GAMEDAY College Football

Liberty 21, Alabama-Birmingham 14

Associated Press

LYNCHBURG, Va. - Kaidon Salter passed for 202 yards and ran for a touchdown, leading Liberty to a 21-14 victory over UAB.

Dae Dae Hunter and Shedro Louis also had rushing touchdowns for the Flames (2-0). Salter led Liberty in rushing with 79 yards on 14 carries. He was 13-of-25 passing.

Liberty trailed 7-0 after the first quarter then chalked up its three rushing touchdowns for a 21-7 lead early in the fourth.

After UAB's DeWayne McBride scored on a 9-yard run to make it 21-14 the Flames ran the final 3:08 off the clock, picking up three first downs on the ground in the process.

Jermaine Brown had a 31-yard run for UAB's other touchdown. McBride had 177 yards on 20 carries and Brown carried 17 times for 91 yards the Blazers (1-1).

There were no passing touchdowns and no field goals in the game.


Scoring Summary
First Quarter UABLib
UAB TD 1:17 Jermaine Brown Jr. 31 yd run (Matt Quinn kick) 7 0
Second Quarter UABLib
Lib TD 12:55 Shedro Louis 5 yd run (Nick Brown kick) 7 7
Third Quarter UABLib
Lib TD 1:18 Kaidon Salter 2 yd run (Nick Brown kick) 7 14
Fourth Quarter UABLib
Lib TD 10:59 Dae Dae Hunter 1 yd run (Nick Brown kick) 7 21
UAB TD 3:08 DeWayne McBride 9 yd run (Matt Quinn kick) 14 21
Team Stats
  UAB Liberty
First downs 15 18
  Rushing 9 10
  Passing 4 8
  Penalty 2 0
3rd Down Efficiency 4-12, 33% 3-12, 25%
4th down efficiency 1-2, 50% 0-0, -%
Rushes-Yards 43-241 40-188
Passing Yards 114 202
Return Yards 71 66
Completions-Attempts-Int 10-15-0 13-25-0
Sacks-Yards Lost 4--31 2--8
Punts 6 7
Punts-Average 45.8 37.3
Fumbles Lost 4-4 1-1
Penalties - Yards 5-40 8-84
Time of Possession 31:29 28:31
UAB Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
D. Hopkins 10 15 114 0 0
Liberty Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
K. Salter 13 25 202 0 0
UAB Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
D. McBride 20 177 8.9 1
J. Brown Jr. 17 91 5.4 1
D. Hopkins 6 -27 -4.5 0
Liberty Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
K. Salter 14 79 5.6 1
D. Hunter 10 64 6.4 1
S. Louis 13 45 3.5 1
N. Hampton 1 1 1.0 0
M. Caper 2 -1 -0.5 0
UAB Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
T. Shropshire 1 56 56.0 0
T. Palmer 2 20 10.0 0
R. Davis 3 19 6.3 0
T. Jones 3 16 5.3 0
J. Brown Jr. 1 3 3.0 0
Liberty Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
N. Frith 2 75 37.5 0
D. Douglas 3 51 17.0 0
S. Louis 3 36 12.0 0
C. Yarbrough 1 19 19.0 0
C. Peterlin 1 11 11.0 0
D. Hunter 2 8 4.0 0
J. Jackson 1 2 2.0 0
UAB Interceptions
Player Int Yards
Liberty Interceptions
Player Int Yards
UAB Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
K. Greenwell 6 275 45.8
Liberty Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
A. Alves 7 261 37.3
UAB Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
S. Thomas V 1 4 4.0
Liberty Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
D. Douglas 2 34 17.0
UAB Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
J. Brown Jr. 2 45 22.5
S. Thomas V 1 22 22.0
Liberty Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
S. Louis 1 32 32.0
UAB Missed FG
Player Length
Liberty Missed FG
Player Length
N. Brown 37




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