 3.5 0
L. Katoa 1 7 7.0 0
K. Epps 1 2 2.0 0
M. Davis 2 -2 -1.0 0
Liberty Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
D. Hunter 23 213 9.3 1
J. Bennett 8 46 5.8 0
S. Louis 10 35 3.5 2
M. Caper 4 7 1.8 0
C. Brewer 2 0 0.0 0
BYU Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
P. Nacua 7 114 16.3 1
I. Rex 2 38 19.0 1
K. Epps 5 36 7.2 0
K. Hill 1 4 4.0 0
M. Davis 1 -5 -5.0 0
Liberty Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
N. Frith 4 70 17.5 0
D. Douglas 8 69 8.6 0
D. Hunter 4 31 7.8 0
C. Daniels 2 30 15.0 1
A. Henderson 2 17 8.5 1
T. Sibley 1 13 13.0 0
J. Jackson 1 8 8.0 0
K. Coleman 1 6 6.0 0
S. Louis 1 3 3.0 0
BYU Interceptions
Player Int Yards
T. Alfrey 1 21
Liberty Interceptions
Player Int Yards
BYU Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
R. Rehkow 5 223 44.6
Liberty Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
A. Alves 1 49 49.0
BYU Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
Liberty Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
BYU Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
L. Katoa 2 18 9.0
H. Nyberg 1 26 26.0
Liberty Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
S. Louis 1 19 19.0
BYU Missed FG
Player Length
Liberty Missed FG
Player Length




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