Liberty Flames

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The Liberty Flames and Lady Flames are the athletics teams of Liberty University, in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States. They are a member of the NCAA Division I level in 20 sports, most of which are in the ASUN Conference. In football, Liberty participates in the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision as an independent. The team's mascot, Sparky, is frequently seen at events. Liberty University is the second youngest school in NCAA Division I, founded in 1971 (the youngest, Florida Gulf Coast University, was founded in 1991 with instruction starting in 1997).


Liberty Flames college football
First Season
Team History
Liberty Flames (1973-present)
Independent (1973-2001, 2018-present)
Big South Conference (2002-17)
Williams Stadium (1989-present)
Lynchburg City Stadium (1973-89)
Key People
Players • Coaches

Programs by season


Season/Date Opponent Venue
December 18 vs. Eastern Michigan Hancock Whitney Stadium

Media guides and yearbooks by season

Media guides

2000s 2004
2020s 2021
ASUN Conference
Full members (all sports) Bellarmine Knights • Central Arkansas Bears • Eastern Kentucky Colonels • Florida Gulf Coast Eagles • Jacksonville Dolphins • Jacksonville State Gamecocks • Kennesaw State Owls • Liberty Flames • Lipscomb Bisons • North Alabama Lions • Stetson Hatters
Basketball Venues
Football Venues

NCAA Division I FBS independents
All Schools Army Black Knights • BYU Cougars • Liberty Flames • Notre Dame Fighting Irish • UConn Huskies • UMass Minutemen
Venues Notre Dame Stadium
FBS Conferences American Athletic Conference • Atlantic Coast Conference • Big 12 Conference • Big Ten Conference • Conference USA • Mid-American Conference • Mountain West Conference • Pac-12 Conference • Southeastern Conference • Sun Belt Conference • Independents
FCS Conferences Big Sky Conference • Big South Conference • Colonial Athletic Association • Ivy League • Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference • Missouri Valley Football Conference • Northeast Conference • Ohio Valley Conference • Patriot League • Pioneer Football League • Southern Conference • Southland Conference • Southwestern Athletic Conference
Other Conferences Current: ASUN Conference • Big East Conference • West Coast Conference
Former: Big Eight Conference • Southwest Conference